Brewer's Log In Good Beer Week Gala Showcase


Our Masterclasses are free tastings hosted by some of the absolute best brewers and breweries in Australia. Just another reason why the Showcase is so special. We’ll look at sours, barrel ageing, hazy IPAs and mind-bending style mashups.

Friday March 15


Moon Dog's Magnificent Mullets!
Host: Karl Van Buuren  

Join Moon Dog as it presents its groundbreaking sour series known as the 'Magnificent Mullets': Billy Ray Citrus, MacGuava and Melon DeGeneres


New World Rules
Host: Scott McKinnon

Scott McKinnon from Wolf of the Willows shares his range of that reinvent old styles. Taste the Lark Barrel Aged Imperial Smoked Porter, Brut IPA, and Pilsner.


Hazy from Footscrazy
Host: Sam and Dunc

Footscray brewery Hop Nation takes us through its New England-style IPAs, featuring Jedi Juice - a top 10 finisher in the GABS Hottest 100 - the Dawn (double NEIPA) and its blueberry NEIPA, the Forager.


Hybrid Theory
Host: Brendan O'Sullivan  

3 Ravens is known for its boundary pushing beers and thoughtful experiments. Join head brewer Brendan O'Sullivan as he takes us through a new range of wine grape sour beers.

Saturday March 16


Haze and Parfait
Host: Chris Farmer

Chris Farmer, founder of Mr Banks, tells us all about hazy IPAs, double dry hopping, and how the word "parfait" got mixed up in all of this. Three of his beers on show, it's a rare chance to hear about Mr Banks beers from the man himself.


Wild in Braeside
Host: Matt Houghton

A regular on the People's Choice podium, find out why Boatrocker is always voted the best as founder Matt Houghton presents some wild and barrel aged fun.


The Modus Operandi is Great Beer  

Modus' beer wins awards and trophies all over the place and the team have brewed a beer especially for us at Good Beer Week. Come along to taste some of the hoppy favourites, and learn all about the limited edition Good Beer Week beer.


Mayday Hills
Host: Ben Kraus

Ben Kraus, Bridge Road, takes us through his Mayday Hills range that is fermented in large wooden tanks (foeders) with brettanomyces yeast. A unique project from an industry leader.


Conspiring Couples
Host: Dion Smit

Who are The Salesman, The Henchman and The Matriach? Find out how this gang of hoppy beers differ as the CoConspirators tell their stories.


Counter Culture

Stone & Wood Counter Culture is all about pushing the boundaries beyond the normal. Come along for a taste of its mind bending White Stout, along with a new Counter Culture creation.


Brewing Pilot Batches with Fixation
Host: Tom Delmont and Sam Bethune

Out of its Collingwood Incubator, Fixation creates a slew of experimental and pilot batches all with one theme: IPA. We hear from founder Tom Delmont and brewer Sam Bethune just how they approach the task, as they take us through three new brews.


People's choice winner- Meet the brewer
Host: Miro Bellini

We literally saved the best for last, as voted by you. Join us in the masterclass space while we meet the brewer of the winning People's Choice and share a taste of the beer. Don't forget to vote in the app!