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Carwyn Collaboration Festival in Melbourne!

March 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

12 of Australia’s best breweries paired with 12 renowned internationals in a street party style boutique beer festival.

About this Event

The Carwyn Collaborational is a boutique international beer festival of an ilk not seen in Australia before. The festival will pair 12 of the best craft breweries in Australia with 12 renowned international breweries in a street party style festival on Blythe St in Thornbury, Melbourne. In the spirit of collaboration, the paired breweries will share a stand on the day—and you bet your britches that each pairing will collaborate on a beer! Some collaboration brews will be available at the festival, and some will be released at a later date.

Participating Breweries:


Boatrocker Brewers & Distillers

Mr Banks Brewing Co

Range Brewing

Otherside Brewing Co

Sailors Grave Brewing

Mismatch Brewing Co

Edge Brewing Project

Ocho Beer

Felons Brewing Co

Hawkers Beer

Deeds Brewing

Black Arts Brewers & Blenders


Brouwerij De Molen (Netherlands)

Cloudwater Brew Co (UK)

Garage Project (NZ)

Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co (USA)

Track Brewing Co (UK)

Beer Here (Denmark)

Stillwater Artisanal (USA)

Penyllan Brewery (Denmark)

Outer Range Brewing Co (USA)

Cellador Ales (USA)

Firestone Walker Brewing Company (USA)

More to be announced.

All 24 participating breweries will have a brewery representative present, and each will have 4 limited-release beers to pour through 2 taps over the duration of the festival. It is up to the breweries in terms of what beers are pouring when, so check with individual brewery stands to see what’s pouring!

What your ticket includes:

Entry to the inaugural Carwyn Collaborational.

Punch card valuing $30 to be redeemed for beer tasters.

Festival branded beer tasting glass

Festival guide booklet

Access to additional Collaborational merch tent

Session Times:

There are two sessions offered. The two sessions are ticketed separately.

Session 1 (11am-3pm)

Session 2 (4pm-8pm)


Multiple local food options will be available for purchase on the day.

Getting There:

This is a beer festival, so please don’t drive. The Collaborational is easy to access with both the 86 tram line and Thornbury train station very close by.

Getting In:

Entry to the Collaborational is from High. St. Thornbury. Please line-up in a Northerly direction along the High St footpath and stay clear of the road.

Important Information:

This is a cashless event, credit and EFTPOS cards are the only accepted forms of payment on the day.

Please bring identification. This is strictly an 18+ event and security will be checking ID at the door. In accordance with Victorian RSA laws, if you are drunk or disorderly you will not be served, and you will be asked to leave. Free water will be readily available at the festival.

Huge thanks to our sponsors Cryer Malt and The Crafty Pint for helping to make this festival a reality!


Blythe Street
Thornbury, + Google Map


Blythe Street
Thornbury, + Google Map