Bib up and get cracking at the Shack for a day of cold beers and crab! It’s our second annual CRAB-A-PALOOZA as part of Good Beer Week. Enjoy four-courses of crab matched with beers, including a limited-release, from our buds at Two Birds Brewing.
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.
Join us for an afternoon of bingo, beers and burgers at the Plough Hotel. Hawkers beer on the taps, DJ Cliffhanger chained to the wheels of steel and calling the numbers for bingo and 5 different mini burgers with 5 matched beers. Don't miss out!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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'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.
The Corner Hotel and Mountain Goat Beer are teaming up to present: Vegan Good Times! Vegan beer and food pairings, games and music will fill the Corner Hotel rooftop on Sunday May 16th. Tickets include food, drinks and fun.
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.
Beers and BBQ for a tasty Stray Sunday Session. Special release beers from KAIJU! Brewing and all of your KAIJU! favourites. Meat filled delights from the Stray Neighbour BBQ. Our house DJ spinning the tunes, games, prizes and much much more.
Try your hand at life drawing, with a beer of course! Join us for guided life drawing sessions of bodies, beer and hops. Materials supplied, just bring your curiosity. Plus, win the glory of having your work displayed on the Cherry Tree walls.
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. The NSC kitchen will be pairing it up with some tasty food specials from a BBQ in the Treehouse!
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Bridge Road to Mumbai dinner at Horn Please will take you through our best entrees, curries and desserts along with a variety of Bridge Road beers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An amazing five course dinner paired with five of our favourite beers! Showcasing why food and beer are a match made in heaven.
Stomping Ground Brewing is teaming up with Hardimans Hotel for night of awesome beers matched with delicious food.
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.
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.
For the 10th Abbey Collaby, Mountain Goat, Moon Dog and Matilda Bay have come together to brew a beer and raise money for Collingwood Children’s Farm. Join the collaborators at Mountain Goat for an evening of great beer for a great cause.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Henry Sugar presents a five-course vegetarian tasting menu in collaboration with Boatrocker. The menu will combine flavours and ingredients to celebrate the complex profiles of the specially selected Boatrocker brews.
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
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.
Local legends Molly Rose join the team at the Builders for a night of moules frites, limited edition beers and surprise tastes.
Don't be afraid of the Dark! Join us at The Park for Dark Obsession, launching with our Black Friday Tap Takeover, featuring KBS Kentucky Breakfast Stout, Ale Be Back Peated Russian Imperial Stout, Moon Dog Barrel Aged Dark Ale and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The pundits of pastries at Falco team up with the gurus of beer at Garage Project for the milk bar of your grown-up dreams. Fresh hops, spices, melting cheese and buttery pleasures. One weekend only.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
15 YEARS OF GETTING ON THE BEERS! In 2006 Mrs. Parma put her hand up to solely support Victorian micro-breweries and we are proud that she and your still to do so today. So GET ON THE BEERS this GBW with our favourites plus a few surprises on tap.
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.
Fried or zingy, Mexican beer snacks are the ultimate pairing to your favourite Bodriggy Brewery froffs. Expect new dishes from the kitchen, and limited release beer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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