Tins Of Glory
The Third Day
The World Tinnie Hurling Championships hit Good Beer Week, where mates pit themselves against mates for the chance to be showered in prizes, beer and glory. Four tinnies per team, 20 seconds a round, who will win?
Beergustation With Stomping Ground Brewing Co
Join us and the team from Stomping Ground for a Beergustation featuring the exclusive brew made in our very own micro-brewery, Frank, as well as 3 other tasty Stomping Ground beers, each with matched courses!
Tassie Takes The Taps
Dr Morse Bar & Eatery
Dr Morse showcases what the island state’s beer scene is all about with a range of delicious brews from all around the state, featuring Bruny Island Beer, Hobart Brewing Company, Ocho Brewing and Morrison brewery.
Our taps host the BentSpoke folk in an IPA Spoketacular. Try one or all, and mingle with the BentSpoke team - enjoy savoury snacks to support your IPA habit, whether you're up for sampling, sipping or slaking.
It's In The Bag!
Foresters Pub & Dining
Money or the bag Melbourne!? We recreate the classic Kiwi game show for a nostalgic night of laughs, prizes and amazing Kiwi beer. Risk it all or play it safe! Everyone can play, anyone can win!
I Knew Two… But Who Knows Moo?
Two Birds are welcomed back and team up with Tasmanian brewery Moo Brew to show off their local individual craft brews while you enjoy our wood fired food at Bar Nacional.
Bodriggy Art Exhibition: Mick Porter & Paul Bailer
Bodriggy Brewing Company
Local Melbourne artists Michael Porter and Paul Bailer have been working in the back room of Bodriggy Brewery for over a year. See the work they created in this space before we kick them out!
Bucks Boilermakers With Brooklyn Beers & Teeling Whiskies
Buck Mulligan's Whiskey Bar
A sellout event last year, Bucks Boilermakers features the pairing of Brooklyn beers with Teeling Irish whiskies. Featuring drops new to Australia, such as Brooklyn's American Pale Ale and the new Brabazon bottling series from Teeling.
Swine & Steins!
Bluebonnet Barbecue and Barrow Boys Brewery join forces to bring beasts, limited release brews, and live music together for one hell of a hoedown throwdown!
Friends From The Valley - Brewers Shout
The Tippler & Co
With the Yarra Valley as our muse, Napoleone is shouting the bar with five regionally inspired brews. Using Yarra Valley sourced ingredients, their brewers showcase the rich array of produce and flavours to be found.
Abbey Collaby VIII : An Abbotsford County Fair
Moon Dog Brewery Bar
A Hootenanny with a whole lot of hoot and just a touch of nanny. Complete with the Brewers Dunk Tank, homebrewed hooch from the Abbey Collaby brewers and Texan BBQ..... and yes we did say Dunk Tank!!
From Brews To Booze - Turning Beer Into Spirits
The Craft & Co
Experience four beer styles served at three different stages of life – as beer, as distilled spirits & as spirits in cocktails. Feast on a matched four-course dinner as a live beer distillation happens on the night!
Magic Carpets & Other Bold Beers
Like song lyrics, naming a beer involves the creation of stories. Join us for a night of beer tasting where we will take you on a journey to reveal the imaginary world of our beer characters.
Dinner with Paul West from River Cottage Australia
Stomping Ground Brewery & Beer Hall
A winter feast with Paul West of River Cottage Australia, paired with specialty Stomping Ground beers, including a barrel aged brett fermented sour ale with local fruit, brewed specially for the event!
The State Of It
Fancy Hank's will be pairing smokey, BBQ goodness with some of the best booze the country has to offer! Featuring beer and whiskey from Wolf of the Willows, Fixation, Lark Distillery and more.
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!
Celebrate (Two) Birds in Beer
Join us as we turn our Upton Bar into 'The Nest', and enjoy Two Birds beer as we celebrate women doing wonders in their field; ladies in beer, design & sport.
Battle Of The Brews
It's state versus state as we showcase the best of the best from all corners, with matching nibbles, live entertainment and opportunities to speak to brewers. Featuring Hop Nation, Stone & Wood, Green Beacon and more!
The Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar
A charged up night of rock ‘n’ roll, smokin’ BBQs and beer. You’ll meet Henry, Lola, Johnny and Hermann - the Panhead Canhead beers, and a killer band line-up that'll blow your head off!
Brewers & Chewers
The Local Taphouse
This famously fun dinner party includes brewers from BentSpoke, Tiny Rebel (UK), Stone (USA), Deep Creek (NZ) and Three Weavers (USA) for a night of great beer, food and company.
