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Behind Brewhouse | Meet the Owner

Cheers & Beers with Michelle Clark

Behind Brewhouse | Meet the Owner

Thirst quenching beers, a stellar venue, and a mouthwatering menu, Brewhouse is one pretty special place. And who do we have to thank for all the beer-y good times? Michelle Clark! She's one of the brains behind our fave local breweries.

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Michelle Clark

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Mish or Shell when I was younger. Nothing these days. Other than Michelle, of course.

JOB TITLE

Allrounder

VENUE

Brewhouse Woolloongabba and Brisbane Brewing West End

WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT WHAT YOU DO?

I’m lucky to have plenty of variety in my role, which I love.

DESCRIBE A DAY IN THE LIFE OF YOU?

Gym or a walk early most days, take children to school, go to work, school pick up, kids sport in the afternoon, repeat.

WHAT ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT?

I’m passionate about raising a couple of great little Australians, the prosperity of my business, the wellbeing of my staff, and the overall contentment of those around me.

WHAT’S YOUR LIFE PHILOSOPHY?

Life has its own rewards

5 WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU

Easy going, honest, tall, business owner, mum

WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GREW UP?

‘not a hairdresser’ (my Mum was one, so I’d had enough of the salon environment by the time I was a teenager)

THREE PEOPLE (DEAD OR ALIVE) YOU WOULD INVITE FOR DINNER PARTY?

Michelle Obama, Michael McIntyre, Dad

YOU ARE TURNED INTO A BIRD, WHAT BIRD WHAT THAT BE?

Eagle

IN AN ALTERNATE UNIVERSE, WHAT WOULD YOU BE DOING?

Medicine or Science

YOU ARE KIDNAPPED & HELD FOR RANSOME. WHAT TV SERIES WOULD YOU HAVE COME RESCUE YOU?

Friends

WHERE IS YOUR FAVOURITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION?

Mountain retreat

FAVOURITE PLACES IN BRISBANE

EAT: Thai, anywhere

DRINK: Brisbane’s numerous Breweries

CHEF: Jake and Mick

RELAX: Home

SHOP: Carindale

TO IMPRESS: Bacchus Restaurant @ Rydges Southbank

CULTURE/ARTS: QPAC

EVENT: Oxfam Trailwalker

SUNDAYS: Bushwalking, BBQs and playdates

BRISBANE’S BEST KEPT SECRET IS

I have no idea. It’s a really good secret.

MY WORDS OF WISDOM

Work Hard

NEXT EXCITING THING FOR ME IS

I’m partaking in the 55km Oxfam Trailwalk from Lake Manchester to Mt Coot-tha on 22 June. A big challenge, but I’m excited.

About the Author

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Ysabelle Alesna

Out in the beaches of Australia, you can find this charismatic girl laying in the sand with a sangria in one hand and her book in the other. If she's not at the beach, you can catch her on the hunt for the best tacos in Brisbane. She's a sucker for romance or fiction books, but also enjoys her true crime and murder podcasts.