From local pubs to craft breweries, here’s where to score craft beer on-tap in Sydney.
Craft beer is always a good idea. Whether you’re searching for a sunny beer garden, bustling pub or top-notch brewery, discover the best spots to score craft beer on-tap in Sydney.
Head upstairs to 4 Pines’ Manly brewpub and get ready for the ultimate craft beer experience. Whether you’re after a post-surf brew and after-work drinks, this microbrewery is the spot to be. Plus they’ve got a balcony perfect for sinking a pint of craft beer during the warmer month. Find out more here.
Meet Atomic Beer Project, the newly opened venue from the crew behind WA’s Gage Roads Brewing Co. Finding its home in Redfern, this new venue is a microbrewery, brewpub, co-working space, and Pan-Asian restaurant. On tap, you’ll find their core range including the Atomic Pale Ale, XPA, and IPA sitting alongside a rotation of limited release, seasonal and experimental brews. Read our full write-up of the venue here.
Looking for a top-notch selection of craft beer on-tap? Batching Brewing Co’s two breweries have you covered. Located in Marrickville and Petersham swing by for a glass or two and make sure to grab a growler or 6-pack to take home. Find out more here.
Escape the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street and head upstairs to Bitter Phew. This Darlinghurst taproom is a slice of beer paradise, with 12 rotating taps featuring local and international crafter brewers. Find out more here.
For a small bar meets record shop experience, you can’t go past Enmore’s Cottonmouth Records. Browse their epic selection of vinyl before settling down with a brew from their rotating selection of craft beers on-tap. Find out more here.
Looking for 26 craft beers on-tap? Head to Surry Hills’ Dove & Olive pub to score just that. This local favourite is a must-see for beer lovers with a delicious menu of American-inspired to enjoy with your brew. Find out more here.
For one of the best brewery experiences in Sydney, head straight to Marrickville’s The Grifter Brewing Co. Swing by for a huge selection of craft beers on tap, with local food trucks serving eats every weekend from 12 pm. Find out more here.
Experience craft beer at its best at one of Sydney’s most historic pubs, Keg & Brew. This Surry Hills’ gem has an epic 51 taps pouring a wide selection of craft and conventional brews, with a top-notch pub grub menu as well. Find out more here.
As the name would suggest, Darlinghurst’s Taphouse is a pub dedicated to craft brews. With 60 taps serving a rotating selection of local and international beers, the crew showcasing over 400 beers every year. Find out more here.
Head to the historic Rocks neighbourhood to find Australia’s oldest pub brewery, Lord Nelson. With a selection of their award-winning beers on tap, you’ll be in for a treat at this beloved craft-beer hotspot. Find out more here.
Head to Mona Vale for a top-notch brewpub experience at Modus Operandi. With all their beers brewed on-site, you’ll be treated to some of the freshest craft beer in Sydney. Plus, each beer is brewed with fresh, live yeast flown in from the USA and the finest specialty malts and hops sourced from all over the globe. Find out more here.
For independent craft beer at its best, head to Marrickville’s Sauce Brewing Co. This inner west microbrewery has a stack of craft beers on-tap as well as tasting paddles to give you a sample of their entire range. Find out more here.
Pull up a stool in Surry Hills’ Royal Albert Hotel and get ready for an old-school pub experience that specialises in craft beer. With tonnes of beers on-tap from IPAs to lagers, there’s something for everyone at this local favourite. Find out more here.
With 22 taps showcasing over 300 craft beers, The Union Hotel is one of the best spots to grab a beer in Sydney. Plus, you can score ace pub eats from The Union’s bistro as well as test your skills on their pool tables. Find out more here.