Sip your way through Tasmania’s best beer and its breweries with this craft beer trail guide!

Did someone say beer? Tasmania is beer-packed full of local breweries who are experts in supplying and creating amazing craft beer.

So whether you’re looking for a day trip, a great spot to catch up with friends or just a new brewery to try something new, read on through for our list of the best craft beer breweries in Tasmania of 2023.

<strong>Hobart Brewing Co</strong>
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Hobart Brewing Co

If you’re looking for some of the best craft beer in Tasmania, nestled in Hobart is the renowned Hobart Brewing Co – the first stop you should be making. They are all about quality flavoursome beer with true Tasmanian roots. Sitting along Ross Bay, Hobart Brewing Co has it all: craft beer, seasonal creations, ciders, wine and an unforgettable view. A great spot for after-work drinks especially if you’re keen to try some Tasmanian beer.

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16 Evans St, Hobart, TAS 7000
<strong>Captain Blighs</strong>
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Captain Blighs

Another one of the best craft beer breweries in Tasmania, it’s no wonder why Captain Blighs has made the list. Captain Blighs is a small family-owned business in the heart of Hobart. This craft brewery combines history with beer, creating unique brew that is sure to leave you wanting more. With colonial ale, heritage ciders and even beer jam; Captain Blighs will not let you down.

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64 Warwick St, Hobart, TAS 7000
<strong>Shambles Brewery</strong>
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Shambles Brewery

Does a strong range of core beer and delightful seasonal creations tickle your tastebuds? Then maybe the Cayenne Roasted Peanuts ($5), Buffalo Wings ($15), the BBQ Pork Loaded Fries ($16.50) or the towering burger range will. Taking home awards for most of their beer range, it’s easy to understand how Shambles Brewery knows a thing or two when it comes to beer. One of the best Tasmanian breweries, Shambles is destined to make the world a better place one beer at a time.

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222 Elizabeth St, Hobart, TAS 7000
<strong>The Winston Brewing Co.</strong>
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The Winston Brewing Co.

This independent, family owned, craft beer brewery in Hobart is sure to quench your thirst thanks to their amazing Tasmanian beer creations. Meet The Winston Brewing Co. Using Tasmanian hops and barrel ageing techniques, these unique creations is sure to open up a whole new world of beer for you. One of the best breweries in Tasmania!

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325a Elizabeth St, North Hobart, TAS 7000
<strong>Little Rivers Brewery</strong>
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Little Rivers Brewery

If you’re looking for breweries along the east coast of Tasmania, Little Rivers Brewery should be at the top of your list, because it’s at the top of ours. Under an hour’s drive from Launceston, you’ll find some of the best Tasmanian beer. Made from all natural ingredients, their range includes a selection of core and seasonal beers that are not to be missed. Grab a couple of friends and be sure to try out Little Rivers Brewery, you won’t regret it!

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22 Victoria St, Scottsdale, TAS 7260
<strong>Last Rites Brewery</strong>
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Last Rites Brewery

Sitting on the outskirts of Hobart’s CBD is Last Rites Brewery. Opening up back in 2013, Last Rites Brewery focuses on creating small-batch ales and Tasmanian lager. With a vast collection of beers, visitors can take their pick from an American pale ale (Horn of Diligence), a Tasmanian red ale (She’s No Bette Midler), a black IPA (Dead Man’s Revenge), a Tasmanian IPA (Love Country) or, our pick of the bunch, the Tassie tradie beer (Hi-Viz Ale).

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3/18 Kennedy Dr, Cambridge, TAS 7170

Expand your search of the top brewhouses at these Best Craft Beer Breweries in Hobart. Or, for a classic pub feed, you can’t go wrong at these Top 4 Pubs in Hobart of 2023.

Feature image: Hobart Brewing Co. Photographed by Dale Baldwin. Image via Tourism Tasmania.
This article was first published on December 20 2018. It was updated and edited by Hunter and Bligh on April 13 2023.