Discover the Sunshine Coast's thriving craft beer scene, epic Sunday sessions, brewery tours, and a Craft Beer Festival featuring more than 160 Australian and international beers.
The Sunshine Coast is home to sparkling beaches and pristine rainforests, innovative food, fabulous events and a thriving craft beer scene.
1. Eumundi Brewery tasting tour
If you’re keen on a fresh brew and sneak a peek into all things craft beer, Imperial Hotel and Eumundi Brewery offer an hour-long tasting tour. Explore the 100-year-old hotel and their brand new brewery, while enjoying a tasting log of all their seasonal beers. You’ll hear about the history of brewing in Eumundi and the process it takes to make their sensational brews. The best bit? The tour is just $20 per person and includes the beer tasting too.
2. Creative Tours craft beer tours
Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Tours offers an incomparable personalised feel to their tours, taking you to meet the brewers behind some of your favourite beers. Your designated driver will chauffer you from Mooloolaba, all the way to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and north of the Sunshine Coast. Tours include lunch, beer tasting and tours of all the breweries. It's a great group activity, and a fun day out.
3. Brouhaha Brewery
Nestled in the heart of Maleny, Brouhaha is an independent brewery with loads of heart, and a mission to introduce and educate the community on the art of brewing and the beauty of craft beer. Brouhaha takes the best and freshest of local ingredients and turns it into quality meals and brews. TIP: take the kids on a Wednesday night and they'll eat for free.*
4. Moffat Beach Brewing Co.
If you love the beach and love your beers even more, then Moffat Beach Brewing Co is your one stop shop. Just metres away from the waves of Moffat Beach, the brewery uses locally sourced produce and makes a conscious effort to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Spend a day by the beach catching some waves and then head over to Moffat Beach Brewing Co. for a cold one at Queensland's only brewery with a view of the beach.
5. Craft Beer and Cider Festival Sunshine Coast
The Sunshine Coast holds its annual Craft Beer and Cider Festival in November whenthe Sunshine Coast Stadium will transform in to every beer lover’s heaven. Featuring top Australian and international beers and ciders, live music and an array of food trucks lining the lawns, your biggest challenge will be picking which beers to try first. We suggest putting local faves, Brouhaha Brewery and Your Mates Brewing Co, on the list. This kid-friendly festival is a must do for all beer enthusiasts!