The AIBA appointed an Industry Advisory Group to further enhance the relevance of the prestigious competition. The industry representatives come from a broad interest base including small and large breweries, education, hospitality and distribution.
The members of the Advisory Group are:
- Brad Rogers of Stone and Wood and the National Craft Brewers Association (Chief Judge)
- Bill Taylor of Lion Nathan
- Chris Badenoch of Josie Bones
- Leif Ryan of Phoenix Beers
- Peter Aldred from the University of Ballarat