Sailing Games with Sailors Grave
The Cherry Tree Hotel
The salty dogs at Sailor's Grave board a bevy of taps and host fun cruise ship games including shuffleboard, ring toss, miniature sailboat racing and more! Prizes galore and Yacht Rock to roar, our nautical adventures are more fun than leave on the shore!
Snack on this Mountain Goat!
Snacks and a complete tap takeover with Mountain Goat will have all your tastebuds satisfied! Beers and snacks will be available all day as well as GIANT GAMES.
The Great British Beer SpecTAPular
The Local Taphouse
This popular GBW event celebrates the best of Old Blighty with kegs and casks from 20+ British breweries including Tiny Rebel, Fullers, Wild Beer Co, Magic Rock, Siren, Buxton, Fierce Beer and Left Handed Giant plus classic games.
One Night Keg Stand II
We’re kicking off Good Beer Week in style at the Terminus Hotel by hosting our 2nd annual One Night Stand! We’ll be launching and pouring 16 brand new, never before seen, beers from 16 of Melbourne's finest breweries.
Sake vs. Beer
Kumo Japanese Restaurant
What brew will reign supreme! Be prepared for a big night of sake, beer and Kumo's award winning food as we pit Japanese sake and beer brewer Hitachino / Kiuchi against itself to determine the ultimate food match, beer or sake!
MUMOSA DAY WITH POOR TOMS AND BATCH BREWING
Treat your mum on Mother's Day thanks to Batch Brewing, Poor Toms Gin Co. and Whitehart Bar with concoctions inspired by every mum's favourite cocktail; the mimosa. Tickets include a beer, lunch, cocktail and mums choice of spa treatment! Kids under 15 eat free.
Rare Breed Launch Party
Mountain Goat Beer
Be one of the first to try this very special Cross Breed collaboration with NZ brewing legends Garage Project. Check online for more details!
A Whole Lotta Lervig
Grape & Grain Liquor Cellars
Lervig head brewer is coming all the way from Norway to showcase twelve taps of amazing beer from one of the world's hottest breweries. Featuring the beers we all know and love as well as some serious rarities.
4 Pines Good Times
The Boatbuilders Yard
Party with 4 Pines Brewing Company at The Boatbuilders Yard with special release Keller Door beers and a meet and greet with the crew. Come down for great tunes, classic bar games and giveaways, delicious food, and tasty brews.
From Home Brewer to Pro Brewer
The Cherry Tree Hotel
An unmissable opportunity for any aspirational home brewer to have one on one Q&A time with a well established or up and coming pro-brewer. Featuring a speed dating format with the brewers. Samples and a wood fired pizza inclusive.
Hop Hog House Party @ Howler
Feral Brewing Co and Howler bring you the ultimate Hop Hog house party. Showcasing eight taps of Hop Hog Variants, this is the ONLY venue where you will be able to get your mouths on such a lineup. Plus a pig on the spit and DJs all night long!
The Brewin Transfer
The Cherry Tree Hotel
Craft breweries push the envelope producing beer ads aimed at audiences neglected by commercial brewers in their marketing campaigns.
With a panel of advertising luminaries and prominent agents of change. Fun and free!
How to Start a Brewery Q&A Live Brew Day with Spark
Have the chance to ask questions of the pro-brewers and a marketing expert. Witness a live brew day on a Spark venue brewing system and taste the Burnley beers. Dinner available to order from the excellent kitchen's Italian influenced seasonal menu.
Stone & Wood - Counter Culture
Great Northern Hotel
The official Counter Culture launch party is taking over the GNH. At the event, new beers will be unveiled, you'll meet the Counter Culture team, learn what CC is all about and get key insights from the head brewer.
We Can Be Heroes
Get your vocal chords ready as Two Birds takes over Heroes Bar for one night only! Break out your best Bowie or nail some Nirvana to see if you can be named the karaoke champion of GBW19!
BALLISTIC GETS YOU TO THE AIBAs
Need a ride to the AIBAs? Ballistic Brewing and Whitehart will get you there after you've enjoyed a few brews from Ballistic's 'Sleep When You're Dead' series. Tickets include three tap beers of your choice and transport from Whitehart to the AIBAs.
The Goat in the City
Transport Public Bar
Meet the Mountain Goat team for a night of beer and basketball when they take over Transport. You can taste three Goat beers plus a limited release rare breed whilst shooting some hoops. It's Transports shout so grab your crew and join the goat army.
Nothing but IPA - VICS VS ALLSTARS
2 Brothers BeerHall & Tap Room
Who does it better? 12 taps of Australia's finest IPA's. Six from Vic VS Six from the rest of the country. Live music, footy on the big screen and a whole lot of fresh IPA.
