Bodriggy's 3 Pointer Showdown
How deep are your three pointers? We're awarding the best ballers in Abbotsford with ten slabs of Bodriggy beer and all the glory. Join us for a Saturday dedicated to long shots in the warehouse court.
Paddle By The Yarra
Murray’s Brewing Co bring you four of their favourites, including Whale Ale American Wheat Beer, Angry Man Pale Ale and two more. A weekend of live music and $10 beer paddles - yes!
Fixation Fest At The Old Bar
The Old Bar
Rocking bands and fresh IPA's, what a combo! A brand new style IPA will be on tap from Fixation. Expect an earful of live rock and roll, great memories, and lots of tasty beer.
A Collaboration Celebration
Concrete Boots Bar
Celebrate the release of a 7-way collaboration karma tank brewed over a chat, to be enjoyed over a chat.
Meet all 7 brewers for a POWWOW on the day.
Bodriggy Brewing Co Keg Rolls To The Yarra
Bid a fond farewell to GBW with a night of local bands, Bodriggy froffs – including the freshly launched 'Gongim' and 'Death' brews – in the warm bosom of the Yarra Hotel in Abbotsford.
Australia vs New Zealand: The Brewersloe Cup of Beer
The Common Man
Featuring five Kiwi craft beers up against five Aussie craft beers. We’ll be firing up the good old Australian bbq and the NZ hangi. Get down and represent your side, may the best country win!
Ballarat's "Beers Through The Years" Festival
Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute
Beers Through The Years is a celebration of Ballarat life in brews through history. Enjoy displays, performances and fascinating stories while tasting the liquid gold of local craft brewers.
Family Day at Thunder Road Brewery
Thunder Road Brewing Company
Up to 26 Thunder Road and guest beers including numerous medal winners and specialty beers will be available to enjoy, plus free tours, tastings and good times!
Otway Central Paddock to Plate
Indulge in a five course tapestry of local produce from the Otway ranges matched with south west Victorian craft beer including those from our Crowes Nest Brewery - an experience impossible to find in the city.
The Party To End All Parties: Karaoke And A Keg of Dutch Courage
Moon Dog Brewery
For the last Saturday night it's the party to end all parties: a night of Shizuku Ramen, sumo suits and karaoke. Need help to overcome your stage fright? A single keg of "Dutch Courage" will be the answer!
Texan BBQ & Beer 101
The Mallow Hotel
Texan BBQ meats (cooked by a real Texan), matching craft beers, and beer education classes. Free entry, food and drinks for purchase.
Brewed, Distilled and Poured: An Epic Matching of Australian Beer, Whisky and Bespoke Canapés
The humble boilermaker has gotten better! Six beers from Bridge Road Brewers, matched with six world-class whiskies sourced across Australia, finished with curated canapés prepared by the chefs of Humbling Eats.
The Brooklyn Block Party
Section 8 / Ferdydurke
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.
GABS BEER, CIDER & FOOD FEST PRESENTED BY DAN MURPHY'S
Royal Exhibition Building
Recognised as one of the top 20 beer festivals in the world by The Beer Connoisseur magazine (USA), GABS brings you a hall full of beery goodness, with 120 ‘Festival Beers’ brewed specifically for the event, brewery and cider stands, food vendors, education sessions and entertainment.
Tickets available via www.gabsfestival.com
Merri Mashers & Oregon Special Guests Live Brew
Join the Merri Mashers as they brew with our special guests from Oregon's own Deschutes, Commons & Breakside Breweries. Brew, chat & just hang out with international professionals & local amateurs.
Cryer Malt & HPA SMASH Challenge
Cryer Malt Trade Hub
Westgate Brewers took the crown in 2016, but who will SMASH the competition this year? Melbourne's homebrew clubs will compete head to head, brewing a beer with just one malt and one hop, known as a SMASH (Single Malt and Single Hop).
The Hong Kong Craft Revolution
The Vic Bar
8 of Hong Kong’s best breweries are shipping their kegs all the way to Melbourne. Located in a vibrant Asian community with the some of the trendiest and diverse set of places for food and drinks, Vic Bar will feature 16 styles to be rotated throughout the week! Your only chance to try Hong Kong’s best fresh on tap!! *Please note that the beers for this event have been delayed in customs. We will update the listing as soon as the beers are tapped.
