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The Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival 2015


The Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival 2015

Emilie La Pietra

The Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival is a three day celebration featuring Australia’s best craft beer and cider brands with some of SA’s best chefs cooking a twisted BBQ. This deliciously different event will be held July 10th – 12th 2015 in the historic Brick Cattle Pavilion and the lawns of the Adelaide Showgrounds. 

Showcasing the best of South Australian, Australian and international beer and cider with over 30 exhibitors along with some of SA's best restaurants and chefs cooking up a hell-of-a BBQ storm, the event will be the perfect party destination.


Local brewers & ciders;
Barossa Valley Brewing, Big Shed Brewing Concern, Birbecks Brewing Company, Clare Valley Brewing, Coopers Brewery, Gulf Brewery, Little Bang Brewing, Lobethal Bierhaus, Mismatch Brewing Co, Pikes Beer Company, Pirate Life Brewing, Prancing Pony Brewery, Rehn Bier, Smiling Samoyed Brewery, Steam Exchange Brewery, Swell Beer, Vale Brewing Company, Kangaroo Island Ciders, Lobo Cider, Sidewood Estate, The Hills Cider Company 

From across the borders;
Beard and Brau (QLD), Little Creatures (WA), Stone & Wood (Byron Bay), Two Birds (Melbourne), Young & Henry’s (Sydney) 

From across the seas;
Fuller’s Ales (UK), Hofbrau (Germany), North Coast Brewing (USA), Sierra Nevada Brewing Company (USA), Weihenstephan (Germany) 


BBQ LINE UP (so far)

“Coals™ Hot Meat and Smoke Shop” 
by The Happy Motel’s chef’s Jordan Jeavons, Andy Nowell & Duncan Welgemoed
"We put the penny in your pudding and the fish sauce in your discourse. Food and booze installs with added arts and tarts"

“The Ghetto Smoke Show” by Drew Akin
"Baptised in BBQ sauce & raised in the smoke"

“The King’s Head Great Aussie BBQ”
Think lamb-kangas, croc-hotdogs and any other native animal taboo.

“Jacob Rubenstein Presents” by Sam Worrall-Thompson
"Brisket, pork, ribs and lamb will be getting the North American makeover" 

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Curated by local tastemakers 5/4 Entertainment and Young Muscle, all acts playing the Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival are proudly South Australian and contribute to the thriving local love music and entertainment scene.

Friday 10th July
Max Savage & The False Idols (live), Cosmo Thundercat (live), The Gentleman’s Record Club feat. Huggy Bear Soundsystem Deejays, Luke Penman (Radio Adelaide - 100% South Australian DJ set)
PLUS the announcement live on stage of the Royal Adelaide Beer & Cider Awards

Saturday 11th July – 5/4 Entertainment presents...
Timberwolf (live), Jesse Davidson (live), Jimmy Meegan (live), Banjo Jackson (live), Brokers DJs PLUS the very special, one-off performance of the Kevin Bacon Jam Band

Sunday 12th July – Young Muscle presents...
Skies (live), Problems (live), Hummingbird (live), Young Muscle Deejays 


The event will also host the presentation of the Royal Adelaide Beer & Cider Awards on Friday 10 July and feature a bar dedicated to the winning brews.

This festival has been designed to be the perfect destination for tasting the very best of South Australian beer, as well as learning what brewing is all about and what is out there.

The event is supported by Primary Industries and Regions SA, Network Ten, Adelaide Showgrounds, Coopers brewery and Hills Cider. 

WHEN: July 10 - 12

WHERE: The Adelaide Showgrounds, Brick Cattle Pavilion

COST: $20 1-day pass OR $35 for a weekend pass

For more information and real-time updates, head to their official website.

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