Beer for Bushfire Relief

Jan 18, 2020

A day of fundraisers throughout the Australian Beer Community

Breweries and beer venues across the country are getting behind the incredible efforts underway to raise money for the country's firefighters and affected communities. If you're running an event you'd like added to this list, please get in touch with details.

You can download supporting assets here: poster, event image, social tile and logo – also in eps / vector format. We've also included a section below featuring breweries directly affected by the fires.

There are other events taking place before and after January 18 too; you can find many of them here

If you'd like to help us track fundraising activities, we've created a couple of forms where you can input your events and donations here.

The Resilience Beer

Brewers here and overseas are invited to take part in the Resilience Beer brew – more on what it is and how to get involved here.


Future Mountain
They're donating all sales of Harrow & Harvest and Sandcastle Heart and will have a raffle featuring items from their local business community plus collection tins. The bar staff are donating all tips for the rest of summer and Gringo Paella will be serving food from 6pm with 100 percent of proceeds going to the Victorian Farmers Federation to help farmers rebuild fences, replace lost farming equipment and supply fodder for livestock.
703-707 Plenty Road, Reservoir

Red Bluff Brewers
The Lakes Entrance brewery will be hosting a sausage sizzle fundraiser at their Pop-Up Tap Room, all money will be going to the Gippsland Emergency Relief Fund.
9 Old Bunga Road, Lake Bunga

Holgate Brewhouse
CFA Bushfire Relief Fundraiser
Proceeds from the bar, taproom and a special raffle will be donated to CFA Victoria.
Midday to late
79 High Street, Woodend

Mr West 
Raise A Glass! - Bushfire Relief Fundraiser
The Footscray bar is raising money for the Victorian CFA and Wildlife Victoria. They're putting together a special menu of beer, cider, wine and spirits from the likes of Hop Nation, Tallboy & Moose, The Hills Cider Company, Collective Arts Distilling, Boomtown Winemakers Cooperative, Xavier Goodridge, Puncheon Bottles, Yugen Wines, Savant Spirits, Vanguard Luxury Brands/The Gospel Whiskey. Staff are also giving up their tips and a donation jar will be on the bar for any further donations.
106 Nicholson Street, Footscray

Ladro TAP
Karma Keg – brewery supplier TBC
162 Greville Street, Prahran

Bad Shepherd
They're planning a "huge local community karma keg fundraiser" and aim to raise more than $5,000.
386 Reserve Road, Cheltenham

Great Australian Beer Festival Geelong
GABF will be purchasing a $100 voucher from fire affected breweries and giving them away randomly at GABF Geelong. Prancing Pony are also donating $1 from every can sold at the festival.
Johnstone Park, Geelong

Club Kilsyth and Club Ringwood
At both Melbourne clubs, $1 from every pot or schooner and $2 from every pint of Bridge Road Pale Ale will be going to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal. The donation points throughout the clubs will also be going towards bushfire relief. 
1/15 Canterbury Road, Bayswater North, and Maroondah Hwy & Oban Rd, Ringwood.

Mr Banks
As part of their Summer Haze party, they're hosting a raffle: $10 tickets gives you the chance to win "Beer for a Year – 12 cases of Extra Pale Ale (one per month). All proceeds going to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal.
12 Hi-Tech Place, Seaford

BoJaK Brewing
BoJaK are hosting their Dandenong pals KAIJU! and Brick Lane from midday to raise money for bushfire relief.
5 Bennet Street, Dandenong.

Burnley Brewing
The brewpub will be donating $1 from every pint and $5 from every stein sold to the Red Cross Bushfire Disaster Appeal. 
648 Bridge Road, Richmond.

Boatrocker Brewery & Distillery
For four weeks, the brewery are donating all proceeds from the Alpha Queen and Sunshine & Rainbows taps at the Barrel Room. On January 18, they're running a raffle on a massive beer and spirits pack, plus gold coin donation entry with live music and extra beer proceeds going to the Red Cross and WIRES. 
34 MacBeth St, Braeside.

