Compositions By Sample Brew & Meatmaiden
Using the core principles of composition: rule of thirds, the golden ratio, unity, coherence, space and rhythm, SAMPLE Brew have teamed up with Meatmaiden to bring you a new kind of dining experience.
BIODYNAMICS & BEER
Wilson & Market
Chef Paul Wilson and Transition Farm team up with Stone & Wood Brewery to create a sustainable shared table feast with matching craft beers. Hear from guests and brewers across this communal lunch event.
Past | Present | Future: A Degustation
The Munster Arms Hotel
A celebration of the unique beer and food culture of Ballarat with beers from Red Duck and Cubby Haus Brewing, matched with six courses from our Head Chef Lynn Brooke.
Good Beer Kitchen
Arbory Bar and Eatery
Good Beer Kitchen returns again and will see Arbory Executive Chef Nick Bennett and other chefs cook a four course lunch using beers from Garage Project, Stomping Ground, Sailors Grave, and Mountain Goat.
Fresh Is Best Tank Party
Blackman's Brewery Torquay
A tank party in the beer garden! Drink three beers straight from our tanks, including our newest release. Can't get any fresher than that! There'll be epic sliders to match each beer and live tunes!
Be Like A Porter At Ocean Reach Brewing
Ocean Reach Brewing
Join Ocean Reach Brewing as they launch their special release beer Excessive Baggage Porter. Bigger and bolder than its predecessor, this ale shouldn't be consumed single handedly! Try alongside a feast of BBQ smoked meat.
Little Creatures West Side Beer Market
Little Creatures Geelong
We’re inviting the beer lovers and creators from Geelong, Bellarine, Surf Coast and beyond into our Little Creatures Village with pop-up stalls full of delicious beer, great food and live entertainment.
The Beerfast Club @ The Mt View Rooftop
Mt View Hotel
Join us for a boozy brunch and spectacular views on our rooftop. We'll be serving up breakfast canapes and specially matched beers from Bridge Road Brewers, including their core and limited releases.
From Ship To Shore
Rupert on Rupert
Rupert will be transformed into a sailor's paradise, pairing modern fresh naval grub to Gage Roads' array of award winning hydration aids. Come and rock the boat by celebrating the conquest that is life.
Good Heavens Tap Take Over
Two Birds and Wolf of the Willows battle it out at Good Heavens - who will win? As well as two styles of barrel aged hot sauce wings to vote on. Entry is free!
Family Fun Day
The Dan O'Connell Hotel
A day for all the family! Egg and spoon races, sack races, tunnel ball and more. Featuring local breweries, local produce and you, the locals! Come down with the whole family, to celebrate with an iconic community pub.
Brewniversity With Stomping Ground Brewing
Consider yourself a budding brewer? Or just ready to enhance your beer knowledge? Stomping Ground's Ashur Hall takes you through how to brew in your very own home brew kit supplied by Grain & Grape.
BentSpoke Tap Take Over
Dr Morse Bar & Eatery
One of Canberra’s finest, BentSpoke Brewing Co, will be running the taps at Dr Morse. A Sunday afternoon of fun, games, Asian BBQ and tunes in the beer garden.
Mum's The Word
Stomping Ground Brewery & Beer Hall
Brewed by the mums, for the mums! Following a brew day with the mums of Stomping Ground staff beforehand, we'll tap this special release on Mothers' Day and all mums get the first one free!
Cherry Tree Hotel
Celebrate Mother's Day with regional Victoria's finest beers and a buffet of scones complemented by North East Victoria's finest condiments. Treat the old girl to rose-petal infused beers and an almighty wheel of Milawa cheese!
Mornington & Wayward Collaboration Brew Day
Mornington Peninsula Brewery
Join Mornington Peninsula Brewery and Wayward Brewing Co. for a collaboration brew day while enjoying beers from both breweries, including woodfired pizzas and special releases!
Mikkeller Pop Up Bar
Dr Morse Bar & Eatery
Mikkeller is coming to town, bringing all its fine beers to Dr Morse. They will be setting up shop with a tinnie bar, and taking over the taps with exclusive beers!
Modus Holes 'N' Hops!
Albert Park Golf Course
Join us for a round of nine holes with a Modus beer at each hole. Enjoy a pint and grub post game where the winner will be awarded 4 cases!
Curry & Tap Takeover At The Plough Hotel
The Plough Hotel
Join Mountain Goat for a sit down lunch celebrating the glory of Indian culture. Four of the West’s best Indian restaurants plus the multi national Plough Kitchen team to create a curry that will see them crowned the Best in the West.
Bring the Heat: BBQ + Beer Class
Join a butcher, a brewer and a chef for an afternoon of BBQ with you on the tools, enjoying the fruits of your labour matched to Hawthorn Brewing Co beers.
