Sydney Beer Week Returns in October


Beer lovers rejoice! Sydney Beer Week is back and it’s jammed packed with fun foamy goodness.

Sydney’s biggest celebration of beer is back! Spanning over nine days in October, Sydney Beer Week is hosting over 130 events all across Sydney in celebration of the glorious foamy ale. With everything from beer education classes to degustation dinners and beer pairings, here are a few of our top picks to quench your thirst during October.


Acre Eatery x Wayward Brewing

Camperdown’s beloved Acre Eatery is joining forces with Wayward Brewing this Sydney Beer Week to bring you a one-night-only five course beer degustation dinner. Five Wayward brews will be paired with five Acre dishes, both specially curated for the event and hosted in Acre’s gorgeous dining room.

When: Tuesday 24th October, 6pm – 10pm
Where: Acre Eatery, 31A Mallett St, Camperdown.
Tickets: $130/head. Purchase yours here


TINS OUT for Sydney Beer Week

Marking Newtown Hotel’s biannual tinnie fair, TINS OUT  will feature over 100 different craft beer and cider tinnies. You can mix and match any 4 tinnies for $25, which includes free tastings at the bar and the chance to ‘meet the brewer’. Vote for your favourite beer and the winning tinnie will go on sale for $1 until sold out. There’s also a tinnie sculpture competition and a $5 mystery tin(der dates) – beer inspired food menu.

When: Saturday 28th October, 12pm to 12am
Where: Newtown Hotel, 174 King St Newtown
Tickets: Admission is free! To register, click here

Beer and Cheese: The Perfect Pairing

There’s no denying that wine and cheese are a match made in heaven. What fewer people realise though is that beer and cheese is just as delicious, if not more versatile. Join a panel of experts as you taste 6 brews from Young Henrys and The Grifter Brewing Company, matched with cheeses from Newtown local, The Stinking Bishop.

When: Monday 23rd October, 7pm-12am
Where: The Taphouse, 122 Flinders St Darlinghurst
Tickets: $60/head. Purchase your ticket here


Secret Foodies: Beers in Bangkok

Fancy yourself an adventurous foodie? Events team Secret Foodies has teamed up with some of Sydney’s best craft breweries to host a special beer dinner at one of Sydney’s top restaurants. Start with a beer cocktail before enjoying a five course banquet, expertly paired with different beers that will transport you to the streets of Bangkok.

When: Thursday 26th October, starting 7pm
Where: Shh, its a secret. Location will be revealed via SMS 2 hours prior to the event.
Tickets: $100/head. Purchase your ticket here

Yak Ales Lazy Lawn Bowls

Gather the whole herd for an evening of Lazy Lawn Bowls, courtesy of Yak Ales. Inspired by the Lazy Yak Australian Pale Ale, this free event promises fun and plenty of brews during Sydney Beer Week.

When: Wednesday 25th October, 6pm-8:30pm
Where: Waverley Bowling Club, 163 Birrell St, Waverley NSW
Tickets: Admission is free. To register for this event, click here

Beer Trivia at The Inn

Bring your knowledge of all things beer as a Quizmaster takes you through four rounds of questions. Sample the entire James Squire range on the night, but try to keep your whits about you as each round will see the giveaway of prizes from James Squire. There will also be discounted schooners on the night as well as a small James Squire inspired beer menu.

When: Wednesday 25th October, 7pm-10pm.
Where: The Village Inn, 9-11 Glenmore Road, Paddington
Tickets: Admission is free! To register, click here

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Ales and Tales: Barrel Aged Brews and Sea Shanties

Wayward is launching their cask conditioned Barrets Privateer Scotch Ale alongside some limited cask ales from New England Brewing Co.’s top secret barrel program. Come on down, raise a pint and sing along to some wicked tales, sung by the Sydney Shanty Club. Take note – there are also prizes for best dressed, so don’t forget your eye patch and wooden leg.

When: Tuesday 24th October, 5pm-10pm
Where: Wayward Brewing Co. Cellar Bar, 1-3 Gehrig Lane, Camperdown NSW
Tickets: Admission is free! To register, click here



Who said your beloved pooch needs to miss out on the action? The Grifter Brewing Co & New Zealand brewery Parrot Dog will be joining forces for the second year running during Sydney Beer Week. Bring your furry friend down to the brewery for an afternoon of beers in the sunshine. Tuck into LP’s Quality Meats famous Hot Dogs, washing it all down with beers on tap from both breweries.

When: Saturday 28th October, 12pm-5pm
Where: The Grifter Brewing Co, 1/391 Enmore Road Marrickville
Tickets: Admission is free! To register for this event, click here


Batch’s Seafood Cookout ‘n’ Cornhole at the Club

Batch Brewing Co. is teaming up with Petersham Bowling Club for a seafood bonanza. Lunch will include a seafood cook up of crabs, prawns and more plus ice cold beers from Batch Brewery. They’ll also have games of cornhole running. What’s cornhole? It’s a lawn game where players take turns throwing bags of corn at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. After a few beers you can only imagine the fun to be had.

 When: Saturday 21st October, 1pm-5pm
Where: Petersham Bowling Club, 77 Brighton St, Petersham
Tickets: $50 + bf includes lunch, two beers and cornhole entry. Buy here

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