Audacious Monk Cellars
They're hosting a raffle at the venue on January 18. They also purchased kegs from Holgate and Sailors Grave from which all takings are going to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal.
128 Regent Street, Preston

Two Birds Brewing
They're donating $1 from every beer purchased at the Nest to the Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Plan.
136 Hall Street, Spotswood

Stomping Ground Beer Hall
The Collingwood brewers have donated many karma kegs to other venues already and on Jan 18 are donating all proceeds from their Gipps St Pale Ale tap to the Gippsland Emergency Relief Fund to support those communities affected by the bushfires. They'll also be collecting additional donations at the bar.
100 Gipps Street, Collingwood

Wine O'Clock Wine Bar, Gisborne
Live music, raffles, door prize, sausage sizzle and beers from Mitta Mitta, one of the impacted breweries in the Victorian High Country. $10 cover charge, with all money raised going to the Wildlife Victoria bushfire appeal.

Otter's Promise
They're hosting a six tap takeover featuring Bright, King River and Blizzard, all of whom have been impacted by the fires in the High Country.
1219 High Street, Armadale

Exit Brewing & Uitgang Bar
High Country Brewery Trail Showcase – full lineup of brewers / beers will appear here.
406 Bridge Road, Richmond

Palace Hotel South Melbourne
They're pouring a Karma Keg from Fury & Son and have gathered some "super cool prizes" for a silent auction. There will be live music from Alejandro Adams and The Feel Good Hits (who are donating to the cause) from 7pm and the Palace crew are also donating $2 from every Parma sold plus all their tips for January.
505-507 City Road, South Melbourne

The Retreat Hotel Abbotsford
They've got a Karma Keg from their neighbours at Bodriggy plus some "super cool prizes" for a silent auction. Plus they're donating $2 from every parma sold and are gathering all tips for the month to donate as well. The Scorches are playing live from 7pm and are also donating their fee to the cause. More here.
226 Nicholson St, Abbotsford

Ocean Reach Brewing
They're donating $2 from every tap beer sold at their Taphouse and all tips collected on the day to the Gippsland Emergency Relief Fund.
47 Thompson Ave, Cowes 

Moon Dog
Both Moon Dog World and Moon Dog OG are donating a keg each for fire relief and will have tins out for additional donations too.
32 Chifley Drive, Preston, and 17 Duke Street, Abbotsford

The Woodlands Hotel
They'll be pouring a Karma Keg donated by Fixation from midday at the Coburg pub.
84-88 Sydney Road, Coburg

Good Heavens
They're putting on Karma Kegs from bushfire affected breweries, with those kegs paid for with staff tips from Good Heavens and sibling venue Fancy Hanks. Breweries include Bright, King River and Blizzard, with donations being split between Wildlife Victoria, a GoFundMe for 'Bushfire Trauma and Mental Health Support" and the CFA.
Level 2/79 Bourke St, Melbourne.

Mansfield Hotel
For every pot, schooner or pint of Jamieson Brewery beer they sell at their main bar, they're donating $1 to bushfire relief. 
86 High St, Mansfield

Melbourne BeerFest
The BeerFest team will be donating 50 percent from all ticket sales made on January 18 to bushfire relief causes. This applies to all of their remaining 2020 summer season festivals – Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth.
Head here to buy tickets on January 18!

Pub Cricket: Cherry Tree vs The Vic Hotel
Head to the Fairfield Oval (near the Fairfield Boathouse and Melbourne Polytechnic) as these titans of the pub cricket league clash. All beer sales go to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal.
NB This is on January 19 starting at 2pm

Bright Brewery
The Alpine brewery was finally able to open again on January 14 and on the 18th will be hosting $30 Pizza + Pint from midday to 3pm: $5 from every Pizza + Pint deal will go to the Bright and Porepunkah CFA.
121 Great Alpine Road Bright

King River Brewing
They're donating $1 of every pot sold $2 of every pint to the local CFA. Plus they've got an ongoing fundraiser where they're donating 50 percent of profits from sales of their Summer Ale to the CFA relief fund. More here.
4515 Wangaratta-Whitfield Road, Whitfield

