The Aussie beer-fest kicks off on May 16 with a whole week of celebrations during Good Beer Week. If you love beer then this week represents all your beer dreams in one.
Beer Deluxe at Federation Square is the official Good Beer Week Hub serving up some of the best and unique beer offerings of local,
international and craft beers, arguably one of the best places with the widest selections. There will be a variety of different events on over the course of Good Beer Week across Melbourne so we’ve rounded up some of the fun things to do over the week.
Grandad’s Supper at Beer Deluxe Fed Square
Saturday 16th May at Beer Deluxe (Ticketed event)
Grandads Supper returns to Good Beer Week a little older yet no wiser. Big, bold, beautiful beers will be the subject once again with brews from Mornington Peninsula, Brooklyn, Rodenbach and 8Wired brewing. A 4 x course degustation with the brewers for some exceptional beers (expect cask ales, sours and the like) and some top notch food to match.
To book tickets visit https://goodbeerweek.com.au/events/view/70/Grandad-s-Supper
Meet The Brewer Events At Beer Deluxe Fed Square
Friday 15th – Sunday 24th May at Beer Deluxe. Daily between 4-5pm
Meet the people behind the some your favourite craft beers with Meet the Brewer events during Good Beer Week at Beer Deluxe at Federation Square.
BIIRU WO KUDASAI: The History of Japanese Beer at Sake Restaurant & Bar
Sunday 24th May between 1pm to 3pm. Ticketed event.
Learn more about Japanese beer and the intriguing and colourful history of the Japanese beer scene. Join Sake Bar Manager John Ross-Jones and representatives from Palais Imports as they share their vast knowledge of the Japanese craft beer scene, which hails back to the early 17th century. Learn how the market has evolved over the generations to become what it is today: an industry led by award-winning microbreweries. Sample a range of handpicked boutique beers from Hitachino, Yo-Ho, COEDO, Asahi and Sapporo, all expertly matched to contemporary Japanese bites.
The Humble Tinnie at Beer Deluxe Hawthorn
Wednesday 20th May. 7pm till late. Ticketed event.
The Humble Tinnie dinner features four courses, with the food items perfectly matched with humble tinnies. Celebrating the growing movement of craft beer, served in a can.
The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular at the Royal Exhibition Buildings
Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th May. Ticketed event.
Proudly brewed by The Local Taphouse, GABS is Australia’s greatest beer and food festival, celebrating innovation, education and the appreciation of craft beer.
Enjoy samples from the 300 beers on offer (including 120 brewed especially for the event), brewery exhibitor stands, artisan food vendors, educational seminars, live entertainment, fun activities and much more.
For tickets visit https://goodbeerweek.com.au/events/view/253/Great-Australasian-Beer-SpecTAPular-GABS
Goat & Goat Burger & Beer Deal at Beer Deluxe Fed Square
Friday 15th – Sunday 24th May. 12pm-3pm
This Good Beer Week literally Eat, Sleep & Drink Goat! Every weekday between 12pm – 3pm, Beer DeLuxe will be offering a tasty Mountain Goat beer and a equally tasty Goat burger for just $15!
Official Closing Night at Beer Deluxe Fed Square
Saturday 23rd May. 7pm till late
There will be a stunning lineup of beers plus live music and DJs. As with the Opening Party, there’s no door charge so just bring your best memories from another week of good beer adventures.
Images from Good Beer Week.