Champions of Australian craft beer announced in Brisbane

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The CBIA’s big week in Brisbane culminated tonight with the Craft Beer Awards presentation ceremony. More than 300 gathered to hear the announcements.

The coveted Cryermalt Champion Australian Craft Beer was this year won by Little Creatures Brewing for their Pilsner.

The CBIA Services to Australian Craft Beer award again went to a West Australian, Hugh Dunn. Hugh won the award for his work as an educator, brewer and mentor.

South Australia’s Pirate Life Brewing won the Kegstar Champion Large Brewery award and locals Green Beacon Brewing Co took home the Bintani Australia Champion Medium Brewery.

The Hopco Champion Small Brewery will be heading to New South Wales’ Hunter Valley with Hope Brewhouse.

The champion beers for each category were:

Barrett Burston Champion Pale Ale  Pirate Life Brewing  Pirate Life Pale Ale  (Draught)

Champion Amber Dark Ale  Colonial Brewing Co  Pale  (Draught)

Australian International Beer Awards Champion  Porter Stout  Black Font Brewhouse  Brown Porter (Draught)

Chill Champion Wheat Beer  Stone & Wood  Stone & Wood Gose (Draught)

Lallemand Champion Specialty Beer  Green Beacon Brewing Co  Bourbon Barrel Strong Ale (Draught)

Champion Lager  Little Creatures Brewing  Pilsner (Draught)

Gladfield Malt Champion IPA  Murray’s Craft Brewing Co  Thunderbolt (Draught)

3M Australian Champion French Belgian Style  Nomad Brewing Co  Long Trip Saison (Packaged)


The full list of winners and medal recipients can be downloaded here..