NSW breweries

GABS hottest 100 craft beers 2023
Each year, GABS ranks the hottest 100 craft beers, including their five favourite craft beers of the year.

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Sydney

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Bracket Brewing
Open Thurs – Monday
21 McCauley StAlexandria Sydney(02) 8068 4851
Rocks Brewing Co
Open 7 days
160 Bourke RoadAlexandria 02 9669 3600
Yullis Brews75 Burrows RdAlexandria 02 9519 0161
2 Halfs Brewing
Open Thurs to Sunday
2 Stokes AvenueAlexandria
Paddys brewery (Markets Hotel)
Open 7 days
268 Parramatta Road Homebush West (near Auburn)02 9764 3500
Common People Brewing
9 Dudgeons LaneBangalow
Balmain Brewing CoBalmain Sydney0418 244 658
Basement Brewhouse – Bankstown Sports Club
Open 7 days
8 Greenfield Parade Bankstown(02) 9722 9888
Hard Yards Brewing Co6 Ferdinand StreetBirchgrove Sydney0410 692 691
Grassy Knoll BrewingUnanderra (Bulli)Bondi0429 008 714
Curly Lewis Brewery
Open Tues-Sun
102-106 Campbell ParadeBondi Beach0451 769 419
One Drop Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
5 Erith StreetBotany02 9121 6279
Slow Lane Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
30 Byrnes StreetBotany(02) 9121 6279
4 Pines Brewing Co
Open 7 days
9-13 Winbourne RdBrookvale0411 467 687
7th Day Brewery
Open Wed-Sun
9 Powells RoadBrookvale(02) 9939 4930
Brookvale UnionBrookvale
Dad & Daves Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
45 Mitchell RoadBrookvale0452 661 839
Bucketty’s Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
26 Orchard RoadBrookvale0414 803 714
Nomad Brewing Co5 Sydenham RoadBrookvale0426 624 677 
Otis Brewing Co
Open 7 days
15 Old Menangle RoadCampbelltown02 4645 0500
Malt Shovel Brewers
99 Pyrmont Bridge RoadCamperdown02 9251 4044
Wayward Brewing Co
Open 7 days
1 Gehrig LaneCamperdown02 7903 2445
Hairyman Brewery
Open Wed-Sun
12-14 Northumberland RoadCaringbah02 9525 4050
Ironbridge Brewing Co9 Knox StreetChippendale
James Squire’s Landing
Open 7 days
Overseas Passenger TerminalCircular Quay02 8014 5663
Cronulla beer coCronulla0403 711 988
Harajuku Gyoza Beer
Open 7 days
14 Darling DriveDarling Harbour02 9211 4779
All Hands Brewing House
Open 7 days
Kings Wharf 22 The PromenadeDarling Harbour02 4006 3281
Hopsters Cooperative Brewery
Open Wed-Sun
198 Enmore RoadEnmore
Shenanigans Brewing CoEnmore0402 336765
Akasha Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
10-12 Spencer StFive Dock02 9715 7156
Paddys Brewery
Open 7 days
268 Paramatta RoadFlemington02 9764 3500
Principle Brewing103 Princes HighwayFairy Meadow0406 200 549
Redline Brewing Co1 Dalgal WayForest Lodge02 9188 3688
Staves Brewery
Open Thu-Sat
4/8 Grose StreetGlebe02 9280 4555
Batch brewing
Open Tue-Sun
1 Little Pier St (Darling Square)Haymarket 
Shout Brewing Co
Open Weds to Sunday
22 Clyde StreetIslington
Casey’s Brewery
Open Thu-Sun
53 Regentville RoadJamisontown0478 898 408
Shark Island Brewing Co
Open Thu-Sun
29-33 Waratah StreetKirrawee02 9545 1914
Mountain Culture Beer Co
Open Wed-Sun
23-25 Parke StKatoomba
Sunday Road Brewing Co
Open Thu-Sun
147 Bath RoadKirrawee02 9545 2827
The Beer Shed Brewing
Open 7 days
4 Hollylea RoadLeumeah (02) 4628 2337
4 Pines Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
43-45 East EsplanadeManly02 9977 5287
Quakers Hat Brewing
Open Thu-Sat
1 Campbell ParadeManly Vale0418 408 774
The Marsden Brewhouse
1 Hawthorne AvenueMarsden Park02 8710 3535
Hawkes Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
8-12 Sydney StreetMarrickville
Tribe breweries
Open Mon-Fri
132 Marrickville RoadMarrickville02 4647 7368
Batch Brewing Co
Open 7 days
44 Sydenham RoadMarrickville02 9550 5432
Beer From BenMarrickville
