Winners announced for AIBA 2020 Isolation Edition

Winners for the AIBA 2020 Isolation Edition have been announced at tonight's special virtual brewers choice awards night.

Hosted by AIBA Judge Kirrily Waldhorn and Good Beer Week's Co-Founder Miro Bellini, the awards celebrated the Australian beer industry in isolation, as part of the Good Beer Week Virtual Festival.

With almost 150 votes in from our AIBA exhibitors, we're lucky to have had so many great breweries be awarded trophies for their champion beers and many of them remain favourites for the industry and the consumer. 

We'd like to congratulate the following winners:

  • Brewer’s Choice Best Champion Australian Brewery since 2012
    4 Pines Brewing Company

  • Brewer’s Choice Best Champion Australian Beer since 2012

    Alpha Pale Ale Matilda Bay Brewing Company
    Keller Door - Schwarzbier, Draught, 4 Pines Brewing Company

  • Brewer’s Choice Best AIBA Collab Beer since 2012
    We do it for the Passion…fruit Passionfruit IPA, Stone & Wood, Balter Brewing, Green Brewing Co Beacon, Pact Beer Co.

  • Brewer’s Choice Best Champion IPA since 2012
    Pulped Fiction, Draught Mountain Goat Beer

  • Brewer’s Choice Best Champion Lager since 2012
    Moo Brew Pilsner, Draught Moo Brew

  • Brewer’s Choice Best Champion Pale Ale since 2012
    Balter XPA, Packaged Balter Brewing Company

  • Brewer’s Choice Best Champion Dark Beer since 2012
    Keller Door - Schwarzbier, Draught 4 Pines Brewing Company

  • Brewer’s Choice Best Champion Euro Style Beer since 2012
    Summer Ale, Draught Mountain Goat Beer

  • Brewer’s Choice Best Champion Other Specialty Beer since 2012
    Throwback IPA, Draught Pirate Life Brewing

  • Brewer’s Choice Best Champion Design since 2012
    Bastard Children of the British Empire 4 Pines Brewing Company

  • What's the Best Australian Beer Name ever?
    Furphy

  • Which Australian brewery has posted the best social media content?
    Balter Instagram

  • Thinking about Covid-19, which Australian brewery has made the best of a bad situation?
    4 Pines home delivery service

  • Across Australia, who do you think deserves to win the Best Beer Industry Personality?
    Tina Panoutsos

Brewer’s Choice Best Industry Personality: Tina Panoutsos

Brewer’s Choice Best Industry Personality: Tina Panoutsos

Brewer’s Choice Best Champion Australian Beer since 2012

Brewer’s Choice Best Champion Australian Beer since 2012

Brewer’s Choice Best AIBA Collab Beer since 2012: Acha cha cha, Achacha Gose, Mountain Goat Beer, Green Beacon Brewing Co, Black Hops, Philter Brewing

Brewer’s Choice Best AIBA Collab Beer since 2012: Acha cha cha, Achacha Gose, Mountain Goat Beer, Green Beacon Brewing Co, Black Hops, Philter Brewing

Brewer’s Choice Best Champion Euro Style Beer since 2012: Summer Ale, Draught Mountain Goat Beer

Brewer’s Choice Best Champion Euro Style Beer since 2012: Summer Ale, Draught Mountain Goat Beer

A special thanks to the Australian International Beer Awards Sponsors including:

  • Good Beer Week
  • Barrett Burston
  • Cryer Malt
  • HPA
  • HopCo
  • 100 Proof
  • BrewsNews
  • GABS
  • Dan Murphys
  • CHR Hansen
  • The Crafty Pint

The 2020 Australian International Beer Awards will be held later in the year. Please stay tuned for more updates on the judging dates in the coming weeks.

For those who missed the fun, the recording is available here on the Good Beer Week YouTube channel.