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BENTSPOKE BREWING CO
48 / 38 Mort St, Braddon, ACT

BentSpoke's GABS Hottest 100 Beers Party
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-5pm

Join us for some hot tunes and cold beers as we count down the Hottest 100 tunes and beers of the year. Enjoy pub games including Beer Bingo, food specials and GABS beers canapés as we count down from 100 to 1.

Tap list: 18 original BentSpoke beers and cider on tap.


CAPITAL BREWING CO
3 / 1 Dairy Road, Fyshwick, ACT

Capital Hottest 100 Craft Beer Countdown
Sunday 27 January, 12.30pm-5pm

Join us at Capital Brewing as we count down the Hottest 100 craft beers of 2018. We'll be live streaming the results with sweepstakes and heaps of prizes and giveaways. Triple J's Hottest 100 music count down will provide the matching soundtrack.


THE DURHAM CASTLE ARMS
Shop 2, Green Square, Kingston, ACT

Hottest 100 Brews & Tunes
Sunday 27 January, 12.00pm-12.00am

Listen to the Hottest 100 songs whilst staff announce the Hottest 100 beers. The Durham’s Kitchen will be serving food all day, including our $20 Sunday Roast. On tap we’ll have last year’s 1st and 2nd place beers, former top 10 beer Coopers Pale Ale and a host of other truly unique brews.


NEW SOUTH WALES

THE DOG HOTEL
2 St Marks Rd, Randwick, NSW

Best of 2018 Tap Takeover & Countdown!
Sunday 27 January, 10.00am-11pm

Enjoy our "Best of 2018" Tap Takeover to the soundtrack of Triple J’s Hottest 100 songs of the year!

BEST OF 2018 TAP TAKEOVER! In the lead up to Australia Day , the Dog is celebrating with a BEST OF 2018 TAP TAKEOVER from Thu 17 until Mon 28 Jan! Think the likes of your favourite breweries such as BentSpoke, Pirate Life Brewing & Fixation. We’ll also be counting down with the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2018 to see if our list made the cut!


THE FAMILY HOTEL MAITLAND
607 High Street, Maitland, NSW

Family Hotel GABS Hottest 100
Sunday 27 January, 12.30pm-5pm

Live broadcasting of the countdown, craft beer happy hour & a surprise craft beer guest appearance on tap.

Tap list: Beers, beers everywhere. To see all the beers on tap, click here. Special shout out to our special GABS beer - Sour NEIPA!


FOUR IN HAND HOTEL
105 Sutherland St, Paddington, NSW

Best of 2018 Tap Takeover & Countdown!
Sunday 27 January, 10am-11pm

Enjoy our "Best of 2018" Tap Takeover to the soundtrack of Triple J’s Hottest 100 songs of the year!

BEST OF 2018 TAP TAKEOVER! In the lead up to Australia Day , the Four In Hand is celebrating with a BEST OF 2018 TAP TAKEOVER from Thu 17 until Mon 28 Jan! Think the likes of your favourite breweries such as Stone & Wood Brewing, Pirate Life Brewing & Colonial. We’ll also be counting down with the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2018 to see if our list made the cut!


KEG & BREW
26 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills, NSW

Best of 2018 Tap Takeover & Countdown!
Sunday 27 January, 10am-11pm

Enjoy our "Best of 2018" Tap Takeover to the soundtrack of Triple J’s Hottest 100 songs of the year!

BEST OF 2018 TAP TAKEOVER! In the lead up to Australia Day , the K & B is celebrating with a BEST OF 2018 TAP TAKEOVER from Thu 17 until Mon 28 Jan! Think the likes of your favourite breweries such as Stone & Wood Brewing, Pirate Life Brewing & Young Henrys. We’ll also be counting down with the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2018 to see if our list made the cut!


MODUS OPERANDI BREWING
14 Harkeith Street, Mona Vale, NSW

Modus Operandi Hottest 100 Countdown Party
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-10pm

Celebrate the GABS Hottest 100 in typical Aussie Backyard Pool Party fashion! Triple J's Hottest 100 blaring, fresh award winning beers, backyard cricket and the barbie cranking out typical awesome Modus food!


