Compositions By Sample Brew & Meatmaiden
Using the core principles of composition: rule of thirds, the golden ratio, unity, coherence, space and rhythm, SAMPLE Brew have teamed up with Meatmaiden to bring you a new kind of dining experience.
Natural Born Grillers BBQ Masterclass
The Que Club
Learn to BBQ from champion team Natural Born Grillers. Enjoy a six course degustation matched to beer & cider from Fixation Brewing, Pike’s Beer, New Belgium (USA) and Granite Belt Cider Co.
Untasted: Cookie & Brooklyn
A group dining experience hosted at Cookie with Brooklyn Brewery. Showcasing unique and rare beers, alongside a one day only two course menu designed by Karen Batson.
BIODYNAMICS & BEER
Wilson & Market
Chef Paul Wilson and Transition Farm team up with Stone & Wood Brewery to create a sustainable shared table feast with matching craft beers. Hear from guests and brewers across this communal lunch event.
Cena Borracho Del Conquistador (The Conquistador's Boozy Dinner) Part 2
Join the brewers from Green Beacon (QLD), Wolf of the Willows (VIC), Capital Brewing (ACT) and Kereru Brewing Co (NZ) for an eight course dinner beer matched by chef Paul Le Noury.
Tales & Treats From The Briny Deep
Cherry Tree Hotel
Be regaled with tales from the sea, whilst enjoying a bounty of freshly harvested oysters matched sublimely with gose, berliner-weisse and oyster stout from Sailor's Grave. Meet the brewer, meet an oyster farmer.
Past | Present | Future: A Degustation
The Munster Arms Hotel
A celebration of the unique beer and food culture of Ballarat with beers from Red Duck and Cubby Haus Brewing, matched with six courses from our Head Chef Lynn Brooke.
Good Beer Kitchen
Arbory Bar and Eatery
Good Beer Kitchen returns again and will see Arbory Executive Chef Nick Bennett and other chefs cook a four course lunch using beers from Garage Project, Stomping Ground, Sailors Grave, and Mountain Goat.
From Ship To Shore
Rupert on Rupert
Rupert will be transformed into a sailor's paradise, pairing modern fresh naval grub to Gage Roads' array of award winning hydration aids. Come and rock the boat by celebrating the conquest that is life.
Beers & Buns @ The P49 Block Party
Project Forty Nine
Beechworth neighbours Bridge Road Brewers and Project Forty Nine collaborate for the first time in Collingwood. Parking their “Hop Rod” in Cambridge Street, they will serve up fun and mouth-watering brews at the Pop Up Cellar Door.
Return of The Meat Ain't Real But The Beer Is!
Smith & Daughters
Your favourite plant-based restaurant, Smith & Daughters, teams up with your favourite local brewer, Barrow Boys, to put on an evening of copious Aussie classic dishes, your favourite Aussie tunes, tons of beers and beer cocktails to boot.
Le Bon Ton & Brooklyn Brewery
Le Bon Ton
Le Bon Ton welcome back the folks from Brooklyn Brewery for the third year in a row to showcase special Brooklyn brews flown in especially from Williamsburg to accompany a three course Bon Ton feast.
BentSpoke Beer Degustation Dinner With a Twist
Explore the diverse and important connection that great beer has at the table of good food, through six BentSpoke beers matched to six courses prepared by the European's Head Chef Peter Sheldon.
Suds For The Senses
The Craft & Co
Take your taste buds on a sensory journey as we match limited edition sweet, sour, spicy, salty and smoky small batch brews with an expertly paired five-course dinner.
Where The Wild Things Char III
Wild native Australian flora and fauna perfectly prepared by Bluebonnet Barbecue to match the flavour forward Fixation range of beers. Sit and be satiated!
Around The World In 8 Beers Dinner
East of Everything
Try some rare, specialty and interesting beers from around the world, with food to match. Japan, NZ, USA, UK and other parts of Europe and Asia will all supply beers for the evening.
Yokocho Beer Garden
Yokocho is ‘alleyway’ in Japanese. We are offering an array of Japan’s best beers and craft beers to go with your tempura feast.
A Furious Feast At The Railway Club Hotel
Railway Club Hotel
Join us at Melbourne’s premier steak restaurant, Railway Club Hotel in Port Melbourne, for a five course degustation matching beers from Melbourne's Fury & Son with premium cuts of Cape Grim beef.
Kona Brewery Southern Luau
Le Bon Ton
Aloha! Le Bon Ton is teaming up with the folks from Kona Brewing to bring a Hawaiian celebration to Collingwood. Enjoy a traditional luau feast to match some very special brews from the Kona brewery.
Hitachino Dumpling Dinner
Zhou Zhou Bar
Hitachino Nest will showcase their unique range of Japanese craft beers with dumplings from Zhou Zhou designed to match, spread over five courses.
Blackman's & Aaron Turner Collab
Blackman's Brewery Bar and Restaurant
Blackman's is making a seasonal produce inspired beer with the legend that is The Age Good Food Guide's Chef of the Year Aaron Turner, served along with food from his Nashville inspired venue - The Hot Chicken Project.
Babu Ji Fly With Two Birds
Sample Babu Ji’s famous street food, alongside beers from Two Birds Brewing. Enjoy three entrees, two mains and decadent dessert. Learn about brewing and the nuances of Two Birds beers, while enjoying a decadent Indian feast.
Les Grandes Bouteilles A La Bistro
A small gathering in the Estelle Bistro's verdant courtyard to showcase BIG beers from the team at Garage Project, perfectly matched to a delicious feast from the Estelle kitchen.
