GABS HOTTEST 100 NEW CRAFT BEERS OF 2018

BEERS RELEASED IN 2018


1:    Balter IIPA (Imperial IPA) QLD *  (6)

2:    BentSpoke Brewing Co CLUSTER 8 (Imperial IPA) ACT *  (12)

3:    Big Shed Brewing Concern BOOZY FRUIT (New England IPA) SA * GABS (18)

4:    Balter CAPTAIN SENSIBLE (American Pale Ale) QLD *  (19)

5:    Capital Brewing Co ROCK HOPPER (American IPA) ACT *  (21)

6:    BentSpoke Brewing Co RED NUT (Red IPA) ACT *  (23)

7:    Balter STRONG PALE ALE (American Pale Ale) QLD *  (24)

8:    The Welder's Dog Brewery AUSTRALIAN WHEAT ALE (American Wheat) NSW *  (39)

9:    The Welder's Dog Brewery INDIA PALE ALE (Australian IPA) NSW *  (42)

10:  Hop Nation THE DAWN (New England IPA) VIC *  (50)

11:  Capital Brewing Co SUMMIT SESSION XPA (Pale Ale) ACT *  (61)

12:  10 Toes Brewery HAPPY DAYS (American IPA) QLD *  (70)

13:  Jetty Road Brewery INDIA PALE ALE (American IPA) VIC *  (76)

14:  Mornington Peninsula Brewery SQUID RISING (New England IPA) VIC *  (83)

15:  Modus Operandi Brewing Co DREAM WEAVER (New England IPA) NSW *  (84)

16:  Mornington Peninsula Brewery SQUID SUPREMACY (New England IPA) VIC *  (85)

17:  Young Henrys AFENDS HEMP IPA (Specialty Beer) NSW *  (95)

18:  Colonial Brewing Co SOUTH WEST SOUR (Hoppy Sour) VIC *  (96)

19:  Capital Brewing Co HANG LOOSE JUICE (New England IPA) ACT *  (97)

20:  Sauce Brewing Co TRUBBLE & SQUEAK (New England IPA) NSW * GABS (98)

21:  Sauce Brewing Co BUBBLE & SQUEAK (New England IPA) NSW *  (99)

22:  Coopers Brewery VINTAGE ALE (2018) (Winter Seasonal Beer) SA *  (102)

23:  Young Henrys STAYER (MID) (Hoppy Lager) NSW *  (103)

24:  Jetty Road Brewery DRAUGHT (Classic Pilsner) VIC *  (110)

25:  TWØBAYS Brewing Co PALE ALE (American Pale Ale) VIC *  (111)

26:  4 Pines Brewing Co PACIFIC ALE (Australian Pale Ale) NSW   (115)

27:  3 Ravens SALTED CARAMEL SHAKE (Milkshake IPA) VIC *  (116)

28:  Big Shed Brewing Concern THE HAZING (New England IPA) SA *  (119)

29:  Grifter Brewing Co PINK GALAH (Kettle Sour) NSW *  (126)

30:  2 Brothers Brewery GRAPEFRUIT IPA (American IPA) VIC *  (130)

31:  Ben Buckler Brewery BEACH BEER BONDI (Pale Ale) NSW *  (131)

32:  The Welder's Dog Brewery PRICKLY PEAR SOUR GINGER BEER (Specialty Beer) NSW * GABS (149)

33:  Felons Brewing Co AUSTRALIAN PALE ALE (Australian Pale Ale) QLD *  (150)

34:  Hemingway's Brewery THE ENDEAVOUR WEST COAST IPA (American IPA) QLD *  (152)

35:  Philter IPA (Australian IPA) NSW *  (153)

36:  Stone & Wood Brewing Co STICKY NECTAR (Milkshake IPA) NSW *  (154)

37:  Bad Shepherd Brewing Co VICTORIA PALE ALE (Australian Pale Ale) VIC *  (155)

38:  Boatrocker Brewers & Distillers RAMJET (Wood-Aged Beer) VIC *  (160)

39:  Black Hops Brewery SEND IT (Blonde Ale) QLD *  (161)

40:  Burleigh Brewing MID-TIDE (Australian Pale Ale) QLD *  (163)

41:  Modus Operandi Brewing Co TROPIC HAZE UNFILTERED PALE (American Pale Ale) NSW *  (164)

42:  Felons Brewing Co CRISP LAGER (Helles Lager) QLD *  (166)

43:  Burleigh Brewing BLONDE (Helles Lager) QLD *  (170)

44:  Bridge Road Brewers B2 BOMBER MACH 8.0 (Belgian Specialty Ale) VIC *  (172)

45:  Old Wives Ales OLD MAN YELLS AT CLOUD (New England IPA) VIC *  (174)

46:  Black Hops Brewery G.O.A.T. (New England IPA) QLD *  (177)

47:  Mr Banks Brewing Co WEST COAST IPA (American IPA) VIC *  (181)

48:  Prancing Pony Brewery THE ZEPPELIN - ALL HOP NEIPA (New England IPA) SA * GABS (183)

49:  Pirate Life Brewing UNFAZED BY THE HAZE (New England IPA) SA   (184)

50:  Young Henrys FOOTOWN (FOO FIGHTERS) (Australian Pilsner) NSW *  (186)

