As the start of Good Beer Week gets ever closer, we take a look at what events are hot, what's about to sell out, and a few staff picks for those looking to lock in some top notch events.


These events have just a handful of tickets remaining, so jump on now or miss out!

Wild On Wild At Rupert On Rupert

La Siréne’s brewing style has its roots in traditional Belgium and French farmhouse brewing styles, so Rupert on Rupert is throwing a communal feast in homage to this heritage. The menu will look to the raw and wild elements of fire, smoke, salt and the sea.

North Street Meet

Join Mountain Goat Beer, Maker Fine Coffee and Phillippa's Bakery for a delicious Craft Crawl on North Street, visiting each venue to learn about beers, coffee, breads and pastries.

Mikkeller Break The Rules Tasting

Denmark House takes you through a tasting of Copenhagen's Mikkeller, with each beer matched to Danish street food.

Boatrocking The USA

Matt Houghton from Boatrocker is delving deep into his barrels and getting all experimental, putting up 5 exceptional Boatrocker rarities. Expect exclusives and one-offs. These 5 Boatrocker beers will be paired with 5 American beers which inspired Matt to make these rarities in the first place.


The events people are falling over themselves to check out on the GBW site.

Yenda/Time Out Battle of the Busker

Melbourne's finest buskers go head-to-head in the ultimate busk-off, presented by Yenda as part of Good Beer Week.

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. Section 8 and Ferdydurke will be lining up a huge array of international and local musicians - celebrating art and culture inspired by Brooklyn, New York.

Fancy Hank's IPA Matched BBQ Dinner

Fancy Hank's presents an all-IPA spectacular! Featuring a selection of hopped wonder's from Fixation Brewing, Wolf of the Willows Brewing Co. and New Belgium Brewing. These will be paired with a selection of Hank's signature low and slow cooked American barbecue. Along with 5 IPAs, there will be canapes, starters, smoked meats and dessert.

The Mill Brewery and Melbourne Vegan Eats Showcase

For our first time at Good Beer Week, The Mill Brewery is joining forces with the team behind the Melbourne Vegan Eats Brew & Food Fest for a unique collaboration to showcase some of Melbourne's best vegan food vendors.

Each night will provide visitors a new opportunity to experience bar and street food like never before. Think southern fried chicken burgers, duck wraps, calamari rings and pulled pork nachos – all vegan, all perfectly complimented by one of The Mill's hand crafted brews.


If you've still got a few spots to fill in your Good Beer Week adventure, these events are sure to deliver!

Young Henry's Limited Release Seasonal Dinner

Young Henrys will showcase their seasonal, special release beers and the Astor will match with a 5-course food offering of seasonal produce from local artisan suppliers.

Beer, Cheese, Opera & A Cathedral: A Heavenly Match

Beer Diva presents a breathtaking live opera performance fused with an exclusive selection of exceptional wild & sour ales courtesy of La Sirene & 3 Ravens along with one-off handcrafted cheeses from Stone & Crow Cheese Co, all set beneath the stained glass windows of St. Paul’s Cathedral.

Good Heavens X Stone Tap Takeover

Good Heavens in conjunction with California's Stone Brewing present a six tap takeover with matched canapes on the rooftop. The afternoon will feature a meet and greet and Q&A with a senior brewer from Stone Brewing, with a selection of their classics and limited releases. 

Barrel Mixology At Watts River Brewing

Take a tour around the new Watts River Brewery, taste their beers, then create an original blend with brewers Aaron and Ben using fruit and spices along with Watts River Barrel-aged funky brew.

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