Don't sleep on Melbourne's western suburbs! Some of the most exciting parts of Victorian beer can be found over the West Gate Bridge, with high quality beer venues like Mr West, the Junction Hotel and Bad Love Club showing just how great the west is! Breweries like Hop Nation and Two Birds Brewing have also set up shop here, so make sure to fit a visit into your #GBW18 itinerary!Download our map of West Venues
System Wars: Carnival of the Brew
Grain and Grape
We have scoured the breweries and back yards of Melbourne to bring you the weirdest, the wonderful-est, the technically intriguing-est home-brewing systems known to man!
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!
Circle Of Life - Beer & Pig
Henry St Brewhouse
We brew beer, spent grain goes to farm, pig eats grain, we eat pig! A celebration with a pig on a spit cooked over hot coals combined with great beers.
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.
All Things Even More Awesomer
Valley Cellar Door
A sell-out event the last 3 years running, 7 Cent returns with a vengeance. Four beers specially brewed or chosen to match things we love. Namely ballsy whiskey, funky cured meats and stinky cheese!
Two Birds Brewing
Treat the kickass woman in your life! Meet talented female brewers, artists, musicians and more over a laid back Sunday session of killer live music, good food and brews from Two Birds and Wayward.
Up In Smoke
3 Ravens and Up In Smoke in Footscray are teaming up to bring you a three course meal using different 3 Ravens beers in the food itself, and to match.
The Great Western Degustation
Junction Beer Hall and Wine Room
Some of the Western Suburbs' most talented chefs pull out all the stops, with five meticulously designed dishes paired with some of the finest crafted brews all hailing from the west of Melbourne!
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?
Curry & Tap Takeover At The Plough Hotel
The Plough Hotel
Four of the west’s best Indian restaurants create a curry and compete to be named Best in the West. With Mountain Goat Brewery providing the beers it will be a day full of food, music and spices.
The Breakfast Club
Exclusive Breakfast Beer Can Launch & Meet The Brewer Session with Collective Arts, Still Water Brewing & Mr West.
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.
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.