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!
Grain To Glass Degustation Dinner
Bad Shepherd Brewing Co.
Join us for a virtual (and edible) journey of the brewing process, from grain to glass. You’ll enjoy an intimate five course dinner inspired by the brewing process, matched to Bad Shepherd’s finest brews.
La Sirene Goes 'Under The Sea' In Paradise
Crack open some Pacific Oysters and pop the top off some of La Sirene's artisanal beers! Paradise Alley goes under the sea with a freshly-shucked oyster bar and canapes, paired with La Sirene's farmhouse beers and saisons.
Chef Paul Kasten HOSTs Pasteur Street Brewery
Two ex-pat Americans come together for a beer matched degustation at HOST dining! Five delicious dishes created by Head Chef Paul Kasten, matched to beers from Vietnam's Pasteur Street Brewing, created by ex-Colorado brewer Alex Violette.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
Denmark House Craft Beer Dinner
Join us for an evening of Hygge as we feature exclusive Danish craft beer matched with traditional Danish comfort food. Alongside favourites from the Danish craft world we will be showcasing Bøgedal from Vejle, Denmark.
Wild on Wild at Rupert on Rupert
Rupert on Rupert
If naturally occurring bacteria, wild yeast strains and the spontaneous ferments of La Sirene aren’t enough for you, pair them with an indigenously native feast and be transported far from suburban Collingwood in this wild three course meal.
Around The World With Beer & Cheese
The National Hotel
Join us as we take you on a culinary round-the-world journey through cheese and beer! Matching a hand-picked selection of specially sourced cheeses with local and international brews.
Northern Git's Annual Beer-Off
Northern Git put on a British feast while Samuel Smith go beer-to-beer with Buxton Brewery! Six courses of amazing food paired with six beers from each brewery. Vote on each course for your favourite beer and favourite brewery.
The Sake Kasu Ramen
Shizuku's presents a drunken ramen spiked with sake lees! Enjoy a four course dinner showcasing the always exciting Moon Dog Brewery seasonal brews to excite and provoke the palate!
White Rabbit Brewery Cheese Dinner
White Rabbit Barrel Hall Geelong
Join White Rabbit for an evening of cheese and other delicious delights from King Island Dairy, paired perfectly with White Rabbit ales. There will also be a grazing table available for those who wish to indulge further.
The Botanical Vs The Brewery
Colonial Brewing Co
A six course degustation at Colonial Brewing Co as we answer the age-old question of what pairs better with food - beer or wine? Curated by the Botanical's kitchen team with each dish served with both beer and wine.
A Heavenly Pairing - Beer & Cheese
The Local Taphouse
This annual beer and cheese event sells out every Good Beer Week, and pairs delicious cheeses from Milk the Cow Fromagerie with local craft beers. Discover the joys of beer and cheese matched by our resident experts.
Kumo Izakaya Big Beer Dinner
Kumo Izakaya Japanese Restaurant
Join Kumo owner Andre Bishop for an evening of award winning Japanese food matched with beer from breweries including Edge Brewing Project, Mikkeller, Baird Beer and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Four course dinner showcasing regional produce with craft beers created exclusively for the pairing and brewed on site at Queenscliff Brewhouse. Dinner includes two rare whiskies from our cellar selection.
North Street Meet
Mountain Goat Beer
Have you discovered Richmond's best kept secret? Join Mountain Goat Beer, Maker Fine Coffee and Phillippa's Bakery for a delicious Craft Crawl, visiting each venue to learn about beer, coffee, bread and pastries.
Kirk's Public Bar: An Evening With KAIJU! & Paradise IV
Callum from KAIJU! & Doug from Paradise IV Wines present an unforgettable four course menu to complement KAIJU's hop monster beers and award winning wines from Paradise IV in the cellar of Kirk's Public Bar.
Bring the Heat: BBQ + Beer Class
Join a butcher, a brewer and a chef for an afternoon of BBQ with you on the tools, enjoying the fruits of your labour matched to Hawthorn Brewing Co beers.
Brunch & Beer Cocktails
Bad Shepherd Brewing Co.
Join us for the most important meal you will have during Good Beer Week. A delicious family style American breakfast complemented with beer cocktails. Breakfast with beer - a match made in heaven right?
SAMPLE Brew + Ricky & Pinky Pass the Pig
Builders Arms Hotel
Ricky & Pinky presents Pass The Pig - a playful game of pure luck. SAMPLE showcase their fine beer alongside a feast of Chinese favourites - think whole roasted suckling pig - while you chuck pigs in the air!
The Sophisticate's Guide To Beer & Food
Amber Craft Beer
Award winning brewer Richard Whitebrook and acclaimed Guest Chef Rishi Gajadhur present a showcase to tantalise your senses. Four elegant and creative pairings in an intimate setting.
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.
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.
White Oaks Saloon Bar & Dining
Join us for an evening of Southern cuisine, matched with Sierra Nevada Brewing with this four course menu matched to Sierra Nevada beers never seen before in Australia, with beer cocktails also on offer.
Hops, Scotch and Game
Meet the Hop Nation brewers and join in the chat as we dish up five hopulent courses paired with beers by Hop Nation and whiskies from Boilermaker’s 900+ strong list.
De Vrolijke Boot - Episode V
Boatrocker Barrel Room
Boatrocker teams up with Merricote legends Rob, Bron, and Matt to bring you an incredible feast of epic proportions. This year, the event will be held at the Boatrocker Barrel Room, with transport provided from Federation Square.
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.