Lunch With An Edge
Four course degustation speed lunch paired with four of the best beers from Edge Brewing Company. Come see just how much deliciousness you can fit into your lunch hour!
Humboldt County Showcase III
Dr Morse features special and limited releases from Anderson Valley brewery, Knee Deep brewery, Almanac Brewing and a barbie in Dr Morse’s beer garden. A Californian tap takeover not to miss.
Trivia - All Things Beer
The ultimate Trivia Night for the beer lovers/nerds out there. 1st Prize is a huge hamper of craft beers people can only dream about, and other prizes like limited editions, specialities and GABS speciality beers.
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!
Sunday Funday With Stomping Ground & Garage Project
Stomping Ground Brewery & Beer Hall
Join us as we let our hair down for an afternoon's carousing. Beer bingo, table tennis, foosball, great grub and, of course, an awesome lineup of Stomping Ground and Garage Project beers.
From Home-Brewer To Pro-Brewer
Cherry Tree Hotel
A panel of four new and established brewers host a lively Q&A session that is a must see for any aspiring pro brewer. Sample beers and a two course dinner included.
Brooklyn House Party At Leonard's
Leonard's House of Love
A good old fashioned house party with Brooklyn Brewery on the beers, served up with New York inspired favourites from the kitchen, while DJ's spin the finest tunes out of the borough all day long.
The Brewin' Transfer
Cherry Tree Hotel
Join our panel of local advertising luminaries as they delve into the wonderful world of Australian beer ads. From the vintage to the irreverent to everything in between, fun and free!
Poet Of Origin
Cherry Tree Hotel
A pack of poets picked a pretty Pint of Origin pub to put on a poetry performance par excellence! Open stage entrants are most welcome, with the crowd favourite winning a hamper of beer.
Modern African Food Cooked With Good Ol' Beer
polepole bar + kitchen
Feast on a three course meal showcasing modern African dishes that incorporate beer into the cooking process. Each dish will then be paired with a unique African 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.
ArtTASan Long Lunch
Pure South Restaurant
The ArtTASan dinner is a loved feature of Good Beer Week, and this year we're doing a Friday long lunch, allowing you to linger over the delights of the south with Tasmanian beers on the side.
Coedo / Hop Nation - Collaboration Brew!
Collaboration Brew Day! Japan's Coedo is joining Hop Nation for a Brew Day. Taste eight unique beers with the brewers, lunch and a one litre can sent to you after!
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!
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!
Feral Brewing's Good Ol' West Oz Sunday Session
Feral Brewing Co take over all the Royston's taps for a good ol' West Oz sunday session. There'll be pig on the spit, happy hour specials, DJ's and an insane lineup of beers.
Smoky Sunday At The Clifton Hill Brewpub With Friends
Clifton Hill Brew Pub
Smoked meat and new beers. Two of lives simple pleasures. The Clifton Hill Brewpub loves this combination, so to celebrate we are launching three new beers. Be the first to try the good, the bad and the ugly.
Quiet Deeds Rooftop Disco
An afternoon of live art and Quiet Deeds beer tastings in the open air future-disco of your wildest, tastiest dreams! Disco tunes, live mural painting, beer cocktails and some sweet prizes and giveaways!
Bogan Tinnie Party
In addition to the PoO taps, BrewCult bar will be cracking open the tinnies from around Australia and the world in an all out, mullet-induced epic party.
Cherry Tree Hotel
Can up any of our 25 amazing regional Victorian tap beers from Bridge Road Brewers for your later enjoyment. Featuring carnival games including can-coconut shy, can skittles, the longest can snake, coaster throwing, dunk the brewer and more!
Good Heavens X Stone Brewing Tap Takeover
Good Heavens and Stone Brewing present a six tap takeover matched with canapés on the rooftop, including a meet and greet with Stone Brewing's Director of Brewing Operations, Joel Grosser.
CyclingTips Friday Bunchie - Bikes and Beers
Rockwell and Sons
Join CyclingTips, Rockwell and Sons, and Bridge Road Brewers for a 100km road ride loop from 8am before returning to Rockwell for a beer and lunch. All welcome on the ride, lunch by ticket only.
Mismatch Brewing Tap Takeover + Brewers Talk
Passionately brewing since 2013, Mismatch travel west to unleash their wares in Melbourne. Talk to brewer Ewan Brewerton at 12:30pm on Thursday, and sample the entire range of beers, including some exclusive brews made especially for us.
GOOD BEER KITCHEN
Arbory Bar and Eatery
3RRR's Cameron Smith hosts Arbory's chef Nick Bennett and three of his mates to each demonstrate & cook a courses using beers from: Balter (QLD), Pirate Life (SA), Two Birds (VIC) and Stomping Ground (VIC).
In The Shadow Of The Brewery: 1st Annual Cambrian Beer Festival
Never drink beer out of the shadow of the brewery! We're hosting a mash of Victoria's best breweries for a festival of good beer, live music, great people and amazing food. Featuring a set from Bendigo's ace Four Lions.
Beer & Beast Feast
Marquis Of Lorne
A traditional weekend roast with a twist where Marquis of Lorne's head chef will present a whole Wessex Saddleback fed on grain from Stomping Ground Brewery, matched with a seasonal Stomping Ground beer.
