What happens when you put Bakery Hill Whisky back into a barrel that held Hop Nation Bakery Hill Barrel-aged Russian Imperial Stout? Let's find out! Come in to Otter's for a day filled with beer, whisky, cheese and a whole lot of fun.
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.
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.
Coldstream Brewery and LittleBrews go head to head in a battle of the beers. Three beer styles, siz taps, one winner. Come down, have a drink and cast your vote!
An evening of Indian influence. A seven-course degustation involving Indian cuisine and different style IPAs. Three local and international breweries showcase seven different IPAs matched with Indian-style cuisine from chef Paul Marc LeNoury.
Collective Experience is an all-encompassing beer, music and art exhibition which will be held between Mr West and ending at a secret location..
For the third GBW in a row, White Rabbit and its mates at Watts River are brewing another crazy collab. Join us in Healesville for live music, food, masterclasses and beers including this year’s Barrel Blend plus the past two we’ve been hiding away.
Dust off the hangover from Friday night celebrations and come join us on the Common Man lawn for the ultimate boozy breakfast with matched beer and food, hosted by our Hospo Legends and Food Gurus.
Join us and “Hangi with the Brews”. Kiwi craft beers from Panhead, Good George and Garage Project and kai served up from the Hangi Boys. Add in some choice tunes with a brewer Q&A and you’ve got yourself a sweet as afternoon!
A collaboration between Kekou and Coedo Brewing Japan. Kekou’s head chef Oak Kunnalok offers a six-course reflection of delicate but delicious Japanese cuisine paired with six craft beers prepared by Coedo Brewing Japan, an example of Japanese precision and craft.
Tallboy & 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 and 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, Magic Rock, Left Handed Giant and Tiny Rebel plus Britpop tunes, British food, games and more!
Showcasing the 'Best of the West!' for FREE! Live music, the most memorable sporting moments, an art exhibition, the diverse food and of course, the beer! We have it all in one place. People are starting to realise, that the west is best!
Brewing Bad takes 12 mild-mannered civilians and dumps them headfirst into the world of brewing. Participants will be involved start to finish in designing, brewing, and drinking their own custom beer, in time for the launch party only one week later.
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.
The third annual South East Beer Fest is a celebration of local indie breweries and our community. Featuring 12+ breweries, 80+ beers, food trucks, live music, kids entertainment, games and prizes. Join in the festivities and enjoy some amazing beer!
Chocolate and beer masterclass with some of Belgium’s finest brews. We’ll have the likes of Tilquin, Rodenbach, Boon and Lindemans. Five beers matched with five chocolates from a local Melbourne chocolatier.
Woods Of The North turns five! 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.
Join Wolf of the Willows as it hosts brewing mates Boatrocker, Black Arts, Wildflower, Van Dieman, Black Hops, Molly Rose, Great Leap (China) and more for 'The Good Wood' - a showcase of barrel-aged rarities in celebration of wood, barrels and beer.
The Fox kicks gluten to the kerb. Seriously good beer from innovative brewers will challenge all that you thought you knew about beer. Our chef’s creative imagination has been let loose on our “I Can’t Believe This Is Not Gluten” menu.
Join Bonehead Brewing for a trek through South America’s best breweries with a tap list of never-before-seen-in-Australia beers. Expect collabs, exclusives, and regionally famed releases. Ticket includes two samples and food.
Coastal Nomads returns! JRB and SABB are heading up the highway headed to the Golden Fleece Hotel. Mornington Peninsula's finest ales, live music, DJs and pub grub. Not to mention a limited collaboration beer exclusively for the fine folk of Good Beer Week.
Sullivans Cove and Last Rites come together for an afternoon of food, beer and whisky. It’s a sensory exploration of Tasmanian barley, the wonders of barrel-ageing and the interconnections between craft beer and craft distilling.
The Brunswick Beer Crawl is back and it's bigger! More prizes, more beer and more bingo! 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.
Join us at Sausage Fest to celebrate all things sausage and beer! Your ticket includes a sausage making masterclass, three sausages cooked on the barbecue whilst sampling four ponies of local and craft beers on tap.
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 monster pot plants, 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.
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.
Come with us as we take a walk through the evolution of beer and food. Four courses with a matched beer for four decades.
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of Rogue Brews and live Latin sounds. The afternoon is presented with a set showcase of beers from Oregon's Rogue Brewery with some never seen before in Australia, available to purchase.
Did you say FREE BEER?!? Discover the definitive role yeast strains play in beer flavour and discover your favourite yeast strain. This free event is a collaboration between Bluestone Yeast, Urban Alley and leading homebrew clubs.