Can Art Auction Feat. Omnipollo, Mikkeller and More
Bid on your favourite artwork by Mikkeller, Grifter, Omnipollo and Bodriggy to take home a framed edition. Ten pieces displayed at Dr Morse throughout Good Beer Week for you to name your price. All proceeds go to charity.
Pint of Origin - Regional New South Wales
The Windsor Alehouse
The Windsor Alehouse presents Pint of Origin, showcasing regional New South Wales. Special events and beer tastings throughout the week, with Meet the Brewer sessions, trivia nights, and even a poker tournament. It’ll be a taste sensation.
USA Tap Takeover & Hot Dog Parma!
Victorian brewers get their stars & stripes on in a USA Tap Takeover - West Coast, New World, APA's & more... all matched with the Hot Dog Parma topped with Sloppy Joe sauce, mustard & fried onion!
Freddies Goes Stateside
Freddies lets Stone Brewing & Brooklyn Brewery take over the taps! We’ve been promised limited release and speciality kegs from both breweries that have never been seen in Australia! It’s the classic East vs West battle, who will triumph?
Pint of Origin - Northwestern Europe
Belgian Beer Cafe Melbourne
Northwest is best, and a veritable goldmine for great brews. Grab a 'Brewropass' and get on board to take a tour through Scotland, England, France, Belgium, Germany, and The Netherlands.
The Journey Of Beer
Ocean Reach Brewing Pty Ltd
We are celebrating Good Beer Week with our specially made beer Spot the Hop, which has been crafted using fresh hops from Bimbadeen Farm and the Bass Coast region. Learn about The Journey of Beer as we know it here at Phillip Island.
Pint of Origin - USA
It’s a USA style blowout party all week long, featuring massive events and tap lists you wouldn’t believe, plus Tex Mex barbecue food. Check our online listings and Facebook page for full details and updates.
Pint Of Origin - Regional Victoria
Cherry Tree Hotel
Featuring over 50 unique beers through all 25 taps, the Cherry Tree Hotel is hosting a delicious selection of the finest brews from all three corners of the greatest brewing state of Australia!
Founders American Tap Takeover!
The Park Hotel
Over the course of Good Beer Week, The Park will be bringing the best of American craft beers from Founders Brewery. It will be a complete American tap take over, tapping 11 exclusive beers never seen before in Australia.
Pint of Origin - ACT
Beer Deluxe Hawthorn
Join Beer DeLuxe Hawthorn for the ACT’s finest, featuring BentSpoke Brewing, Wig & Pen, Zierholz Premium Brewery, Capital Brewing & Pact Beer Co. Meet the brewer sessions, tap takeovers and specialty beers throughout the week.
Palate to Plate
Beer DeLuxe: The Festival Hub
Our beer and food experts have put together some mouth-watering pairings for your tastebud pleasure. Each day we will have a different meal matched with a different beer for your lunchtime needs!
Irish Craft Tap Takeover
The Fifth Province
We'll be pouring a selection of The Emerald Isle's finest boutique beers. This time we'll be bringing over kegs from 8 Degrees Brewing in County Cork, matching them with some creative and beer-infused Irish meals all week!
Temple Side Room Invasion @ The Provincial
A week of table tennis with a Temple tap takeover. To top the week off we will end with a demonstration brew and a Q&A with the head brewer from Temple Brewery on Friday.
Beer, Beats and Banter
The Last Jar
Join us for a week long celebration of the lively Irish influence on having a good time. Stellar bands, Irish and guest beers, and matched food. Music changing nightly from 8 till late. BYO Banter!
Ye Old Tap Acquisition
ST Hotel is celebrating Good Beer Week with all 16 of our taps being taken over with the very best of old world beers from nine of Australia's best breweries.
Pint of Origin - Melbourne
Victoria has the most diverse brewing scene in Australia and the Terminus is damn proud of it. Expect special brewery releases, collab beer launches, a Victorian hops showcase, Melbourne music, one off beers and collaborations during the whole week.
Pint of Origin - New Zealand
Foresters Pub & Dining
Foresters will be showcasing all things Kiwi, with regular Meet the Brewer sessions, kiwi food and snacks, hakas, All Blacks classic victories and some sweet as Kiwi tunes. It’s gonna be choice as.
Pint of Origin - Western Australia
The Royston showcases the finest breweries from Western Australia. Expect some of the best beers in the country, a classic West Oz Sunday Session, a brewery showdown, pool comps, brewer shouts, brewer chats, and party vibes.
