What's Your Beef?
The Que Club
Join us for the ultimate celebration of beef and beer at Australia’s home of BBQ. Witness your cuts of beef (skirt, prime rib, brisket cheek & more) being prepared before your very eyes, matched to beer & cider from New Belgium, Granite Belt, Forest for the Trees & Fixation.
Untasted: Cookie & Brooklyn
A group dining experience hosted at Cookie, along with Brooklyn Brewery. Showcasing unique and rare beers, alongside a one-day only two-course menu designed by Karen Batson.
Good Beer Kitchen
Arbory Bar & Eatery
Celebrate the festivals favourite long lunch with a group of chefs loose in the kitchen. Arbory Executive Chef Nick Bennett has rounded up some of his mates to each cook a dish that will be served alongside their favourite ferment.
Sake vs. Beer
Kumo Japanese Restaurant
What brew will reign supreme! Be prepared for a big night of sake, beer and Kumo's award winning food as we pit Japanese sake and beer brewer Hitachino / Kiuchi against itself to determine the ultimate food match, beer or sake!
Clambake at the Shack!!!
Miss Katie's Crab Shack
Be as happy as a clam at the shack with our first annual Clambake!
Featuring the best of Australian produce with matched beers from 4 Pines, Two Birds and Colonial Brewing Co.
The Beer Table: GBW Edition
Stomping Ground Brewery & Beer Hall
The Beer Table: Good Beer Week Edition. A super-sized version of our bi-monthly standout dinner. Five courses with beer pairings and a Cicerone assigned to each table. Hosted by Australia's first Advanced Cicerone, Matt Marinich.
Around the World in 8 Beers
East of Everything
Our annual Around the World in 8 beers dinner gives you the chance to experience the international craft beer scene with eight matched courses. Try eight unique international craft beers from eight different countries and food to match.
Seasonal Beer and Wine Feast
Blackhearts & Sparrows will be curating a seasonal feast at East Elevation with sour mixed-fermentation beer (Wildflower, Molly Rose, Dollar Bill Brewing) and local wine, hosted by James Smith of The Crafty Pint.
Salt. Fat. Acid. Heat.
Discover the unique ways that beer styles interact with the tastes, from salt, to fat, to sweet, to sour. Two Birds Brewing's Jayne Lewis takes you on a sensory exploration of beer and food, alongside bites from the Agostino's kitchen.
Coal Lotta Laughs
The Third Day
Join us for Coal Lotta Laughs where Balter bring together their award-winning beers with some of Australia’s best comedians and world-class Chef’s Matt Stone and Jo Barrett (Oakridge Kitchen) for a night of epic food, beer and laughs!
Beergustation at Cargo
Join us at Cargo Restaurant and Bar for a five course degustation matching beers from Melbourne's Fury and Son with amazing dishes prepared by our chefs.
Dinner In The Dark
Dans Le Noir
Entrust your senses to Dans Le Noir and Two Birds Brewing, as you are led through a sumptuous beer pairing dinner in complete darkness. A GBW event like nothing else!
Bridge Road to Mumbai #4
The evening includes a five course Indian Feast prepared by the talented chefs at the famed Fitzroy eatery Horn Please; expertly matched to a selection of Bridge Road Brewer’s beers; including a special release.
Liberty Kai Cook Up
Infamous Kiwi Cafe, Ray’s is doing the good ol’ cook up with the loved Liberty Brewing NZ. Bring a little slice of home (New Zealand) to Brunswick. Get ready for full tummies, flowing beers and good vibes.
Lock, Stock and Two Smokin' Locals
The Local Taphouse
A fun and unique five course dinner celebrating all things smoked: smokey beers, slow cooked meats, peated whiskey and smoked cheese. Featuring; Schlenkerla, Willie Smith's, Stomping Ground, Bakery Hill and Sailors Grave.
Vegan Eats & Treats
Left Bank Melbourne
Delve into vegan heaven for a true green leaf experience, exploring new flavour profiles created with locally sourced produce. Each course has been paired by an expert palate, with a mix of local vegan craft beers and vegan beer cocktails.
Si Parla Italiano
If you don’t speak Italian, you will soon. Join us for six courses inspired by the best produce from the iconic King and Godfree Deli matched with the innovative and delicious creations of Garage Project.
