Beer Festival

November 2019

Maitland Gaol

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Bitter & Twisted is a celebration of music, food and beer

A huge thanks to everyone who came and battled the heat at Bitter & Twisted this weekend.

With over 4000 people coming through the gates of Maitland Gaol, the event was a huge success!

Special thanks to all performers, stallholders and volunteer for your assistance in pulling the event together.

Be sure to come back again next year.

Keep your eye out for next year’s date.


With over 80 craft beers on offer, you’re guaranteed to find a new favourite brew. Ales, IPA’s, porters, stouts and specialty beers, there’s a drop to suit every taste.


We’re working on our greatest line up to date for 2019. We’ve always delivered the best tunes to wash your beer down with and 2019 will be no exception. Check out the 2018 line up here.


Food, glorious food! With the best prison food around from German sausages to a Mexican fiesta and everything in between, you won’t go home hungry.


Tickets for Bitter & Twisted 2019 will be on sale in August 2019. Subscribe to our newsletter to be first to hear and stay up to date with what we’re doing.

Get Involved

Do you want to sell your brew, food and wares, be a sponsor or be part of the Brew Crew this year?

Get Snapped?

See all the action shots from the weekend at #bitterandtwisted. Stay in touch by following us on Facebook @bitterandtwistedmaitland