Brisbane's Best Craft Beer Bars

Brisbane is becoming a craft beer lovers' paradise with the explosion of great craft beer bars in recent years. Whilst Brisbane inner city craft beer drinkers are spoilt for choice, there are also plenty of great craft beer bars in the suburbs and on the bay, when you know where to look.

Here are some of the best: 


The canny folk at this popular Caxton St bar know their craft beers, which is why at any time of day or night you'll find punters in this converted cottage knocking back one of the 150 available beers...more 

The Scratch Bar

Since the day it opened in the unlikely location of Park Road, this ambient little bar has been a magnet for craft beer lovers who can match their beer with in-house cheese platters or BYO food...more

Helsby's Alehouse 

A relatively new addition to the famous Pineapple Hotel is this rustic beer bar where old world charm meets contemporary craft beer - check the 'honour board' for which 16 are on tap...more

Craft Burgers & Beer

This Redcliffe peninsula bar has glimpses of Moreton Bay from its verandah - a fine place to kick back with one of the many premium craft brews on offer, the perfect accompaniment to the burgers...more

Cribb Street Social

Nestled down in the Milton commercial 'park' between the train line and Coronation Drive is this garden style bar eatery which features 14 craft beers on tap and delicious pub grub to match...more

Which Craft Beer 

A hidden gem in a far northside shopping centre, Which Craft is the local go-to for craft beer fans, with 30 bespoke brews on tap at any time and a range of board games to enjoy with a beer or two...more

Little Silver Bullet

This little beer bar is found tucked away off the beaten track in West End, serving up a curated selection of fresh brews from the owner's own Red Bay Brewery located  at Cleveland...more

Saccharomyces Beer Café 

One of Fish Lane's best kept secrets is this specialist craft beer bar resembling a contemporary German beer hall, offering an extensive range of local and imported craft beers...more

The Stables 

Racecourse Road's craft beer bar can be relied upon to have an excellent and varied line-up of boutique brews on tap, with a beer-friendly food menu that changes monthly...more 

Mr Edward's Alehouse

A convivial alehouse on a city corner is the go-to for a great selection of craft beer including Coopers vintage ale and stout on at, along with old-fashioned hospitality and a cracking good pub menu...more

Death Valley

This eastside dive bar owned by 2 of Australia's indie music greats has a big passion for beer, with 10 rotating taps of specialty brews on offer and food supplied by the Red Robin Supper Truck...more

The Bent Elbow

With its own indoor beer garden providing the perfect spot to sit and sink a few of the many craft beers on offer, this Stones Corner watering hole also dishes up some delicious pub grub...more

Craft Brew House

In the bayside suburb of Birkdale you'll find this casual little craft beer bar with six beers on tap along with an array of bottled brews with pizzas and antipasto plates to accompany...more

Bloodhound Corner Bar & Eatery

Occupying a two-storey heritage corner store in the Valley, Bloodhound has 10 great local, national and international beers on tap which go down a treat with their authentic Mexican tacos...more

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