PUBLIC HOUSE PETERSHAM
292 Stanmore Road, Petersham, NSW

PHP Hottest 100 Carpark Party
Sunday 27 January, 11am-9pm

Join us on Sunday January 27th as we count down the Hottest 100 songs and Craft Beers of 2018. The PHP carpark will be transformed in the ultimate summer paradise with a lucky dip tinnie pool, backyard tetherball as well as a special visit from local brewing legends; Willie the Boatman and The Grifter Brewing Co. Tunes, Beers, Fun and Food.... What else do you need?


ROYAL ALBERT HOTEL
140 Commonwealth St, Surry Hills, NSW

Alby Hottest 100 Beer Countdown BBQ
Sunday 27 January, 12-10pm

BBQ, Craft Beer & Good Times!


THE CLOCK HOTEL
470 Crown Street, Surry Hills, NSW

January Long Weekend
Sunday 27 January, 12-6pm

As a part of our January long weekend celebrations, The Clock will be spending the day focusing on some positives - good food, good beer and good tunes. We will be playing the Triple J countdown and will have a large section of the wall in our main bar painted with the Hottest 100 beers which we will update in front of our guest as the results are announced. We'd really love to incorporate the beer bingo mentioned on your website as a part of our day also.


THE COASTAL BREWING CO
3 Dalman Street, Forster, NSW

GABS 2018 Hottest 100 Countdown
Sunday 27 January, 12.30-5.30pm

On 27 January The Coastal Brewing Company will be hosting a GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers countdown event. We will be streaming the results live as well as having our beers, including our two new beers, available for tasting.


UNCLE HOPS AT THE BANK HOTEL
324 King Street, Newtown, NSW

Jan Long Weekend At The Bank
Sunday 27 January, 12-11.30pm

January Long Weekend Sesh! Come enjoy some fine session ales on the terrace from the likes of Akasha, Pioneer, 4 Pines, Young Henrys, Wayward as well as the Splice of Heaven from Moon Dog!


NORTHERN TERRITORY

THE PRECINCT
Down at the Waterfront, 7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin City, NT

The Precinct GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beers of 2018
Sunday 27 January, 11.30am-5pm

The Northern Territory’s only official GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers Countdown Event! Join us as we follow the beers as they’re counted down, and support NT craft beer!


QUEENSLAND

JUMPING GOATS BAR
4/295 Oxley Ave, Margate, QLD

Jumping Goats GABS Hottest 100 of 2018
Sunday 27 January, 11.30am-5pm

Come and watch the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers countdown live via webcast at Jumping Goats Bar in Margate QLD. We'll open a ‘lil early at 11:30am to cheer on our Brisbane favourites - we've got a bunch of the contenders in the beer fridge, and others on tap. And if the other beers from our usual local craft beer selection aren't on the list, they probably should be! We’ll also be playing Triple J’s Hottest 100 hits to complement the GABS countdown. Bring your own food to enjoy while you’re here. Come celebrate Brisbane beers a ‘lil different and a lot local at Jumping Goats!


SLIPSTREAM BREWING CELLAR DOOR
94 Wilkie St, Yeerongpilly, QLD

Countdown at Slipstream
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-4pm

Countdown with the social screen projected. Brews News live streamed. Top 10 countdown game with merchandise prizes.


WHITE LIES BREWING CO
2/32 Spine Street, Sumner, QLD

Hottest 100 Countdown
Sunday 27 January, 12.30pm-6pm


SOUTH AUSTRALIA

CRY BABY
11 Solomon St, Adelaide, SA

Bambeerzled!
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-5pm

Leading up to the event (starting TUE 15 JAN)…

1. Buy a pint or stubby of Big Shed.
2. Pick any beer you think will rank well in the GABS Hottest 100.
3. Write that beer down on the iPad behind the bar (assuming it has not already been nominated) along with your name and phone number.

On the day…

Cry Baby will be chucking on a BBQ in collaboration with the guys at Big Shed Brewing Concern & "If You’re Game" catering. On the day, we will have vinyl DJs playing silky smooth tracks to help relax the tense environment of the beer Olympics. A live screen will be projected onto the wall with updates of each beer that pulls rank in the GABS. If a beer you have nominated ranks in the Hottest 100, head up to the bar to receive a free schooner on us! If a beer you have nominated wins the Hottest 100, you will be receiving a tidy care package on behalf of Big Shed, containing a mixed carton and a Big Shed t-shirt.

