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Australian International Beer Awards

Presented annually by the Royal Agricultural Society (RASV) in partnership with Federation University Australia, the Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) is the largest competition of its kind in the Asia Pacific region and is renowned for celebrating beer and brewing excellence in Australia and around the world.
For the first time, the AIBA will include a trophy to recognise Australia’s top media talent specialising in beer and brewing open to entries from broadcast, radio, print and online media.
The AIBA provides brewers with an opportunity to benchmark their beers against international industry standards and aims to create greater consumer awareness of the quality and diversity of beer styles available in Australia and internationally.

2014 Key Dates

Entries now closed
Judging: Monday 28 April - Friday 2 May
Awards Presentation: Thursday 22 May  


AIBA Events

2014 Australian International Beer Awards Presentation Dinner

Who will win a coveted brewery trophy or best beer of 2014?
Join the who’s who of beer and brewing and celebrate the best in the biz at the AIBA Presentation Dinner.
Enjoy a sensational three course meal created by three of Melbourne’s best chefs, including Scott Pickett of Saint Crispin (entrée), Chris Badenoch (main), and the king of desserts, Darren Purchese of Burch & Purchese (dessert). Each course will be matched with a 2013 AIBA award winning beer. Throughout the night you can sample from an array of beers from this year’s awards.
Seats are limited and tickets will sell out, book now to secure your place at the brewing industry’s event of the year! Download the booking form and email to to make your booking.
Venue: Peninsula, Shed 14, Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands
Date:   Thursday 22 May 2014
Time:   7pm for a 7.30pm start
Price:   $185
           $1850 for table of 10
           Bookings essential by Friday 9 May 2014
Phone: +61 3 9281 7425
Fax:     +61 3 9281 7525
Dress:  Cocktail

Hop Off Judges' Dinner

Venue: Terminus Hotel, 492 Queens Parade, North Fitzroy
Date: Wednesday 30 May 2014
Time: From 7pm
Price: $85
Tickets: Purchase tickets here
Tickets are limited

Good Beer Week Closing Party

Venue: Terminus Hotel, 492 Queens Parade, North Fitzroy
Date: Saturday 24 May 2014
Time: 7pm - Late
Price: $20
Tickets: Purchase tickets here