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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.

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.

AIBA Winners Announced

The winners of the Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA), renowned for showcasing and celebrating the brewing excellence in Australia and around the world, have been announced at a prestigious presentation dinner in Melbourne..

The winners of Champion Australian Beer and Champion International Beer were Mash Brewing from Western Australia for its Mash AIPA and Deschutes Brewery from Oregon in the United States for its Obsidian Stout.

This year, the AIBA received a record 1,560 entries from more than 294 brewers in 31 countries and a total of 25 Champion and Major Trophies were presented.

A diverse range of styles were assessed by an expert panel of 40 judges from Australia, Norway, Belgium, United States, United Kingdom, Japan and New Zealand, over a week of judging at Melbourne Showgrounds.

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Champion Australian Beer - Mash AIPA
Champion International Beer - Obsidian Stout
Champion Large Australian Brewery - CUB

Champion Large International Brewery - Oriental
Champion Medium Australian Brewery - Thunder Rd
Champion Medium International Brewery - Heller-Brau

Champion Small Australian Brewery - 3 Ravens
Champion Small International Brewery - Renaissance


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