Whether you like to sip on something unique or keep to the classics, Australia has a brewery crafting your favourites. Australia’s craft beer scene is growing, so there’s always a brand new brew to try. In Sydney, you’ll find breezy breweries in the city’s hippest neighbourhoods, while Perth serves up laid back beer gardens with edgy brews. No matter where you are in Australia, these are Australia’s top breweries, not to be missed.
Wayward Brewery in Sydney has had its ‘Sourpuss’ Raspberry Berliner Weisse on the menu for a while now. You won’t struggle to find a seasonal sour or menu staple on the list at most local breweries. Make Wildflower Brewing & Blending in Marrickville the next stop, as one of the biggest game-changers in sour beer. The beers are barrel aged with wild yeast, giving them their tartness!
Alice Springs Brewing Co is the Red Centre’s only operating brewery. Founded by longtime local Kyle Pearson in 2018, ASBC strives to offer a locally made product paired with simple but flavoursome food options.
One Mile Brewery is committed to building a reputation behind easy drinking craft beer designed for the Darwin climate.
With breweries in Fremantle in Western Australia and Geelong in Victoria, there’s a Little Creatures location on both ends of the coast for anyone looking for a refreshing ale and pizza. Regarded as one of Australia’s top craft breweries, each location has its own unique offerings. Try a pint in the hot sunshine in Fremantle or a fresh beer in Mystery Lane in Geelong.
In South Australia, you don’t have to go far to find a fresh beer. Head to Adelaide’s northwest and take a seat at the Big Shed Brewing Co, tasking beers ranging from American Pale Ale to stout infused with honeycomb.
Not only does Tasmania boast a high number of breweries, but it even has a beer trail for serious brew-lovers! The Tasmanian Beer Trail takes you between Hobart and Lanceston to try each brewer’s unique take. In Australia’s capital, Canberra, you can head down to Capital Brewing. Here you can find their core range and a classic pub feed, as well as a variety of seasonal brews, collaborations, tap room exclusive releases. There are even guest tap appearances from other local breweries throughout the Australian Capital Territory.
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