The Gold Coast heads to The Park with a full tap takeover of the Goldies finest frothies! Expect beers from Balter, Currumbin Valley, Black Hops and Lost Palms. Free tastings, chances to meet the brewers and prize giveaways.
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 on the Common Man lawn for the ultimate breakfast featuring matched beer and food. There will be XPA Michelada paired with chilli scrambled eggs and maple bacon, and house-made waffles with vegemite ice cream.
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.
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.
What happens when Bakery Hill, Hop Nation, Otter's and a few barrels combine? Let's find out! Come in to Otter's for a day filled with beer, whisky, cheese and a whole lot of fun and surprises.
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.
Coldstream Brewery and Yarra Valley Dairy are teaming up for Up to no Gouda - a beer and cheese pairing - bringing together the yeasty, earthy flavours of beer with a selection of the Yarra Valley Dairy's finest cheeses.
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.
Garage Project kicks off a week of Kiwi brews with a full tap takeover, featuring old favourites, new favourites, and some special surprises.
The Brunswick Beer Crawl is back! More prizes, more beer and more bingo action. Explore a rising new beer district in the back streets of Brunswick. Visit breweries and bars in a bingo bar crawl combining good beer, education and discovery.
Put your old clothes on; this is going to get messy. Yep, we're putting the craft into craft beer with KAIJU! Kraft. Make your own custom KAIJU! t-shirt, monster cookies, and create BEERrings (they're like earrings only better).
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.
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of Westside Ale Works brews and live Latin sounds. The afternoon is presented with a set showcase of beers from Westside Ale Works.
Northcote Social Club is teaming up with their good mates at Young Henrys to present a Sunday arvo session of live music and top notch beer. Ft NSC faves PINCH POINTS and Sunfruits live in the bandroom, with the kitchen cooking up a barbie out on the deck.
A week-long celebration of the fruitiest of fruited sours and the breweries that make them.
Kicking off with an epic tiki party on Sunday the 16th. Get your tiki shirts on because this is going to get fruity.
Budding brewer? Brewniversity is a great place to start. Head brewer from Stomping Ground, Ashur Hall, will talk you through how to brew one of his creations on your very own home brew kit, supplied by our friends at Grain & Grape.
An afternoon of truly incredible proportions, as the good folk at STARWARD Distillery in Port Melbourne play host to the Boatrocker crew. Think great Boatrocker beers and awesome STARWARD whisky.
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.
Hardimans, the best in the west, is having 15 of its taps taken over by three of the greatest breweries in the South: Boatrocker, Mr. Banks and Wolf of the Willows
This showcase will explore the progressive diversity of Oregon’s beer industry with a reputation for being one of the beer Mecca's of the USA. There will be a set dinner and a range of Oregon whiskey pairings on offer for a full immersive experience.
If you are interested in BJCP or Certified Cicerone® this is a chance to hear from those who have been there. Some of the highest qualified beer drinkers in Australia will be on hand to tell you how to get on their level.
Come on a USA whiskey road trip with us from New York to Oregon. Tasting five whiskies from five states, whilst showcasing the perfect pairing they all make with Deschutes Brewery from Oregon. Join us for this rare matching opportunity.
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.
Fancy your skills as a homebrewer? Submit a hop-driven beer for judging by Bar Josephine and Akasha, and we'll fly the winner to Sydney to brew their beer at our brewery. To the victor goes eternal glory, plus their beer on a guest tap at Bar Jo!
This Westside Aleworks Brewery/El Jolgorio Mezcal showcase will explore the progressive diversity of Westside’s beers from Melbourne and how they pair with one of Oaxaca Mexico's most highly regarded and awarded producers of Mezcal.
Think you know everything about beer? Test your knowledge up against the brightest and brew-savvy in Melbourne as we bring you Beer Trivia at the Mt View Hotel. In collaboration with Hop Nation Brewing Co. and BentSpoke Brewing Co.
This is a showcase of the collaborative brilliance of what Texas has to offer the world of craft beer and whiskey. Join us at the White Oaks Saloon for this rare matching opportunity.
The second official Counter Culture launch party is taking over the Great Northern Hotel. Counter Culture is the experimental project from the team behind Stone & Wood, that creates adventurous, playful and unique styles.
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.
Join us for a dark trip in the woods of California...This will be a showcase of Sierra Nevada's rare Trip in the Woods & Barrel Aged Dark Beer Series. This is a rare opportunity to explore a number of darker more full-bodied beers from the USA. Experience the ultimate American flavour.
Get your mad scientist on as you're guided through a beer-based cocktail masterclass! You'll learn how to create a range of drinks, all celebrating a selection of weird, whacky and tasty beers from Australia and beyond.
This Brooklyn Brewery/Tequila Fortaleza showcase will explore the experimental program at Brooklyn Brewery from New York and pair them with one of Mexico's most highly regarded tequila making families and brands.
This Brooklyn Brewery showcase will explore the experimental program at Brooklyn Brewery from New York, with a chance to explore different ingredients, styles, and processes challenging the conventions of beer
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.
Join us and local legends Burnley Brewing this Good Beer Week.
