There’s nothing better than a cold beer on a hot Aussie day, especially if you’re in Byron Bay. So, take a break from surfing and sunbathing to sample the area’s tastiest lagers and ales at one of these breweries and craft beer bars.
Set up in 2008 by three Byron locals, Stone & Wood Brewery is an independent company that prides itself on having a friendly, village feel. In fact, it’s been so successful that the owners have opened a second branch a few hours north in Murwillumbah. Come to Stone & Wood to taste staples such as the Pacific Ale and the light golden Green Coast Lager, as well as exciting pilot batches and limited releases. Beer fans will love the brewery tours, which take place every day except for Tuesdays and include a drink on arrival and tastings. Even better, the Stone & Wood Brewing Experience takes you through a day in the life of a brewer, with hands-on activities, lunch, beers and a merch pack. If you’re just dropping by for a drink, time your visit to order some food between 12pm and 3pm, when there’s a rotating snack menu.
The Sticky Wicket is where sports fans come to get their fix in Byron Bay. Located in the heart of town, this bar has comfy couches, big HD TVs showing games of the day and even an upstairs dance floor that hosts live music and DJ sets. As well as your usual wines, cocktails and spirits, The Sticky Wicket has an extensive craft beer selection, with on-tap options such as Mountain Goat Steam Ale, Asahi Super Dry and Cricketers Arms Spearhead Pale Ale.
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