Resources We Love

Podcasts, beer news sites, books about beer, travel suggestions and more!

If you’re interested in learning more about the craft beer scene, beer and brewing history, the history of gin and rum, and so much more, we have put together a list of our recommendations. If we’ve missed something, please let us know.

Recommended tour operators outside of Brisbane & Gold Coast:


  • “Fermenting Revolution: How To Drink Beer and Change The World” by Christopher O’Brien
  • “Hops and Glory” by Pete Brown
  • “The Complete Beer Course” by Joshua M. Bernstein
  • “The Great Australian Beer Guide” by James Smith
  • “Keg Bottle Can: Best Beers for Every Occasion” by Luke Robertson
  • “Beer: Taste The Evolution in 50 Styles” by Natalya Watson
  • “Rum: A Distilled History of Colonial Australia” by Matt Murphy

Online Publications & Email Newsletters


  • Aussie Beer Voyage
  • The Boss and the Brewer
  • The Cool Room
  • Crack The Ceiling
  • Drinks Adventures

Instagram Accounts to Follow

  • @FlavourLogic
  • @PintsandPanels
  • @WorkingTitleBrewCo
  • @NewsteadBrewingCo

Any of your favourite local breweries and distilleries – and favourite beer bars! – appreciate a follow. And so do we @hoponbrewerytours