Meet the Burnley team, taste some of their finest brews, and learn about all things Burnley.
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!
Come on a USA brewery road trip with us from Oregon to Massachusetts. Tasting five craft breweries from five states - Oregon, California, Texas, New York and Massachusetts. Join us for this rare opportunity.
We're throwing an oyster roast on the rooftop! Head up for freshly barbecued oysters with beer butter and an insane choice of Modus beers. Open from 12pm with oysters served ‘til 5pm, make this your day stop before GABS, or next event!
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!
The Sunshine Coast in QLD is loaded with quality breweries, and we'll be hosting a huge tap party with all the best beers to finish off Good Beer Week in style. Featuring Your Mates Brewing, Moffat Beach Brewing, 10 Toes, Brouhaha and Heads of Noosa.
Bringing you a Buffalo chicken and cauliflower wing extravaganza! Paired wings and beer, Buffalo wing eating competition and a very fitting surprise collaboration brew/ Plus prizes and beer giveaways for the champion wing eater.
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.
From Braeside to Burwood Road! The legends from Boatrocker are making their way to Hawthorn. One of Australia’s best! Taste some epic beers and chat with the Boatrocker team this Good Beer Week.
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of Sierra Nevada Brews and live New Orleans blues. The afternoon is presented with a set showcase of beers from Sierra Nevada Brewery. Sit back, relax and soak in the live blues set! Kicks off at 2pm.
Over three epic days, we’re letting the women take the lead and giving you three days of bar shouts from female-led breweries.
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.
Capital Brewery Full tap takeover, eight awesome beers two of which will be speciality releases exclusive to BBB. Creatively put together beer infused burgers and sides matched perfectly with the Capital range.
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.
Hop Nation take over the taps at Saving Grace, including a one-off beer brewed for us. Burger Boys will be in the kitchen slinging burgers, fried chicken and vegan friendly options.
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.
The Gypsy Kings are back at The Windsor Alehouse! Showcasing once more some of Australia’s best gypsy brewers in a 19 tap takeover. Choose your own King of the Gypsies during our week-long event.
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.
Good Heavens and Modus Operandi Brewing Co. partner up for the whole week to create Modus'’ 'home away from home/ for GBW2021. Tastings, exclusive brews, meet the brewers, and more at our rooftop beer hub.
A weeklong showcase of the finest beers coming out of the Sunshine State. This proud state’s craft beer scene is booming and we’ll have the best of the best on tap all week. Look out for two epic tap takeovers, mini-showcases and much more.
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.
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.
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.
Weeklong showcase of the finest breweries from one of Australia’s proudest beer states: Western Australia. There will be tap takeovers, mid-week brewery mini-showcases, food specials and more.
We have searched high and low for this amazing selection of beers from some UK faves: Burnt Hill, Fierce Beer, Tiny Rebel, Cloud Water, Overtone Brewing, and the Verdant and a whole lot more. Expect a week of great UK beer you have never tasted before.
Join us for an evening of Southern cuisine, matched with Sierra Nevada beers. There will be beer-based cocktails on offer as you experience the ultimate American flavour.
Join us for an evening of Latin Cuisine spanning from Mexico to Colombia, matched with Garage Project Brewing.
We will also have Garage Project beer-based cocktails on offer.
Experience the flavours of Latin America.
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!
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.
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.
Gluten intolerance but love beer? We've got you covered. Eight beers matched to eight dishes, all gluten free and expertly matched by Nic our brilliant and innovative chef.
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.
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.
Join us for a four course lunch showcasing native ingredients paired with UpFlow Beer's range of delicious non-alcoholic beers.
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.
Melbourne's biggest homebrew party is back. A stack of homebrewing systems, a group of great craft brewers, Hendo, the Tinny Bar, the food truck. It’s all back! Plus: sideshow brew briefings. Ticket includes entry, a tin of craft beer and a glass.
Uncover the secrets of traditional Czech Pilsner with the Foreigner brewers. We'll cover production, home-brewing equipment, decoction mashing, and fermentation control. Includes beer fault analysis and generous tastings of Pilsners and wort.
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.
Brewing Bad takes 12 mild-mannered civilians and dumps them headfirst into the world of brewing. Join our brew crew and get hands-on in everything from conception & brewing to design & packaging, then get to party at South East Beer afterwards!
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.
We've done that Caledonian thing and transported casks (yep, that's plural) from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society to mature Hop Nation's finest brews. Expect unreleased marvels and flavour galore. Whiskies to match all beers on pour!
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.
Step Into The ’Wood with us and explore the barrel-aged and refined beer crafted at our Collingwood brewery. Drink the 2020-21 series with our Head Brewer; learn about the techniques which enhance the complexity and intricacies of this premium range
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".
Join us, the team at Wolf of the Willows and Akasha for a head to head beergustation. Four courses, eight beers, each matched with a speciality beer chosen by each brewer. You decide who reigns supreme.
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.
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.
Join 3 Ravens Brewmaster Brendan O'Sullivan for the ultimate plant-based beergustation. We'll be celebrating beer and food built around plant-based values, sustainability and responsible industry practices.
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.