Think you know your favourite beer from a mile away? Test your beer tasting skills in this fun blind tasting session led by The Crafty Pint!
ROOKIE: This session is recommended for those just starting out in the world of good beer, who are eager to learn more!
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Little Creatures LIVE is a traveling roadshow that celebrates self expression and individuality through live performance art, great food and of course beer. Come celebrate what makes you, you, because it’s good to be a little different!
In 2018, Grandad’s Supper focuses on beer from Mornington Peninsula Brewery, Brooklyn, 8 Wired and Moon Dog. All food matched with a twist. Four courses, eight beers, double down! One beer complements, one beer contrasts.
Enjoy some funk inspired beers matched with your breakfast! Beers from Omnipollo, Bridge Road and Boatrocker. Everything you need to knock on after the Australian International Beer Awards.
Great beer needs great beer food! Our head chef, Jake Furst, has built the perfect matching menu to keep you fuelled this GBW18. Try our six most popular menu items, each complemented by the perfect brew!
Everyone knows that a festival needs an amazing opening act, so join us for the Good Beer Week Opening Night Party at the Festival Hub! Rock out with the best and brightest of the beer industry!
After the show it's the after party... join us at the Festival Hub and party the night away with the winners of the biggest awards in Australian beer! We're about to have us some fun!
It's closing time, but join us for one last farewell to Good Beer Week as we thank Melbourne's hospo community for a massive 10 days! There'll be tasty beers, good tunes, and plenty of memories to share.
A pop-up tinnie bar, complete with beer cans, and a state of origin art battle. You, get to vote on which masterpiece will be transformed into a new Moo Brew can.
he WA Beer Runner is pleased to announce the inaugural Good Beer Run, a celebration of running & craft beer! The run offers something for everyone with distances of 5km, 10km, 21km & 42km and will finish up back at Beer Deluxe for a well earned beer afterwards, all proceeds go to charity.
Black IPA, red IPA, New England IPA... what's in a name? Explore the variety to be found in this beer style with our resident IPA expert!
Luke Robertson from Ale of a Time and his brewer mates show how beer has evolved through the centuries. A perfect introduction to different beer styles. Register to secure your spot!
There's more fun to be had than with malt, hops, water and yeast! Explore how additional ingredients such as coffee and fruit can elevate a beer and totally change its character.
Learn the art of food and beer matching with Boatrocker Brewing Co founder Matt Houghton and Rob Kabboord, Chef de Cuisine at Quay Restaurant in Sydney.
Join Rob and Bronwyn Kabboord and the infamous Merricote cheese trolley for a one of a kind beer and cheese pairing that'll blow your socks off. Eat, drink, learn!
Come and explore two of Australia’s best distilleries with Boatrocker and Starward as we delve into the connection of spirits and beer. Alambic, Lambic, whisky, wash… the list goes on. Spirits and beers included in price.
Join Australia’s leading barrel aged beer producer, Boatrocker, as we discuss all things barrel aged; selecting barrels, what to put into barrels, what works and what doesn’t, caring for barrels and more. Includes barrel aged beers.
Join Boatrocker’s Matt Houghton as we discuss the why, the why not, and the how to's of blending barrel aged beers. This is a hands on masterclass, where you will get to blend your very own take on a beer.
No Australian brewery has delved as deeply into kettle souring as Boatrocker. Join founder Matt Houghton as he discusses the ins and outs of kettle souring, along with some great tips on how to achieve clean, tasty sours!
Different acids have different tastes, textures and flavours. Join Matt Houghton from Boatrocker Brewers and Distillers as we discuss where these acids come from and how they impact your beer. Get hands on as we play around with different acids!
We’re delving deep into beer faults. What to look out for, and how to make sure you never get ‘that’ flavour again! Use Siebel Taint Kits to learn about faults and what to do with them.
Out of the frying pan and into the FIRESTONE! Join us for an evening that is bound to be nothing but fire. An intimate evening with superb quality brews matched with finely crafted dishes from our own Executive Chef Jake Furst. Specifically demonstrating the delicate, yet flavoursome characteristics of barrel aged brewing all the way from the USA. 4 courses supremely matched with 4 unique and delicious Firestone Walker Brews. An evening not to be missed.
Keen to pick up a Good Beer Week t-shirt or glass? They'll be on sale at the Festival Hub throughout #GBW18! There'll be official Good Beer Week glasses made by RASTAL and our limited edition #GBW18 t-shirt!
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