Breweries


Sydney is incredible for its density of top quality breweries. And more seem to be popping up all the time.

While this will never be comprehensive, it will feature some of the best and most interesting Sydney breweries from the city’s fast-growing craft beer scene.

Wayward Brewing

Wayward Brewing

Gypsy brewers for so long, Wayward Brewing now have a home in Camperdown. Before putting down roots in the Inner West, Peter Philip had brewed in a number of different Sydney breweries, undergone an extended copyright battle and been pushed from ...
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Batch Brewing Co

Batch Brewing Co.

The premise is obvious right? They brew small batches of great craft beer. That said, you’ll still find some reliable regular brews such as their American Pale Ale. People often mention Batch Brewing in the same breath as Young Henrys ...
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Blackhorse Brewhouse

Blackhorse Brewhouse

Blackhorse Brewhouse stopped operating in 2016. Blackhorse Brewhouse is the brewing arm of restaurant Blackrock Brasserie. Discovering a range of elegant and refined beers in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire might be surprising but it’s cause for celebration. The good beer movement gathers ...
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Redoak Brewery

Redoak Brewery

Redoak opened in 2004 with a focus on well made craft ales. A number of international awards are proof that they've done that. It’s not an unusual story, a beer loving home brewer travelled overseas and learned the art of ...
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Nomad Brewing

Nomad Brewing Co

It started with an Aussie-Italian love affair. Aussie importers of Italian wine and beer hatched a plan with an Italian brewer and Nomad Brewing was born. Of course, there was a lot of back and forth and hard work between ...
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The Grifter Brewing Co

The Grifter Brewing Co

Pale Ale (Australian Pale Ale) Within the Sydney craft beer scene, there’s a sub-culture - gypsy brewers. Some of these, like The Grifter Brewing Co, are starting to put down roots. The Grifter Brewing Company started out life as a gypsy brewer ...
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Shenanigans Brewing

Shenanigans Brewing Company

It’s a story which is familiar around the beer world - not just in Australia  - home brewing mates who decide to take a leap of faith and go pro. And thank your lucky stars Shenanigans did because the Sydney beer scene ...
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modus operandi brewing logo

Modus Operandi

Beer lovers travel to the USA, get inspired and open a brewery. Okay, it’s not the most original story but it happens again and again for a reason. And aren’t we glad it did in the case of Modus Operandi? ...
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Lord Nelson Brewery

Lord Nelson Brewery

One of Sydney’s original breweries, Lord Nelson retains the British influence which has carried them this far. The hotel in The Rocks where they’re based is the oldest continually licensed hotel still going, having started up in the mid 1800s ...
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Rocks Brewing Co

Rocks Brewing

They’re proud of their convict heritage, Rocks Brewing - that’s what inspired the name. However, they take more pride in being a truly modern Australian brewery. Rocks are now a staple of not just the Sydney scene but state wide ...
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