Red Spice Road and Hargreaves Hill have teamed up to bring you a long table lunch in the Yarra Valley. Dine amongst the beer brewing tanks at Hargreaves Hill Brewery. Feast on a six-dish menu with matched beers, followed by an exclusive brewery tour.
Consider yourself a 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.
Hardimans, the best in the west, is having 15 of it's taps taken over by three of best breweries in the South - Boatrocker, Mr. Banks & Wolf of the Willows
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 and the reveal of our new-favourite collaboration.
Join us for a three round elimination smackdown showdown where four heavy hitting international breweries face off against four of Melbourne’s finest brew crews. Who wins? You decide!
We invite a boutique brewery for a night of cheese pairing in our Grenier Room at Carlton. Each expression will be perfectly matched to an artisan cheese from our cabinet in a guided flight, making for a decadent tasting.
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.
Brooklyn Brewery tap attack with Melbourne Moonshine and its brand new rye whiskey brand, The Gospel, providing paired whiskies. There are cocktails using a rye and the Bel Air Sour, plus meet the brewer and distiller. $10 Silverlake Dogs ALL night!
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.
Professor Pilsner brings his expertise on the history of pilsners and beer to a must-go event for beer lovers. He's also combined his knowledge with the brewers at Bad Shepherd Brewing Co. to create a unique pilsner, exclusively launched at the event.
The trendiest of tap take-overs with the brewer from To Øl preaching the good word in our beerhall. Some exclusive offerings that are fresh, energetic and exciting. We are proud to have such a forward thinking brewer in the house.
Join us at Hardimans Hotel for a night of beer and spirit pairing with Mountains Goat's much anticipated spirit range.
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!
Join us as we invite a boutique brewery for a night of cheese pairing in our Grenier Room at Carlton.
Each expression will be perfectly matched to an artisan cheese from our cabinet in a guided flight, making for a decadent tasting night.
Bao x Waffle in collaboration with Wild Provisions, Site Fermentation and Hop Nation brings you an exciting concept combining caviar and other high end ingredients with Baos and Waffles.
This Rogue Brewery/El Jolgorio Mezcal showcase will explore the famous diversity of Rogue’s beers from Oregon and how they pair with one of Oaxaca Mexico's most highly regarded and awarded producers of Mezcal.
Join us for a night of big booze and barrels as we expertly guide you through a vertical tasting of aged barleywines, including a special pre-release tasting of our four-year barrel-aged expression. All matched with fine handmade chocolate.
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. Think sour beer slushies, beer spiders and more.
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.
Australia's most popular beer appreciation night, GBW edition. We delve deep into the beer scene with 'The Mad Scientists'. We host brewers including Garage Project (NZ), The Bruery (USA), To Øl (DEN), 3 Ravens (VIC), Sailor's Grave (VIC), and more.
Marrickville meets Richmond. Sydney inner-west meets Melbourne inner-north. We celebrate all things craft beer and tomato sauce for a one night only event from the London Tavern and Sauce Brewing Co. Ticket includes schooner arrival and finger food.
We’re excited to present Oregon’s Rogue Ales & Spirits. Delve into an eight tap takeover with its head brewer, accompanied by an array of gins and whiskies, or take in one of our Rogue-based cocktails. Plus our famous burritos are $10 ALL night!
Bringing Bavaria to your doorstep, indulge in seven beers shipped from the oldest still operating brewery in the world. An evening masterclass, as Marcus Englet, vice president of Weihenstephaner, takes you on a journey from past to present day brewing.
A unique tasting event with four brewers (Garage Project, Two Birds, Stomping Ground, Sailors Grave) where you get to taste and learn the beers about that inspired them in their own careers!
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. Special collaboration with Hop Nation Brewing Co. and BentSpoke Brewing Co.
A night guided through seven delicious beers by local and international brewers from three different breweries, matched with Spanish influenced cuisine and cheese provided by the talented Paul Marc LeNoury and The Beer & Cheese Theory.
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, and they create adventurous, playful and unique styles.
Join us as we invite a boutique brewery for a night of cheese pairing in our Grenier Room at Carlton.
Each expression will be perfectly matched to an artisan cheese from our cabinet in a guided flight, making for a decadent tasting night.
Under historic sheds of Queen Victoria Market indulge in a shed shaking line up on the taps and on stage. Featuring iconic Aussie rockers The Superjesus, dance music moguls The Potbelleez, and widely worshipped party starters Sneaky Sound System.
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.
Young Henrys and the Northcote Social Club team up to present the 'Rock & Roll Circus'! Expect it to be ever bigger and better than last year! The NSC kitchen will be pairing up some tasty food with Young Henrys core beer range. FREE ENTRY.
Stomping Ground Brewing is teaming up with Hardimans Hotel for night of awesome beers matched with delicious food.
