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ALIA finalists announced

ALIA 2018 had a Hallowe’en theme

By Andy Young, The Shout

The countdown to the 2019 Australian Liquor Industry Awards (ALIA) is on, with several beer-related finalists being revealed.

After the voting closed, the votes have been tallied to reveal the finalists in the on-premise categories. These finalists will now go to ALIA’s extensive panel of judges from all sectors of Australia’s liquor industry. Full details on the voting and judging process are available on the ALIA website.

The judges will now vote for the top three in each of the categories, to ascertain the ALIA winners. These votes will then be audited by PKF, with the winners revealed at this year’s awards, taking place at The Star on Wednesday, 23 October. Make sure you are part of this year’s ALIA celebrations, and book your ticket.

Best Beer Venue

  • Bitter Phew, Sydney
  • Boilermaker House, Melbourne
  • Brewski, Brisbane
  • Carwyn Cellars, Melbourne
  • Frankie’s, Sydney
  • Mr West, Melbourne
  • Petition Beer Corner, Perth
  • Proof BBQ & Booze, Brisbane
  • Royal Albert, Sydney
  • Uncle Hops, Sydney

Best Draught Product

  • Asahi Super Dry
  • Balter XPA
  • Brooklyn Lager
  • Colonial Draught
  • Furphy
  • Great Northern
  • Kahlua Espresso Martini
  • Riot Wine Co Rosé
  • Stone and Wood Pacific Ale
  • Young Henry’s Newtowner

Mainstream Craft

  • Cricketers Arms Spearhead Pale Ale
  • Fat Yak Pale Ale
  • James Squire 150 Lashes Pale Ale
  • James Squire Chancer Golden Ale
  • James Squire Hop Thief
  • Little Creatures Pale Ale
  • 4Pines Pale Ale
  • Mountain Goat Steam Ale
  • Pirate Life Mosaic IPA
  • Wild Yak Pacific Ale

Independent Craft

  • Balter XPA
  • Batch Pash The Magic Dragon
  • Colonial Pale Ale
  • Gage Roads Single Fin Summer Ale
  • Stone & Wood Pacific Ale
  • Young Henry’s Newtowner
  • Gage Roads Little Dove
  • Matso’s Ginger Beer
  • Bentspoke Crankshaft
  • Balter IPA

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