Bridge Road To Mumbai #3
A five course Indian feast prepared by the talented chefs at Fitzroy eatery Horn Please, expertly matched to a selection of Bridge Road Brewer’s beers, including a special release brewed just for the event. Vegetarian menu available.
Farmhouse To Table
An intimate event pairing masterful creations of both the Eau de Vie crew and the brewers at Boatrocker. Think farmhouse ales, cocktails, spirits and a stunning dinner to boot!
Fury & Son Cured Meat Matching
A beer and cured meats tasting event to show that beer is the perfect accompaniment to your favourite charcuterie meat, and vice versa. Wine has held the mantle for too long, its now beer's time to shine.
The Brewin Transfer
Cherry Tree Hotel
Big brewers have long marketed beer, to blokes. Come see craft brewers band together to produce ads for one audience, women. Featuring a panel of local advertising luminaries. Fun and free!
The Big Beer & Bands Bash ft. CHILD
Northcote Social Club
Young Henrys is taking over the Northcote Social Club to throw a big beer and live music bash that’ll see hard hitting blues band CHILD shred a massive free show!
Stone & Wood Party
Great Northern Hotel
Come down to the Great Northern Hotel and meet the Stone & Wood team, share in the banter and good times, all while trying the latest pilot batch beer.
Meet Our Mates - Wild Card Brewery
London's Wild Card Brewery Head Brewer Jaega Wise is hosted by collaboration pals Two Birds! Learn the history of Wild Card and how Jaega has gone from chemical engineering to heading a brewery!
Bad Love's Brewery Bake Off!
Bad Love Club
KAIJU! and Nomad go head to head in a bake off the likes of Good Beer Week have never seen before! Two breweries, two beers, two desserts. Who will win?
Kegstar & Brews News Present: Logistics In A Craft Beer World
Cryer Malt Trade Hub
Our panel of experts in the field of craft beer production and distribution will discuss getting your beer to market in the best condition to represent your brand.
Marketing: Practical Social Media & Branding
Cryer Malt Trade Hub
Practical tips on how to get your brand out there, and increase audience engagement across your social channels, including things you can do that will help drive engagement with your brand.
The Art Of Glass: RASTAL Masterclass
Cryer Malt Trade Hub
Join international glassware experts RASTAL for a masterclass that explores the difference that glassware can make to the beer drinking experience, through how it captures aroma, carbonation and more.
Marketing: Design, Branding & Labels
Cryer Malt Trade Hub
Join beer writer Luke Robertson and a panel of design, branding, and trademark experts, for a discussion on all things label art, logos and beer names.
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.
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!
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!
Watts River Brewery Tap Takeover
Enjoy at least 5 different Watts River Beers including a new, exclusive release! Kicking off with a brewer's shout on Friday 11 May from 5pm - 6pm, come down and have a beer with brewers Ben & Aaron!
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!
Golf Swings, Wings & Beery Things
Colonial Brewing Co
X-Golf and Colonial bring you a weeklong golf tournament at their iconic Port Melbourne brewery. Prizes for longest drive, closest to the pin and longest putt, with the winners taking home some amazing prizes!
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.
The Versatility Of Grain
The renowned 1806 team explores the versatility of grains through award-winning beers and whiskies showcased through cocktails and boilermakers, with selections chosen from Australia, Ireland, America & India, plus a matched food menu.
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!
Mornington Peninsula Specialty Tap Takeover
East of Everything
Eight specialty Mornington Peninsula beers on tap all week, with prizes and activities throughout the week, with food specials to match, plus the amazing city views at East of Everything!
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.
Wildflower Bugs & Blending
When Wildflower burst onto the scene with their foraged yeasts, barrel room & blending facility, Slowbeer were more than a little excited. Join Topher Boehm for an intimate session on wild yeast & beer blending.
New Orleans Degustation Dinner
Po' Boy Quarter
Enjoy great Louisiana seafood dishes, smoked meats and more with our five course degustation dinner, matched with five Abita Brewery beers, including specialty Louisiana beers in Australia just for GBW18.
La Sirene Vegetarian Degustation
An intimate evening of beer and vegetarian fare as Henry Sugar and La Sirene join forces to bring you a six course degustation, paired with a selection of their cult brews in refined, simplistic Henry Sugar style.
Odin’s Day Feast
Join us at newly opened Mjolner Melbourne as we collaborate with Garage Project on the Odin’s Day Feast. A viking style three course menu paired to Garage Project’s epic brews.
Over A Barrel
Beer DeLuxe: The Festival Hub
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.