2017 Craft Beer Awards (CBIA)

Last week, brewers all over Australia descended on Adelaide Oval for the Craft Beer Industry Association’s (CBIA) national awards.

Now in its fourth year, the awards attracted over 600 entries.

The evening’s big winners included…

Champion Australian Craft Beer – Dainton Family Brewery Cherrywood Smoked Baltic Porter

Champion Pale Ale – Philter Brewing’s XPA

Champion Amber Dark Ale – Eagle Bay Brewing Company’s Black IPA

Champion Porter Stout – Dainton Family Brewery Cherrywood Smoked Baltic Porter

Champion Wheat – Feral Brewing Co’s Watermelon Warhead

Champion Specialty Beer – Rocks Brewing Co’s Conviction Pale Ale

Champion Lager – Australian Beer Company’s Yenda Crisp Lager

Champion IPA – Pirate Life’s Mosaic IPA

Champion French & Belgian Styles – Black Font Brewhouse’s Organic Saison de Ville

Champion Brewery (Large) – 4 Pines Brewing Company

Champion Brewery (Medium) – Fixation Brewing Co

Champion Brewery (Small) – Wheaty Brewing Corps

Service to Craft Beer Award – Blair Hayden, founder of the Lord Nelson Brewery

Congratulations to all the winners!