Sludgefest 2023

Fri 16 Jun 12:00pm to 18 Jun

Sludgefest 2023

Like the dark stuff? You'll looooove this! 

Sludgefest – the annual dark beer love affair at The Dutch Trading Co – is back for 2023, bringing with it 18 rotating taps of glorious dark beer and an assortment of events. 

Taking place between June 16-18, you'll be able to enjoy rare kegs (see the list of brewers below), beer and ice cream matching, a pyjama party, movies and more. 

  • June 16: Brooklyn Beasts Eat Ice Cream - Enjoy six Brooklyn Black Ops beers matched with ice cream from Pietro Gelateria. Limited spots available so you'll need to make a booking here.
  • June 17: DJs & PJs - Get dressed in your finest sleepwear and head to the bar for "big, dumb beers" and a live DJ pyjama party.
  • June 18: Dark Day Movies - Enjoy $20 jugs, slow cooked winter stews and dark day movies on the big screen; fans of Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, and Where The Wild Things Are take note! 

The featured brewers across the weekend will include:

  • Evil Twin
  • Bruery
  • Otherside
  • Brooklyn
  • Cascade
  • Pipeworks
  • Finback
  • Tiny Rebel
  • South Fremantle
  • Schlenkerla
  • Eagle Bay
  • Beerfarm
  • Bottle Logic
  • Collective Arts
  • Puhaste
  • Pohjala
  • Hawkers
  • Rocky Ridge
  • Seasonal Brewing

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