The city of Brisbane may lose the limelight to places like Sydney and Melbourne, and is often a forced port of call for those heading north or south to enjoy some natural wonders. However, as is often the case, it’s difficult to find gold without knowing where to look, and we have the perfect opportunity for you to hit the jackpot. Make the most of a day exploring the back streets of Brisbane, learning history through stories and cheer, and indulging in some of the best beer Australia has to offer.
Little do people know, but Brisbane is the home of many of Australia’s colonial events, with scores of historic sites dotted all throughout the city. In true Australian fashion, there is no better way to enjoy stories of ANZACS and convicts than over a pint of a cold, tasty craft brew. With our expert and amusing beer loving guides you are sure to learn more than you ever thought possible about this alluring town.
There is a rich history running through the veins of Brisbane’s alleyways, with stories that shaped a nation taking place right where you drink. Australian folklore identities such as Captain Logan and General MacArthur spilt blood and swung chains right where you will sit, while events that formed a new nation took place a stone’s throw away. Add to this some tales of hilarity and true Australian larrikinism told only because that is the Australian way.
But at the end of the day, as the stories flow and the laughter rises, this tour would not be complete without the beer. A variety of amazing little craft breweries, dotted throughout your walking tour, are the core of a burgeoning and innovative craft beer market. You can see all the ins and outs of production, or just kick back and savor the cold, crisp taste. Whatever your choice, a trip to Brisbane is not complete without a unique and tasty laneway adventure.