Whether it’s a sour or fruity beer you’re into, we have you covered
Introducing your friends to undiscovered brands or styles of craft beers is a sure re way of sparking a conversation. It seems that craft beers are taking over the eskies of today. O er a can of Tooheys New to someone in their early 20s and it may be the rst time they’ve tried it.
Craft beer has been in Australia since the early ’80s when growth was slow but steady. It really took o from 2014 with a big jump in new start-ups. These days, choices of craft beer are endless and can be overwhelming – but don’t fret, we’ve got you sorted with these incredible brands to look out for. Hop to it!
. MOUNTAIN CULTURE BEER CO
Located in a beautifully restored heritage building in Katoomba, NSW, Mountain Culture was rated Australia’s number one brew-pub and brewery on Untappd beer-rating app earlier this year. With a core range of ales and lager, and limited releases brewed regularly, it’s well worth the hike to the Blue Mountains. mountainculture.com.au
. YULLI’S BREWS
Yulli’s Brews is a bar, brewery and restaurant in the Sydney suburb of Alexandria. Each quirkily named brew is meticulously crafted to have its own personality. Names like Karaoke Kingu for a Japanese rice lager and Slick Rick Rampaging Red Ale are just a couple from the growing range at Yulli’s. With each can a work of art in itself, you’ll be hard-pressed selecting just one! yullisbrews.com.au
. HOP NATION BREWING CO
Hop Nation have been brewing since 2015 in Footscray, Melbourne. They are committed to using quality natural ingredients with no ning or pasteurisation and minimal
ltration. J Juice, formerly known as Jedi Juice, is one of the more popular drops, with zingy citrus hop aroma. With a growing range of excellent beers, hard seltzers and wine, it really is a one-stop shop for all of your thirstquenching needs! hopnation.com.au
. LITTLE BANG BREWING
With over 50 types of beer, this microbrewery from Adelaide is your go-to for all things cool. From classic styles to all out wacky, Little Bang has something for everyone. The beers have names like Undercover Fashion Police, Geezer Pleaser and Breakfast at Stepney, and taste as good as they look. If you need any more convincing, they also do gin, wine and rockstar merchandise. Win-win! littlebang.com.au
. SEVENTH DAY BREWERY
Independently owned brewery and taproom Seventh Day Brewery is committed to crafting excellent beer. Starting in 2016 via crowdfunding, the team from Sydney’s Northern Beaches are dedicated to giving back and doing good and their various fundraising campaigns are testament to that. With a core range of seven brews that will have you dreaming of big waves and salt air, Seventh Day is the epitome of chill. 7thdaybrewery.com.au