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.
Deeds Brewing presents the West's only scav-hunt pub crawl! You'll be hustlin' between Fox in the Corn, Chip's Loft & Bar Josephine hunting for ridiculous objects and photos. Bar tabs and prize packs up for grabs. Can your team bring home the glory?
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!
The skill of Beer Cocktail making is absolutely something to add to your list in 2021. Come down to the Ocean Grove Bar and learn how to make three Beer Cocktails with our legendary bar team. Tickets are $45 and includes three beer cocktails
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.
Join us at The Royston as Rocky Ridge represent for WA with a tap takeover guaranteed to tantalise your tastebuds. Expect food specials, giveaways and guaranteed good times.
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).
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.
Come and join us for a Sunday sesh down at Temple brewing for a beergarden barbecue with a South American twist and new release beers on tap
Join us in our quest to find Blackman’s first Australian/International Ping Pong Champion. Come on down to our Geelong Brewery for a day of fierce ping pong and beers.
Tennis whites and headbands essential
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.
Love Beer and Pool? So do we! Come along and show us your pub skills. Knock off the BentSpoke team at pool and win some great beer and gear.
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!
Consumers love the Independence Seal because they trust it supports local business. Find out how to use the seal and your own independence to the best of your advantage across packaging, social and engaging with outside media
IBA Chair, and Wayward Brewing founder, Peter Philip is joined by Callum Reeves (Kaiju) and trademark expert James Omond (Omond & Co) to discuss registering trademarks, dealing with issues, and how to manage it internationally.
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
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!
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.
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!
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.
IBA General Manager, Kylie Lethbridge, has a wealth of experience working in and with governments of all sizes. She hosts a panel of Government and advocacy experts to share knowledge on how to get results from local, state and federal government.
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.
THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT
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.
The party that started it all. It predates Good Beer Week, and is where we all head after the AIBA Awards to let our hair down, loosen our ties and say cheers to the winners of one of the largest beer awards in the world.
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!
Two of our favourite Aussie brewers, Uraidla and Bridge Road, are coming down from the mountains. Join the brewers for an exclusive tasting masterclass, followed by a tap showcase, including the launch of our cracking limited release collab beer.
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!
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.
As part of Good Beer Week 2021, we are stoked to invite all the good boys and girls out to our humble brewery bar in Footscray. We've always been dog-friendly, but we think that dogs deserve a day of recognition for being awesome!
You've made it through the 10th Good Beer Week. Epic effort! Now all you fine industry folk need a beer, right?
Join Fixation, Stomping Ground, Hop Nation as they unveil three collab beers brewed just for Good Beer Week with the inimitable Heartbreaker crew.
Want to win your very own Fixation fixed gear bike? A fully decked out Fixy Fixie! Challenge your mates for prizes and sweat off your GBW 2021. Tour de Fix all right within the incubator brewery walls. Tacos by La Tortilleria for the day 1pm-6pm
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.
A week-long curation of Voyager’s favourite beers, whisky’s and other malt inspired treats at the traditional home of Australian Indie Spirits, Bad Frankies.
Whisky and beer are what we're about, so we’ve brought them together. Whisky casks from famous Scottish distillers have been used to mature Hop Nation's glorious ales. Taps and fridges will be packed with limited releases and whiskies to match.
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.
IPAPPRECIATION is back! Last time saw 52 different IPAs over the week and we are back at it to bring a weeklong hop driven focused tap takeover over three Hopheads venues. We have searched to bring an abundance of beers to showcase the MIGHTY HOP!
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!
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.
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.
The home of Melbourne beer for GBW 2021! We’ll be doing meet the brewer events, beat the brewers, collaboration beers and one of the greatest Melbourne tap takeovers ever.
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.
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.
I'm sure it's been a big week. Late nights, early mornings. You should probably take it easy and eat some veggies, but also sneak in a few beers. We're here to rejuvenate you with a five-course menu of creative veg/vegan fare matched to Fixation IPA.
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.
An amazing five course dinner paired with five of our favourite beers! Showcasing why food and beer are a match made in heaven.
Byron Bay's favourite brewery comes to the newly renovated Graham Hotel in Port Melbourne. Experience three-courses of imaginative modern Australian fare, skilfully paired to five of Stone & Wood’s most sought after beers.
Stone & Wood founder, and beer legend, Brad Rogers, joins forces with Pope Joan to bring you a summer barbecue themed feast. Join us for a communal feast, drink some beers, and lap up the delicious spread.
Please note: This event merged with Graham Hotel Brewers Dinner
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chef, Julian Hills of Navi—and now, West Footscray's Zymurgy—joins forces with the crew from Hop Nation to create a four-course menu paired with delicious beers, including a special release sour.
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.
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.
Join us for a four course lunch showcasing native ingredients paired with UpFlow Beer's range of delicious non-alcoholic beers.
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.
The most notorious GBW event EVER is back with even more back breaking, chair smashing, beer drinking action! WRESTLEROCK brings the fight to the depths of Moon Dog’s old production brewery in Abbotsford! DO NOT MISS IT!! 18+
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.
Thinking of starting a brewery? This event is for you! Learn from a brewer who built a brewery business from scratch, and from Grain and Grape, who have supplied brewing systems for 40+ commercial breweries. Includes a pint and finger food.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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!
East Coast vs West Coast. Hazy vs bright. One of beer’s hottest debates will unfold at the Incubator featuring six of Australia’s top IPA brewers and their beers, with Bluebonnet BBQ food to match!
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.