Dinner Down the Rabbit Hole
White Rabbit Brewery
Journey down the Rabbit hole for our annual GBW Dinner at the Geelong Barrel Hall. Join us for a scrumptious dinner paired with a selection of White Rabbit barrel aged delights and our 2019 collaboration beer with Watts River brewing of Healesville.
Meat the Pitmaster, Brewer and Farmer
Red Gum BBQ
Join Martin Goffin of Red Gum BBQ, Head Brewer from Dainton Brewery and low and slow meat expert Adam North for insights and tastes into the perfect pairing of ethical, quality meat and craft beer.
Beer and Noodle Night Market
Colonel Tan's Thai Kitchen and Revolver Upstairs are teaming up with Moon Dog Brewery to bring you one night of BEER NOODLES and MARKETS from 4pm - 11pm...(but we don't really close so you don't have to go home!)
Mega Dega VII
The Hotel Windsor
For the last six years Mega Dega has been a marquee event, created by the Good Beer Week team. We bring together a mix of our favourite brewers, and pair them with some of Melbourne's best chefs to create a one-off, bespoke dinner.
Vintage Ales and Dry Aged Delights
Meat Market, Common Man and Coopers join forces to bring you vintage ales, aged and cured meats and stories from beer educator and Coopers expert Adrian Clark. Enjoy hard to find vintages of Coopers Ale and new releases, complimented by dry aged and barrel smoked meats.
Beer & Bivalves LUX Style
Welcome to the inaugural Beer & Bivalves LUX Style - where good beer meets your favourite bivalves! Join us at Luxsmith Bar with Luke Robertson (author of Keg Bottle Can & aleofatime.com) and the Poseidon Seafood boys to explore this perfect pairing!
Miss Katie's Crab Shack
Bib up and get cracking at the Shack for a day of cold beers and crab!
Enjoy four courses of crab matched with beers from Two Birds, Boatrocker, 4 Pines and Kona.
Wear a white shirt at your own peril. Miss Katie encourages mess making.
Eat. Drink. Vegan.
Bad Shepherd Brewing Co.
Eat, drink, vegan this Good Beer Week, with BBQ inspired vegan food, beer, live music, and vegan food eating challenges. Book a VIP lunch or dinner experience for the ultimate vegan buffet including four drinks, brewery tour and a special gift pack.
Luxe Pizza e Birra
Enjoy a luxe beer and pizza seafood journey through the back streets of Naples to the Amalfi Coast. Lunch will be served in Ciao Cielo’s historic dining room with matched beers from Melbourne’s Boatrocker brewery.
A Fistful of Tacos, feat. 3 Ravens
The giants at 3 Ravens Brewery are taking over Mesa Verde, with six of their core range and two special releases! Enjoy delicious tacos designed to match each beer, along with paired mezcal flights for the full Mesa Verde experience!
Stomping Ground Takeover at The Beer and Burger Bar
The Beer & Burger Bar
Find your appetite with the Beer and Burger Bar as we take you on a gastronomical journey. Enjoy a range of Stomping Ground beer paired with some limited edition burgers.
Bodriggy Cantina Limited Series
Bodriggy's brand new Cantina is flexing its first GBW muscle with a five dish menu paired with fresh froffs all week long.
Cheese & Beer Pairing
Milk the Cow Carlton
We're back for another year of this sell out series! Our cheesemongers invite brewers and beer experts from some of our favourite brands to join us for an artisan cheese and beer pairing, presented in a guided flight and packed with knowledge.
Bia & Birds
Discover new flavours and explore Vietnamese cuisine with Melbourne's own Two Birds Brewing. Enjoy a delectable Vietnamese feast all paired with Two Birds beers at a Footscray favourite - Sapa Hills!
Stone & Wood Vegetarian Degustation
Henry Sugar teams up with Stone & Wood to present a beer-centric vegetarian degustation hosted by head brewer Caolan Vaughan. Taste through limited releases with delicious plant-based pairings reflecting brew processes and flavour profiles.
Red Spice Road
Red Spice Road Vs Colonial Brewing Co!
Enjoy a bespoke menu with matching beers to each course, while Colonial's brewer guides you through each beer.