BlackFont Brewhouse92 Meeks RoadMarrickville
Thirstville
Open Wed-Sat
300 Illawarra RdMarrickville0431 614578
DooLittle Brewing Co151-153 Illawarra RoadMarrickville0409 087 018
Sauce Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
1 Mitchell StreetMarrickville02 8580 3555
Seamless Brewing286 Enmore RoadMarrickville0434 010 361
Stockade Brew Co
Open Wed-Sun
25 Cadogan StreetMarrickville
The Grifter Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
391 Enmore RoadMarrickville02 9550 5742
Wildflower Brewing
Open Fri-Sun
11-13 Brompton StMarrickville
Merchant BrewingMarrickville
Philter Brewing
Open Wed-Sun
92 Sydenham RoadMarrickville(02) 9199 9655
Mixtape Brewing142A Victoria RdMarrickville
Sydney Beer Co14 Chalmers CrescentMascot0421 531 412
Modus Operandi Brewing Co
Open 7 days
20 Merewether StMerewether02 4011 5850
The Lord Nelson Brewery
Open 7 days
19 Kent StreetMillers Point (The Rocks)02 9251 4044
Modus Operandi Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
14 Harkeith StreetMona Vale02 8407 9208
Nort14 Harkeith Street Mona Vale
Little Alchemist Brewing CoMosman0409 290 911
Ekim Brewing Company
Open Fri-Sat
1 Marina CloseMt Kuring Gai0427 371 427
Hawkesbury Brewing Co900 Pacific HwyLisarow02 4314 6009
Flat Rock Brew Cafe290 Willoughby RoadNaremburn02 9460 6696
Honey Rider Brewery
Open Tue-Sun
230 Military RoadNeutral Bay02 9953 8880
Young Henrys
Open 7 days
76 Wilford StNewtown02 9519 0048
Mountain Goat Beer
Open 7 days
435 King StNewtown03 9428 1180
Jacks Brewery (Parra Leagues)
Open 7 days
1 Eels PlaceParramatta02 8833 0777
Riverside Brewing Co2 North Rocks RoadParramatta02 9890 7007
Rusty Penny Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
4 Dean PlacePenrith02 4706 9061
Squinters Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
19 Peachtree RoadPenrith0402 472 337
The Oxford Tavern
Open 7 days
1 New Canterbury RdPetersham02 8317 3058
Batch Brewing Co
Open Thu-Sun
292 Stanmore RdPetersham02 9518 1398
Atomic Beer Project
Open 7 days
158 Regent StRedfern(02) 8367 5888
Frenchies Bistro and Brewery
Open Wed-Sun
61-71 Mentmore AvenueRosebery02 8964 3171
Australian Brewery
Open 7 days
350 Annangrove RoadRouse Hill02 9679 4555
White Bay Beer Co26 Mansfield StreetRozelle0416 208 417
Brickworks Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
15 May StreetSt Peters02 9519 0191
Willie The Boatman
Open Wed-Sun
75 Mary StreetSt Peters02 8556 7528
Wanderer Brew Co501 Elizabeth StreetSurrey Hills0402 741 280
Sydney Brewery Surrey Hills
Open 7 days
28 Albion StreetSurrey Hills02 9289 0028
Zeven Lemon Beerworks69 Reservoir StreetSurrey Hills02 8218 2105
John Boston 26 Waterloo StSurry Hills
Yulli’s Brews
Open Wed-Sun
75 Burrows RoadAlexandria (near Surry Hills)02 9519 0161
All Roads BrewingSydney
Banner CrossSydney
Cattleyard Brewing CoSydney0435 045 383
Cooks River Brewing CoSydney
Doctors Orders BrewingSydney
Gibbs Brewing CoSydney02 9484 9484
Hop and Clover Brewing CoSydney0497 636 878
Kerbside BrewingSydney
Nine Fingers BrewSydney
Philter BrewingSydney
Reckless Brewing CoSydney0423 806 311
Sydney Beer CoSydney
Wingman Brewery77 King StreetSydney1300 452 337
Pickled Monkey BrewingSydney
Yoyogi brewingSydney
Endeavour Brewing Co
43 Argyle StreetThe Rocks(02) 8592 5404
Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel
Open 7 days
19 Kent StreetThe Rocks02 9251 4044
Pickled Monkey BrewingThe Rocks0400 040 100
Rocks Brewing
Open 7 days
60 Bourke RoadThe Rocks, Alexandria(02) 9669 3600
Scharers Little Brewery100 Cumberland StreetThe Rocks
Brew Mountains Brewery2-4 Tayler RoadValley Heights0492 870 691
East Sydney Brewing Co
Open 7 days
111 Cathedral Street
East Sydney Hotel
Woolloomooloo

