Top Australian Beers To Fill Your Esky On Australia Day

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Fill your esky and enjoy Australia Day with these top Australian beers.

If EVER there was a year to put the Corona down… well it would have to be 2021 after everything that was 2020.

We won’t be mad if you can go with the usual Aussie suspect’s VB, Export or Swan Draught – but for a true Aussie beer experience make sure to support local craft breweries and grab something different and unique this Australia Day.

We have partnered with local beer specialists Mane Liquor to bring you 10 of the best Aussies beers to raise your elbow with on Australia Day.

So put the Corona down and head to Mane Liquor to grab a craft Australian brew for Australia Day.

Top Australian Beers To Fill Your Esky On Australia Day

Eagle Bay IPL – 5.8%

The best of both worlds in regards to a Pale Ale and a Lager. Crowd pleaser. Arguably one of the beers of the Summer. Luckily made core range last year so you an crush it all year round!Cost – $24 a 6 pack and $79 a carton

Nowhereman Rhapsody XPA – 5%

The first core range can release from Nowhereman Brewing. A truly excellent XPA that gives Balter XPA a run for its money.


Cost: $21 a 4 pack or $72 a cube

Beerfarm Royal Haze – 5.8%

In a year where hazy IPA’s have taken Australia by storm, Beerfarm’s Royal Haze is clean, dry, and highly fruit-forward. One for those who are bored with Pale Ale’s and are looking for the next step.

Cost: $20 a 4 pack or $110 a carton

Colonial Pale Ale – 4.4%

Slightly lower in alcohol compared with most Pale Ale’s on the market. Helps make this one a lot more crushable and sessionable for a long day.

Cost: $24 a 6 pack or $80 a carton.

Shelter Summer Sour – 3.5%

Crisp, fruity, low acidity but full flavoured and at 3.5% you can sit on them for an arvo. Huge summer crusher from Busselton’s newest. 

Cost: $14 a 4 pack or $50 a cube

King Road Summer Ale – 4.5%

Light, refreshing and low on bitterness. Tropical fruit keeps it fun. All about ‘crushability’. 

Cost: $21 a 4 pack or $72 a cube

Black Brewing Co Raspberry Sour – 5%

Built for summer and long afternoons that just don’t seem to end. Packed full of bright, ripe raspberry flavour and fresh, cleansing acidity that makes it easy to drink. 

Cost: $21 a 4 pack or $72 a cube

Blasta Chainbreaker IPA – 5.9%

This old school US style IPA recently took home Champion WA Beer and there’s a bloody good reason for it. Tropical fruit and citrus is backed up with piney bitterness for a balanced but full flavoured IPA. 


Cost: $20 a 4 pack or $72 a cube

Rocky Ridge Session – 4.6%

The name says it all; this is a beer that you can sit on. Soft malt and generous hopping keep it easy and delicious. 

Cost: $20 a 6 pack or $68 a carton

Gage Roads Pipe Dreams – 4.2%

‘Coastal Lager’ may sound overly specific, but one sip and you’re there. Refreshing like a dip in the ocean, there’s citrus zest and crisp, smooth bitterness that will take the heat off any summer’s day. 

Cost: $21 a 6 pack or $68 a carton

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