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!
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.
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.
The Fox Hotel
The best female Victorian brewers take over the Fox's taps, with local female musos taking over our stage and the decks. A day not to be missed for your ears and your taste buds.
GBW Scavenger Hunt
The Fox Hotel
Get your team together to follow clues, riddles, games and of course drink great beer. Entry includes four beers in four unique venues if you can work out how to find them. Game on!
Release Your Inner Beast!
An exclusive event exploring our ‘Nose-to-Tail’ small bites menu, paired perfectly with White Rabbit’s best ales. Be guided through the beers and enjoy food matches in the Royal Saxon's stunning upstairs bar and balcony.
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!
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!
True South Craft Beer & Argentinean Paired Plates
Enjoy Argentinean street food BBQ dishes paired with beer and cider. Special guests will be on hand to talk you through the brewing process and what makes True South Craft Beer stand out.
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.
Tooborac Brewery In Melbourne
Saint & Rogue
Meet the notorious Tooborac brewery owner James Carlin and his brew crew. Listen to James tell tall tales as you sample his favourite beers with matching bar snacks in our inner city gem.
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!
Uptown Funk With La Sirene
Farmhouse ales and funky cheese: a pairing from the gods. Take an in-depth look at the characters of yeast strains that make La Sirene and farmhouse ales so unique, all paired with delicious washed cheeses.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Founders American Tap Takeover!
The Park Hotel
Over the course of Good Beer Week, The Park will be bringing the best of American craft beers from Founders Brewery. It will be a complete American tap take over, tapping 11 exclusive beers never seen before in Australia.
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 No Origin - Gypsy
For the first time ever, BrewCult will be hosting Pint of Origin for gypsy brewers, known as Pint of No Origin. Taps will feature brewers from all over the map, both from Australia and beyond.
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.
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!
Beer For Breakfast?!
Magic Mountain Saloon
Beer for breakfast? We're not advocating 10% IIPA's before noon but we are serving delicate, refined, lower ABV beers paired alongside our Thai brunch. Think gose, berliner weisse, saisons and sessions.
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.
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.
Buck Mulligan's Whiskey Bar
A showcase of Teeling Whiskey and Brooklyn Beers, matching Teeling Single Grain, Small Batch and Single Malt with Brooklyn Lager, Brown, and IPA, with Brand Ambassadors Martin Lynch and Miro Bellini.
Bloody Feral Ripper Banquet
Captain Melville and Feral Brewing collaborate to bring you one of the highlights of Good Beer Week 2017. This feast features five award winning brews from Feral matched with five courses of authentic Australian cuisine.
Tallboy and Moose
Beer and coffee...brewer and barista...yin and yang. We have paired up eight local brewers with eight local coffee roasters to come up with unique iterations of beer brewed with coffee!
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.
The Craft of Lager: Dinner
The Tippler & Co
Napoleone and lager specialists Trumer Privatbrauerei showcase six craft lagers with six courses from The Tippler & Co. This dinner is a great opportunity to appreciate lager's versatility, history and rising popularity in craft beer.
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.
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).
Moon Dog At Prince Alfred - A Little Bit Of Northside On The Bayside
Duke Street Abbotsford and Bay Street Port Melbourne seem worlds apart in beer terms. The good folk from Abbotsford's Moon Dog are happy to share their intel with Prince Alfred locals with a four course menu and six Moon Dog brews.
The Whole Hog Dinner with Feral Brewing
What happens when you take a whole pig and loads of hops? Feral & Boilermaker House go the whole hog with a six course beer matched dinner focusing on hops and snout to tail dining.
Ballast Point Beer Banquet
Young & Jackson
Ballast Point and Young & Jackson present a six-course paired beer dinner that promises to be a culinary experience you won’t forget. Enjoy exceptional dishes paired with Ballast Point beers at this exclusive event.