Opening Night Party
Beer DeLuxe Federation Square
The first card played and we've pulled an ace. Party with friendly faces from around the beer industry. Dance the night away with tunes from disco-party-fun band, Sugar Fed Leopards, and beer from our official Festival Breweries.
Join the brewers of Against the Grain and Hawkers Beer for a night at the brewery with live music from The Long Johns (QLD) and Danny Walsh Banned trio. Food and more!
Goose Island Block Party
Goose Island is hosting its first Block Party down under. Popping up in a CBD laneway, the event will feature live music by The Hard Aches, Ecca Vandal, The Bennies (DJs), DZ Deahrays (DJS) and many more, live art, food trucks and Goose brews.
Blackman's Brewery, Torquay
Fresh is best! Drink beer straight from the tanks at Blackman's and hang out with the brewing team. There'll be local musical legends playing tunes, paella and games. It's an epic private beer garden party with the brewers. Let the good times roll.
Bikes + Beers
Bridge Road Brewers are joining forces with the who’s who of Australia’s bike obsessed brewing crews in a mini festival of good beer, great times and most importantly, bikes. Join us for a fun afternoon celebrating that awesome invention, the bicycle.
Coastal Nomads Warehouse Party
Jetty Road Brewery x St Andrew’s Beach Brewery present Coastal Nomads. A brew of coastal nomads are heading up the highway with a horse float and caravan full of our finest ales in-tow. Earnest fun is sure to follow. Food trucks, Beer, Bands and DJs.
HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST POT!
Lulie St Tavern
Beer, 80’s hits, dancing & debauchery. It will be Totally ACE! You know it, Lulie Tavern know it and SAMPLE Brew know it. A SAMPLE Brew tap take over at Abbotsford’s Lulie Tavern, backed by Melbourne’s finest DJs and their best 80’s bangers.
Cambrian Good Beer Festival V4.0
Cambrian Hotel Bendigo
We're back for our fourth Good Beer Week and this one's set to be an absolute cracker! Featuring the best in Victorian breweries, special guests, food too awesome to believe and our favourite live musicians and DJs this side of Mount Macedon.
Woods of the North IV
3 Ravens Brewery Bar
Woods of the North is back! Three brewers, three cocktail bars, three barrel aged beers, three cocktail beers, three beer cocktails, three boilermakers PLUS picklebacks, fried pickles, wood-fired barbeque, hot sauce and live music. You do the math.
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!
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.
Trans Antarctic Freestyle Brew-Off!
After last year's sell out event, Bonehead Brewing are at it again with its second TAFBO! This time the challenge is a Catharina Sour. All accompanied with a Dos Dingos Argentine feast.
There and Back Again, A Healesville Brewing Tale
Watts River Brewing
This year we are ‘Getting the Band Back Together’. All the original White Rabbit and Watts River Brewers are getting together to brew a one-off collab for our joint GBW event in Healesville.
Westside Beer Markets
Little Creatures Brewery
For the second year, Little Creatures is bringing together the local beer lovers and creators from the West, from Greater Geelong, The Bellarine, The Surf Coast, Great Ocean Road and beyond with pop-up beer stalls full of delicious ales and lagers.
All praise the Halloumi
Fury and Son Brewery
Here at the brewery, we absolutely love Halloumi! We love it so much we're going to brew three beers in its honour. Each beer will be brewed to specifically match a different dressing and you'll get to taste all three!
Southeast Micro Beerfest
Bad Shepherd Brewing Co.
Join some of the best breweries Melbourne's Southeast has to offer like Bad Shepherd, Kaiju, Brick Lane, and 2 Brothers for a micro beerfest showcasing their best brews.
A DAY ON THE CANS
Moon Dog Chifley Drive
A Day on the Cans is a one stage music, beer and arts festival presented in conjunction with Moon Dog at their brand new site in Preston. Starring live on stage British India, Ali Barter, Tumbleweed and many more to be announced.