Eight brewers and beverage makers go head to head. Who will reign supreme? In the Beer corner Hop Nation, Wolf of the Willows,Tallboy & Moose and Two Birds. In the World corner Willie Smiths Cider, Valentine Wines, Patient Wolf Gin & Starward Whisky!
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.
Join the Beer DeLuxe team, the legends from 3 Ravens and champion brewer Brendan for the ultimate plant-based beergustation. We'll be celebrating beer and food built around plant-based values. Special guest brewer Brendan O'Sullivan and menu by Executive Chef Telina Menzies.
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!
Wayward Brewing Co. hosts a barrel-aged and rare beer Masterclass. You'll have the chance to meet with Wayward’s head brewer Shaun Blissett, and sample the beers alongside cheese and charcuterie, as you discuss wild ferment brewing and blending.
Sierra Nevada turns 40 this year so we're throwing these industry stalwarts a hoppy birthday party to remember! eight tap takeover featuring classics, limited releases and their 40th Anniversary Ale. Meet Steve Grossman, win prize packs and eat cake!
Treachery, Triumph or Tragedy "Keep Calm & Drink Beer". If the soap opera BREXIT has you on the edge of your seat or flat out underwhelmed, nevermind. Join The Git for some tasty scran and some of the best beers Blighty has to offer.
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.
For the very first time, Deeds Brewing will be open up its brewery doors to the public. Come along and meet the brewers, hear the story behind the making of the new brewery and experience a 12 beer tasting.
We’ve invited four exciting new breweries (less than two years old) to show off their skills off by brewing exclusive beers based on a “Candy Shop” theme. Semi-Pro, Sea Legs, Red Bluff and Swell will compete for Fizz + Hop’s best brew!
Red Spice Road and Hargreaves Hill team up to throw a hawker-style soirée. Snack on Red Spice Road’s famous street eats and sip matched Hargreaves Hill brews. There will even be an exclusive small-batch brew for the night!
A four-course degustation matched with the best of British beers, O'Connell's gets playful with its British influence.
Our hit Hitachino Dumpling Dinner is back again this year. Expect five unique beers from the Kiuchi Brewery along with a five course dumpling degustation from the Oriental Teahouse kitchen.
Ten years on and still going strong, it’s the dinner described by Broadsheet as "one of GBW's most consistently popular events". This year our cast includes To Øl, Jolly Pumpkin, Rogue, Future Mountain, Philter, Mr Banks and Modus Operandi.
Japan holds it's own in the world of craft beer. Enjoy a curated range of Japanese craft beer with three hearty courses of J-Pub style food.
Its all about sharing our love for Australia! Serving modern Australian cuisine with bush herbs and botanicals, along with seasonal produce and local beer. There is no better pairing than with local live jazz performances from 8.30pm.
Join over 800 brewers from across the globe in celebrating the world’s largest annual beer competition, as the winners of the 2020 Australian International Beer Awards are announced.
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.
The Pint of Origin Blind Tasting Championship is back after its sellout debut in 2019. Join us for education, enlightenment and entertainment in equal measure as we crown a new IPA champion of the world!
Come experience the different flavours Asia has to offer through head chef Oak Kunnalok’s menu. Five courses paired with five beers from Asian brewers such as Carbon Brewing, Heart Of Darkness, Coedo, Yardley Brothers and Magpie Brewing.
Join us at Colonel Tan's Thai Kitchen at Revolver Upstairs to celebrate Good Beer week. Enjoy a collaboration with Little Creatures Brewery, a night of Thai cuisine and local artisan stalls. Free entry, 5pm til 11pm.
Tallboy & Moose team up with the Merri Mashers, Yakima Chief™, and Cryer Malt to put on a IIPA hop race. Six brewers have taken the same base IIPA and hopped the crap out of it with unique hop varieties and hop products. Tasting is FREE!
Port Melbourne's fav neighbourhood watering hole paired up with their fav Melbourne indie brewer. Check out our collab brew plus sample a dozen other great Stomping Ground brews at a whole of weekend 12-tap takeover.
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, specially brewed LGBTQIA+ beers on offer and an all female DJ line up.
Our fine friends at Green Beacon will take over our taps for one epic day. Expect tasty treats from one of Queensland's most highly regarded breweries and a chance to meet the team behind the beer. Free tastings, food specials, giveaways and more!
It's not the Grand Final we had, but the Grand Final we deserved...
Collingwood and Richmond go head to head for a showdown like never before with breweries for both burbs facing off.
Buy a beer for a shot on goal to carry your team over the line!
Catch a bus from Fed Square to enjoy a guided tour of Rayners Orchard in the Yarra Valley to taste fruits in season. Afterwards, savour a long table lunch then it’s back to the brewery. A fun and informative day full of fruit, food and farmhouse beers.