Tap list: Big Shed Nitro (either Eton Mess, Little Haze, or Boozy Fruit); Modus Operandi Sonic Prayer; 4 Pines Blueberry Gose; Bridge Road Chevalier Saison; Fox Hat Nitro Makes Me Cream Strawberry Wheat Ale; Either Colonial South West Sour or Mad Hatter Tzatziki Sour; Hills Tropical ICS Cider PLUS 5 other core taps (Young Henrys, Mismatch, Pirate Life).


GILBERT STREET HOTEL
88 Gilbert Street, Adelaide, SA

Hottest 100 Beer + Music Countdown
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-12am

Aussie BBQ + our famous GSH Wings. Free pint for every person dressed like a bogan. 10 craft beer taps. DJ after Triple Js Hottest 100.


LITTLE BANG BREWING COMPANY
25 Henry Street, Stepney, SA

Little Bang's GABS Hottest 100 Countdown Extravaganza
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-10pm

We will be counting down the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2018 on the big screen while the Beer & BBQ DJs regale you with nothing but the finest yacht rock all afternoon. Food from the always delicious Bohemian BBQ.

Tap list: 21 taps of Little Bang beers as well as our favourite local and international breweries.


PRANCING PONY BREWERY
42 Mount Barker Rd, Totness, SA

Pony's Hottest 100 Craft Beer Countdown
Sunday 27 January, 11.30am-10pm

Summer time is good beer time and we will be counting down the Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers to the tunes of the Hottest 100 Triple J songs. A day full of awesome beer, great foods, a mini auction of beer memorabilia, games and a true Aussie style BBQ. Correctly guess the top 3 beers and top 3 songs and you can win a selection of awesome beers.

Tap list: All Pony beers on tap with 16 taps running all day.


STEIN'S TAPHOUSE
28-31 Barossa Valley Way, Nuriootpa, SA

Hottest 100 Countdown
Sunday 27 January, 10am-5pm

Icy cold beers and loud tunes.


TWENTY THIRD STREET DISTILLERY
Cnr Renmark Ave & 23rd Street, Renmark, SA

Australia Day GABS Hottest 100 Countdown
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-12am

We'll be hosting an official GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers Countdown to the soundtrack of Triple J’s Hottest 100 songs of the year! Beer specials, beer bingo and many prizes to be won.


TASMANIA

PREACHERS
5 Knopwood Street, Battery Point, TAS

1st Annual Inflatable Pool Party with GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-7pm

Beers, BBQ and the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers Countdown at our 1st Annual Inflatable Pool Party! The Front Bar and The Backyard Bar open from 12pm and pouring all your favourites. Beers announced as the H100 results roll in. Bar Prizes on the day for those who can pick the top 10! (announced 5pm-ish). Pooch friendly so bring your best mate with ya!


VICTORIA

3 RAVENS BREWERY
1-3 Theobald Street, Thornbury, VIC

GABS Hottest 100 Beers Countdown
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-6pm

We're counting down GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers on January 27 from 12pm at 3 Ravens Brewery! Celebrating the countdown with 10 beers on tap, surf/garage rock from local legends Beware! Black Holes AND featuring an Aussie inspired food menu created by one of our brewers!

FREE ENTRY - FRESH BEER - GREAT MUSIC - TASTY FOOD

Tap list: 10 beers flowing on tap including 3 single release beers: Queens Secret IPA 6.8%; Sparkling Ale 7.2%; Imperial Old Ale 9.7%


BEER 360
468 Bridge Road, Richmond, VIC

Top 100 countdown @ Beer 360
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-6pm

Aussie Sausage Sizzle


BEER DELUXE
Federation Square, Melbourne, VIC

Hits & Hop Quest Hangovers
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-10pm

What beats fresh brews, epic food & the Hottest 100 on a Sunday? We can’t think of anything. Join us as we countdown the hottest hits & the hottest beers of 2018! We will be playing the Triple J Hottest 100 LIVE & LOUD across the venue and showing the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers live stream on the big screen. To make you even hoppy-er, our Hop Quest beers will be on tap. Just in case you missed out at Hop Quest or if you want to try your fave again.


BLIZZARD BREWING CO
5 Cattle Pen Drive, Dinner Plain, VIC

Blizzard Brewing Aussie Day Weekend BBQ & Beers
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-7pm

Aussie Day Weekend in the High Country - Beers and BBQ at Blizzard Brewing, including GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers Countdown!

