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Get booze quick thanks to Brisbane’s top alcohol delivery services

In need of a drink? It’s never been easier to order beer, wine and spirits straight to your house

Written by
Leah Glynn

Picture this: it’s 5pm on a Friday, and you’re settling in for a weekend of rest, relaxation and maybe a cheeky drink or two. But – shock, horror! – your beer fridge is empty and your bar cart is bare. Instead of trudging all the way to the local bottle-o though (ain’t nobody got time for that), why not call upon one of the city’s trusty alcohol delivery services to bring the booze to you. Be it a six-pack of beer or a bottle of tequila, if there’s a beverage you’re craving, chances are you can have it delivered. Now we’ll cheers to that.

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Alcohol delivery services to use in Brisbane

When it comes to purveyors of fine froffs, look no further than Craft Cartel Liquor. With more than 700 craft beers on offer – including international brands, small batch brews, seasonal specials and award-winning favourites – it’s pretty clear these guys know a thing or two about sourcing a decent drink. And it’s not just crafties on the menu either, there’s also a selection of ciders, wines and spirits to choose from as well. Craft Cartel Liquor delivers Australia-wide, and membership options are available for the true beer enthusiasts – if monthly shipments of hand-picked bevs and other boozy goodies are your thing.

The name says it all, really. Get Wines Direct is a family-run biz that shares the best deals on vino from around the globe, and delivers it direct to your doorstep. The team have worked in all aspects of wine production – including grape growing, exporting and sales – and pride themselves on curating a diverse range of top-notch drops. All the famous names in booze are here, but there’s plenty to try from emerging winemakers, too. Get Wines Direct also offers a 100 per cent money-back guarantee if something’s not up to scratch, and there are no membership requirements.


Who said alcohol-free drinks have to be boring? If you’re a non-drinker, taking a break from booze or simply a tad sober curious, Sans Drinks has got your thirst quenched. From zero-alcohol rosé for those upcoming summer picnics to low-calorie, low-sugar beer that tastes just like the real thing, prepare to be impressed by the depth of non-alcoholic options. And because no good mocktail is complete without a mixer, Sans Drinks also boasts an extensive range of tonics, sodas, ginger beers and even kombucha to go with your gin, whiskey and absinthe alternatives. And best of all, there's no chance of a hangover.

Browse South Australian reds, Tassie sparklings and cool climate varietals from the Yarra Valley when you visit the online home of top-quality Aussie vino: Wine Selectors. All handpicked by an expert tasting panel, the wines are a delightful blend of boutique drops and big-name classics. Make the most of some of the exceptional deals on offer and stock up on your staples, or take a chance on one of the mixed cases and discover a new fave. Plus, every bottle you purchase helps support the Aussie wine industry – if that’s not a good enough reason to drink up, we don’t know what is.


Want the secret to making tasty, bar-quality cocktails at home? Mr Consistent, of course. With just the click of your mouse you can get everything you need to make one mean Margarita – including the mixer, shaker, strainer, measuring nip, cute glassware and even some fancy garnishes – delivered straight to your home in time for happy hour. All you need to do is then add the libation of your choice. Not a fan of Margs? Lucky for you Mr Consistent also happens to do Cosmos, sours, Espresso Martinis and sangria, and each bottle contains only the freshest ingredients.

Make your next delivery of frothies a special one, by treating yourself to a bouquet of beer from Brewquets. Like the boozy equivalent of a bunch of flowers, Brewquets do fun, eye-catching hampers that feature tinnies from some of Australia’s best craft breweries. You can upgrade by adding nuts, jerky or chocolate, or even swap out the beer for cider or wine. Most importantly, Brewquets have adopted a number of sustainable practices – like purchasing goods in bulk where possible and using fully recyclable materials like cardboard, glass and aluminium – so you can order without the environmental guilt.


Say hello to low-cost bevvies and goodbye to ever having to visit a bottle-o again when you order from Hello Drinks. This independent online liquor retailer promises competitive prices across its entire range, which includes everything from limited edition spirits and non-alcoholic drinks, to top-shelf champagne and seltzers (the cool new kid on the booze block, FYI). All orders are shipped within one business day, and for added convenience there are two buy now, pay later options: Zippay and Afterpay. There’s even an official Hello Drinks app, available to download for Apple and Android users.

Same-day delivery. We repeat, same-day delivery in Sydney and Melbourne (it's next-day for those in Brisbane, and up to five days in Adelaide and Perth). Prepare to rejoice, because the next time you have a hankering for an ice-cold Aperol spritz that simply won’t go away, Boozebud can have a bottle of the good stuff dispatched to your house quicker than you can slice a wedge of orange. Boozebud also offer a price match guarantee if you find your drink of choice at a lower cost elsewhere, otherwise there is often a special deal or promotion running to make the most of. But our favourite bit? The personalised recommendations, which are based on your answers to their online quiz – it’s a super-fun way to discover a new bevvie.


Wine, glorious wine. We imagine that’s the motto at Just Wines, one of the largest online vino retailers in the country. Beginning with a vision to support Aussie grape growers, Just Wines now deals exclusively in wines produced both locally and in New Zealand. There are more than 1,000 wineries affiliated with the website (many based in some of the most remote or burgeoning wine regions in Australia), and more than 6,000 tipples to purchase – talk about having options! Other perks offered by Just Wines include VIP membership, refer and earn benefits and frequent wine auctions. 

Introducing Jimmy Brings, AKA your new best friend. He’s the guy that’s going to save you the next time you’re having a dinner party and drink all the wine, or when you can’t be bothered getting out of your daggiest pyjamas to do a late-night beer run. As a premium alcohol delivery service, Jimmy Brings is all about convenience – and it doesn’t get much more convenient than an average drop-off time of 24 minutes. To get in on the action, all you need to do is download the free app, select your drinks (extras like ice, chips and beer cups are also available) and wait for Jimmy to deliver the goods. 

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