Beer and Noodle Night Market
Colonel Tan's Thai Kitchen and Revolver Upstairs are teaming up with Moon Dog Brewery to bring you one night of BEER NOODLES and MARKETS from 4pm - 11pm...(but we don't really close so you don't have to go home!)
Beers for Queers
The Fox Hotel
Dance into GBW with rad beers and fellow queers. Put on your favourite sequins and party boots, kick up your heels and wake up your taste buds with specially brewed beers.
4 Pines Sampling Session
In partnership with 4 Pines Brewery, the Terminus Hotel is hosting a free sampling session this Good Beer Week! Meet and greet the team from 4 Pines, while sampling some of their tastiest wares including a limited-release Good Beer Week drop.
Mornington's Stout Stash
Mornington Peninsula Brewery
We've scoured the cellar, found the secret brewer's stash and want to share it with you. Enjoy an intimate night of Imperial Stout appreciation with tastings of four vintages of Mornington Imperial Stout AND Old Pumping Station, plus plenty more.
The Brooklyn Block Party
New York's finest brewer, Brooklyn Brewery, are teaming up with Section 8 and Ferdydurke, bringing a huge Brooklyn-themed block party to the heart of Melbourne celebrating art, music and culture inspired by Brooklyn, New York.
Join us in our Footscray venue to indulge in a Beer Wonderland. Showcasing the best of the west, local and international fare. From signature brews to tasty food pairing, come and see what all the fuss is about.
Mountain Goat's Greatest Hits
Mountain Goat Beer
Do you ever wish you could have your favourite Rare Breed just one more time? For one night only Pulped Fiction, Captain Amylase and Gypsy and the Goat will be back on tap and you can vote for one more to join them. Full details at goatbeer.com.au
Winging it with Two Birds & Fancy Hanks
Two Birds and Fancy Hanks take over Good Heavens Rooftop with Beer and Wings. This Tap takeover will get your mouth watering! Different types of wings accompanied with Bird Brews makes for a great rooftop afternoon!
Feral Brewing Tap Takeover
Western Australian brewing champions Feral brewery are back again with another stellar array of deliciously crafted beers. An incredible lineup of beastly brews best enjoyed knowing that you probably don't have to work the next day.
Green Man's Army v Burnley Brigade Results Party
Green Man's Arms
Burnley Brewing and Green Man's Arms have put their blossoming love to the test with a brew off. The opening party at Burnley Brewing on May 11, will be your first chance to taste and then we will celebrate with a party at the Green Man's Arms on 18th of May.
The Best of British at the Dickens!
The Charles Dickens Tavern
A unique British experience featuring specially selected draught beers, paired with traditional British fare. A selection of both traditional and modern, indie UK breweries will see their beers imported specially for this event.
Miss Katie's Crab Shack
Bib up and get cracking at the Shack for a day of cold beers and crab!
Enjoy four courses of crab matched with beers from Two Birds, Boatrocker, 4 Pines and Kona.
Wear a white shirt at your own peril. Miss Katie encourages mess making.
It's bring your dog to the brewery day! This one is for all the good boys and girls out west. Have a beer on us if you bring in your pooch. Then check out some limited dog merch, street food, great beer and lots of dogs. It'll be... pawsome.
Mountain Goat Beer
Round off the best (and busiest) week of the year with a slowed down afternoon at the Mountain Goat brewery. With beers, pizza and brewery tours all afternoon it’s just like a lazy Sunday at home. If you lived in a brewery…
A Fistful of Tacos, feat. 3 Ravens
The giants at 3 Ravens Brewery are taking over Mesa Verde, with six of their core range and two special releases! Enjoy delicious tacos designed to match each beer, along with paired mezcal flights for the full Mesa Verde experience!
Stomping Ground Takeover at The Beer and Burger Bar
The Beer & Burger Bar
Find your appetite with the Beer and Burger Bar as we take you on a gastronomical journey. Enjoy a range of Stomping Ground beer paired with some limited edition burgers.
All hands on Deck!
Come and join the Good Drinks crew for a week long beach party in the middle of the CBD! As we transform iconic venue The Workshop into a GBW oasis. There will be beach huts, DJs, live band's, brewers shout's, sandcastles, BBQ's, seagulls and more!!
Party times at The Mill Brewery!
The Mill Brewery
Good Beer Week is always a hugely celebrated event at The Mill, and this year will be no different! We will focus on games, music and all round amazing times! Ping pong tournaments, trivia nights, live DJs, all accompanied by great beer.