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.
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.
Eight of our finest beers on tap, featuring our awesome core range plus seasonal and special brews. A beach for the kids (and bigger kids), surfing on the big screen, live music and the best food available in Victoria. Will be a cracking beach party!
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 founder Scotty McKinnon, talk barbecue and beer. This event will be hands (and taste buds) on.
Six local, independent, craft breweries will come together for a celebration of local craft beer. Hosted by Cockies Brewery, with guests Blackman's Brewery, 38th Parallel Brewing, Valhalla brewing, Bells Beach brewing, and Grubb Rd brewing company.
We're throwing an oyster roast on the rooftop! Head up for freshly barbecued oysters with beer butter and an insane amount of Modus beers! Open from 12pm and oysters served ‘til 5pm, make this your day stop before GABS or your next event!
A weekend dedicated to the marriage of these two beautiful inventions. This will include tequila boilermakers, tequila inspired beer, beer aged in tequila barrels, beer margaritas and other amazing concoctions.
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. Must Reserve. Limited Spots.
Junction Beer Hall invite you to push through the barn doors and experience the true refinement of a beautifully presented slow farmhouse inspired culinary road-trip matched with exquisite brews from Beerfarm hailing all the way from WA.
This is a brunch dedicated to the amazing way delicious beer makes food taste even better. Join us for a three-course brunch menu, paired with three matching beverages from our core range of amazing craft beers.
Over three epic days, we’re letting the women take the lead and giving you three days of bar shouts from female-led breweries. Mon 18th May | Deeds Brewing Tues 19th May | Modus Operandi Brewing Co Wed 20th May | CoConspirators Brewing.
Have some of Australia’s best brewers take you through six of their best releases, and the unique raw ingredients that bring them to life.
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, entertainment, and even an indoor Ferris wheel. Disneyland for beer lovers.
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 60 different kegs of Canada’s finest, all cold shipped and cold stored, direct from the Great White North.
Hop Nation take over the taps at Saving Grace, including a one-off beer brewed for us. Burger Boys will be in the kitchen until midnight each night and food pairings are on offer all week, including some brand new vegan options.
For nine consecutive years we have been an honoured Pint of Origin venue. We’ll turn over all our taps, host our famous beergustation. dinner, have live music and hold other unique events highlighting as many Sydney craft brewers as possible.
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.
For the third year running The Fifth Province brings the best from The Emerald Isle. It is our pleasure to announce that we will be pouring more breweries and styles than ever before. Plus live music and beer infused food pairing all week long.
Take a 'tiki tour through our tap list and experience all that Europe has to offer. Just don't miss the bus! The Park will also showcase beer infused creations from our award winning chefs.
The British are coming! Come and taste your way from London to Aberdeen as Freddie Wimpoles hosts 14 rotating taps of delicious craft beer from England, Scotland and Wales.
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.
Kekou is a new, and up and coming south east dining hotspot where great food meets great beer. Spread over 18 taps and two floors, come in to try what Kekou is doing with Asian beer. We’ll have beer from Coedo, Young Masters, Great Leap and more.
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.
Four craft beers, four pies, one Good Beer Week! Throughout Good Beer Week, Botanical Hotel is celebrating with a unique tasting menu, featuring a curated selection of beers matched to pies designed by Botanical Hotel head chef Sam Hopkinson.
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.
Wild west beer-slingers Beerfarm (Metricup, WA) are setting up shop at Tallboy and Moose for Good Beer Week. Drop in as we tap up a selection of its finest beers plus collaborations we’ve been working on.
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.
Beer, beef and baps; need we say more? Probably. Join the team at the Station Hotel for a tinny-takeover week with Hop Nation and Two Birds. Grab a spot in the beer garden, get yourself a bap and a tinny, and settle in for a week of deliciousness.
An insightful investigation into a selection of beers that are of formidable character and rare. Sitting at Cookie’s cocktail bar, immerse yourself in an interesting beer journey that is both personal and enlightening.
Come experience the hoppier side of beer. IPA is taking over Transport Public Bar taps as we celebrate all styles of IPA. Come in for a pint of the daily feature, or taste a flight. Feeling peckish? We’ve got schnitzel pairings all week.
Weeklong showcase of the finest breweries from one of Australia’s proudest beer states; Western Australia. There will be tap takeovers, free comedy, a wild game-meat and beer feast, mid-week brewery mini-showcases, food specials and daily happy hours.
Good Heavens and Modus Operandi Brewing Co. partner up for the whole week as Modus’ “home away from home” for GBW2020. Tastings, exclusive brews, meet the brewers, and more at our rooftop beer hub.
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