GABS Festival

Melbourne exhibitors

Get ready for a taste adventure with more than 60 exhibitors showcasing their finest creations. You’ll get to uncover new favourites, savour limited releases and mingle with the passionate individuals behind the brews. Grab tasters or full ours, join the lively atmosphere with games, activities, and competitions offered at many stands. Don’t miss out on the excitement—join in and experience it all!

What beers do we brew? We make beer that we want to drink and that our mates would be proud of.
4 Pines
We’re here to make beer that is tasty, interesting and fulfilling. Whether at our brewery or through our cans in people’s homes, we’re here to make things better. We’re here to make good, great. That’s the way beer should be.
Bad Shepherd
Balter believes that good beer shares a lot of qualities with a good host - they’re both approachable, thoughtful, and value character over currency. Above all, both help to bring a wide range of people together with enjoyment, because in the words of Head Brewer Scotty Hargrave, "good beer is for everyone".
The Baron's Way. At Barons we're all about bringing those memories back, because beer is more than just a drink.
barons brewing
From the 5pm Friday knock off, to getting the team together after a real Barry Crocker, beer has the ability to bring good people together. It was from this spirit that Beer Republic was born. Of good times. Of people who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty.
Beer Republic Brewing
Behemoth is Back! Making over 800 unique beers in the last 10 years, Behemoth always has something to delight the taste buds. Starting their journey as contract brewers in New Zealand over a decade ago, they have grown in NZ to have their own brewery & hospitality venues but also to make enough beer to expand into Australia.
Now it all started when two of your favourite Aussie battlers from Sydney’s South Coast, Matt Ford and Jack Steele. They took the average beer and asked "what can we do to make it better?", and the answer was simple- remove the bad and add more of the good.
Better Beer
At Brewmanity beer from a Good place.
Brewmanity Beer Co
From the heart of the High Country, Bright Brewery created MountainCrafted beers in beautiful Bright, Victoria. We were born in 2005 from a passion for well-made beer, a love for the town of Bright and its pristine alpine environment, and the adventurous outdoors lifestyle that the High Country inspires. We are family-owned and fiercely independent.
Bright Brewery
Quality Nonsense... that's it.
Brookvale Union
Right in the heart of Melbourne’s West, Cavalier Brewing is where the mundane gets a kick up the arse, thanks to our cracking beers. Since 2011, we've been transforming the everyday into memorable moments, one pint at a time. Life's too magnificent for mediocrity, so we brew with a sense of humor as robust as our quest for quality.
Cavalier Brewing
For us, it’s all about the beer, brewed here. Our microbrewery sits in the heart of our hotel, where we brew our very own range of craft beers.
Clifton Hill Brewing
Communion Brewing Co is a warm and inviting brewpub in Burnie. With twelve taps of beers brewed on-site, full restaurant menu, kids corner and regular live music you'll be sure to find your home here with the locals.
Communion Brewing Co
Our beers are inspired by our time walking the Du Cane Range. This is remote country, with winding tracks that lead to rocky peaks. As guides, it’s where we go to find solace, to be awed by wilderness, to explore slowly, to dream up our beers — beers best enjoyed in good nature, with friends.
Du Cane Brewing Co
Frank’s Cider is a clear sparkling cider range made with quality 100% Tasmanian apples, pears, cherries and raspberries.
Franks Cider
Local brewery serving up socially approachable beers to the Mornington Peninsula.
Frankston Brewhouse
The Garage Project is a unique craft brewery that began in a literal garage in Wellington, New Zealand. Founded by three friends with a passion for brewing. We represents a celebration of creativity, exploration, and the spirit of DIY innovation in the craft beer world.
Garage Project
WHAT’S A BREWED ALCOHOLIC SELTZER? FELLR's unique brewing method creates a clear, refreshing alcohol base with more flavor and a fuller mouthfeel than traditional spirits. We blend this base with sparkling water and natural fruit flavors for a delicious, light beverage with almost no sugar and only 25 calories per 100ml!
At Good Land Brewing Co. Our ‘Specialty’ beers are brewed in one-off, unique, seasonal batches that are served on a first in first served basis… This doesn’t mean the good times can’t last forever! Our ‘Core’ range will typically be available all year round meaning there’ll always be plenty of the good stuff for you to enjoy.
Good Land Brewing Co
Heron Beverages is thrilled to bring you the best of Belgium brewing!
Heron Beverages
If you are looking for a conventional brewing company, you can stop right here!
Melbourne-based. Independent. Specialising in quality, small batch beers. Available online, at our Footscray Taproom, and at great pubs, bars and bottle shops everywhere.
Hop Nation Brewing Co
We're not really ones for rules but we do have a few guiding principles that were born out of respect for our craft and our community; For one, our aim is to create an educational environment that takes people inside the craft beer experience and makes the enjoyment of a fine ale accessible to all.
Jetty Road Brewery
After years honing their skills home brewing, brothers Callum and Nat Reeves started KAIJU! Beer in 2013 and quickly established themselves as a major force in hop forward beers in Australia. Fast forward over ten years and the range includes the massively popular KAIJU! KRUSH!, Pleazure Kruze Hazy Pale Ale and Cerveza Crisp Lager.
We are an environmentally and socially responsible brewery that inspires and drives real impact.
Local Brewing Co
