Bib up and get cracking at the Shack for a day of cold beers and crab! It’s our second annual CRAB-A-PALOOZA as part of Good Beer Week. Enjoy four-courses of crab matched with beers, including a limited-release, from our buds at Two Birds Brewing.
Collective Experience is an all-encompassing beer, music and art exhibition which will be held at Mr West.
Colonial Brewing Co. introduces ‘Draught Punk Beer Festival’. A party of bloody good beer and great music. We’ll have limited run and unreleased brews, and electronic duo, Discovery, traversing through Daft Punk’s discography in a 2-hour live show.
Join us at South East Beer to celebrate indie breweries found only in our neck of the woods. Featuring 12+ South East breweries, 80+ beers, food trucks, live music, kids entertainment, games & prizes. A great day out with two sessions to choose from.
Since a real Euro Beer Trip is off the cards for 2021, we’re hosting one. Join us and taste some of our favourite European beers, relive our Euro trips from back in the day and launch a Blackman’s German Pils single keg for the night.
Sailors Grave come aboard with eight taps for a fabulous afternoon of mini-games and shenanigans, culminating in the Sailor's Grave Regatta: a remote controlled boat race with plenty of beer to be won. Fun and free. Yarrrr!
Rad beers and fellow queers. Melbourne's best drag performers and hottest DJs are bringing the vibes. With performances on the hour, amazing vegan-friendly pub fare, and specially brewed LGBTQIA+ beers on offer.
Tallboy and Moose host Hop Nation (Site), 3 Ravens and Beerfarm in a grapey beer explosion that will blow your mind! A diverse line-up of eight beers have been made using extreme amounts of grapes and wine. All are included in the ticket price.
We'd be in right strife if we didn't bring back this super popular SpecTAPular! Two floors, 20 British beers on tap, and cask, including Fuller’s, Tetley’s, Thornbridge, Gypsy Hill and Tiny Rebel. Plus Britpop tunes, British food, games and more!
The Mighty is launching our first laneway festival in Moonee Ponds featuring beers from six breweries (and probably a few cheeky gins) with music, games, giveaways and more! Entry will get you tasters, food and plenty of fun.
It's back! Leonards House of Love is hosting The Brooklyn Brewery House Party as part of Good Beer Week. The good people at Brooklyn will be taking over the taps and crackin' open some of their limited release brews. DJs and drink specials all day.
Try your hand at life drawing, with a beer of course! Join us for guided life drawing sessions of bodies, beer and hops. Materials supplied, just bring your curiosity. Plus, win the glory of having your work displayed on the Cherry Tree walls.
Independent South Australian brewers Mismatch Brewing Company are joining forces with sustainability and Collingwood community legends Paradise Alley to bring you a beer tasting with impact. Zero waste water. Pure solar energy. Award winning brews.
Moon Dog, 3 Ravens, Tallboy and Moose and Future Mountain (dream) team up for the ultimate north neighbourhood collab: Prest Club. Join us at Tallboy and Moose for a bottle poppin’ party and our magnum (1.5L bottle) limited bottling launch.
Come and play golf and have beers with brewers from around Australia, on the spectacular Eastern Golf Course, in the Yarra Valley.
Professor Pilsner shares his expertise on the history of pilsners at our must-attend tasting talk for pils lovers. Soak up his knowledge whilst tasting his fave pilsners alongside our exclusive Prof Pils x Bad Shepherd beer, launching on the night.
Join us for a one-off night of unique collaboration beers between Temple Brewing Co and Oriental Teahouse. Using our unique teas we'll be creating some amazing beers, to be enjoyed with a five-course dinner from our kitchen.
Ahoy mateys! We're throwing a dessert beer pirate party at Moon Dog World. Come down, collect your treasure map and find delicious and experimental dessert beers hidden in our nooks and crannies. Expect sour beer slushies, beer spiders and more.
Taxi Kitchen is hosting a rustic post-hunt themed dinner with Brooklyn, New Belgium Brewery, Panhead, White Rabbit, Little Creatures and a collab featuring BentSpoke and Malt Shovel Breweries. Dine on four shared courses, including suckling pig.