Mikkeller Craft Beer Dinner
At Denmark House we will be showcasing Mikkeller Beer: one of the best brewers in the world. Four Mikkeller beers matched with pre-dinner canapés and a three course meal.
Hop, Skip and Quack in the Brewery
Tooborac Hotel & Brewery
Join us in the brewery for a four course game-inspired menu matched with some of our very own handcrafted beers, including one specially brewed for the event.
Six of the Best
Clifton Hill Brewpub
Join the brewer and head chef of Clifton Hill Brewpub for a six course degustation dinner from our award winning kitchen, paired with six hand crafted beers from our brewery.
Two Birds Veg Out
Two Birds Brewing and Small Graces team up for a plant-based, beer-enhanced, Westside feast! Delicious, seasonal shared dishes, matched with the finest brews – including a few limited release gems.
Northern Git's Best of British
Northern Git's BREXIT Dinner Beer Revolution Ends Xenophobic Ignominious Tyranny. Join chef Michael Slade and his team as they prepare a six course british feast with matched beers from prominent British breweries.
We Will Bring The Cheese and Beer
Join the team from Bruny Island Cheese and Beer Co, and Hop Nation, for five cheese courses and nine beers. It's an intimate journey through beer and cheese matching.
WELCOME TO THE WOODS: The Best of Oregon Craft Beergustation
The Woodlands Hotel
Get immersed in a six course feast featuring the best of craft beer from Oregon, USA. Head Chef Paul Kasten will be matching six courses with six handpicked brews from breweries such as Breakside, Upright, Block15 & many more!
SIERRA NEVADA SOUTHERN MATCHING
White Oaks Saloon Bar & Dining
Join us for an evening of Southern cuisine, matched with Sierra Nevada Brewing. This four course menu is matched to Sierra Nevada beers never seen before in Australia.
KONA Brewing Hawaiian BBQ Luau
Le Bon Ton
Celebrate a tropical Hawaiian Luau BBQ with Kona Brewery at Le Bon Ton. It's a four course feast matched with six special Kona brews. Expect a fire scorched menu of tropical flavours paired with music, beer and good times.
Rocky Ridge & Oz Harvest Charity Lunch
A collaborative lunch between WA brewing legends Rocky Ridge & Australia's lead food rescue charity Oz Harvest. A shared zero waste feast incorporating rescued food, paired with sustainably brewed beers.
Where the Wild Things Char IV: Worship at the Altar of Smoke
Beer by Fixation Brewing, whiskey by Michter's and barbecue by Bluebonnet, paired to be greater than the sum of its parts. It's shaping up to be one hell of a party.
Wild at Rupert on Rupert
Rupert on Rupert
Rupert on Rupert and La Sirène Brewing celebrate the third 'Wild on Wild’. Exploring all things wild in brewing and cooking, expect a memorable night of smoke, fire, spontaneous fermentation and sensory exploration.
Nose To Tail Dinner
Three course beer and food matching with beers from Wolf of the Willows - including Imperial JSP aged in Lark Distillery whisky barrels. Dishes will be produced using meat from a single pig fed on spent brewers grain from Wolf of the Willows.
Bad Shepherd and Holgate Smoke Off
Notting Hill Hotel
Sample all things smoked with selectively matched beers by Bad Shepherd and Holgate. This collaboration is delivered with a menu inspired by the latest in smoked food trends; along with a presentation and Q&A with both brewers.
Stick that in your Smoker and Hop it!
Collab dinner between Fancy Hanks, Fixation Brewing and New Belgium Brewery celebrating everything IPA! Come down for a night of beers, brewers and gut busting food. With your last course served on Good Heavens Rooftop.
Tussle @ The Tippler
The Tippler & Co
It'll be a night of fun and frivolity as we put both bar and brewery to the test in three head-to-head battles: Sour v Cider, IPA v Cocktail, Barrel-Aged v New. With five paired dishes from our kitchen - it's a showdown not to be missed!
FEED ME – DRINK ME – BREW ME
Moon Dog & Chin Chin presents FEED ME – DRINK ME – BREW ME. Feed on delicious Chin Chin cuisine. Drink perfectly matched Moon Dog beers. All while collectively brewing an exclusive barrel-aged beer that will be sent to you once it has been bottled!