Starting life as Australia’s most remote brewery at our spiritual home in Broome WA, Matso’s is now enjoyed at pubs, bars and backyards right across the country. First brewed in 1997, Matso's Ginger Beer is Australia's Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer.
From easy drinking crushers, to hoppy ales and rich stouts, we always have a wide range of brews for everyone to enjoy.
The Mill Brewery
Molly Rose is a small brewery which embraces the way that beer can bring all sorts of people together to enjoy great times. Our beers are made with attention to be enjoyed without a care.
Molly Rose Brewing
Monkey Shoulder is a premium Speyside blended malt scotch whisky. Rich in flavour with notes of vanilla, orange & spice, it's made for mixing.
Monkey Shoulder
Passionately dedicated to brewing the best craft beer in the world, in less than 2 years they expanded their operation. Some clever folk (that’s you, the Australian people) also thought their Status Quo Pale Ale was pretty great and voted it in as the #1 beer in Australia back-to-back in the GABS Hottest 100!
Mountain Culture
From the refreshing hot-weather favourite Summer Ale, through to the award-winning Rare Breeds and the world’s first Very Enjoyable Beer, no matter where you are on your craft journey, there is a Mountain Goat beer for all occasions. The Goats have also been tinkering about with spirits, with a Hopped Gin created with hop-heads in mind.
Mountain Goat Beer
Being an independently owned and operated brewery we strive for the highest quality ingredients, as we know this provides the best flavour possible.
Mountain Monk Brewers
Established in 2016, Ocean Reach Brewing rests in the picturesque seaside town of Cowes, Phillip Island. Inspired by coastal living and the sea, dedicated to creating tasty beer. Our brews are crafted with a desire for balance, flavour, and refreshment, ensuring every sip is an adventure worth sharing with your closest mates.
Ocean Reach Brewing
On Point Brewery is a new craft microbrewery in Alexandra, Victoria, located in a charming old dairy factory. With a sprawling beer garden and ample indoor seating, we offer craft beers inspired by Victoria's high country, available at our taproom and throughout Victoria.
On Point Brewery
We believe in the power of community, humanity and unique self-expression, and our beers are a reflection of that. Whether you're in the mood for a bold IPA, an indulgent stout, a refreshing lager or a fruit-filled sour.
One Drop Brewing Co.
Pash is more than just a non-alcoholic beer; it's a symbol of defiance, authenticity, and embracing one's true self. Inspired by the concept of finding your passion (or Pash), Pash encourages individuals to unapologetically celebrate their choice not to drink while enjoying an outstanding beer that complements their vibrant lifestyle.
Pash Beverages
We're an independent micro-brewery, bar and food truck serving small-batch craft beer from tank to tap in Hawthorn.
Ramblers Ale Works
At Reckless Brewing Co., we only use the finest, freshest ingredients to make our 100% all natural beer. That means unpasteurised, preservative-free brews, locally made for your drinking pleasure. Most of them even get the vegan-friendly stamp of approval, with rare exceptions that we’ll always tell you about.
Reckless Brewing Co
What started out as a dream that was nurtured since 2007, locals Matt & Mark were two mates who shared a passion for all things brewing. In 2018, the boys opened the doors to their very first nanobrewery in Penrith. This allowed them to experiment and really hone in on creating and perfecting brews for their fellow beer enthusiasts and local community.
Rusty Penny Brewing
We make hand crafted, artisanal beers that explore a ever changing selection of styles with a diverse array of farmed and foraged ingredients that showcase the “terroir” of place and are an expression of our areas agricultural & maritime history and the pristine wilderness that we call home.
Sailors Grave Brewing
Seeker Brewing is situated on the coastline of Wollongong, just under the Illawarra escarpment in Dharawal country. From the vibrant music scene and a thirst for adventure – fostered by mountains and surf – Seeker Brewing was born. Seeker brews pair perfectly with a post-adventure afternoon sunset, shared with like-minded souls and great friends.
Seeker Brewing
Shearasun Brewing Company is an Australian owned independent brewery based in northern Victoria. Creating well balanced, easy drinking hand crafted beers.
Shearasun Brewing
Small independent brewery from SA making products focused on drinkability and high quality.
SixTwelve Brewing
St Andrews Beach Brewery calls a 92-acre property on the stunning Mornington Peninsula home. The property was formally a world class horse training facility and in the centre of the old stables is where you will find our one-of-a-kind brewery and taproom.
St Andrews Beach Brewery
From easy drinking crushers, to hoppy ales and rich stouts, we always have a wide range of brews for everyone to enjoy.
The Mill
The Zythologist is a science-based brewery and analytical testing company, owned and operated by a small team of PhD scientists and engineers dedicated to pushing the limits. Partnered with Monash University, we use cutting edge analytical equipment to create unique combinations of flavour molecules in beer. All our beers are brewed to the best quality, backed by science.
The Zythologist
Back when prawn cocktails were fine dining, beer in a can was called a Tinnie. From simpler times comes the inspiration for this modern craft beer. Proudly 100% Aussie made, Tinnies is crafted from the finest hops, malt, and barley, to give you top quality craft in a tin. Easy.
The world’s oldest brewery
Weihenstephan Germany
Wolf of the Willows, a family-owned brewery founded by Scotty and Renae McKinnon, launched in November 2014. They craft small-batch ales and hard seltzers. Their Mordialloc Taproom features a 15-hectolitre brewhouse, beer garden, indoor dining, an in-house kitchen, and 16 rotating taps of house-made beer and seltzer.
Wolf of the Willows Brewing