Central Coast

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Maltnhops Brewhaus
Open Tue-Sat
26 Balook DriveBeresfield, Newcastle0444 537 490
Murray’s Brewing3443 Nelson Bay RdBobs Farm0481 249 438
All Grain Brewing3 Sixth StreetBoolaroo(02) 4023 0628
Brew By U – Hunter57 Munibung RoadCardiff(02) 4953 6999
Styx Brewery97 Wilson StreetCarrington, Newcastle0400 763 058
Hunter Beer Co
Open 7 days
Potters Hotel Brewery Resort
Wine Country Drive
Cessnock02 4991 7922
Six String Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
330 The Entrance Road (330 Central Coast Hwy)Erina, Gosford02 4365 4536
Coastal Brewing Co
Open Thu-Sat
3 Dalman Street Forster
Bay Road Brewing
Open 7 days
89 Donnison StreetGosford02 4322 3046
Gosford RSL Club / Oak Haven Brewery26 Central Coast HighwayWest Gosford02 4323 2311
Method Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
18 Maitland RdIslington 0493 529 259
Block n Tackle Brewery
Open 7 days
11-13 Cochrone StreetKincumber02 4368 3333
Sydney Brewery Hunter Valley430 Wine Country DriveLovedale0423 333 220
Shout Brewing22 Clyde StIslington
Lake Mac Brewing2 Brodie StreetMorisset
Bread & Brewery
Open Thu-Sun
14 Kam CloseMorisset 
Morpeth Brewery (Commercial Hotel)
Open 7 days
127 Swan StMorpeth (02) 4934 5316
Foghorn Brewery
Open Wed-Sun
218 King StreetNewcastle02 4929 4721
Grainfed Brewing CoNewcastle0400 483 743
Rogue Scholar Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
4-6 Union StreetNewcastle West0412 004 908
Foghorn Brewery 9 Fleming StNulkaba (02) 4058 4155
Black Duck Brewery
Open Wed-Sat
6 Acacia AvenuePort Macquarie0477 447 467
Hops and Tales Brewery10 Winery DrivePort Macquarie0488 169 797
MooreBeer Brewing35 Merrigal RoadPort Macquarie
V Twin Beverage Co6 Acacia AvenuePort Macquarie
Wicked Elf Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
58 Uralla RdPort Macquarie02 6581 3949
Central Coast Brewery
Open Tue-Sat
10 Pioneer AvenueTuggerah02 4351 5551

