Nominations now open for GABS Hottest 100

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Now in its 14th year, the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beer people’s choice poll is considered one of the biggest polls of its type in the world! Designed for consumers, the GABS Hottest 100 provides an opportunity for all beer enthusiasts to celebrate their favourite brews. Since 2008 it has revealed consumer trends and breweries shaping the Australian craft beer landscape as the campaign shines a light on our great industry and makes craft beer the headline conversation of the day.

Beer drinkers are asked to select, in order of preference, their five favourite craft beers of the year and after months of lockdowns, with more packaged craft beer than ever being consumed at home, this year’s campaign is expected to be one of the most exciting ever!

Australian brewery nominations are free and now open for this year’s campaign on the GABS TRADE HUB with all craft beers sold in 2021 qualifying, whether widely available around the country, or indeed limited to a single keg that sold out in a local taproom. On average around 30% of the list rotates each year which is testament to the emergence of exciting brews and overall growth in craft consumption.

This year’s campaign will be advertised nationally and the team at GABS have invested in a new voting portal which will provide a great opportunity for breweries to put their range in front of thousands of potential new fans. All voters will qualify for the draw to win a share of 100 tickets to any GABS Festival in 2022.

You can also register your venue as an official countdown host venue as you throw the party of all parties on the 22nd January 2022. It is a fantastic day to get the taps flowing while your patrons enjoy the live countdowns of two of Australia’s most iconic hottest 100 songs and beer polls.

As testament to how astute and on trend consumers voting in the Hottest 100 are, 2020 #1 Bentspoke’s Crankshaft IPA went on to win a gold medal in one of the worlds longest and most prestigious peer judged beer awards.

In addition to the main Hottest 100 list, GABS also releases the Hottest Indie Beers, Hottest New Beers, and Hottest Next Beers (101-200).

Get your nominations in before 5pm on Friday 3rd December and give your fans the pleasure of celebrating your great beers and toasting the health of this incredible industry!

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