Three cheers for Canberra’s craft brewers securing top spots in Hottest 100 Aussie Beers

Posted 30 Jan 2019

Story by CBR Canberra

Now in its 11th year, The Great Australian Beer Spectacular (GABS), hosted a national poll to celebrate the “Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers”.

On Sunday 27 January, with over 155,000 votes, 11 Canberra craft beers hit the list of Australia’s top 100. Crankshaft India Pale Ale, produced by the BentSpoke Brewing Company, was voted one of the top three Australian craft beers for the second year in succession. BentSpoke had five beers in the top 25, and Capital Brewing – whose Coast Ale came in at number 15 – had six beers in the top 100.

This is a great result for the modest sized brewing industry, with the 11 Canberra beers in the top 100 an increase on the seven in 2017.

Canberra ‘s top beers were awarded the following places:

#3 Crankshaft – Bentspoke

#11  Barley Griffin – Bentspoke

#12 Cluster 8 – Bentspoke

#15 Coast Ale – Capital Brewing

#16 Sprocket – Bentspoke

#21 Rock Hopper – Capital Brewing

#23 Red Nut – Bentspoke

#27 Trail Pale Ale – Capital Brewing

#49 Evil Eye – Capital Brewing

#61 Summit Session XPA – Capital Brewing

#91 Hang loose Juice – Capital Brewing

See the full list of winners here.

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