Westside Ale Works
They're donating 100% of the the proceeds from a keg of Everybody Loves Pale Ale to the Country Fire Authority. They're also hosting a dart competition with a $5 entry fee per person that's going straight to the CFA, with the winner receiving two pints of Everybody Loves Pale.
36 Alfred St, South Melbourne

Mornington Peninsula Brewery
They're putting on a Karma Keg of MPB Draught Karma Keg to fundraise.
72 Watt Rd, Mornington 

Project Brewing
The Rowville brewery are donating all proceeds from their XPA tap to the CFA and will also have a tip jar at the bar. They're also continually putting on guest beers from High Country breweries.
3/12 Laser Drive, Rowville

Miss Moses
Join the Brunswick team as they tap beers from three breweries badly hit by the bushfires this Saturday. They're pouring beers from Bright, Bridge Road and Sailors Grave from midday and donating all proceeds to the CFA. More here.
581 Sydney Road, Brunswick

Hard Rubbish
They've got a keg from Bright Brewery and holding a sausage sizzle from 6pm with all proceeds being going to Wildlife Victoria.
670 Plenty Rd, Preston

Thunder Road
They're donating 100 percent of profits from Brunswick Bitter to the Victorian Bushfire Relief Appeal.
130 Barkly St, Brunswick 


Freddie Wimpoles
The bar has set up two permanent taps with Stomping Ground Gipps Street Pale and Mountain Goat lager. Buy either beer and $3 per pint will be donated to fire relief until the fires are out.
125 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda.

Coldstream Brewery
The staff are donating 100 percent of tips received for the month of January and the brewery is donating $2 for each pot, pint or schooner of their new mid-strength, Skinny Dipper, to the Red Cross Bushfire Relief Fund.
694 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream.

Bright Brewery 
The High Country brewery are donating a portion of all their keg sales for January to Victoria's CFA and the Victorian Bushfire Appeal. Staff are also donating 100 percent of their tips in January, plus $1,000 from 2019 tips, to the Bright and Porepunkah CFA.
121 Great Alpine Road, Bright.

Hop Nation
They've launched a Win Beer For A Year Raffle; details here.

The Lincoln
They're donating $1 from every pint of Mountain Goat which will be on happy hour special ($8) for the whole of January.

Bar Josephine
All tips for the month of January at Footscray's Bar Josephine are to be donated to fire relief and matched dollar for dollar by the bar.
295 Barkly Street, Footscray

Molly Rose Brewing
They're donating their tips to Victoria's CFA and the NSW RFS.
279 Wellington Street, Collingwood

Ingrained Culture
The High Country tour operators are donating 30 percent of profits from tour sales in January to the Victorian CFA and Victorian Bushfire Relief. Tours can be booked for any time in 2020.

Red Gum BBQ
The Mornington Peninsula venue is pouring a keg each from Bad Shepherd, Wolf of the Willows and Jetty Road with 100 percent of proceeds donated to the Red Cross and the CFA.
87 Arthurs Seat Road, Red Hill.

Naughtons Hotel
They're aiming to raise $5,000 for Animals Australia, Rural Aid and Vets For Compassion by donating every dollar spent on Wolf Of The Willows IPA at their bar throughout January.
43 Royal Parade, Parkville

Grape & Grain
The Moorabbin venue has lined up no less than four kegs – Wolf Of The Willows Pilsner, Stomping Ground Gipps Street Pale Ale, Atomic Beer Project IPA and Boatrocker Miss Pinky – to be sold for donation only: minimum $8 per glass; $12 per pint. All takings will go to the Community Enterprise Foundation's Bushfire Disaster Appeal.
14-16 Station Street, Moorabbin

King River Brewing
The King Valley brewers had to evacuate their brewery home during the fires and are donating 50 percent of profits from sales of their Summer Ale to the CFA relief fund. They'd already included #thanksCFA on the barcodes the day before having to evacuate!
4515 Wangaratta-Whitfield Road, Whitfield

Coldstream Brewery
The Yarra Valley team are running a raffle this weekend featuring three hampers filled with a bunch of their beer and product from Tiny Bear Distillery (Gin), Balgownie Estate Wine and Rob Dolan Wine. They're donating to Wildlife Victoria. 
694 Maroondah Highway, Coldstream

Cherry Tree Hotel
Staff at the Cremorne pub are donating all tips for the week leading up to January 18 to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal. Publicans Chris and Penny are matching their donations.
53 Balmain Street, Cremorne.