51:  La Sirène Brewing CITRAY SOUR (Mixed Fermentation Sour) VIC *  (192)

52:  Moorebeer Brewing Co BIG POPPA NEIPA (New England IPA) NSW *  (194)

53:  Rocky Ridge Brewing Co ROCK JUICE (Imperial IPA) WA *  (196)

54:  The Good Beer Co GREAT BARRIER BEER (AUST MARINE CONSERVATION) (Hoppy Lager) QLD *  (201)

55:  Newstead Brewing Co A LONG STORY (Wheatwine) QLD *  (206)

56:  Gage Roads Brewing Co IIPA (Imperial IPA) WA *  (209)

57:  3 Ravens TROPICAL PALE ALE (Australian Pale Ale) VIC *  (214)

58:  Ballistic Beer BALLISTIC PALE (Australian Pale Ale) QLD *  (215)

59:  Hopsters Co-op Brewery PALE ALE (Pale Ale) NSW *  (217)

60:  Stone & Wood Brewing Co STONE BEER (2018) (Porter) NSW *  (219)

61:  Colonial Brewing Co INQUEST 2018 (Imperial Stout) VIC *  (222)

62:  BentSpoke Brewing Co EASY (Australian Pale Ale) ACT *  (224)

63:  Brendale Brewing Co INDUSTRIAL HAZE (New England IPA) QLD *  (238)

64:  Dainton Brewery FRUIT PUNCH IPA (American IPA) VIC *  (240)

65:  Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co DOUBLE IPA (Imperial IPA) WA *  (241)

66:  Wayward Brewing Co EVERYDAY ALE (Pale Ale) NSW *  (247)

67:  Felons Brewing Co IPA (American IPA) QLD *  (251)

68:  Blasta Brewing Co UNLEASH THE BEAST (New England IPA) WA *  (263)

69:  Feral Brewing Co SHOOTER MCGAVIN'S BREAKFAST IPA (New England IPA) WA  GABS (266)

70:  Wayward Brewing Co PILSNER (Australian Pilsner) NSW *  (267)

71:  CoConspirators Brewing THE EDITOR (Hoppy Sour) VIC *  (274)

72:  Beerfarm DOUBLE IPL (Imperial Pils/Lager) WA *  (276)

73:  Beerfarm ASAM BOI GOSE (Gose) WA *  (289)

74:  Hopsters Co-op Brewery IPA (American IPA) NSW *  (290)

75:  Young Henrys CORAL SOUR (Gose) NSW *  (291)

76:  The Good Beer Co PALE TAIL (RSPCA QLD) (Australian Pale Ale) QLD *  (295)

77:  Hop Nation MARKET NEIPA (New England IPA) VIC *  (300)

78:  Moon Dog Craft Brewery BLACK LUNG VIII (Wood-Aged Beer) VIC *  (301)

79:  Archer Brewing BANDITS BEER (Australian Pilsner) QLD *  (302)

80:  Blasta Brewing Co GRIMSTER ROCKS (American Pale Ale) WA *  (303)

81:  Range Brewing IPA CITRA MOSAIC (New England IPA) QLD *  (306)

82:  Ballistic Beer SLEEP WHEN YOU'RE DEAD DOUBLE IPA (American IPA) QLD *  (307)

83:  Moon Dog Craft Brewery BIG TRUFFLE IN LITTLE PORTER (Porter) VIC *  (309)

84:  Philter CARIBBEAN STOUT (Tropical Stout) NSW *  (311)

85:  Mr Banks Brewing Co EXTRA PALE ALE (American Pale Ale) VIC *  (313)

86:  Little Creatures XPA (Pale Ale) WA   (317)

87:  Stone & Wood Brewing Co JASPER ALE (American Amber/Red) NSW *  (318)

88:  Balter CITRAPALOOZA (New England IPA) QLD *  (320)

89:  Blackman's Brewery SEA SPRAY IPA (American IPA) VIC *  (326)

90:  Dainton Brewery MOCHA CHOCCA (New England IPA) VIC *  (327)

91:  Sailors Grave Brewing LEMON MERINGUE CREAM SOUR (Specialty Beer) VIC *  (329)

92:  Coldstream Brewery AMERICAN IPA (American IPA) VIC *  (330)

93:  Wolf Of The Willows Brewing SOUTHERN BRUT (Brut IPA) VIC *  (334)

94:  Land & Sea KOLSCH (Kölsch) QLD *  (337)

95:  Mr Banks Brewing Co HAZY STATE (New England IPA) VIC *  (339)

96:  Two Birds Brewing DOUBLE TACO (Specialty Beer) VIC *  (340)

97:  Dainton Brewery FRUITY FREEZE (New England IPA) VIC *  (341)

98:  Ballistic Beer SLEEP WHEN YOU'RE DEAD NEIPA (New England IPA) QLD *  (344)

99:  Black Hops Brewery CARIBBEAN CRUSHER (American IPA) QLD *  (345)

100:  3 Ravens JUICY JEDI (New England IPA) VIC *  (346)

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* Brewed by an independent brewery (as defined by the Independent Brewers Association)

GABS A ‘Festival Beer’ brewed especially for GABS Beer, Cider & Food Fest

(###) Position in the main results of GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2018 poll

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