Old Bar - Bodriggy Collaboration Release
The Old Bar
Johnston St stalwart Old Bar are teaming up with Bodriggy for a special collaborative release. Along with local Melbourne acts supplying the music, this night is one not to be missed.
Garage Project Comes Alive!
Foresters Pub & Dining
Day of the Dead skeletons, frisky White Mischief rabbits or colossal Umami Monsters. Bring them to life at this Garage Project costume party of epic proportions. First 48 in costume will receive a can of BEER on Garage Project!
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!
Taste The Noise
Save your fancy beer and food pairing experience for somewhere else, we’re matching beer with live music! Join us for a night of surprises, delicious brews and some lethal live music!
The Fox Hotel
Brewers Brains is the ultimate pub quiz with each round matched to a Cavalier beer! Get your team together for a night of laughs and banter. Great prizes to be won and great beer to be drunk.
Friends From The Valley - Dinner
The Tippler & Co
Celebrate the best of the Valley with five regionally inspired brews and a menu to match. Napoleone’s Kai and Ben have sourced ingredients unique to the Yarra Valley, exploring flavours through a beer and cider prism.
Welcome To The Woods: All Aussie Adventures
The Woodlands Hotel
Join us for our infamous beergustation as we immerse you in delicious flavours unique to this sunburnt country, across seven courses perfectly matched to our favourite seven breweries from Australia-wide.
Moo Party At The Great Northern
Great Northern Hotel
After nearly burning down the Great Northern last year with MONA's Wall of Fire; Moo Brew is having another crack. A rager, with good beer and slow cooked fare in Moo’s favourite beer garden.
The Mill Brewery X Red Sparrow Vegan Pizza Party!
Red Sparrow Pizza
Red Sparrow Pizza and The Mill throw Melbourne's finest vegan pizza party! As well as a number of specialty beer releases being paired with the food, expect a special collab beer being brewed just for the event.
Cans & Bands At The Farm
Collingwood Children's Farm
Mountain Goat presents a night of live, local music in the barn at Collingwood Children's Farm, served with cold cans of Goat beer from the canoe bar. Stay tuned for the full line-up announcement.
4 Pines X Terminus Hotel
Terminus Hotel Abbotsford
To celebrate 4 Pines being 'Brewer of the Month' at The Terminus Hotel, we're celebrating with a free sampling session, including specialty brews, meet the founder afternoon and the chance to win your weight in beer.
BBQ & Brews
Wilson & Market
Luxe BBQ by Paul Wilson and Dave Marshall of the award wining Wilson & Market present a Meatopia block party of craft beer with low and slow BBQ, plus a one off beer from Bridge Road Brewery.
Hair Of The Dog Breakfast: Bring The Funk
Beer DeLuxe: The Festival Hub
Enjoy some funk inspired beers matched with your breakfast! Beers from Omnipollo, Bridge Road and Boatrocker. Everything you need to knock on after the Australian International Beer Awards.
Brew For Tomorrow
Vue De Monde
Byron Bay comes to Melbourne as Stone & Wood, Three Blue Ducks and Vue de Monde collaborate to present the very best in locally sourced, sustainable produce across a six course beer-matched degustation.
Meat The Yaks
The Boatbuilders Yard
Yak Ales have got your Friday knock offs sorted! Enjoy the whole Yak herd alongside some delicious BBQ meats at The Boatbuilders Yard. Gather your gang, polish your hooves and come on down!
Leaping The Dog
Moon Dog Brewery
An intimate Chinese dinner in amongst the tanks at Moon Dog Brewery. Courses matched with both a Moon Dog and Great Leap beer. Listen while the brewers regale you with their tales.
Mega Dega VI
Let's hear it for the girls, as Mega Dega VI brings together Melbourne's finest women chefs with leading women brewers in this unique degustation that is sure to be a platinum hit of GBW18.
Stillwater Brews & DJ Tunes
BrewGOD from Stillwater Artisinal will be taking over Whitehart for one very special evening! Devour the food truck, smash his unique, limited brews and watch him hit the decks as DJ!
Remix: Blending Masterclass
Beer DeLuxe: The Festival Hub
Join Boatrocker’s Matt Houghton as we discuss the why, the why not, and the how to's of blending barrel aged beers. This is a hands on masterclass, where you will get to blend your very own take on a beer.
Cryer Malt Start Up Panel
Cryer Malt Trade Hub
Are you thinking of starting a brewery or already heading down that path? If so, you could join a panel of industry experts for the Cryer Malt Brewery Startup Panel.
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!
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.
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.