The countdown for the twelfth GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers is done and dusted and Stone & Wood Pacific Ale is back on top. Here's the countdown and a bunch of H100 stats and talking points.
With the results of the 2019 Hottest 100 now confirmed, it's time for our annual deep dive to see what your votes tell us about the state of the local beer world.
Time to unveil our graphic designer's favourite job of the year: the annual GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers Infographic. We've added some new sections this year as we head into outer space.
The people have spoken and Pacific Ale is back on top of the pile. We chatted to the new team behind the Hottest 100 to see what they made of the 2019 countdown.
They met across a St Kilda bar in the early years of the century and have gone on to help shape the local beer industry through venues, festivals, a brewing company and more. Behind door 22 are Steve Jeffares and Guy Greenstone.
As voting opens for the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Beers of 2019, we introduce the man who took over both festival and poll earlier this year, Mike Bray, and find out where he plans to take the two in the coming years.
GABS, the beer festival meets circus that has grown into a multi-city extravaganza over the past decade has been sold. Founders Steve Jeffares and Guy Greenstone have sold it to focus on their Stomping Ground brewing operation.
From trestle tables and pull-up banners to 50s themed diners and entire breweries made of cardboard, brewery stands at beer festivals have come a long way. Mick Wust asks why it's important to stand out.
Well, what an interesting countdown that has proven to be. The top four might not have changed but there's some big wins for some unlikely newcomers and big drops for the breweries that are now part of bigger brewing companies.
The results of the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2018 have been revealed, which means it's time for the annual Crafty Pint infographic! We pored over the results and made them into pictures for your visual pleasure!