Whether you’re new to craft beer or just fancy someone choosing the beers for you, there’s quite a few online services that can help you out.
We’ve had a look over 6 popular online beer subscription providers and jotted down what each had to offer and at what price, helping you get the best value beers in a box, delivered right to your door.
Our table below (prices correct as of 29 July 2019) is indexed by the lowest cost per beer, including shipping to your door. A number of the services regularly run promotions, so it’s well worth keeping an eye out if you’re in the market.
|Pack Name||By Who?||Located||Frequency||Varieties||Total Cans/Bottles||Total Cost (incl Metro P&P)||Price per Beer||What is it?|
|The Beerthusiast||Carwyn Cellars||VIC||Monthly||7||12||$59||$4.92||A dozen fridge ready ales ranging from easy drinking to unique and challenging.|
|16 Pack||Craft Cartel||NSW||Monthly/|
|8||16||$99||$6.19||8 x unique craft beers (2 of each)|
|Beer Box||Bucket Boys||NSW||Monthly/|
|16||16||$104||$6.50||16 unique beers that are hand-selected each by our resident Certified Cicerone and delivered to you monthly or quarterly (you decide).|
|20 Can Pack||Hops to Home||VIC||Monthly||5||20||$131.90||$6.60||20 fresh cans, 4 of each|
|The Speak Easy||Beer Cartel||NSW||Monthly||12||12||$84.98||$7.08||6 of the latest cans and 6 core range beers from Australia and Overseas|
|8 Pack||Craft Cartel||NSW||Monthly/|
|8||8||$59||$7.38||8 x unique craft beers|
|A Subscription of 8 craft beers||The Beer Crate||ACT||Monthly/|
|4||12||$91||$7.58||These beers have been tasted and hand picked by us and we’ve decided that they’re worth promoting to you and your mates.|
|10 Can Pack||Hops to Home||VIC||Monthly||5||10||$76.90||$7.69||10 fresh Cans, 2 of each|
|The Black Market – Limited Edition||Beer Cartel||NSW||Monthly||12||12||$104.98||$8.75||Twelve different beers across a range of the most popular styles|
|Club Wild||Carwyn Cellars||VIC||Bi Monthly||12||12||$108||$9||Bi-monthly box with a mixed dozen funky, sour, and otherwise wild ales|
|A Subscription of 12 craft beers||The Beer Crate||ACT||Monthly/|
|4||8||$72||$9||These beers have been tasted and hand picked by us and we’ve decided that they’re worth promoting to you and your mates.|
|The Bootlegger||Beer Cartel||NSW||Monthly||6||6||$54.98||$9.16||3 of the latest cans and 3 core range beers from Australia and Overseas|
|Club Hops||Carwyn Cellars||VIC||Bi Monthly||12||12||$129||$10.75||Bi-monthly cooler box with a mixed dozen of the freshest, tastiest hoppy beer we can find|
|Beer Expert||Bucket Boys||NSW||Quarterly||16||16||$175||$10.94||This box is for the über beer geek who expects nothing but the most interesting and unique range of flavours!|
|For the Cellar||Bucket Boys||NSW||Bi Monthly||4||4||$150||$37.50||This one is for those of you who love the rare, the wierd and the wonderful. Every 2 months get 4 large-format bottles delivered to your door.|