The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular (GABS) is a beer festival with a difference, celebrating the diversity of craft beer and the creativity of the breweries with some of the best craft breweries from Australia, New Zealand and internationally brewing brand new beers specifically for the event.
The festival was started in 2012 by Steve Jeffares and Guy Greenstone, owners of the multi-award winning Local Taphouse pubs in Melbourne and Sydney, and offers a large variety of exclusive new-release beers, brewery and industry stands, a gourmet food market, educational seminars and live entertainment in the World Heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building.
In its first year GABS attracted almost 11,000 people from around Australia, New Zealand and even Europe and Asia.
Fri May 24th - 12pm - 4:30pm & 6:30pm - 11pm
Sat May 25th - 12pm - 4:30pm & 6:30pm - 11pm
Sun May 26th - 12pm - 4:30pm