Tap list: Bladerunner Belgian Pale, Brandy Creek Kolsch, 1550 Lager, En Route Brut Lager, Summit Stout, Sourdough Saison, Powder Pale Ale, Loose Stave Barrel Aged Sour


DAINTON BREWERY & TAPHOUSE
560 Frankston-Dandenong Rd, Carrum Downs, VIC

Dainton Pitmaster Battle and GABS HOTTEST 100 Extravaganza!
Sunday 27 January, 12.00pm-9pm

We will be live streaming the GABS Festival #Hottest100Beers Countdown as we look to see our Blood Orange NERIPA improve on its position last year. This one promises to be big! We will also be opening our doors for extended hours to host our popular Heat Beads® Pitmaster Battle! Get your bodies ready for a meat extravaganza. 6 teams, head-to-head in 4 categories: Chicken, Lamb, Pork & Brisket. Our 6 Pitmaster Teams (we'll have one of our own too!) go head-to-head in the 4 categories, with first hand in at 1pm. Get in early to see the masters at work and make sure you don't miss out a single bit of the action. Live music from Tennyson King, Chris Emmerson Music & The Girl, starting from 3pm.

Tap list: 18 taps of sexy Dainton Beers including Blood Orange NERIPA, Shark Punch, Fruity Freeze & a host of others, maybe even some previously unreleased specials...


HOP NATION BREWING CO
Whitehall Street, Footscray, VIC

Hottest 100 at Hop Nation
Sunday 27 January, 12.30pm-8pm

We're kicking the doors open at 12 and we're extending our opening hours to let the beer flow for longer! Chookity will be dishing up their mouth-watering fried chicken and blues will be rockin' from 2pm. We'll also be showing the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers Countdown on screen to keep us all in the loop together. Excited? We are!

Tap list: The Damned Pilsner; The Heart Pale Ale; The Patron Session Ale; Jedi Juice NEIPA; The Buzz American Red Ale; The Chop USA IPA; The Punch Mango Gose; Karma Oatmeal Stout; The Forager Blueberry NEIPA; The Forager 2 Passionfruit & Guava NEIPA; Coffee Haze Coffee NEIPA; The Fiend AUS IPA; Blonde Melange - Blonde Ale; La Jeunesse - Red Sour Ale; Willie Smiths Apple Cider


HOPSCOTCH
Riverside Quay, Southbank , VIC

Hoppy Aussie Long Weekend
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-11pm

Aussie Long Weekend – the Hoppy way! Choose from 52 taps of mainland brews with our Aussie Tap Takeover. Enjoy Aussie food specials, plus…

Friday: DJ’s 5pm – late
Saturday: live music from 1pm, DJ’s from 6pm
Sunday: Triple J Hottest 100 live & loud from 12pm, followed by DJ
Monday: live music from 1pm Book a spot for your group – it’s going to be a fun one!

Tap list: 52 taps of mainland brews with our Aussie Tap Takeover, with 36 different beers. Check out the rotating list here.


QUEENSCLIFF BREWHOUSE
2 Gellibrand St, Queenscliff, VIC

Australia Day Weekend Celebrations
Sunday 27 January, 11am-10pm

Come in and help us celebrate Australia Day with craft beer specials and live music ALL WEEKEND. Sunday, Jan 27th there will be a count down of the Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers as well as the Triple J Hottest 100! Shall our Prickly Moses ChainSAW make it into the top 100 this year...?

LIVE MUSIC at the Queenscliff Brewhouse: 26/1 from 9pm - Acoustic Oz 27/1 from 2.30pm - Liz Powell

Tap list: Prickly Moses Chainsaw; Queenscliff Brewery Cream Ale; Queenscliff Brewery Steam Ale; Queenscliff Brewery English Ale


THE ROYAL MAIL ON SPENCER
519 Spencer St, West Melbourne, VIC

Royal Mail's GABS Hottest 100 Drinkalong
Sunday 27 January, 12.00pm-7pm

We're celebrating the announcement of the 2019 Hottest 100 Beers with a special event where you'll get to drink beers from the countdown, test your skills with blindtastings, take part in a special sweep to win great prizes and much much more! Also featuring a live recording of "The Cool Room" podcast.


SAMPLE BAR WINDSOR
188 High Street, Windsor, VIC

Hottest 100 Craft Beer Countdown
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-7pm

BBQ in the courtyard and beer specials.