That'll Do Pig
Shadowboxer Bar & Kitchen
From a Kolsch to a Porter, buy one (or all six!) of our specially matched Victorian beers to compliment our native spiced slow roast pork shoulder rolls. That'll do pig, that'll do.
Stone & Wood Street Party at Ladro TAP
A festive street party featuring some of our favourite & limited release Stone & Wood brews. We can't promise sun but we can promise sand, unlimited Ladro pizza and hop-corn, a complimentary beer, and live beats to soak in!
Bowling With Brewers
Flemington & Kensington Bowling Club
Bowling with Brewers is back! Enjoy beer and cider matched with burgers, chatting with brewers, and an optional short bowling tournament with prizes. Ticket includes two beers and your choice from four burgers with fries.
Cobra Kai - Japanese Cuisine & Craft
The Dispensary Bar & Diner
Japan hits Dispensary Bendigo for a Japanese beer matching lunch, traditional Japanese cuisine matched to the best Japanese craft beer and whiskey.
*Please note the date of this event has changed from the print program.
Hop Nation Vs Brooklyn Brewery: The Roof Off!
Footscray's Hop Nation goes four rounds against Brooklyn Brewery. Come see an epic show down as one of the giants of craft brewing takes on an Aussie battler in a head to head blind tasting judged by you.
Beer DeLuxe: The Festival Hub
A fun masterclass of beer and food matching. Sensory experience with Matt from Boatrocker and Rob Kabboord.
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 - 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!
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!
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 - 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 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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
North Street Meet
Mountain Goat Beer
Join Mountain Goat Beer, Maker Fine Coffee and Phillippa's Bakery for a delicious craft crawl, learning about beers, coffee, breads and pastries before finishing up at the Goat bar.
Melbourne Loves La Sirène
Sun Moth Canteen & Bar
Kick off the festival with a La Sirène party and six special La Sirène beers on tap. Free La Sirène pot on arrival. Delectable nibbles. We’ll probably make the La Sirène team pour the beers too!
The Public Brewery And The Fantastic Four
The Public Brewery
The Public Brewery faces off against four Victorian brewers in a five-way brewing shootout. Come sample and compare each of the five beers in a blind tasting before casting your vote to decide the 2017 winner.
All You Can Meat At Riverland
All you can eat barbecued meats & veg washed down with Big Shed and West City craft beers on the banks of the Yarra. Chat with the people behind the beer in one of Melbourne's most picturesque locations.
The Ultimate Melbourne Brew Tour Party
Visit Kaiju! & Exit, Dainton Family Brewing, Bad Shepherd and the Boatrocker Barrel Room. You’ll then be dropped at the Terminus Hotel along with the brewers to party on into the night. PLEASE NOTE FED SQUARE BUS HAS SOLD OUT. TICKETS ARE FOR CHELTENHAM (BAD SHEPHERD) BUS ONLY.
From Johnston St To Oblivion
Hittin’ with the best hop, Young Henrys and the Rochey are throwing another raucous Saturday arvo of games and live entertainment – beer, food, and four game rounds. Fire away!
Cask Off 2017
3 Ravens Brewery
Cask Off is back at 3 Ravens Brewery for GBW 2017 - the biggest and maltiest real ale event of the year. Twelve different cask conditioned ales from six different breweries, served directly from cask to glass, with live music and tasty food.
Fire Within: Akasha Beers & Up In Smoke Hot Wings
Up In Smoke
Come down to Up In Smoke for an Akasha tap take over. Four beers matched with four different sauced hot wings. Four sauces made from Up In Smoke & Melbourne Hot Sauce.
Slice of Byron
Join us for an intimate lunch wth stunning food from IDES paired with some highly limited pilot batch beers from independent craft beer pioneers Stone & Wood. Seats are super limited, book now.
Game Sausages And Grain Beer
Belgian triple chocolate stout and venison, chestnut and stout sausage making: an intensive four hour course. We'll delve into low temperature brewing with liquid yeasts and make some very fine venison and chocolate stout snags!
Hopped High Tea
The Metropolitan Hotel
Join Mountain Goat for an afternoon of indulgence. Beer cocktails, beer-paired canapés and, yes, hopped tea. It might be Mother’s Day weekend, but this is not your grandmother’s high tea (though she’s very welcome to come).
BBQ School and Bridge Road Brewers Masterclass
Mt View Hotel
Get hands on and learn to cook a BBQ feast, matched with five Bridge Road beers. Pulled pork, ribs and more, served on one of Melbourne's premier rooftops. An event for beer lovers and foodies alike.
Banjo Harris Plane, sommelier of Bar Liberty, takes wild fermented wines against Garage Project (NZ) and Wild Beer Co (UK) and their wild fermented ales, with a matched lunch.
The Architecture Of Food
In this unique collaboration, Sample and Meatmaiden will construct and serve a lunch to the three core principles of architecture: firmness, commodity and delight. This will be a spectacular experience, accompanied by a select Sample range.
Beasts & Boilermakers
Join us for an afternoon or evening of limited release Barrow Boys beers matched with rare & unique whisk(e)ys, spirits and a feast of barbecue'd beasts by Bluebonnet owner/pitmaster Chris Terlikar.