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Join us to celebrate!

Thousands of craft beer enthusiasts around the country have chosen their favourite Kiwi craft beers of the year. Join in the celebrations on Saturday 2 February as we countdown the final results from 100 to 1!

Here’s how to get involved…


 Follow the countdown live right here from 12.30pm NZDT. Here's the full schedule.


At The Lumsden

If you're in Auckland, head along to our official GABS Hottest 100 Kiwi Craft Beers countdown event at The Lumsden Freehouse, Auckland's leading craft beer venue.  Here are the details.

The Lumsden Freehouse
448 / 444 Khyber Pass Road, Auckland

Beer, Burgers & Bingo
Saturday 2 February, 12.00pm - 6.00pm

Beer, Burgers and Bingo, a trifecta of awesome! Join us as we stream the GABS Hottest 100 Kiwi Craft Beers of 2018 countdown. Specially priced burgers for the event and yes we even have Vegan options along side our meaty offerings. Hottest 100 Bingo Cards will be dispensed and you can play along for free as the beers are counted down with the added bonus of winning beery swag mixed in with booby prizes. Who doesn't love yelling BINGO after a few brews of courage?

Tap list: Will comprise of staff favourites and a few of our regulars will be asked to help curate.

At home

Why not pick up a selection of beers from the 2017 Hottest 100 list (check it out here) from Liquorland and host your own countdown party?


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