For our fourth annual Fixation dinner we wanted to spice up the menu this year with pan-asian inspiration to get your mouth watering! IPA focused spread with your last course served on Good Heavens Rooftop.
Please note: Dietaries cannot be catered for
Up In Smoke have teamed up with Fury & Son Brewing Company to bring a three hour all-inclusive night of smoked meats, fire, and lots of beer!
Join us for an intimate beery banquet hosted by our brewers, set by the brewhouse! You’ll feast on three courses of phenomenal food and be treated to five of our most outrageous, exclusive and hard to find beers right in the heart of Moon Dog World!
For the 10th Abbey Collaby, Mountain Goat, Moon Dog and Matilda Bay have come together to brew a beer and raise money for Collingwood Children’s Farm. Join the collaborators at Mountain Goat for an evening of great beer for a great cause.
Craft breweries go head to head producing beer ads for diverse audiences. Featuring a panel of local advertising luminaries and social commentators. This year's edition explores the theme of "Tyranny of Distance". Fun, fabulous and free!
Join BentSpoke and Yakima Chief Hops TM as they launch the first ever EXP collab series in Australia. BentSpoke and YCH have selected experimental hop varieties to create a not to be missed beer that will launch exclusively at Good Beer Week.
After having a year off the beers in 2020, the Australian International Beer Awards presentation dinner returns as the beer industry’s night of nights.
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Our incredible new Head Brewer, Gab Porto, will take you on a journey through a tasting and education of our core range, and a special seasonal in this exclusive look into our beer evolution.
Tallboy & Moose team up with the Merri Mashers, Yakima Chief Hops™, and Cryer Malt to put on an IPA hop race. Six brewers have taken the same base IPA and hopped the crap out of it with unique hop varieties and hop products. Tasting is FREE!
Be as happy as a clam at the Shack with our second annual Clambake as part of Good Beer Week! Four-course New England-style seafood menu, finishing with a clambake steamed over beer and seaweed. Featuring matched beers from our buds, Two Birds!
Join brewers and the zesty industry luminaries who make GBW happen at the legendary unofficial GBW closing karaoke party! Everyone knows Moon Dog O.G knows how to party like it's 1999 so sing your heart out and see GBW out with a bang. Free,
Twelve of our finest beers on tap. A beach for the kids (and bigger kids), surfing on the big screen, beats from the Coastal Sounds DJs and the best burgers available in Victoria (if not Australia). It will be a cracking beach party!
Five local, independent, craft breweries will come together for a celebration of local craft beer. Hosted at Cockies Brewery, with guests Blackman's Brewery, 38th Parallel Brewing, Valhalla Brewing, and Bells Beach Brewing.
Recognised as one of the world’s best beer festivals, GABS celebrates 10 years in Melbourne with more than 100 unique Festival Beers and Ciders (including some old faves), street food and entertainment. Disneyland for beer lovers.
From the team who brought back the art of pairing spirits to beers, join us this Good Beer Week as we showcase a cocktail list inspired by, and crafted with, epic beer. Plus a curated list of brews that take inspiration from spirits.
This year we are keeping it local with a venue takeover by our buddies at Bad Shepherd Brewing (Cheltenham). Join us in bringing you some truly mouth watering and unique brews, some of which have never left the brewery.
Wild-west beer-slingers Beerfarm (Metricup, WA) are setting up shop at Tallboy and Moose for Good Beer Week and they're bringing the goods. Drop in as we tap up a selection of their finest brews and tasty limited releases throughout the week.
If you're flying in or out of Melbourne for Good Beer Week, skip the lounge and drop by Australia's first airport brewery. Show us a Good Beer Week ticket and get a FREE pot of our gold medal-winning Gipps St. Pale Ale!
Footscray’s Mr West joins the Pint of Origin lineup for the third consecutive year to show off the best brews from Canada. We’ll have heaps of different kegs of Canada’s finest, all cold shipped and cold stored, direct from the Great White North.
Aotearoa is back at its home over the ditch. The Catfish welcomes back old friends and makes new ones as we present NZ2021. Featuring visiting brewers, collab beers, live events, and Pint of Origin exclusives.
