Favourite Drinking Holes

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They ate. They drank. Voted by locals as the best drinking holes in the Moreton Bay Region, The Forkies have revealed the 2019 winners of the “It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere” category. Check out the top three drinking holes in north Brisbane.

Posted by Beardy's Bar & Kitchen on Tuesday, 14 August 2018

#3. Beardy’s Bar & Kitchen

Beardy's offer an impressive selection of tap and bottled craft and new age brews that landed them a spot on the favourite drinking holes and best beers list for north Brisbane. To make their selection more special, many of their beers are only available straight from the supplier. Here's just a couple to wet your whistle:

  • Holgate Norton Lager
  • Peregrination IPA – Kaiju Beer
  • Kaiju Krush!
  • Holgate Temptress Season IPA – 4 Pines Brewing Company
  • Indian Summer Ale – 4 Pines Brewing Company
  • Stout – 4 Pines Brewing Company
  • Choc Porter
  • Hop Tart – Holgate Brewhouse
  • 150 Lashes pale Ale – James Squire
  • The Constable Copper Ale – James Squire
  • The Mayne Thing Golden Ale – Newstead Brewing Co.
  • 3 Quarter Time Session Ale – Newstead Brewing Co.
  • American Amber Ale – 4 Pines Brewing Company

Address: 405 Elizabeth Avenue, Kippa-Ring

Opening Hours: Sunday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday – Wednesday 6:00 am – 3:00 0m, Thursday & Friday, 6:00 am – 8:00 pm, Saturday 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

#2. Jumping Goats Bar

Sourcing from local microbreweries, Queensland boutique wineries and Australian spirits, Jumping Goats Bar has created a strong community atmosphere.

Their range of craft beers and primarily sourced from Brisbane and surrounds while much of the wine was created in the Granite Belt region of Queensland. Their selections of spirits, including gins, whiskies, rums and vodka are all Australian. They believe in sourcing locally as it minimises their carbon footprint while supporting their local economy (and it’s just better quality).

On tap at Jumping Goats Bar are a rotating selection of beers including White Brick (North Lakes), Brendale Brewing Co, Newstead Brewing Co, and All Inn (Banyo). Check their drinks list to see what’s on rotation.

Address: 4/295 Oxley Ave, Margate

Opening Hours: Wednesday 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Thursday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Friday & Saturday 12:00 pm – 12:00 am, Sunday 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Brendale Brewing Co Beers Moreton Bay Region

#1. Brendale Brewing Co

Brewing fresh on-site, you know you’re getting the freshest craft beer you could possibly taste at Brendale Brewing, not to mention they’re all non-filtered, vegan options. Using a 3-vessel system designed from upcycled dairy equipment, head brewer Ryan can often craft up to 1700L of craft beer in a day. No wonder they’re the Moreton Bay Region’s favourite drinking hole and the #1 place for best beers in north Brisbane.

Address: 2/62 Kremzow Rd, Brenda

Opening Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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Rochelle Lyons

With a background in content writing, social media management and marketing, Rochelle is an avid lover of all things food, book and dog-related, and thinks she's much better at sports than she really is. At only 5'3", she's usually always the shortest among a group of people but will make a point to tell you she's the tallest of all her family members.

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