The Goods Shed 
Staff are donating all their tips for the month of January to Corryong CFA, Kangaloola Wildlife Rescue and Upper Murry Community Health. 
1/71 Church St, Wodonga 

Post Office Hotel
They're donating $1 from every pint of Coburg Brewing or Venom Brewing beers to the CFA.
229-231 Sydney Rd, Coburg


Five Barrel Brewing
The Wollongong brewpub team are donating $10 from every burger/beer combo sold and $20 from every t-shirt sold on the day. They're open from midday to 8pm.
318 Kiera Street, Wollongong

Batch Brewing Co
Karma Kegs
The team at Batch will be donating proceeds from Pash The Magic Dragon sales at both venues. They're also pooling staff tips throughout January and have raised more than $2,000 to date. Proceeds are being split between RFSNSW and WIRES. More here.
44 Sydenham Rd, Marrickville, and 292 Stanmore Road, Petersham

Rocks Brewing
They'll be hosting a fundraiser at the brewery. Details to follow...
2/160 Bourke Road, Alexandria

Yulli's Brews
They're putting on a Karma Keg of Norman Australian Ale for bushfire relief.
75A Burrows Rd, Alexandria.

One Drop Brewing
Karma Keg & Trees For Change. One Drop will be putting on a Karma Keg of Botany Bay Lager, with 100 percent of sales going to support the RFS. And, to look forward and support a greener future, they'll also be planting a tree for every schooner of XPA sold on the day.
5 Erith Street, Botany

Nomad Brewing
All takings at their Brookvale bar will be donated and they'll have a donations box in the bar too.
5 Sydenham Road, Brookvale

Wayward Brewing Co
Having had an amazing response to their first Karma Keg at the brewery on January 3, Wayward will be tapping one every Saturday through to March, including January 18.
1 Gehrig Lane, Camperdown

Sunday Road Brewing
They're donating a Karma keg of their Australian-hopped pale ale Summer of 3.9 to the RFS NSW and WIRES. 
147 Bath Rd, Kirrawee

Stockade Barrel Room
They're putting on a Karma Keg as a fundraiser for the NSW RFS.
25 Cadogan Street, Marrickville

South Coast Journeys
Beers ‘n’ Burgers for Bushfire Relief Tour
The tourism operator is hosting a ‘South Coast Beers ‘n’ Burgers for Bushfire Relief Tour’ where all profits from the tour will be donated equally to the Red Cross Disaster Relief and the NSW RFS.

Hop, Grape & Grain
Brewery Shuttle Service
The Sydney-based tour operators are running a donation-based shuttle service to raise money for NSW RFS, Red Cross and WIRES. They're heading to: Batch, Young Henrys, Sydney Brewery, Yulli's, Frenchies, One Drop, Stockade, Sauce, Grifter, Wayward.

Sauce Brewing
They're pouring a Karma Keg from Batlow Cider with all proceeds going to the town of Batlow, which has been devasted by recent fires. 
1a Mitchell St, Marrickville 


Young Henrys
The Newtown brewery are donating 300 cases and 200 kegs of beer to their hospo mates raising money for the NSW Rural Fire Service, WIRES Wildlife Rescue and Red Cross Australia at events in your area over the next two months. Full details, including how to request beer for an event plus existing events, here.

Modus Operandi
They donated $15,000 of their profits from a fundraiser on January 3 for the Red Cross and NSW RFS. They are also donating tips and have a bar donation going directly to WIRES.
14 Harkeith Street, Mona Vale

IronBark Hill
They're donating $1 per schooner of beer or cider to the NSW RFS.
694 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin

Sydney Brewery
Running Karma Kegs of Lovedale Lager at The Lovedale Bar (Crowne Plaza, Hunter Valley), The Cidery Bar (Rydges World Square), Sydney Brewery (Surry Hills) and the Victoria Hotel (Melbourne).