We'll turn over all of our of taps, with great food available everyday from 12pm, plenty of live music, and we'll be throwing a week-long party to celebrate all of the best breweries from Sydney.
Back again to celebrate the best of South Australia’s beer scene. 18 taps showcasing all styles to cater for all tastes. Events held throughout the week, including meet the brewers and daily food and drink specials.
The Woodlands gets back to its roots and brings Pint of Origin to Coburg. We’ll turn over our taps to the best beers from regional NSW, along with unique events to shine a light on the state’s awesome breweries and brews.
Carwyn is back as the official destination for arguably the greatest beer country on earth: ’MERICA! Killer events nearly every day of GBW and we will pour an ungodly amount of kegs over the week, most of which have never been poured in Australia.
The Cherry Tree Hotel cordially invites you to its fifth Pint of Origin adventure where regional Victoria has claimed our taps once more. From mountain-tops to coastal-towns, we bring you 50 kegs of regional gold brews.
Miss Moses is stoked to present the Australian Territories Pint of Origin this Good Beer Week. We’ll pour nothing but the very best from the Northern Territory and the ACT, including rare favourites alongside breweries making their Victorian debut.
For the fifth year running, Beermash host the Pint of Origin for Scandinavia over all 20 of our taps. We’ll have air-freighted kegs from eccentric craft beer purveyors such as Omnipollo, Brewski, Duckpond, Warpigs, Cervisiam, Morgondagens and more
Sit in style amongst Danish "Hygge" for our Danish Craft Beer dinners. Featuring pre-dinner canapés and a three-course communal dinner matched with Danish craft beer from the likes of Mikkeller, Beer Here and Amager Bryghus.
A seasonal feast cooked by Matt Binney of Heartswood dining, hosted with The Crafty Pint. Wildflower, Molly Rose, and Boatrocker will be providing limited-release beers paired with each course, and a selection of wines from Blackhearts & Sparrows.
Bridge Road to Mumbai dinner at Horn Please will take you through our best entrees, curries and desserts along with a variety of Bridge Road beers.
One night only intimate food and beer matching dinner. Featuring nose-to-tail cooking using Hollyburton Farm pork fed with spent brewers grain. On the night we will be tapping aged kegs of the 2019 and 2020 Lark Whisky Barrel Aged Imperial JSP.
An amazing five course dinner paired with five of our favourite beers! Showcasing why food and beer are a match made in heaven.
Join us and “Hangi with the Brews”. Kiwi craft beers from Panhead, Garage Project and kai served up from the Hangi Boys. Add in some choice tunes, a brewer Q&A and you’ve got yourself a sweet as afternoon!
Join multi award-winning craft beer venue Boilermaker House as the team joins forces with the innovative team behind Future Mountain Brewing and Blending for a beer and cheese matched tasting like no other.
A unique presentation of Thai food and craft beer from two trailblazers in their respective fields. Be prepared for ‘off-menu’ palate sensations in our beautiful beer hall.
Join us for a Viking feast like no other as Mjølner teams up with the epic Moo Brew. We take over the city streets Viking Style with whole beast cooking and a pop up Moo brew bar. Gather your clan! Skål!
Where The Wild Things Char will showcase ethically harvested, free range, 100% antibiotic and hormone free wild boar, goat, venison and wallaby from Discovered Wildfood. Plus limited release beers from Fixation Brewing Co.
Stomping Ground Brewing is teaming up with Hardimans Hotel for night of awesome beers matched with delicious food.
Beer and cheese - a match made in heaven. Let two experts guide you through five amazing pairings.
What’s the secret to out-of-this-world beer and barbecue? Answer: it’s art and science. Red Gum BBQ’s Martin Goffin, and Wolf of the Willows Senior Brewer, Josh Kendal, talk barbecue and beer. This event will be hands (and taste buds) on.
Join Bonehead Brewing for a sweet-as degustation in collaboration with some of our favourite Melbourne dessert businesses. We'll be pairing specially brewed beers with curated after-dinner treats.
Now in its seventh year, this ultimate beer and food pairing event once again teams Rob Kabboord and all his culinary skills, with the finest Boatrocker beers and spirits. Showcasing a menu designed specifically for the event.
