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!
Beerspresso 2 - Nitro Extravaganza!
Tallboy and Moose
Eight brewers matched with 8 coffee roasters to come up with unique iterations of beer brewed with coffee! All will be nitrogenated, making a whole new world of texture and delicious flavours!
The Craft & Co
HopsAboard searches for the greatest home brew beer Melbourne has ever seen. Join us to award the winner of HopsAboard II, where the winner gets thousands of litres of their beer brewed and bottled!
Brewniversity With Stomping Ground Brewing
Consider yourself a budding brewer? Or just ready to enhance your beer knowledge? Stomping Ground's Ashur Hall takes you through how to brew in your very own home brew kit supplied by Grain & Grape.
Woods Of The North 2018
3 Ravens Brewery
3 Ravens' biennial celebration of wood is back with a world class lineup of barrel aged beer, cider and spirits. Ticket includes drinks, barbeque, live music and an exclusive take-home collaboration “bomboniere”.
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!
Hops Vs. Agave
A range of flavour driven unique ales matched and paired with smooth yet complex tequilas and mezcals. Includes seven generous beer tasters, seven tequila/mezcals, plus serves of tacos!
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.
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.
Science Of Sours
Explore all things funked, fermented, pickled and soured with New Zealand's Deep Creek as we show you the seductive mysteries of sours through their award winning Steamfunk Series paired with pickled delights from our kitchen.
Adventures In Brewing
Terminus Hotel Fitzroy North
Old Wives Ales & Co-Conspirators detail their journey from brewing enthusiasts to industry professionals. This is also a chance to brew your own beer which will be poured at the Terminus!
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.
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!
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!
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!
The Art Of The Boilermaker
White Oaks Saloon Bar & Dining
Sierra Nevada Brewing meets Michters American Whiskey in an unmissable showcase of the art of the boilermaker. Expect a showcase of some Sierra Nevada beers never seen in Australia before!
The Cicerone Table
Stomping Ground Brewery & Beer Hall
A tasting and brewery tour with one of Stomping Ground's Certified Cicerones - internationally accredited beer professionals. Enjoy our specialty, locally brewed beers in an unparalleled beer experience.
European Blind Tasting
Beer Deluxe Hawthorn
Consider yourself a beer aficionado? Let's find out! We serve up a variety of tasters from a selection of different European craft beer styles. No labels, no descriptions, no hints – just you, your mates, and beer!
Dingo's & Club Brewing Brewtails Night
Dingo's and Club Brewing invite you to treat your tastebuds to exclusive cocktails made with exclusive beers. Brewers and bartenders will chat about their respective creations in this intimate event for the curious and discerning.
Australian International Beer Awards Presentation Dinner
Enjoy an evening of award-winning beers matched to a spectacular bespoke-designed three course dinner, as you mix with the best in the beer biz - the brewers themselves and the AIBA winners!
Barrel Mixology At Watts River Brewing
Watts River Brewery
Tour Watts River Brewery, taste our beers, then create an original blend with brewers Aaron and Ben using fruit and spices, along with a Watts River barrel-aged funky brew.
Introduction To The Intriguing World Of Beer Cocktails
Left Bank Melbourne
Learn about the flavour profiles of different beers from Left Bank's expert cocktail bartenders and how they can be perfectly paired with spirits in this unique experience, paired with a chef's selection of canapes.
An afternoon of incredible proportions, with STARWARD distillery's incredible whiskies, and Boatrocker's incredible beers. Whisky, whisky barrel aged beers, cocktails, and the incredible RamRamjet, plus some cracking food to keep you going.
Beans & Brews Masterclass With Goose Island & St Ali
St Ali Coffee Roasters
Paired with a selection of St Ali’s seasonal & unique roasted coffee. Join us as we combine our beer with some of the best coffee in Melbourne.
Home Brewing, Hops, Hog & Hip Hop
A home brewing competition that culminates in a day of judging, craft beer tasting, BBQ pork lunch and hip hop music in a Beer Hall environment.
Cask Off 2018
3 Ravens Brewery
Join Holgate, Colonial, 3 Ravens, Old Wives Ales, Hargreaves Hill and Bright Brewery for one off beers straight from the cask!
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!
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.
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.
Ravens & Rind - Wild Beer & Cheese Pairing
We love cheese! Stinky washed rinds, piquant blues, they pair so perfectly with a funky wild ale. So we'll be joined by 3 Ravens brewer Brendan O'Sullivan to nerd out on beer & cheese pairings.
A dinner with magnums of all manner of delicious beers from Topher Boehm of Wildflower Brewing. Topher will bring a selection of rare beers in large formats, matched to food from the Bar Liberty kitchen.
Garage Project & USA Friends
Our marquee event of the week - join Garage Project's Jos Ruffell as he presents five rarities from Garage Project alongside five beers from five US breweries you thought you'd never get the chance to try.
Boatrocker Palate Cleanser
Boatrocker Barrel Room
Sit amongst Australia's first and largest barrel room, and cleanse your palate with world class sours, cracking food, and great company. There'll be a distilled treat in there for you too from our Hippocampus still.
Beer & Spirit Matching In The Parlour
The Americans named it a boilermaker. This is our more elegant take on the concept. Three craft beers matched to three boutique spirits by our butlers in a guided tasting event.