Craft Cartel Liquor is one of Australia’s best craft beer buyers, and now they’ve taken that title to new heights by bringing us a craft beer vending machine.
Literally perfect for any occasion; after-work drinks, post-game thirst-quenchers at your local sport’s club, the ultimate flex for an at home sesh… Craft Cartel’s vending machine, El Patron, is designed to take the stress out of choosing your next craft beer.
In order to get your hands on one of these amazing creations, you’ll need to sign up to the special subscription, which costs just under $10,000 per year and includes private tastings and tours at a selection of local breweries, access to Craft Cartel’s premium concierge service, Brewery Bucks (bar tabs on select breweries all over Australia) and 10 Welcome Packs worth $2,000.
Oh, and a craft beer vending machine delivered directly to your door.
This epic subscription isn’t for the faint-hearted. Die-hard craft beer fans who also happen to have a nice paying job could want to go it alone, while another option could be to split the costs (and reap the rewards) between a big group of you and your beer-loving mates. If you got 9 mates together, you’d only have to pay $19.20 a week! That’s more like it.
The El Patron vending machine sounds honestly worth it. It dispenses craft beers, all locally sourced and from independent breweries, including Jetty Road, Ballistic Beer Co and Foghorn Brewing. The machine is refilled to capacity every quarter of your yearly membership, with up to 400 beers at a time.
For all other information on the subscription, and other rad offers you can receive from Craft Cartel head to their website.
Mexican restaurant chain Mad Mex has dropped a new protein, and it’s one of the most popular street foods in Mexico.
Enter, Chicken Al Pastor. It’s traditionally made with pork and grilled on a spinning rotisserie with a pineapple sitting a top, but Mad Mex has put its own spin on it, serving chicken bathed in an Al Pastor marinade with a touch of juicy pineapple.
You can order the protein-packed filling in your favourite burrito, bowl, quesadilla, nachos, or in a taco.
As always, these things are here for a good time, not a long time. Pop into your local Mad Mex restaurant, order delivery or through the Mad Mex app today.