Good Beer Week in Melbourne

Kicking off on the 17th of May, Melbourne’s Good Beer Week is an annual celebration of the humble hops which lasts through til the 25th of May. With over 100 different events throughout the city and regional Victoria – spaced out over nine days – even the fussiest palette is guaranteed to find something to enjoy about Good Beer Week.

This innovative idea came from group of local (and passionate) beer lovers who wanted to showcase not only the best Melbourne beers, but also the best of Victorian breweries. Featuring samples from new micro-breweries, restaurant and tavern favourites, Good Beer Week is all about tasting the best of Victoria’s beers in the most fun locations.

For the Foodies: If you prefer to have a bite to eat with a beer that perfectly complements your food, the Foodies section is for you! Excellent food paired with even finer beer makes for a perfect night out.

For the beginner: Whether you want to know more about the basics of beer production or the finer tastes of international stars, become an in no time with our events for amateurs. Learning has never been so much fun.

For the connoisseur: If you enjoy the subtle tastes of new and different beers or enjoy learning the secrets and techniques of established breweries, the Beer Geek tours are designed just for you. Discover how to push the limits of brewing with the Beer Geek schedule.

Pint of Origin: For the entire week, specific venues across the city allow beer from other states to flow from their taps. This year organisers are proud to announce that not only will all Australian states be represented, but they will also showcase the best from international brewers, including New Zealand and the US.

Good Times: If you associate good beer with fun and entertainment, take a look at what the Good Times schedule can offer you. From live music, boat cruises, unique locations, guest celebrities and more, having a good time is easier than you think.

The Beer Lover: This is recommended for people who consider beer to be a way of life. With beer-breakfasts, three-course dinners and beer tasting events scheduled throughout the city, every beer lover is guaranteed to find something to suit.

For more information about pricing, events and times, visit the official website at or call 0405 118 031 for any questions.