Return of The Meat Ain't Real But The Beer Is!
Smith & Daughters
Your favourite plant-based restaurant, Smith & Daughters, teams up with your favourite local brewer, Barrow Boys, to put on an evening of copious Aussie classic dishes, your favourite Aussie tunes, tons of beers and beer cocktails to boot.
The Hop & Barley - Buxton and Tiny Rebel "Beat the Brewer"
Slowbeer Fitzroy is as far from a traditional pub as you could imagine. But we're going British! Showcasing amazing ales from Buxton and Tiny Rebel breweries, pork pies and a good old fashioned pub pool competition!
Le Bon Ton & Brooklyn Brewery
Le Bon Ton
Le Bon Ton welcome back the folks from Brooklyn Brewery for the third year in a row to showcase special Brooklyn brews flown in especially from Williamsburg to accompany a three course Bon Ton feast.
BentSpoke Beer Degustation Dinner With a Twist
Explore the diverse and important connection that great beer has at the table of good food, through six BentSpoke beers matched to six courses prepared by the European's Head Chef Peter Sheldon.
Sum.O. Rising: Modus Beers & Sumo Suits
Limber up at The Rainbow with some fresh Modus beers, including our limited GBW brew, in preparation for a night of sumo wrestling like you haven't quite seen before!
Get Quietly Stacked
Join the stack with a meet the brewer event including 4 mini burgers made specifically for Good Beer Week, followed by one special dessert, all matched to beers from local Melbourne brewery Quiet Deeds.
Suds For The Senses
The Craft & Co
Take your taste buds on a sensory journey as we match limited edition sweet, sour, spicy, salty and smoky small batch brews with an expertly paired five-course dinner.
Party For The Pourers
Garden State Hotel
To celebrate our industry pourers, Balter and Garden State throw a party to say thank you. Explore three levels of fun where you’ll get to have a crack at the whole Balter range plus a few special brews.
Hoptails & Ales
Showcasing how wonderfully well ales can work as cocktails or as we've dubbed it, 'hoptails'! The outcome will be delicious, wild and different. Ticket price includes five unique hoptails and food.
Melbourne Vs The World Showdown
Terminus Hotel Fitzroy North
Four world class brew crews go head to head against Melbourne’s finest to decide just who makes the greatest beer is this head to head showdown! Who wins? You decide!
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.
From Home-Brewer To Pro-Brewer
Cherry Tree Hotel
A must see for any aspiring brewer wishing to convert their passion to an enterprise. Featuring a new 'speed-dating' format, see 6 pro-brewers for 5 minutes each. Sample brews and a wood-fired pizza inclusive.
Where The Wild Things Char III
Wild native Australian flora and fauna perfectly prepared by Bluebonnet Barbecue to match the flavour forward Fixation range of beers. Sit and be satiated!
Exit Film Night
Exit host a not to be missed special film night at the Lido Cinemas in Hawthorn. Includes one beer, popcorn and a documentary film on craft beer (and maybe a couple of short films for good measure)!
Around The World In 8 Beers Dinner
East of Everything
Try some rare, specialty and interesting beers from around the world, with food to match. Japan, NZ, USA, UK and other parts of Europe and Asia will all supply beers for the evening.
Ale of a Time Presents Melissa Cole
Melissa Cole is one of the UK beer world's most respected writers and judges. Here, she joins Luke Robertson of Ale Of A Time for a conversation and live podcast taping exploring all things beer, London, writing, and food.
Yokocho Beer Garden
Yokocho is ‘alleyway’ in Japanese. We are offering an array of Japan’s best beers and craft beers to go with your tempura feast.
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.
Beer DeLuxe: The Festival Hub
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.
The Wheaty Brewing Corps Residency
Tallboy and Moose
The award winning Wheaty Brewing Corps from Adelaide is setting up shop at Tallboy and Moose, where their beers will be on tap all week. Join us for several intimate events playing with hops and blending!
Perfect Match: Cheese & Beer
Milk the Cow Carlton
Join our cheesemongers and brand experts for a guided flight of artisan cheeses and boutique beers as we explore the earthy, yeasty flavours that make beer and cheese the perfect pairing.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Scandinavia
Beermash is the home of Scandinavia all week, featuring beers from Mikkeller, Omnipollo, Nøgne Ø, To Øl, Brewski, Lervig and much more across all 20 taps!
Pint of Origin - Melbourne
Terminus Hotel Fitzroy North
The home of Melbourne beer for GBW18! Expect 'meet the brewer' events, collaboration beers, a pro brewing workshop, a Melbourne vs The World showdown and one of the greatest Melbourne tap takeover parties ever!
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 - Continental Europe
Beer Deluxe Hawthorn
You know what they say… craft beers are good, but European craft beers are better!
This GBW we’re rapt to showcase some of the best craft beer continental Europe has to offer!
Expect guest tap appearances from some of Europe’s most sought after beers and specialty drops - plus a few tasty food matches!
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.
Can Art Action Feat. To Øl, Mikkeller, Bodriggy & More
Dr Morse Bar & Eatery
Bid on your favourite artwork by To Øl, Mikkeller, Hop Nation, Capital Brewing, Bodriggy plus more to take home a framed edition. Pieces displayed at Dr Morse throughout GBW18, with all proceeds going to charity.
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!
Brooklyn Brewery Take Over Whisky + Alement
Whisky and Alement
Brooklyn Brewery take over the fridges at Whisky + Alement for Good Beer Week. Showcasing 20+ Brooklyn beers and boilermaker match ups, including some of the most experimental projects the brewery has undertaken!
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!
Clifton Hill Brew Pub
Swap that unwanted beer given by a cousin 5 years ago for a tap beer at the Clifton Hill Brewpub. One beer will get you a pot, two beers a schooner, and three beers a pint!
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!
Beers of Curiosity & Decadence
Join us in Cookie's Back Bar for an intense flourish of beer curiosities. Each afternoon, for 45 minutes sharp, we will lead you by the hand on a journey through exclusive rarities from the Brooklyn Brewery cellar.
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!
Brooklyn Pro Am
Howler is teaming up with Brooklyn Brewery to launch the Brooklyn Pro Am with custom-made night time mini golf course! The Howler Mini-Golf-O-Rama features nine holes each complete with a classic theme, plus Brooklyn beer!
Good Burger Week II: Nine Days A Week
Rockwell and Sons
2017’s most popular event  is back. Nine days of burger and beer pairings featuring the best Garage Project and Rockwell and Sons have to offer.
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.
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!
A Whole Week Goosing Around @ Welcome To Thornbury
Welcome To Thornbury
Lucy, our beloved Goose Truck is rollin' into Welcome to Thornbury to bring some of the most interesting beers from the Goose Island brewery in Chicago to Melbourne. This is going to be a week full of Chicago beats, brews and activities. Stay tuned.
White Oaks Saloon Bar & Dining
Join us for an evening of Southern cuisine, matched with Sierra Nevada Brewing with this four course menu matched to Sierra Nevada beers never seen before in Australia, with beer cocktails also on offer.
Skunked! Identifying Beer Faults
Beer DeLuxe: The Festival Hub
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.