The deep South West of Australia now ranks as one of the fastest growing, award winning, micro-brewery capitals in the country... so if that's not the perfect excuse for a FESTIVAL, then I don't know what is!
The seventh annual South West Craft Beer Fest is coming to Margaret River in just a few weeks time, on Saturday 3rd of March 2018, but this time at a new venue!
3 Oceans Winery will open it's picturesque grounds to host what will no doubt be a day of epic entertainment and celebration for all the hard work our brewers and brewessess have put into crafting up the cleansing ales that keep us refreshed on a hot summers day!
The 2018 South West Craft Beer Festival will continue to feature breweries exclusively from the South West, with a record number of breweries from Mandurah through to Denmark confirmed to be in attendance, allowing beer enthusiasts to experience over 100 unique beers to taste on the day, including an eclectic selection of special brews at the One Off Tasting Bar.
With some of the finest ales in all the land, make sure you check out some of Wine for Dudes favourite local Margaret River micro-breweries who have confirmed their place in the line up, including...
If you're not all into beer, fear not, the 2018 South West Beer Fest has something for everyone! Alongside some of the South West's best brews on offer, they'll also be a heap of thirst-quenching ciders, an award-winning collection of wines and sparkling supplied by the hosts 3 Oceans Winery, and non-alcoholic drinks for the responsible ones among us!
Oh, and there's FOOD! Not only does the South West produce some of the best craft beers in the country, we've also managed to pull out an abundance of incredibly insane chefs and gourmet food producers, who will be teaming up with some of the local brewers to deliver scrumptious bites that match their brews to perfection.
The legends from Hooked Up Fish n Chips will have their food truck pumping out an array of fresh seafood goodness. The south west's pizza king, Paul's Big Oven Pizza, are teaming up with Bootleg Brewery for some hopping delicious cheesy delights, and they'll be loads more too!
Live music will set the mood depending on where you are at the venue, with the two official music zones being The Rose Garden and The Ferment Tent. Local legend Lee Cummings of Down South Entertainment has hand-picked the artists who will be playing on the day with the official line-up looking something like this...
|11:00 – 11:45||Jay le kat||2:45 – 3:30||Michael Triscari|
|11:45 – 12:15||Private Pickle||3:30 – 4:00||Chris Archee|
|12:15 – 1:00||Brayden Sibbald||4:00 – 4:45||Albert Gray|
|1:00 – 1:30||Private Pickle||4:45 – 5:15||Chris Archee|
|1:30 – 2:15||The Other 42||5:15 – 6:00||Doug and Cletus|
|2:15 – 2:45||Chris Archee|
Tickets for the 2018 South West Craft Beer Festival are now CLICK HERE TO BUY for just $35 including venue and booking fee. Each ticket includes 4 tasting tokens and your own SW Beer Fest beer glass, with additional tokens available to be purchased at the event. Event entry numbers are strictly limited so pre-purchase is recommended to avoid disappointment.
See ya there Dudes!!