A free, week long, FOURTEEN Tap takeover featuring some of the best gypsy brewing in Australia. Expect offerings from CoConspirators, Old Wives Ales, Valhalla, Coburg, Venom, Brewmanity, Pact, Shenanigans, Little Alchemist, Pixel and many more.
Eurotrip | The Park Werribee
The Park Werribee
Join us at The Park as we take you on a contiki tour through the best craft beers from all over Europe! Our award winning chefs' delicious menu provides a perfect mix of food and beverage with live music on Fri, Sat and Sun night.
Fishers Seven Day Collaboration Celebration
Fishers Craft Bar
Each day a different beer, only available at Fishers; Wolf of the Willows (Sun), Prancing Pony (Mon), Burnley (Tue), Nail (Wed), Jetty Road (Thurs), Grand Ridge (Fri), West Side Ale Works (Sat). Try all 7 beers for a free paddle on Sunday, 19th May!
PINT OF ORIGIN - MELBOURNE
Melbourne has the best and most diverse brewing scene in Australia and here at the Terminus we're damn proud of it. Join us as we celebrate, drink & showcase all the best Beers & breweries Melbourne has to offer.
PINT OF ORIGIN - SOUTH AUSTRALIA
The Palace Hotel South Melbourne
Join us for another week long event as we celebrate South Australia's oldest and newest craft breweries. 18 taps, nine days, food specials and free entry.
PINT OF ORIGIN - REGIONAL VICTORIA
The Cherry Tree Hotel
The Cherry Tree combs the far reaches of our premier brewing state to bring you the finest eclectic beers regional Victoria has to offer. Come taste the bounty of over 60 beers across 23 taps. Soak up the bounty with regional tapas, changing daily!
PINT OF ORIGIN- UNITED KINGDOM
Freddies is host to the United Kingdom! Wales, Scotland & Englands craft breweries will be well showcased, with 50+ specialty froths planned for your drinking pleasure throughout the week!
PINT OF ORIGIN - TERRITORIES
Miss Moses is stoked to present the very first 'Australian Territories Pint of Origin'. We'll be pouring the very best from the ACT and NT including rare favourites and breweries making their Victorian debut.
PINT OF ORIGIN - IRELAND
The Fifth Province
Once again The Fifth Province brings some old world classics & some of the best new craft beers from the Emerald Isle including 8 Degrees Brewing & O' Haras Craft Brewing. Expect live music, banging food pairing, tasting sessions & more!'
Stone & Wood Vegetarian Degustation
Henry Sugar teams up with Stone & Wood to present a beer-centric vegetarian degustation hosted by head brewer Caolan Vaughan. Taste through limited releases with delicious plant-based pairings reflecting brew processes and flavour profiles.
Hop, Skip and Quack in the Brewery
Tooborac Hotel & Brewery
Join us in the brewery for a four course game-inspired menu matched with some of our very own handcrafted beers, including one specially brewed for the event.
Where the Wild Things Char IV: Worship at the Altar of Smoke
Beer by Fixation Brewing, whiskey by Michter's and barbecue by Bluebonnet, paired to be greater than the sum of its parts. It's shaping up to be one hell of a party.
Stick that in your Smoker and Hop it!
Collab dinner between Fancy Hanks, Fixation Brewing and New Belgium Brewery celebrating everything IPA! Come down for a night of beers, brewers and gut busting food. With your last course served on Good Heavens Rooftop.
United Nations of Chicken & Kaiju Beer Tap Takeover
The Plough Hotel Footscray
The Plough Hotel is hosting a WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER. Delicious, finger lickin' chicken will be served in a sit-down affair. Snacks, multiple courses, paired with Kaijiu beers, DJs - and Plough bingo. Everyone's a winner here!
High Tea at The Metropolitan Hotel
The Metropolitan Hotel
GBW High Tea returns! Hawkers Beer joins the Metropolitan Hotel for an afternoon of indulgence featuring standout beers and great food. It's a one-of-a-kind high tea experience.
A collaboration brew day with Against the Grain, Louisville, Kentucky and Hawkers, Reservoir
Join us for the brewing of "Bo & Luke Down under"
All You Can Meat
Come celebrate with us in one of Melbourne’s most picturesque locations, alongside the best brewers in the business. Our GBW BBQ is back and it’s better than ever because this year we're partying over TWO days!
Tallboy and Moose
Tallboy and Moose host Boatrocker, 3 Ravens and Brouhaha in a fruity explosion that will blow your mind! A diverse line-up of eight beers have been made using extreme amounts of fruit and all are included in the ticket price.
Jetty Road Brewery - Open Brew Day
Jetty Road Brewery
Get your hands dirty helping our head brewer, Blake, brew a beer. The venue is open for food and drinks along with special guests from around the Peninsula.