The Great Australian Back Yard Barbie!
The Woodlands Hotel
Who doesn't love a bogan tinnie party?! Get your best stubbies on and join us for an arvo of can-filled eskys, live music, flamin' sausage sizzle, meet the brewers and prizes!
Malt 'N' Meat
Join us on the lawn for perfect pairings of craft malt beers and meats. We’ll be firing up our smoker, BBQ and the rotisserie for a tasting journey of five beers alongside five locally sourced meats.
The Breakfast Club
Exclusive Breakfast Beer Can Launch & Meet The Brewer Session with Collective Arts, Still Water Brewing & Mr West.
Brews & Blues
White Oaks Saloon Bar & Dining
Join us for a relaxing afternoon/evening of American brews and live blues. We'll have a range of beers from Sierra Nevada never seen before in Australia. Sit back and soak in the live blues set!
Paws & Pints
We're taking Sunday walks with your pooch to the next level with live entertainment, prizes and activities for the whole family, plus a Moon Dog tap takeover!
Home Brewing, Hops, Hog & Hip Hop
A home brewing competition that culminates in a day of judging, craft beer tasting, BBQ pork lunch and hip hop music in a Beer Hall environment.
Dr Morse X VIC Brewers
Dr Morse Bar & Eatery
Dr Morse features collaboration brews with some of Melbourne's finest, including Sailors Grave, Hop Nation and more. Come down for a party, a feed, hang out with the brewers and have a jolly good time.
GABS BEER, CIDER & FOOD FEST PRESENTED BY DAN MURPHY'S
Royal Exhibition Building
Under the Dome of the Royal Exhibition Building, GABS brings together the very best breweries and cider makers in Australia and New Zealand for one specTAPular festival.
Good Beer Gelateria
Arbory Bar and Eatery
Good Beer Gelateria will arrive on deck with a collaborative beer flavoured gelato as designed by Chef Nick Bennett. One scoop or two of this limited edition collaboration will be available every day of the festival.
Love A Beer With My Pizza!
Elgin Inn Hotel
Stone baked pizza with a glass of each from Young Henry's, Mountain Goat, Gage Roads and Two Birds for $30. Vote for your favourite and we'll keep it on tap!
Pint of Origin - Ireland
The Fifth Province
After bringing Irish craft beer to the masses over the last few festivals, the Province takes it to the next level, featuring beers from two of Ireland's leading craft breweries; O'Hara's & 8 Degrees.
Pint of Origin - Canada
After a beer tasting expedition through Canada, Mr West have curated a list of rare and wonderful craft brews to bring over specifically for Pint of Origin, including a collaboration with Collective Arts.
Pint of Origin - Regional New South Wales & ACT
The Windsor Alehouse
The Windsor Alehouse presents beers from Regional NSW and ACT all week, with 14 guest taps featuring Fixation, Bentspoke, FogHorn Brewhouse and more, plus live music and beer matched food!
Beer Me, Food Me
Beer DeLuxe: The Festival Hub
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!
Natural Born Grillers BBQ Masterclass
The Que Club
Learn to BBQ from champion team Natural Born Grillers. Enjoy a six course degustation matched to beer & cider from Fixation Brewing, Pike’s Beer, New Belgium (USA) and Granite Belt Cider Co.
The Sophisticate's Guide To Beer & Food
Amber Craft Beer
Award winning brewer Richard Whitebrook and acclaimed Guest Chef Rishi Gajadhur present a showcase to tantalise your senses. Four elegant and creative pairings in an intimate setting.
SAMPLE Brew + Ricky & Pinky Pass the Pig
Builders Arms Hotel
Ricky & Pinky presents Pass The Pig - a playful game of pure luck. SAMPLE showcase their fine beer alongside a feast of Chinese favourites - think whole roasted suckling pig - while you chuck pigs in the air!
De Vrolijke Boot - Episode V
Boatrocker Barrel Room
Boatrocker teams up with Merricote legends Rob, Bron, and Matt to bring you an incredible feast of epic proportions. This year, the event will be held at the Boatrocker Barrel Room, with transport provided from Federation Square.
Brunch & Beer Cocktails
Bad Shepherd Brewing Co.
Join us for the most important meal you will have during Good Beer Week. A delicious family style American breakfast complemented with beer cocktails. Breakfast with beer - a match made in heaven right?
Ride With The Brewers
Red Hill Brewery
Join the brewers and the Red Hill Riders Mountain Bike Club on a guided MTB ride to discover the trails of the region, followed by a social session of beer, barbecue and tales of extreme achievement.
Trans Antarctic Freestyle Brew-Off!
Bonehead Brewing from Australia and Dos Dingos from Argentina go head to head in a freestyle Brew-Off, with both beers put to the test by you, combined with a traditional Argentine feast!