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Explore the Backstreet Beers of Newstead

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I live in the beautiful inner-city Brisbane and regularly go to restaurants with my wheelchair zooming Mother. My reviews have a focus on disabled accessibility into and around the places I visit.
Published August 14th 2015
Experience local craft beer and pub food hidden in Newstead
Around the backstreets of Newstead and Teneriffe you will find a surprising collection of beer establishments. These honoured places will serve you craft beer, ordinary beer or their own heady concoctions made in-house. Most of these places are open late morning or early evening and will not only put a cold one in front of you, but also offer you food. Whether the food involves pub meals, seafood or something from the burgeoning food truck, trade is dependant on the place you are in at the time.

Got a spare afternoon? Grab a friend or two and don't take the car unless you have a designated driver. This sampling of hops-inspired establishments will help you discover the local pub food, craft beers and breweries in Newstead.

Newstead Breweries
Map of Liquid-Gold Establishments

1. The Triffid Beer Garden - 7-9 Stratton Rd, Newstead.
Open: Wed-Sun 12pm to late
Description: A live music venue with it's own beer garden

2. Newstead Brewery - 85 Doggett St, Newstead.
Open Daily 10am - 10pm
Description: The pub meals are huge at this micro-brewery; bring your appetite.

3. The Tippler's Tap Craft Beer - 22 Masters St, Newstead.
Open Tue-Sun 11am-10pm
Description: With oblique beer names like Light Stalker, Modus Operandi and Brisbane River Brown you know your in craft beer heaven

4. The Green Beacon Brewery - 26 Helen St, Teneriffe.
Open Every Night, Mon-Tue from 4pm, Wed-Thur from 12pm, Fri-Sat-Sun from 11am
Description: All the beers here are made in the vats you see behind the bar. While you're here, peruse the seafood menu or check out when the next food van is coming.

5. Twig and Berry Hidden Cocktail Bar - 92 Commercial Rd, Teneriffe.
Open Thur from 5pm, Fri-Sun from 4pm to Midnight
Description: A hidden gem of cocktails, wines, whiskey and, yes, beer. They even have wood-fired pizza or take a punt on one of their shared plates.

Each place listed is given with its street address; use your phone, smart watch or go old school and take your Brisbane UBD to navigate.

Please DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE. Drink in moderation and be kind to small animals.

Newstead Breweries
Pale Ale at the Green Beacon Brewery

The order in which places are listed is not an indication of quality but a location reference for the map.
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Why? Beer and Pub Food, the perfect combination
Where: Newstead and Teneriffe
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