Pint of No Origin - Gypsy
For the first time ever, BrewCult will be hosting Pint of Origin for gypsy brewers, known as Pint of No Origin. Taps will feature brewers from all over the map, both from Australia and beyond.
Pint Of Origin - South Australia
The Palace Hotel
Seventeen taps of SA deliciousness, featuring Pirate Life, Little Bang, Mismatch, Pikes, Barossa, Big Shed, Smiling Samoyed, Woolshed, Prancing Pony, The Wheaty, Brew Boys, Coopers and some newbies including Swell and Robe Town.
Stockade Blockade At Cookie
Cookie has invited the boys behind Stockade beer to live & party like honorary Melbournians for Good Beer Week, throwing down a rotation of 10 epic beers including a limited Thai inspired collab "Puppet Master IPA".
The Mill Brewery And Melbourne Vegan Eats Showcase
The Mill Brewery
Collingwood's newest local brewery offers punters good vibes and great beers. The Mill is partnering with Melbourne Vegan Eats for a showcase of bar and street food that challenges perceptions and complements their brand new tap list.
Good Beer - No Borders, No Boundaries
Great Northern Hotel
We're taking it back to basics at the GNH this year. No gimmicks, no restrictions - just the best of the best from our favourite local and international breweries.
Perfect Match: Cheese & Beer
Milk the Cow Carlton
Cheese and beer share a rich artisan heritage and earthy, yeasty flavours. Join our cheese and beer experts as they take you through four perfect matches in a guided tasting.
Bavarian Pure Biers & Pork Knuckle
Direct from Bavaria and straight to our taps, try some of Bavaria's finest biers! Enjoy five tasters, then sit back with a 1L stein of your favourite pick, matched with our famous crispy pork knuckle.
Taste of Japan - Coedo Craft Beer Flight
Take a ‘flight’ with us to Coedo Brewery, Tokyo to celebrate the best in Japanese craft beer. Enjoy three tasters of Coedo’s finest brews, all specially matched with some of our signature Sake grazers.
Pint of Origin - Sydney
For the sixth year in a row we'll be turning over our taps to arguably the most exciting Australian city for craft beer. Meet the brewer sessions, food specials & live music, It's going to be huge!
Pint of Origin - Geelong and South West Victoria
Blackman's Brewery Bar
Blackman’s Brewery Bar will showcase 10 taps of beer from Geelong and the South West, with Meet the Brewer sessions featuring a different brewery from the region every night.
Blackman's Taps And Tinnies Takeover
A week long Blackman's Tap Takeover at Heartbreaker, plus the launch of an exclusive Heartbreaker / Blackman's collaborative brew! There'll be tinny specials, Meet the Brewer sessions and more beer-fuelled fun with Blackman's & Heartbreaker all week long.
STKBB & Boatrocker Risk It For The Brisket
St Kilda Burger Bar (STKBB)
STKBB and Boatrocker have teamed up, creating The Wilson, a melt-in-your-mouth chilli and chocolate braised brisket burger taste sensation paired with the freshly launched Boatrocker Stout.
The Big Bad Wolf At Grosvenor Hotel
Grosvenor Hotel has teamed up with Melbourne’s Wolf of the Willows and Melbourne Hot Sauce to create the Big Bad Wolf steak sandwich. Paired with Wolf of the Willows Saison, it will have you craving seconds.
Pilgrim is zooming in on Victoria. Sample four different styles from the four corners of our state. Why not do a 180 and get a meat or cheese platter for the full experience!
Beer For Breakfast?!
Magic Mountain Saloon
Beer for breakfast? We're not advocating 10% IIPA's before noon but we are serving delicate, refined, lower ABV beers paired alongside our Thai brunch. Think gose, berliner weisse, saisons and sessions.
Pint of Origin - Scandinavia
Throughout Good Beer Week we will be showcasing a range of Scandinavian beers over our 20 taps. From the likes of Mikkeller, Omnipollo, Amager, Nøgne Ø and To Øl and many more.
California Cruisin' With Firestone Walker & Saint Archer
Young & Jackson
Two of the best craft breweries in California, Firestone Walker and Saint Archer, on tap for the first time in Australia. Famous flagship beers and rare specialties all week.
THE BEER HAS ARRIVED AND IS TASTING DELICIOUS!
