Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and head just a few minutes north along the Bruce Highway to indulge in some of Queensland’s best wine and craft beers.
Horny Wombat Brewery
Easily identified by its Aussie mascot, Redcliffe's Horny Wombat Brewery is a one-stop shop for the beer lover.
Located in a huge open-plan warehouse, patrons can discover an incredible 100-plus different varieties of beers and ciders, all created in house.
You can sample the beers to find your favourite one, and if you're feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of brews to choose from, don't fret because the brewery's staff are more than happy to help find the perfect beer or cider for you.
And when all is said and done, pick six of your favourite beers to take home for another day.
Ocean View Estates
If you can't decide on whether you're up for beer or wine, why not take a journey through Moreton Bay hinterland to Ocean View Estates where your tastebuds can enjoy the best of both worlds.
Ocean View Estates produces a sensational variety of wine, from a selection of chardonnays and voignier to merlots, shiraz and ruby cabernet. Made with passion and palate in mind, wine lovers can even eat and drink with the winemakers, or pair their favourite bottle with some of head chef Tony Tierney's culinary creations.
Spearheaded by one of the country's only female head brewers, Ocean View Estates is also home to Ocean View Brewing Company. Funky names like French Kiss, She's Gone Pale and Ginger Junkie will have you coming back for more.
Located along the scenic Mount Mee Road route, you can even stay the night at one of the estate's four cottages.
Thirsty Chiefs Brewing Company
With its own cult-following dubbed the Brewers Club, Thirsty Chiefs Brewing Company in North Lakes is the place for those who want to get down to the nitty gritty of craft brewing.
View the entire brewing process, from working the kettle to pouring the perfect head, all in a welcome environment, and try their extensive range of beers styled on some of the most popular local and international brews.
Thirsty Chiefs hosts regular events
with food trucks, live music, trivia and even karaoke for those brave enough to take the stage.
Brendale Brewing Co.
Nestled in the heart of Brendale's industrial precinct, Brendale Brewing Co is a microbrewery with a mega selection.
Offering eight delicious beers on tap together with a comfy lounge room, video games and the classic pub dart board, Brendale Brewing Co. is the pitcher perfect location for people looking to unwind with friends and a great selection of brews.