Craft Beer Coopery 
They're donating $1,000 worth of crates to those affected by bushfires. If you or a mate have been impacted by the fires, please email

Frenchies Bistro & Brewery
Their Draught is pouring as a Karma Tap right through to January 18 with all proceeds going to the NSW RFS.
6/61-71 Mentmore Ave, Rosebery

Quaker's Hat
The Manly Vale brewers are donating 24 percent of all proceeds from online sales to NSW Rural Fire Services – and putting a free cooler bag in with every order.
Head here to order.


Seven Sheds
$5 from every pint sold at Curried Sunday will be donated to Bushfire Relief. 
NB This is on Sunday, January 19, to coincide with an existing event
22 Crockers Street, Railton

Hobart Brewing Co
They're hosting Band Together, an evening of live music headlined by Hugo Bladel, at their brewery from 5pm with all proceeds going to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal.
16 Evans Street, Hobart 


Morrison Brewery & Saint John Craft Beer
The Launceston brewery and beer venue have teamed up to put on no less than FIVE karma kegs. All proceeds from the Morrison tap while those five taps are pouring will go to the NSW RFS.
Saint John Craft Beer is at 133 St John Street, Launceston


Black Hops & BH II
There will be Karma Kegs of Send It pouring at both breweries plus a donation box and raffle for Black Hops merch and a carton of beer at each taproom, with all proceeds donated to the NSW Rural Fire Service.
15 Gardenia Grove, Burleigh Heads, and 671 Pine Ridge Road, Biggera Waters

Slipstream Brewery
They'll be pouring a Karma Keg of Laguna Tropical Pale Ale, raffling a Slipstream pack including a carton of beers and merchandise plus there will be donation boxes at the brewery. Details here.
Unit 2/94 Wilkie Street, Yeerongpilly

Newstead Brewing
At both the Doggett Street and Milton venues, between 4pm and 6pm, 100 percent of all takings over the bar – beer, drinks, food – will be donated to Bushfire Relief. There will also be donation boxes on the bars.
85 Doggett Street, Newstead, and 67 Castlemaine Street, Milton

Balter Brewing
They're already donating $1 from every beer sold at the brewery. On January 19 (the brewery is booked for a wedding on January 18) they'll donate every cent from all beer sales.
14 Traders Way, Currumbin Waters

Ballistic Springfield
Ballistic's Springfield brewpub will be raising money throughout the day, donating 100 percent of sales for their Springfield Pilsner on tap and in cans. They'll be drawing a huge raffle from 5pm with prizes set at a minimum of $50 per draw. Local businesses are donating prizes plus there will be lots of beer given away. AND there are silent auctions for ‘Brewer for a Day’ and ‘Private Beer Tours and Tastings’. Full details here.
37 Sinnathamby Boulevard, Springfield Central

The Scratch
Jetty Road Karma Keg fundraiser – details here. And out for an art show there on February 1 too, featuring another karma keg from KAIJU! and a raffle.
8/1 Park Road, Milton

The TapHouse Townsville
They're pouring a Karma Keg donated by the Townsville Brewery with 100% of the proceeds being donated to bushfire relief.
373 Flinders Street, Townsville

Bine Bar & Dining
Black Hops, Balter, Stone & Wood, Gage Roads and Currumbin Valley have each donated a Karma Keg to Bine and 100 percent of proceeds are going towards bushfire relief. There will also be plenty of raffles and the bar's staff are giving all tips straight to the cause.
1/28 Chairlift Avenue, Mermaid Beach

4 Brothers Brewing
They're donating $1 for every beer sold to to their local fire service. Plus the brewery will have donation boxes and raffles for merch and cartons of beer with the PopUp Chef serving food from 1pm until late. More here.
73/57 Brook Street, North Toowoomba

Burleigh Brewing
At Burleigh Brewing's Taphouse, from 3pm to 8.30pm on Jan 18 and 19, they're donating 100 percent of all revenue from Twisted Palm draught sales. They'll have a white board on the day to document funds raised on the hour every hour. This initiative is one of many they're running. More here.
2 Ern Harley Drive, Burleigh Heads

Brisbane BeerFest
The BeerFest team will be donating 50 percent from all ticket sales made on January 18 to bushfire relief causes. This applies to all of their remaining 2020 summer season festivals – Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth.
Head here to buy tickets on January 18!

