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Your curated guide to Good Beer Week 2014

Boy how the months just go! It only seems like a week ago that The Modern Con was getting excited about this year’s Good Beer Week. With only a week to go, there is certainly a buzz around Melbourne to moisten the lips, possibly grow a beer beard or simply to study up on your beers to be a quasi-beer connoisseur. With all the beer enthusiasm to check out a beer event before it leaves for another year, the only obstacle left is deciding which events you should attend.

With literally over one hundred events on offer in Melbourne and Country Victoria; determining which event to attend becomes a study session of the guide. To take the leg work out, we have carefully study the guide and have selected our favourite events for the best way to celebrate Good Beer Week.

Beer Cocktail Degustation

Location: 1806 / The Understudy 169 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000.

Sat 17th – 24th May 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Price: $50.00

About1806 is one of Melbourne’s most reputable cocktail bars, and so when they says they’re showcasing a collaboration of theatre, beer, cocktails and food bites throughout 3-courses – we can’t help but be intrigued! 

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

The Duel

Location: Middle Park Hotel, 102 Canterbury Rd Middle Park

Sun 18th May 12:30pm – 2:30pm (spaces available)
Sun 18th May 2:30pm – 4:30pm (unavailable)

Price: $45.00

About: Four dishes & eight beers and a fun ‘dust up’ between Hawthorne Brewing & 3 Ravens to be crowned ‘best beer match’. Each dish will be matched with two beers with guests voting their favourite beer matched.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Dial + 961 a Lebanese Experience

Location: Mr Wolf, 9-15 Inkerman Street St Kilda

Sun 18th May 2:00pm – late

Price: $43.00

AboutStart warming up your fingers and dial Lebanon. Experience one of the most authentic events of Good Beer Week; showcasing various beer from Lebanon and matched special menu including middle eastern style pizzas.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Uncle Cavalier

Location: Uncle, 188 Carlisle St St Kilda, 3182

Tue 20 May 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Price: $55.00

About: Exquisite Vietnamese food matched with matched with Cavalier’s range of beer, served with a twist. Think beer cocktails with smashed Vietnamese herbs and spices.. yum!

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Deluxe Ice Cream’s

Location: Bimbo Deluxe, 307 Brunswick Street Fitzroy

Wed 21st May 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Wed 21st May 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Wed 21st May 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Price: $25.00

About: Experience the uncharted beer territory of tasting various beer infused ice cream using Liquid Nitrogen.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

California Dreamin’

Location: Horn Please, 167 St Georges Road Fitzroy North

Sun 25th May 1:00pm – 3:30pm

Price: $85.00

About: Take the California highway to explore the sensation of Californian brewery and innovative beer production. Tasting various beer styles from the cost of California and be guided by Adam Betts, founder of Northdown. Beers will be matched with dynamic India food by Chef Jessi Singh.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Good beer week runs from the 17-25th May 2014. For the full program, please refer to their website.

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