North Coast

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Seven Mile Brewing Co
Open Fri-Sun
188-202 Southern Cross DriveBallina1300 001 074
Common People Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
9 Dudgeons LaneBangalow
Bellingen Brewery Co.
Open Thu-Sun
5 Church StreetBellingen02 6600 8967
Byron Bay Brewing Co1 Skinners Shoot RoadByron Bay02 6639 6100
Forest for the Trees Brews4 Boronia PlaceByron Bay
Stone & Wood Brewing
Open 7 days
100 Centennial CircuitByron Bay02 6685 5173
King Tide Brewing
Open Wed-Sun
1 Studio LaneCoffs Harbour0416 291 541
Gallows brewingCoffs Harbour
Earth Beer Co
Open Fri-Sun
592 Cudgen Road Cudgen0491 729 326
Deepwater Brewing
Open Fri-Sat
52 Wellington Vale RoadDeepwater0408 735 006
Two Mates Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
7 Engine St South Lismore0477 192 337
Stone and Wood Brewing
Not open to visitors
35 Kite CrescentMurwillumbah02 6685 5173
Wandana Brewing Co
20 Manns RoadMullumbimby0491 083 849 . 
Sanctus Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
5 Re RoadTownsend1300 151 518
Pickled Pig Brewery
Open Wed-Sat
18 Industry DriveTweed Heads South07 5523 0808
Woopi Brewing Co
Open Thu-Sun
7 Willis RdWoolgoolga02 6654 0929
Wobbly Chook Brewing Co26 Coldstream StreetYamba(02) 6646 3997

South Coast

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Coal Coast BrewingAustinmer 0430 481 777
The barrel shepherd16 Bellambi LaneBellambi
Malt Man Brewing160 Princes HighwayBodalla0493 155 811
Resin Brewing
Open 7 days
8 Station StreetBulli, Wollongong02 4284 1210
Tilba Valley Winery and Ale House947 Old HwyCentral Tilba02 4473 7308
Stoic Brewing
Open 7 days
45 Rowlins RoadGerringong
Uncle Joes Brew – Crooked River Wines
Open Tue-Sun
11 Willowvale RdGerringong 02 4234 0975
Flaming Galah Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
6 Scallop StreetHuskisson0492 094 776
Jervis Bay Brewing Co
Open 7 days
3 Duranbah DriveHuskisson02 4401 2142
Eden Brewery
Open Wed-Sun
19 Cavendish StreetMittagong02 4855 2696
Southern Highlands Brewing
Open Wed-Sun
490-494 Argyle StreetMoss Vale02 4899 7100 
Husky Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
4 Cumberland AveSouth Nowra0434 875 901
Longstocking Brewery
Open 7 days
6 Yowaka StPambula0407 691 640
Hope Estate2213 Broke RoadPokolbin02 4993 3555
Ironbark Hill Brewing
Open 7 days
694 Hermitage RoadPokolbin02 6574 7085
Humpback Brewery – Tathra Hotel
Open 7 days
8-12 Bega StreetTathra02 6494 1101
Reub Goldberg Brewing Machine (RGBM)
Open Thu-Sun
81 Meadow StreetTarrawanna0482 176 520
Cupitt Brewery
Open 7 days
58 Washburton RoadUlladulla02 4455 7888
Bulli Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
4/1 Industrial RoadUnanderra, Wollongong0412 121 866
Seeker Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
1 Industrial RoadUnanderra0435 020 318
Camel Rock Brewery
Open Wed-Sun
186-188 Wallaga Lake RoadWallaga Lake(02) 6493 3225
Dusty Lizard Brewing
Open Thu-Sun
102 Smith StreetWollongong0418 437 544
Five Barrel Brewing
Open 7 days
318 Keira StreetWollongong02 4200 8881
Illawarra Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
83-85 Montague StreetWollongong02 4225 0317