Japan holds its own in the world of craft beer. Enjoy a curated range of Japanese craft beer with three hearty courses of J-Pub style food.
Following on the success of a series of sell out events, Chin Chin and Moon Dog are joining forces to bring you a feast like no other.
Sierra Nevada tap takeover plus pit-smoked meats. Come join us for a night full of beer and barbecue with Sierra Nevada and our pit-master Kyle Downward. Four-courses, six beers.
Enjoy a decadent afternoon feast with seven beer-infused courses, designed and cooked by MasterChef's Michael Weldon. Each course showcases a rare beer both as part of the dish and as an accompanying drink, creating a truly unique menu experience.
Benchwarmer is a neighbourhood bar in West Melbourne specialising in craft beer and izakaya. Our seven course degustation features traditional Japanese bar snacks and authentic hibachi-grilled yakitori paired with craft beer from local brewers.
Beer: it’s a team sport. Gather your team of beer lovers for an afternoon of great beer, food, high action beer-focused trivia and games. Through smarts, strength and skill teams will compete for a $500 bar tab and, of course, bragging rights.
Join us for an afternoon of bingo, beers and burgers at the Plough Hotel. Hawkers beer on the taps, DJ Cliffhanger chained to the wheels of steel and calling the numbers for bingo and 5 different mini burgers with 5 matched beers. Don't miss out!
The Fox presents the 10th GBW Scavenger Hunt. This event just gets bigger and wilder every year. A night of finding clues, figuring them out, making a fool of yourself, drinking great beer and the chance to win amazing prizes.
Back for 2021: brewers and winemakers crossing fermentation boundaries. Six drinks served on the night which could be beer by winemakers or wine by brewers, or something in the middle. Beverages paired with delicious dinner and great conversation.
The boilermaker is a drinking tradition: matching a beer to a whisky and imbibing side-by-side to create a drinking experience greater than the sum of its parts. There is no finer companion to a nice whisky than a frosty beer.
Join us for the GBW edition of Australia's most popular beer appreciation night, Ale Stars.
This year we will be hosting the man that created Australia's most successful craft beer of the past decade, the legendary Brad Rogers from Stone & Wood Brewing Co.
Woods Of The North turns five! We'll have three brewers, three cocktail bars, three barrel-aged beers, three cocktail beers, three beer cocktails, three boilermakers PLUS oak drenched picklebacks, pickles, fried cheese, barbecue and live music.
It's back again for the eighth consecutive year, and the ultimate way to unwind at the end of a long week. Let Australia's barrel pioneers help you chill with incredible food, beers, spirits and some pretty awesome company.
This special good beer week edition of our weekly Booze School events, will dive in depth to the weird and wonderful world of wild beer.
Featuring beer from Wildflower Brewing and Blending, Garage Project's Wild Workshop and Brasserie Cantillon.
Untamed, unruly and down right wild. Join us at Boilermaker House as we partner with the epic crew from Feral Brewing for this 'heavy' tasting of all things brew and brawn.
Ten years on and still going strong, it’s the dinner described by Broadsheet as "one of GBW's most consistently popular events".
Enjoy a breakfast of champions in the place where GABS all began! Enjoy breaky, a tasting paddle or two, then jump on the bus direct to GABS. A goodie bag will be provided to get you through the big GABS day. This event sells out, so get in quick!
Come join the team at Westside Ale Works with a special appearance from the guys behind Melbourne Moonshine and The Gospel Whiskey, for a night of beer, booze, and barrels!
Bringing Bavaria to your doorstep, indulge in seven beers shipped from the oldest operating brewery in the world. An evening masterclass, as David Thadani, a Weihenstephaner representative, takes you on a journey from past to present day brewing.
Local legends Molly Rose join the team at the Builders for a night of moules frites, limited edition beers and surprise tastes.
The Pint of Origin Blind Tasting Championship is back after its sell-out debut in 2019. Join us for education, enlightenment and entertainment in equal measure as we crown a new IPA champion of the world.
An insightful investigation into a selection of rare beers that are of formidable character. Sitting at Cookie’s cocktail bar, immerse yourself in an interesting beer journey that is both personal and enlightening.