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.
Lawn Bowls In The Pub
The Royston Hotel
Join WA newcomers Nowhereman as they pour handles of quality beer and dig into their crusty leather bags to pull out their lawn bowls. Just turn up to enter the tourny, or come along for laughs & beers!
White Rabbit Brewery vs Watts River Brewing - Tap Takeover
Try favourites from Watts River and White Rabbit, plus one specialty brew and an exclusive collaboration beer. Brewers from will be on deck to talk about their beers, plus answer any pressing questions you might have!
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.
Beers & Buns @ The P49 Block Party
Project Forty Nine
Beechworth neighbours Bridge Road Brewers and Project Forty Nine collaborate for the first time in Collingwood. Parking their “Hop Rod” in Cambridge Street, they will serve up fun and mouth-watering brews at the Pop Up Cellar Door.
Backyard Barbie Bonanza
We're bringing the fun back and throwing a good old fashioned BBQ! Think tinnie lucky dip bar, bocce, more snags than St Kilda pier, an exclusive Dingo's/Moon Dog single keg collab and a bunch of prizes!
Bowling With Brewers
Flemington & Kensington Bowling Club
Bowl and chat with some of the best brewers from Australia and NZ at this family-friendly event. Includes free bowls, a burger and your choice of two beers or ciders from the featured brewers. Vegetarian options available.
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!
Rogue Wave Tap Takeover Sunday Sessions
The Corner and Rogue Wave Brewing Co. present two Sunday sessions in the front bar! Wind down your weekend with a Sunday sesh soundtracked by some of our favourite local musos while enjoying a Rogue Wave tipple.
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.
Woods Of The North 2018
3 Ravens Brewery
3 Ravens' biennial celebration of wood is back with a world class lineup of barrel aged beer, cider and spirits. Ticket includes drinks, barbeque, live music and an exclusive take-home collaboration “bomboniere”.
No Sleep 'Til Brooklyn Tap Takeover
The Silverlake Social
A rare opportunity to taste limited release beers from New York's Brooklyn Brewery and chat to one of their brewers! We have eight delicious beers from the famous New York brewery on tap, including a bunch of special limited releases!
Feral Brewing Co. West Oz Sunday Session
The Royston Hotel
It's our favourite day of the year! The best beers Feral has saved up for us throughout the year plus the launch of our 2018 Feral-Royston collaboration brew. This one's going to be epic!
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!
The Good Beer Run
Beer DeLuxe: The Festival Hub
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.
US Brewers Association Presents: Storage & Care Of Craft Beer
Cryer Malt Trade Hub
Tips and quality standards for venues to put in place that will guide your establishment to serving and maintaining the flavour of craft beer.
Petanque On The Rooftop
Join the Boatrocker crew for a round of petanque and all things French on LOOP's rooftop. Cheese, baguettes and a beer on arrival with Boatrocker specials continuing throughout the afternoon.
Foam to Food
Wolf of the Willows and Stray Neighbour are coming together to celebrate what we love best; good beer with great food. We are throwing a beer inspired feast! Five courses of seasonal produce, curated by the Stray Neighbour crew, matched with Wolf and the Willows range of hand crafted modern ales. Come, eat, drink and enjoy the night with us.
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!
Introduction To The Intriguing World Of Beer Cocktails
Left Bank Melbourne
Learn about the flavour profiles of different beers from Left Bank's expert cocktail bartenders and how they can be perfectly paired with spirits in this unique experience, paired with a chef's selection of canapes.
An afternoon of incredible proportions, with STARWARD distillery's incredible whiskies, and Boatrocker's incredible beers. Whisky, whisky barrel aged beers, cocktails, and the incredible RamRamjet, plus some cracking food to keep you going.
Beans & Brews Masterclass With Goose Island & St Ali
St Ali Coffee Roasters
Paired with a selection of St Ali’s seasonal & unique roasted coffee. Join us as we combine our beer with some of the best coffee in Melbourne.
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.
Mountain Goat Beer
Unwind after a busy Good Beer Week at the Goat Bar in Richmond. Think of it as a lazy Sunday on the couch but the couch just happens to be at a brewery.
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.
Moo Brew State of Origin Tinnie Bar
Beer DeLuxe: The Festival Hub
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.