Scenic Rim Brewery
They'll be supporting the crew from the Mount Alford RFS, who've been fighting fires since September, with a Karma Keg at the brewery. They've even written a poem about it. Details here.
Cnr Reckumpilla Street and Anders Road, Mount Alford

Suburban Social Neighbourhood Bar + Kitchen
They're putting on a keg of their 3rd Birthday Pale Ale as a Karma Keg where from open to empty, every last drop will have proceeds 100% donated to bushfire relief funds.
1 Moordale St, Chapel Hill.

Coral Sea Brewery
On January 17 (they aren't open on January 18), they're donating all takings from the night to the RSPCA NSW.
40 Lake Street, Cairns.

Soapbox Beer
They're tapping a Chatterbox XPA Karma Keg and will be donating all proceeds to bushfire relief.
89/101 Gipps St, Fortitude Valley

Hub Brewing
The Geebung crew will be donating $2 from every beer sold to the Australian Red Cross and will personally match this dollar-for-dollar. More here.
20 Morrisby Street, Geebung


Felons Brewing
They're donating 100 percent of profits from their Natural Ale through January and February.
5 Boundary St, Brisbane

My Beer Life and The Screaming Jets have teamed up to donate $5 per Festival Shirt to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

Balter Brewing
They're donating $1 from every beer sold at their Taproom for the next three months (or as long as it's needed) to bushfire relief causes.
14 Traders Way, Currumbin Waters


Woolshed Brewery
There will be a karma keg pouring at the brewery as part of their ongoing support efforts.
65 Wilkinson Road, Murtho

Sparkke at the Whitmore
They're launching a red ale called "Climate Change Is A Burning Issue" on tap, with $4 of every pint going to the Kangaroo Island Mayor's Bushfire Appeal Fund.
317 Morphett St, Adelaide

Little Bang Brewing
They're putting on a Karma Keg and will be collecting donations for Adelaide and Kangaroo Island CFS and wildlife funds.
25 Henry St, Stepney

Prancing Pony
They'll donate $1 for every tap beer sold at the brewshed and $1 from every can sold at the Great Australian Beer Festival in Geelong, Victoria.
42 Mount Barker Rd, Totness.


Gilbert St Hotel
They've started a Karma Keg tap and have lined up a dozen kegs from different brewers with all proceeds going to SA bushfire victims, animals and volunteers.
88 Gilbert Street, Adelaide

Prancing Pony
They have a constant Karma Keg on tap at the brewshed where you give what you can to the local Littlehampton CFS and other local stations.
42 Mount Barker Rd, Totness 


BentSpoke Brewing
They'll be putting on a karma keg at their Braddon Brewpub and running some giveaways on the day. More to follow...
48/38 Mort Street, Braddon 

Canberra BeerFest
The BeerFest team will be donating 50 percent from all ticket sales made on January 18 to bushfire relief causes. This applies to all of their remaining 2020 summer season festivals – Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth.
Head here to buy tickets on January 18!

Western Australia

The Monk
Pints With A Meaning – The Freo brewpub is hosting a rerun of the fundraiser they held following November's fires, at which they raised more than $700. A dollar from every pint of beer and cider sold will be donated to the tragically injured and surviving wildlife affected by the catastrophic bushfires.
33 South Terrace, Fremantle

Perth BeerFest
The BeerFest team will be donating 50 percent from all ticket sales made on January 18 to bushfire relief causes. This applies to all of their remaining 2020 summer season festivals – Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth.
Head here to buy tickets on January 18!