BINDASS! (cool, excellent). The Rochey & Bodriggy Brewing Co. present BINDAAS! A five course degustation dinner with matching beers, including our first ever collaboration beer, a South Indian inspired sour. Get your first taste here, it’ll be BINDAAS!
A Succulent Chinese Meal with KAIJU!
Join Oriental Teahouse for a succulent Chinese Yum Cha session paired with KAIJU! Beer. We'll showcase five courses of oriental favourites with a range of beers as well as launch a collaboration brew between KAIJU! and Oriental Teahouse!
Hitachino Nest Dumpling Dinner
Zhou Zhou Bar
Join us at Zhou Zhou Bar as we discover the fantastic range of Hitachino Nest beers from the Kiuchi Brewery. We'll be pairing five courses of their amazingly balanced beers with our famous dumplings from the Oriental Teahouse kitchen.
Up In Smoke
Up In Smoke, Footscray have teamed up with Mornington Peninsula Brewery to bring a three course dinner utilising the beer and smoke in the food, matched with a few special Mornington Peninsula beers.
Stone and Wood Meat Grass Fed Beef
The Railway Club Hotel
Melbourne steak institution the Railway Club Hotel will welcome Stone & Wood for one night only. Pairing four great beers to four courses of premium Australian grass fed beef including Robbin's Island Wagyu and outstanding Angus beef from Bass Strait Beef.
Modus Operandi Philosophy Dinner
Join Boilermaker House and Modus Operandi as they explore modern day and old school beer and food philosophies. This epic five course feast will be paired to five beers, each course with a different focus: hops, malt, yeast, water, and whisky.
Fermentation and Fromage
Join in the fun as we Ferment and Fromage with the best in the business. Featuring brews from the legends at La Sirène paired with cheese from L'Artisan.
Ødins Day Feast
Join us as we celebrate Odin's Day Feast 2.0 in collaboration with Garage Project. Enjoy four courses by Mjølner Melbourne Head Chef Andy Wright matched to four epic brews from the Garage Project crew, each served in horns in true Mjølner style.
Nudging the Boundaries of Food and Beer
A collaboration between Hop Nation and Navi. Five courses plus extras, of matched food and beer. Showcasing that beer has a place at the fine dining table.
Hop Nation X Builders Arms: Collab, Rotisserie and Trivia
Builders Arms Hotel
Beer trivia plus a generous four course menu featuring beef short rib slow cooked in beer and smoked over the courtyard rotisserie along with accompanying Hop Nation brews including the exclusive launch of a collab beer!
United Nations of Chicken & Kaiju Beer Tap Takeover
The Plough Hotel Footscray
The Plough Hotel is hosting a WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER. Delicious, finger lickin' chicken will be served in a sit-down affair. Snacks, multiple courses, paired with Kaijiu beers, DJs - and Plough bingo. Everyone's a winner here!
Wolf of the Willows Beergustation
Join us and the Wolf of the Willows crew for a Beergustation featuring an exclusive collab brew, as well as three other beers from their portfolio matched perfectly to our Head Chef’s specially designed dishes.
De Vrolijke Boot (The Merri Boat) - Ep. 6
Boatrocker Barrel Room
Back for its sixth year in a row, the legendary team of Rob, Bron, Matt and friends are back to blow your minds with exquisite food and pairings to match. Return bus trip to Boatrocker and back to Fed Square included in ticket price.
High Tea at The Metropolitan Hotel
The Metropolitan Hotel
GBW High Tea returns! Hawkers Beer joins the Metropolitan Hotel for an afternoon of indulgence featuring standout beers and great food. It's a one-of-a-kind high tea experience.
4 Cheeses, 4 Pizzas, 4 Pines @ 400 Gradi
400 Gradi Brunswick
Pizza and Beer? Cheese and Beer... why not both? Come and feast on four specially designed Neapolitan Pizzas, each with its own bespoke cheese from Milk The Cow, matched with beers from the 4 Pines range.
Hawker Hall X Wolf of the Willows
HOPS & HERBS: a tap and tastebuds takeover! Hawker Hall and Wolf of the Willows team up for an epic evening featuring a unique Hawker style banquet matched with specially curated Wolf beers and cocktails all championing HOPS & HERBS!!