UPDATED: RAD BEER WEEK MADNESS

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Over 25 different events, 10 huge days, 14 different venues, all hosted in one capital city. The inaugural Rad Beer Week 2017 is set to hit a plethora of crafty venues in the lead up to this year’s Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival.

What is Rad Beer Week? A week-long celebration of South Australia’s ever-growing Craft Beer Scene. Starting on the 21st of July and partying through to the start of the Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival on the 28th of July.

With so many events and so many hosting venues, it is hard to organise the craziness. However, never fear, this simplified guide will ensure you, the drinkers of Adelaide, don’t miss out on tickets to some of the best events. A ton of free and paid events ensue.

STARTING DATE VENUE EVENT TITLE THE RUN DOWN STAR TIME PRICE
21st July

Friday

Little Bang Brewing Company Moon Dog Plus Little Bang Equals PARTY Moon Dog + Little Bang= Insane. 4 taps from each pouring unique beers. Party time. 16:00 Free
21st July

Friday

La Vigne Belgian Independence Day Old school Belgium Vs New world. A celebration in all things Belgium 18:30 $42.79
21st July Friday The Gilbert Street Hotel A Night on the Cans Over 20 different tinnies on special all night. 17:00 Free
22nd July

Saturday

The Gilbert Street Hotel PL Vs LB IPAmageddon Pirate Life Vs Little Bang. IPAs only across 8 taps. Noon Free
22nd July

Saturday

NOLA Adelaide Boilermaker Masterclass with Stomping Ground 4 Stomping Ground beers matched with 4 unique whiskeys. Finishing with a Stomping Grounds tap takeover. 14:00 $55
23rd July

Sunday

Little Bang Brewing Company Bootleg BBQ Competition An amateur BBQ competition with the winner scoring a spot into the big leagues 12:00 Free

 

23rd July

Sunday

NOLA Adelaide Brewer’s Brekky 4 course, 5 beers, guaranteed to cure your Sunday morning hang over 11:00 $65
23rd July

Sunday

Little Bang Brewing Company Feeding Time at Bootleg BBQ Sneaky Pickle and Firebox Smoke BBQ Grille will feed the masses, while watching the BBQ competition Noon Free
23rd July

Sunday

The Gilbert Street Hotel The Dark Days Limited barrel aged Clare Valley and Pirate Life kegs. Dark beer descends onto the Gilbert’s taps Noon Free
23rd July

Sunday

King’s Head Hotel King’s Cellar Beer Degustation 5 course, 5 beers in Kings underground cellars. Beers by SA brewers. 18:00 $90
23rd July Sunday Wheatsheaf Hotel Modus Operandi ‘Yeast Coast’ Tinnie Launch Two different versions of Yeast Coast go head to head. Pouring beers by Fixation, Modus and of course Wheaty. 15:00 Free
24th July

Monday

The Franklin Hotel Independence Week Pouring some of the best independent beers over the entire week. 11:00 Free
24th July

Monday

The Gilbert Street Hotel Native Food & Rare Brew Degustation Local and native produce matched with limited release beers ranging from sours to Barley wines. 18:00 $89.82
25th July

Tuesday

Steven ter Horst Chocolatier Bitter and Sweet Beer infused chocolate matched with beer. Hawkers and Steven ter Horst team up. 16:00 $18.34
25th July Tuesday The Gilbert Street Hotel Brew Crew Party Representatives from Stone and Wood, Wolf of Willows and Fixation will be on hand to shout beers and talk booze. 18:30 Free
25th July

Tuesday

The Havelock Hotel Beer Meets Food Ft. Mismatch 4 beers, 4 food tasters. Ewan from Mismatch will talk through the beers. 18:00 $40
25th July Tuesday NOLA Adelaide A Farmhouse Feast with La Sirene 5 courses of New Orleans style food, matched with La Sirene beers. 19:00 $95
26th July

Wednesday

NOLA Adelaide State of Origin Game 4 QLD represented by Newstead, NSW by 4 Pines. Who will win the real State of Origin? 16:00 Free
26th July

Wednesday

Hains & Co Mountain Goat Tap Takeover The goats are in town taking over the taps, pouring rare and barrel breeds. 16:00 Free
26th July

Wednesday

The Franklin Hotel Barrel Aged Dark Beer Banquet The Australian launch of 5 barrel age stouts from Hawkers. Core beers and 4 courses of food as well. 18:00 $60
26th July

Wednesday

The Gilbert Street Hotel Pirate Dog 2.0 w/ Cryer Malt Pirates, Parrot Dog and Cryer Malt’s collaboration to be launched and poured. 18:00 Free
26th July

Wednesday

La Boca Bar and Grill Prancing Pony Degustation 5 courses, 5 beers. Featuring a sensory expert to talk you through the beers. 18:30 $65
26th July

Wednesday

55ml Smarty Pints Beer Quiz A quiz about SA craft beer. With some curry thrown in the mix for good measure. 19:00 Free
27th July

Thursday

Royal Oak Hotel Upper East Side Pouring the best beers from the East Side of Australia. 15:00 Free
27th July

Thursday

The Gilbert Street Hotel Private Bottle Share Rare beers such as aged barely wines, barrel aged stouts and fresh IPAs. 18:00 $35.57
27th July Thursday The Atrium Lounge Adelaide Hills Cider and Beer Showcase 5 courses of small plates matched with Prancing Pony beers and Lobo Cider 18:45 $80
28th July Friday Brew Boys Brewing Co Fine Food Friday An amped up Fine Food Friday, with great music, food and beer. 19:00 Free

For the finer details on every event and to purchase tickets, check out the Rad Beer Week Facebook page. Come on Adelaide, let us all get behind this great week off beer. Dust off the heavy jackets, wrap your necks and put on your drinking gloves, Rad Beer Week is going to be insane.

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