White Lakes Brewing
White Lakes are donating $1 from every pint of Aussie Lager sold in the brewhouse and at the Vernon Arms Tavern to both Red Cross and the NSW RFS throughout January. 
1441 Mandurah Rd, Baldivis

The Seasonal Brewing Co 
They're donating part proceeds of all of their Lager (renamed to Firefighter Lager) sales to fire services until the fires stop. They also have a donations bowl in lieu of a tip jar on the bar to the same cause.
175 Guildford Rd, Maylands

Mane Liquor 
Karma kegs from a whoe stack of breweries, are pouring at Mane Liquor in Perth until they're all gone, which is most likely the end of January.
 237 Great Eastern Hwy, Belmont

Otherside Brewing Co & Freo.Social
They're donating $2 from every pint sold for a period in January to the NSW Rural Fire Service and the Victorian Country Fire Authority.
Blaikie Street, Myaree, and Parry Street, Fremantle

Until the end of January, Beerfarm are donating $1 of every schooner sold at their Metricup home to WIRES.
177 Gale Road, Metricup

Northern Territory

Alice Springs Brewing Co
They open for 2020 on January 16 and will be donating $1 from every schooner and pint sold at the bar throughout January. We'll update with details of their January 18 event soon.
39 Palm Circuit, Ross

New Zealand

The Birdcage Tavern
The Auckland venue will be hosting a fundraiser. More to come here.
133 Franklin Road, Auckland

Port & Eagle Brewpub
They're running their Karma Keg initiative on the Saturday and every Saturday of January to raise money for Australian firefighters and for the Mallacoota Wildlife Shelter. It's running from 2pm to 5pm.
184 Williams Street, Kaiapoi.


The following businesses have been directly impacted by the fires, some suffering losses, others forced to evacuate and / or close throughout one of their busiest periods of the year. If you'd like to work with them in any way, for example buying kegs to showcase at fundraising events, their contact details are below.

Blizzard Brewery – Dinner Plain
Mark Hubbard –

Crank Handle Brewery – Tawonga South
Mick Piera –

Red Bluff Brewers – Lakes Entrance
Wayne Burnett –

King River Brewing – King River
Nathan Munt –

Bright Brewery – Bright
Tom Mullane Grant – 0439 316 600 or

Black Dog Brewers – Glenrowan
James Booth –

Bridge Road Brewers – Beechworth
Brad Bryce –

Billson's Beverages - Beechworth
Nathan Cowan -

Sailors Grave – Orbost
Chris Moore –

Mitta Mitta Brewing – Mitta Mitta
Tim Cabelka –

Tumut River Brewing Company – Tumut
Michael Cichocki –

The South Coast Brewers of NSW (Cupitt, Jervis Bay, Longstocking, Stoic, Camel Rock, Humpback Brewery, Dangerous Ales)
Liam Jackson –

Dangerous Ales – Milton
Landon Gauld:

Bullant Brewery – Bruthen
Neil Triggs –

Lobethal Bierhaus – Adelaide Hills
Alistair Turnbull –

Ryefield Hops - Bemboka
You can donate to their Help a Hop campaign here.


We've been contacted by brewers interested in supplying beer for events, as well as others looking to partner with other businesses. Some we've paired up already, but here we'll add others.

Future Mountain – Reservoir
They'd like to do an interstate keg swap with the kegs being sold as part of fundraising efforts at each brewery.
Shane Ferguson –

Motus Transport
They're offering use of their fleet of trucks to anyone looking for help moving items around for events.
Andy Harris – 0412 610 473

Hop, Grape & Grain
The Sydney-based tour operators are keen to operate a donation-based shuttle service between Sydney breweries and craft beer venues hosting major fundraising events as a way to raise funds.
Danielle McDonald - 0401 925 000 or

Apologies if we're missing any events; it's proving a challenge – welcome, of course – to keep up with the incredible generosity of the beer world's response. If you've not heard back from us or seen your event appear, please get in touch again. 

If you'd like to find out more about this, the Resilience Beer and plans for the future, Ale Of A Time hosted a special podcast focused on the beer world's bushfire relief efforts.