Two Birds Brewing
Move over girl power, it's all about the Fempocalypse! Join Two Birds Brewing & local musical curators - Love Shack Studios for a celebration of amazing women-led beer, entertainment, crafts and music! It's the ideal Mother's Day extravaganza!
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.
Ravens and Ruebens
Beneath Driver Lane
GBW is the launch of our 3 Ravens and Beneath Driver collaboration and tap takeover. The Irish Red Ale is designed to pair with our famous Reuben sandwich. We'll have live blues, boilermakers (with optional cigar pairings!) and free canapes.
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.
Coal Lotta Laughs
The Third Day
Join us for Coal Lotta Laughs where Balter bring together their award-winning beers with some of Australia’s best comedians and world-class Chef’s Matt Stone and Jo Barrett (Oakridge Kitchen) for a night of epic food, beer and laughs!
Brews with Views
Urban Alley Brewery
Bringing you a one-off experience at our tasting room in the sky! Enjoy a guided beer flight with our brewers at 394 feet, while taking in the Melbourne cityscape. After the flight join us for food, beers and drink specials at the UA brewpub.
Fury and Son Tap Takeover
Some Velvet Morning
It's a good old fashioned Tap Takeover! Come on down and enjoy some live music, tasty beer and an awesome time. Just remember, its a party so "No Flannel, No Entry"
New Orleans Abita Brews & Blues
White Oaks Saloon Bar & Dining
Join us for a relaxing evening of New Orleans brews and LIVE blues. The night includes a set showcase of four beers from Abita brewing with some never seen before in Australia.
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 Big Beer & Bands Bash
Northcote Social Club
Young Henrys is taking over the NSC and bringing it's Rock & Roll Circus to Melb for the first time! Ft members of The Delta Riggs and The Preatures, the live music party will also feature a tap takeover including a bunch of limited edition brews.
Craft & Co Presents: Tank Takeover
The Craft & Co
Screw a tap takeover; we're doing a Tank Takeover! Join us for a night of beer, food, music and fun. Try our house brews straight out of the fermenter, brite tank & keg, all while our kitchen dishes out burgers and beer food.
Colonial x Green Beacon Party at Penny Young
Colonial Brewing Co have teamed up with Queensland's Green Beacon Brewing to create a one-off limited edition collaboration to be launched at Penny Young. Come down, grab a slice, meet the brewers, and taste first hand what happens when two of Australia's most exciting breweries create a beer.
BINDASS! (cool, excellent). The Rochey & Bodriggy Brewing Co. present BINDAAS! A five course degustation dinner with matching beers, including our first ever collaboration beer, a South Indian inspired sour. Get your first taste here, it’ll be BINDAAS!
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!
Bodriggy Boot Scoot
The Shady Lady
Take a break from serious beer study to let your hair down for a hoedown! The Shady Lady and Bodriggy Brewing Co will be throwin' a hootenany on Johnston St with live country music, cheap tins, pickle backs, and backyard games. Yeehaw!
Sour Power - Holgate Beers and Bands
Loop Project Space & Bar
Spend your evening powering through the latest sours from local brewers Holgate; whilst jamming out with the best of your local babes in bands.
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.
From The Shadows of The Bright Tank
Dainton Brewery & Taphouse
Previously unreleased beer from the bright tank, fresh tinnies straight from the canning line and a little something that has been kept in the shadows. Tuck into some Low n Slow BBQ while listening to great local talent on our pop up Brewery Stage.
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.
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.
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!)
Cans and Bands at the Farm
Collingwood Children's Farm
Cans and Bands is back for another night of great music and beer. We've invited the awesome guitar-pop three-piece band, Loose Tooth to headline supported by garage-rock duo Shrimpwitch.
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.
Paddles for beers and dogs! Match the beer to the gourmet mini dogs cooked up by the boys from Smokestack Lightning Texas Barbecue! Our four taps will be flowing with delicious beer from Moon Dog for a brew tap takeover and DJ's spinning tunes till late.
