We’re always on the hunt for Australia’s greatest home brew! And we want to know who knows their hops from their slops. Well, we found him. Dominic Tyler Miller is this years winner of the Great Homebrew Summer Slam who was yet again, crowned Ballarat’s greatest homebrewer. Here is a little bit about Dominic  Born and bred in England, Dom was… Read More

Winners and grinners

Congratulations to all the winners from the Ballarat Beer Festival 2017. Here is a list of those who won prizes on the day. Big Prize Giveaway 1st Prize:  Bali Escape Winner: Corey and partner This was your chance to win tickets for two to Bali for four nights, living it up in your own luxury three bedroom villa with a private outdoor… Read More

The Ballarat Beer Festival Brewcage

This summer’s Ballarat Beer Festival Brewcage is going to be a special kind of place. Alongside reserved seating all day in the VIP shade and comfort reminiscent of glamping, the culinary geniuses of Squires Loft, Ballarat, have put together a massively tasty menu to keep you going all day long. With an emphasis on the chargrilled, and all basted with… Read More

The Great Homebrew Summer Slam

 Join us in the search for Australia’s greatest home brew! Do you reckon you know your hops from your slops? Ready to put your brew to the test? Enter your liquid gold into the Great Homebrew Summer Slam and compete to be crowned Ballarat’s greatest homebrewer at Ballarat Beer Festival’s main stage. Register before December 15 by downloading and filling… Read More

Rebellion Brewing brings the Gluten Free goodness

Being gluten intolerant can through some serious spanners in the works for beer lovers. But fret not, Rebellion Brewing are here to save the day with their range of gluten-free produce, including this delicious O’Brien Porter infused with real cacao and orange zest! Yummy! Find more beers from the O’Brien range on their website.

Preview our new TV ad

We’re excited to showcase our brand new Ballarat Beer Festival TV ad that will air on Prime7 and WIN from late December. We had great fun shooting this informative and cheeky television ad on site in Ballarat with comedian Rusty Berther.


CELEBRATE IN STYLE INSIDE THE EXCLUSIVE BREWCAGE MARQUEE New to 2016, the Brewcage VIP area is the perfect place to take your friends, family or colleagues for an exclusive beer tasting experience away from the crowds. Tickets are available for individuals or larger groups and will get you: • Express laneway festival entry • Reserved seating in the shade •… Read More