THE GOOD BEER BAR BY BLACKMAN’S
Denny’s Place, Geelong, VIC

Hottest 100 Beers Countdown
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-6pm

Join us for an epic Sunday Session as we count down the Hottest 100 Beers of 2019 while listening to the Triple Hottest 100 countdown. There’ll be a countdown bingo, raffles and good beer!


THE GOODS SHED
1 / 71 Church Street, Wodonga, VIC

GABS/Triple J Hottest 100 Countdown
Sunday 27 January, 11.30am-5pm

Join us as we count down this year's Triple J Hottest 100 alongside GABS' Hottest 100 beers of the year! Red hot beer specials, big screen action, visual countdown poster madness you can read with your own eyes, endless waffle about vibes over the speakers from your favourite radio hosts and many beers. Many, many beers.

Tap list: Bright Pilot, Black Dog Drifter Lager, Venom Refreshing Ale, Hawkers Pilsner, Two Birds Taco, Two Birds Passion Victim, Harcourt Apple Cider, Brookvale Union Ginger Beer, Hop Nation The Heart Pale Ale, Holgate Sour Brett, Co-Conspirators The Matriarch NEIPA, Modus Operandi Former Tenant Red IPA, Hawkers IIPA, Hope FKA Mango Sour, Beechworth Pale Ale


THE HACK
1 Crockford Street, Port Melbourne, VIC

The Hack Yard Launch
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-9pm

We're hosting a ping pong and Wii tennis comp to celebrate the Australian Open final. We'll be playing the JJJ Hottest 100 and also announcing the top 100 beers.


THE LOCAL TAPHOUSE
184 Carlisle Street, Saint Kilda East, VIC

Out With The Old & In With The New
Saturday 27 January, 12pm-10pm

Count down the Hottest 100 tunes and beers in the place where GABS all began! You don't need an excuse to head to the pub on a Sunday, but we'll give you several -- you know, since we're counting anyway. Choose from 20 beers on tap, including the top 10 beers from last year's Hottest 100 and the Local's favourites of 2018. Follow the #hottest100beers countdown live and play beer bingo along with it. Plus, purchase a Sunday roast and go into a raffle to win a bar tab. Drink down the old Hottest 100 while you watch the new Hottest 100 - out with the old and in with the new!

Tap list: Last years Hottest 100 top 10 on tap: XPA Balter; PACIFIC ALE S&W; CRANKSHAFT BentSpoke; NEWTOWNER Young Henrys; SINGLE FIN SUMMER ALE Gage Roads Brewing Co; MOSAIC IPA Pirate Life Brewing; IPA Balter; JEDI JUICE Hop Nation; BEECHWORTH PALE ALE Bridge Road Brewers; KRUSH! KAIJU! Beer; Plus something from: Wildflower; Sailors Grave; 3 Ravens; Stomping Ground; Modus Operandi; Molly Rose; Wayward; Wolf of the Willows; Bad Shepherd; Akasha.


THE PALACE HOTEL
505 City Road, South Melbourne, VIC

Hottest 100 at The Palace
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-11pm

GABS streamed live!
JJJ Hottest 100 on the speakers
Sunday roast available all day
Table tennis & backyard cricket


THE RETREAT HOTEL ABBOTSFORD
226 Nicholson Street, Abbotsford, VIC

Hottest 100 at The Retreat
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-11pm

Our famous Sunday Roast all day.
JJJ Hottest 100 on the speakers.
GABS Hottest 100 on the screens
Pool table, games and witty banter


URBAN ALLEY BREWERY
G09/12 Star Circus, Docklands, VIC

Urban Alley Hottest 100 Party
Sunday 27 January, 12pm-6pm

Urban Alley are celebrating their first year in the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beer Countdown. In conjunction with the Triple J Hottest 100 countdown, we will be pumping tunes, pouring beers and showing the countdown on the big screen all day long. In true Aussie form, we will have the BBQ frying up a storm in the beer garden all weekend long for any and all of your snag and burger needs.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA

WHITE LAKES BREWING
1441 Mandurah Rd, Baldivis, WA

WLB Aussie Day on the deck
Sunday 27 January, 11am-5pm

White Lakes Brewing will be blasting Triple J's Hottest 100 countdown, accompanied by our delicious WLB brews and Aussie food specials from the kitchen.

Tap list: Our full range of WLB beers on tap, or grab a tasting paddle for $15 and have them all!


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