Pint of Origin - Queensland
In Grosvenor Hotel’s biggest tap takeover yet, brews from the sunshine state feature in a stellar line-up. Sample beers from up-and-coming breweries Newstead, Green Beacon, Balter, Black Hops & Good Beer Co.
Pint of Origin - Tasmania
The Spotted Mallard
The Mallard has flown south, returning with rare and reclusive ales and ciders from the Apple Isle of Tasmania. Duck in for a pint or two to see what the south is all about.
Eat. Talk. Beer.
Come join the team at Abacus for paired beers with food such as chocolate stout with beer coated smoked ribs all week. Live music, beer paddles and talks from one of the first craft brewers in Australia.
Brooklyn Brewery Hits Beer and Burger Bar
The Beer and Burger Bar
Brooklyn takes over four taps to accompany American style burgers and dogs only available during Good Beer Week. Pair your burger or dog with Brooklyn Lager, East IPA, American Pale or Summer Ale, all for only $25.
Pint Of Origin - Continental Europe
Ladro TAP hosts some of Southern Europe’s finest beers from Spain & Italy. Find out why the rest of the world is raving about craft beers from breweries like Naparbier, Birra del Borgo, Brewfist, and Sidro del Bosco.
Good Burger Week (TM)
Rockwell and Sons
2015’s most popular Good Beer Week event  returns in 2017. Never before seen burgers paired with never before seen beers. Our partners: the indomitable, without peer, half beer half amazing Garage Project Brewery.
GBW Presents: Oregon Hub
Throughout Good Beer Week, The Catfish will serve up events offering you the chance to meet our Portland mates, and a tap takeover Melbourne's never seen before, including beers from Breakside Brewery, Commons Brewery, Upright Brewing, pFriem Family Brewers, Gigantic Brewing and Baerlic Brewing Co.
Slice Of Beer Heaven
Lazerpig Pizza Parlour
Gage Roads is pairing up with Collingwood’s legendary Lazerpig Pizza Parlour to create four unique Good Beer Week pizzas. Each pizza will be inspired by one of four Gage Roads beers pouring.
The Official Good Beer Week Burger
505 Cellar is serving up a double stacked Jucy Lucy paired with a Gage Roads Brewing Co. Single Fin Summer Ale for the Good Beer Burger Challenge.
Merchandise For Sale At The Festival Hub
Beer DeLuxe: The Festival Hub
Good Beer Week merchandise is available for sale at the Festival Hub all throughout #GBW17!
Fury and Son Brewery Tour And A Feast
Up In Smoke
Start your afternoon at Fury and Son with beers and a guided tour of their amazing brewery in Keilor Park. Then hop on a bus and head over to Up In Smoke for a feast of epic proportions! Check listing for bus arrangements.
The Great Curry and Beer Match
The Plough Hotel
We have invited some of the local area's best cooks and brewers to give us eight curries and eight beers matches – who will create a little bit of magic? Your vote will decide.
Craft & Cult 2017
Craft and Cult returns for a third year. Stoner sludge bands The Ruiner, DEAD and Weedy Gonzalez combine with breweries Mountain Goat, Moon Dog and Two Birds at Grumpy’s, including a beer on arrival.
The Brooklyn Cask Shake-Up
Whisky and Alement
Brooklyn's Main Stage for their weird and wonderful, cask matured ales. Our annual showcase of complimentary whiskies will challenge your perception of just what is possible in the flavour lexicon.
The Whole Hog Dinner with Feral Brewing
What happens when you take a whole pig and loads of hops? Feral & Boilermaker House go the whole hog with a six course beer matched dinner focusing on hops and snout to tail dining.
Boatrocking the USA: Boatrocker Rarities vs the American Beers which Inspired Them
Last year's runaway success is returning, but with an American focus. Boatrocker's Matt Houghton has brewed five of his rarest beers and told us which American beers inspired them. We've brought them together for a masterclass!
Homebrew 101 Symposium
Cryer Malt Trade Hub
After a highly popular session in 2016, the Homebrew 101 Symposium returns to the Cryer Malt Trade Hub, offering a five-part seminar and question session with homebrewing experts, covering everything from malt to all grain brewing. Beer supplied by Bad Shepherd and a grazing lunch is included.
The Glorious World of Beer, Whisky & Fine Food
Our 2017 event will showcase some of the best beers from Australia matched with food inspired by the Mediterranean, with canapés to match the flavour profiles of the beers.