Kiwi Tap Takeover - A Taste of New Zealand
The Park Hotel
The Park brings a collection of New Zealand's best craft beers to Melbourne's West for Good Beer Week across its range of 29 taps, including Epic, 8 Wired, Hop Federation and many more.
Winner, Winner… Parma Dinner!
Raise a pot or pint to the medal winning, trophy holding, award magnets as we tap the local champions and triumphs of Victorian brews voted by esteemed judges or by you after a few!
Great Northern Hotel
The Great Northern Hotel is taking it back to basics, and just celebrating Good Beer - no gimmicks, no themes, no Carlton Draught, all week long!
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!
BrewDog & Burger Boys Takeover
Freshly established venue Saving Grace has partnered with the legendary Scots at BrewDog to bring a very special, week long event to the beer and food lovers of Melbourne. Six taps of BrewDog's eclectic brews and matching burgers!
Pint of Origin - Sydney
The Rainbow hosts our northern cousins, with taps dedicated to some of the finest brews from Sydney. Regular tap changes, food matching specials, live music and more. It'll be a cracker!
Pint of Origin - England, Wales & Scotland
Sample some of the UK's best beers as Freddies designates one craft brewery to each tap for the duration of GBW, spreading the breadth of England, Scotland and Wales!
Pint of Origin - Regional Victoria
Cherry Tree Hotel
Celebrating the finest beers that regional Victoria has to offer, the Cherry Tree is showcasing the regions across all 23 taps with more varieties than you can poke a paddle at!
Pint of Origin - USA
Can we tap 120 American beers that have never been tapped in Australia before? Probably not, but we're going to try! Come in and pair it with pop-up Texas style barbecue from Bluebonnet served all week!
Pint of Origin - Tasmania
The Lincoln Hotel
The Lincoln is bringing Tasmania's best craft brewers to Carlton for Pint of Origin. Try some uniquely Tassie (and tasty) beers brewed using some of the finest ingredients on earth.
Pint of Origin - New Zealand
Foresters Pub & Dining
New Zealand is a place with a pretty good rugby team, a few sheep and a weird obsession with hobbits. It also has one of the most exciting and innovative brewing scenes in the world!
Pint of Origin - Western Australia
The Royston Hotel
If a state and a pub could be lovers, The Royston's would be Western Australia. We're both home to top food, good times and amazing beer. Pouring the finest from WA's best breweries, all week long!
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!
Pint of Origin - South Australia
The Palace Hotel
Come try the best of South Australia, as the Palace's 18 taps rotate through the finest SA has to offer, including Pirate Life, the Wheatsheaf, Little Bang, Mismatch and more!
Pint of Origin - Queensland
The Fitzroy Pinnacle
From Green Beacon to Balter, Queensland craft breweries have come into their own. We celebrate Queensland beer all week with a bevy of beautiful beers from the Sunshine State.
Pint of Origin - Asia
From one of the fastest growing craft beer scenes in the world, Captain Melville bring you the world of Asian craft beer.
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.
Bikes and Beers
Rockwell and Sons
Celebrate bikes and beers with Bridge Road Brewers, Rockwell and Sons, Cycling Tips, and Curve. Join us for one of a few ride options around Melbourne and beyond before a beer and a bite.
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.
Boatrocker Palate Cleanser
Boatrocker Barrel Room
Sit amongst Australia's first and largest barrel room, and cleanse your palate with world class sours, cracking food, and great company. There'll be a distilled treat in there for you too from our Hippocampus still.
Cask Off 2018
3 Ravens Brewery
Join Holgate, Colonial, 3 Ravens, Old Wives Ales, Hargreaves Hill and Bright Brewery for one off beers straight from the cask!
All You Can Meat
Celebrate GBW18 in one of Melbourne’s most picturesque locations alongside the best brewers in the business, Brewmanity Beer Co and Shifty Lizard Brewing Co. $35 will get you all the meat you can eat!
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!
Getting Blind With Crafty
Beer DeLuxe: The Festival Hub
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!
Beer & Spirit Matching In The Parlour
The Americans named it a boilermaker. This is our more elegant take on the concept. Three craft beers matched to three boutique spirits by our butlers in a guided tasting event.