Westgarth Beer Launch
Low Key Bar
For the first time, Low Key will be releasing its very own beer dedicated to their humble home of Westgarth. In collaboration with Bodriggy Brewing Co, Westgarth Brew will be making itself at home on the 17th of May.
Moon Dog Rooftop Tap Takeover
Johnny's Green Room
Rooftop beers anyone? Join us for an all inclusive experience on the King & Godfree Rooftop to explore the best of Moon Dog. Six taps including your favourite specialities, a tinnie bar and bbq bar menu. Delish!
Bad Shepherd and Holgate Smoke Off
Notting Hill Hotel
Sample all things smoked with selectively matched beers by Bad Shepherd and Holgate. This collaboration is delivered with a menu inspired by the latest in smoked food trends; along with a presentation and Q&A with both brewers.
Vintage Ales and Dry Aged Delights
Meat Market, Common Man and Coopers join forces to bring you vintage ales, aged and cured meats and stories from beer educator and Coopers expert Adrian Clark. Enjoy hard to find vintages of Coopers Ale and new releases, complimented by dry aged and barrel smoked meats.
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!
WOODIES BOGAN TINNY PARTY
The Woodlands Hotel
It's bogan tinny party time! Do you like kicking back and enjoying live music, a snag sizzle, eskys full of craft beer tins and backyard beer games? Then Team Woodies has you sorted for the arvo with tins, tunes & prizes galore!
Fixation presents Weird Place Fest 2
Rock'n'roll, sticky carpet and good beer all day! We proudly bring you a line up worthy of your hard-earned plus four fresh Fixie taps. Doors 2pm. P.S. Entry includes your first pot!
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 beer infused brisket...come and see what all the fuss is about.
Beer and BBQ at the beach
Bells Beach Brewing
Come and visit our awesome new brewery on the Surf Coast for a cracking afternoon of our freshest brews, the best slow cooked American BBQ around, live music and some surf related fun.
Wayward Brewing Co. Sour & Barrel Aged Six tap showcase
Your favourite local, The Fitzroy Pinny and Wayward Brewing Co team up to bring a day of sour, tart, funk and barrel aged goodness, a matched sea food menu and live bands to Fitzroy North.
Bodriggy Sound System 002 – GBW edition
Bodriggy busts their new brewpub with a bang. Special guest DJs, five new froffs tapped for GBW and a Cantina menu all under the iron arches of an old mechanic's shop.
Eat. Drink. Vegan.
Bad Shepherd Brewing Co.
Eat, drink, vegan this Good Beer Week, with BBQ inspired vegan food, beer, live music, and vegan food eating challenges. Book a VIP lunch or dinner experience for the ultimate vegan buffet including four drinks, brewery tour and a special gift pack.
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.
California Sierra Nevada Brews & Blues
White Oaks Saloon Bar & Dining
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of Sierra Nevada brews and live blues. The afternoon includes a set showcase of four beers from the Sierra Nevada Brewery with some never seen before in Australia.
Cask Off 2019
Six breweries, 12 casks, Holgate’s 20th birthday – what more reason to round out your Good Beer Week than a trip to the country?
GABS Beer Cider & Food Fest
Royal Exhibition Building
With up to 180 unique Festival Beers & Ciders, as well as Australia and New Zealand’s best brewers, street food, circus and sideshow acts, roving bands, and even an indoor Ferris wheel, it’s Disneyland for beer lovers.
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.
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 - NEW ZEALAND
The Catfish has always welcomed our friends from across the ditch. This year, it is our pleasure to be New Zealand’s West Island as Pint of Origin. Old NZ classics and new friends to make.
PINT OF ORIGIN - SYDNEY
For eight consecutive years we have been the honoured venue for PoO Sydney. We'll turn over all our taps, host our famous brewers beergustation dinner & hold other unique events to highlight as many of the craft brewers of Greater Sydney as possible.
PINT OF ORIGIN- UNITED KINGDOM
Freddies is host to the United Kingdom! Wales, Scotland & Englands craft breweries will be well showcased, with 40+ specialty froths planned for your drinking pleasure during 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!'