NSW Country

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Dusty Miner Craft Brewery7 Hampton CourtAberglassyln, Maitland0432 064 388
Albury Brewhouse
Open Wed-Sun
618 Dean StreetAlbury(02) 6057 2300
Ambarvale Brewing Co
Open 7 days
57 Woodhouse DriveAmbarvale02 4627 8309
Great Hops Brewery
33 Old Inverell RoadArmidale(02) 5713 0140
Welders Dog Brewing
Open 7 days
120 Marsh StreetArmidale0421 600 849
Barrellan BeerBarellan NSW 2665
Two Heads Brewing (CLOSED)Bathurst0438 527955
Recklass Brewing
Open 22 Sep 2022
2 Piper Street Bathurst 0407 945 621
Murrays Craft Brewing Co
Open 7 days
3443 Nelson Bay RoadBobs Farm02 4982 6411
Borambola Wines1734 Sturt HighwayBorambola
Pioneer Brewing Co339 South Bowan Park RoadBowan Park1300 811 030
Bowral Brewing Co (Tractorless vineyard)6 Bundaroo StBowral02 9475 4508
Bull Road Brewery15 Kookaburra AvenueColeambally0402 266 475 
Earth Beer Company
Open Fri-Sun
592 Cudgen RoadCudgen0421 660576
Dalgety Brewing Co255 Werralong RoadDalgety1300 766 608
Big Niles Brewing Co1 Mort AvenueDalmeny
Devils Hollow Brewery
Open 7 days
10 Commercial AveDubbo02 8328 0060
Tinshed Brewery109 Dowling StDungog
Hopsters
Open Wed-Sun
198 Enmore RDEnmore
Tribe Breweries2 Ducks LnGoulburn 
Wild Polly Brewing CoGundaroo
Caseys Brewery
Open Thu-Sun
53-55 Regentville RdJamisontown0478 898 408
Jindabyne Brewing Company
Open Wed-Sun
5 Nettin CircuitJindabyne0458 019 495
Kosciuszko Brewing Co – Banjo Paterson Inn
Open 7 days
1 Kosciuszko RdJindabyne02 6456 2372
Katoomba Brewing Co – The Carrington
15-47 Katoomba StKatoomba02 4782 1111
Mountain Culture Beer Co
Open 7 days
23-25 Parke StreetKatoomba0490 823 812
Bucket Brewery
Open Mon-Sat
2 Prince StreetKempsey0458 567 214
Dobsons Brewery298 Kentucky RdKentucky02 6778 7473
Laggan Brewing Co
Open Sat-Sun
1 Peelwood RoadLaggan02 4837 3039
Beer Shed Brewing Co
Open Tue-Sun
4 Hollylea RoadLeumeah02 4628 2337
Fish River Valley Brewing1446 Tarana RoadLocksley0400 269 758
Lord Howe Island Brewing CoMarine Adventures Boatshed, Lagoon RdLord Howe Island0414 651 595
Stone Dog Meadery432 Willow Glen RdLower Boro0415 199 334 
1710 Brew Co123 Merool RoadMoama
Canoelands Brewery
1370 Wisemans Ferry RdMaroota02 4575 0155
Dangerous Ales – Milton Hotel
Princes HighwayMilton0467 544 528
Morpeth Brewery & Beer Co
127 Swan StreetMorpeth02 4934 5316
Mudgee Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
4 Church StreetMudgee02 6372 6726
Hop and clover brewingMudgee0481 948 355
Three Tails Brewery
Open Wed-Mon
13A Lewis StMudgee
Iron Spokes Brewing
Open Fri-Sun
7 Maxwell PlaceNarellan (02) 4608 9260
Merino Brewery
Open Thu-Sun
2 Forge PlaceNarellan 0407 668 040
Flat Rock Brew Cafe290 Willoughby RdNaremburn (02) 9460 6696
Badlands Brewery
Open Mon-Fri
426 Mitchell HighwayOrange02 6360 4604
Hart and Hound Brewery81 Riverstone ParadeRiverestone0424 556 699
Highlander Beer & Brewing CoBurrawang StreetRobertson0419 996 895
Southern Highlands Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sun
490-494 Argyle StreetMoss Vale02 4899 7100 
Wyadra Brewing
Open 7 days
209 Old Wingello RoadTallong02 4841 0256
Rebel Ant Brewing Co (CLOSED)345 Peel StTamworth02 6768 3327
Welders Dog Brewing
Open 7 days
37 Dowe StreetTamworth0417 731 035
Tumut River Brewing Co
Open 7 days
1 Capper StreetTumut1300 042 337
New England Brewing Co
Open Wed-Sat
19 Bridge StreetUralla02 6778 4781
1859 Brewing Co – Beekeepers Inn
Open Wed-Sun
2319 Mitchell HighwayVittoria0487 999 008
Thirsty Crow Brewing Co
Open Tue-Sun
153 Fitzmaurice StreetWagga Wagga02 6921 7470
4 Paws Brewing CoWallsend0403 415 343
Brew Mountains BreweryWinmalee02 4704 4338
Yenda beer1471 Wakley RdYenda 0411 025 437
Wilde Beer02 4977 2683