Meet the brewers in style

Held the night before the festival, Gallagher’s Friday Night Degustation Dinner provides the best opportunity to mix and mingle with the brewers as you enjoy a delicious 5 course menu served with perfectly matched beers. Hosted by The Beer Diva and Professor Pilsner, the degustation dinner is a huge night on the Australian beer calendar and not to be missed. Tickets are sold separately to the main festival via Eventbrite – just click the ‘tickets’ button and select the degustation dinner. Spots tend to sell out early, so start organising your friends now.

Event Details

Where: Housey Housey @ The Forge
12 Armstrong St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3350
When: Friday, 18th of January 2019
6.30pm to 11pm


Hot House smoked ocean trout with taramasalata, artichoke, Meredith goats’ cheese & dill
COURSE TWO: Served to share
Charcuterie boards with local salt kitchen cured meats, pork morsels, onion jam, pickle with woodfired herb bread
Orange and chicken tart with caramelised leek, citrus beurre blanc & crispy capers
Sous vide beef fillet lightly seared medium rare on bush pepper and smoked beetroot relish with seeded mustard mascarpone
COURSE FIVE: Shared boards
D’Affinois brie french cheese, served with an assortment of crackers & rye with figs and muscatels

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