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Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers for 2014

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The Local Taphouse's Hottest 100 Craft Beers Hottest 100 Australian Craft Beers was once again held on Australia Day. Designed to replicate the beer equivalent of Triple J's annual music countdown it was originally started by The Local Taphouse and is now also supported by Crafty Pint and Australian Brews News. Each year the poll attracts thousands of craft beer loving voters who put in their selections for their favourite Australian craft beers of the year. Looking over the list we have featured 80 of the top 100 beers in bottles or on keg at some stage - not bad for one bottleshop!

Scroll below for the results for 2014 as well as those beers we have available online.

  1. Feral Brewing Company - Hop Hog - Pale Ale (American)
  2. Stone and Wood Brewing Co - Pacific Ale - Pale Ale (Australian)
  3. 4 Pines Brewing Company - Pale Ale - Pale Ale (American)
  4. Little Creatures - Pale Ale - Pale Ale (American)
  5. La Sirène Brewing - Belgian Praline - Belgian Specialty Ale
  6. Riverside Brewing Co. - 777 IIPA - Double IPA
  7. Mountain Goat Brewery - Summer Ale - Pale Ale (Australian)
  8. Noisy Minor - Anzus IPA -
  9. Bridge Road Brewers - Beechworth Pale Ale -
  10. 4 Pines Brewing Company - Kolsch - Kölsch
  11. Fortitude Brewing Company - Original Golden Ale - Pale Ale (Australian)
  12. KAIJU! Beer - Where Strides the Behemoth - Specialty IPA
  13. Two Birds Brewing - Taco Beer - Specialty Beer
  14. Noisy Minor - Admiral Ackbar - Specialty Beer
  15. Modus Operandi Brewing Co - The Former Tenant Red IPA - IPA (American)
  16. Mash Brewing - Copy Cat - IPA (American)
  17. Riverside Brewing Co. - 77 IPA - IPA (American)
  18. Mountain Goat Brewery - The Delmont - IPA (American)
  19. KAIJU! Beer - Hopped Out Red - Amber Ale (USA)
  20. Prancing Pony Brewery - India Red Ale - IPA (American)
  21. Thirsty Crow - Vanilla Milk Stout -
  22. Feral Brewing Company - Barrique O Karma - Pale Ale (American)
  23. Stone and Wood Brewing Co - Cloud Catcher - Pale Ale (Australian)
  24. White Rabbit Brewery - Dark Ale -
  25. Matilda Bay Brewing Company - Fat Yak - Pale Ale (American)
  26. Mountain Goat Brewery - Steam Ale - Pale Ale (Australian)
  27. Two Birds Brewing - Sunset Ale - Amber Ale (USA)
  28. Coopers - Pale Ale -
  29. KAIJU! Beer - Metamorphosis - IPA (American)
  30. Little Creatures - IPA - IPA (American)
  31. Holgate Brewhouse - Temptress - Porter
  32. Mountain Goat Brewery - Fancy Pants - Amber Ale (USA)
  33. Feral Brewing Company - Watermelon Warhead - Pale Ale (American)
  34. Hawthorn Brewing - Pale Ale - Pale Ale (American)
  35. Mismatch Brewing Company - Archie’s Red Ale - Amber Ale (USA)
  36. La Sirène Brewing - Cherie Kriek - Fruit Lambic
  37. Mismatch Brewing Company - Session Ale - Pale Ale (Australian)
  38. Bacchus Brewing Co - Sex, Drugs & Rocky Road - Porter
  39. Mornington Peninsula Brewery - Imperial Stout - Russian Imperial Stout
  40. Shenanigans Brewing - Winston - Pale Ale (American)
  41. Two Birds Brewing - Bantam IPA - IPA (American)
  42. Mountain Goat Brewery - India Red Ale - IPA (American)
  43. Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel - Three Sheets Pale -
  44. Malt Shovel Brewery - Hop Thief - Pale Ale (American)
  45. Bridge Road Brewers - Bling IPA -
  46. KAIJU! Beer - Aftermath - Double IPA
  47. Stone and Wood Brewing Co - Jasper Ale - Old Ale
  48. Hargreaves Hill Brewing Company - ESB -
  49. 4 Hearts Brewing - Pale Ale - Pale Ale (American)
  50. Mornington Peninsula Brewery - IPA - IPA (American)
  51. Little Creatures - Bright Ale -
  52. Mountain Goat Brewery - Hightail Ale - Best Bitter
  53. 4 Pines Brewing Company - Extra Special Bitter - ESB (Extra Special Bitter)
  54. Burleigh Brewing Company - 28 Pale Ale - Pale Ale (American)
  55. Malt Shovel Brewery - 150 Lashes - Pale Ale (American)
  56. La Sirène Brewing - Saison - Saison
  57. Moon Dog - Black Lung IV - Smoked Beer (non Rauchbier)
  58. Two Birds Brewing - Golden Ale - Pale Ale (Australian)
  59. 2 Brothers Brewery - Growler -
  60. Holgate Brewhouse - Road Trip - IPA (American)
  61. Vale Brewing - Vale IPA -
  62. Six String Brewing Company - Dark Red India Pale Ale -
  63. Boatrocker Brewing Co - Hop Bomb IPA -
  64. NAIL Brewing Australia - Clout Stout -
  65. Vale Brewing - Vale Ale -
  66. Kooinda Boutique Brewery - Black IPA aka Full Nelson - Specialty Beer
  67. Boatrocker Brewing Co - Ramjet -
  68. NAIL Brewing Australia - Red Ale - Amber Ale (USA)
  69. BrewCult - Hop Zone Session IPA -
  70. La Sirène Brewing - Wild Saison - Saison
  71. Malt Shovel Brewery - The Chancer - Blonde/Golden Ale
  72. Mornington Peninsula Brewery - Pale Ale - Pale Ale (American)
  73. Holgate Brewhouse - Mt. Macedon Pale Ale - Pale Ale (American)
  74. Brew Boys - Hoppapotamus -
  75. Young Henrys Brewing Company - Newtowner - Pale Ale (Australian)
  76. Bridge Road Brewers - Bling Bling Imperial IPA -
  77. Stone and Wood Brewing Co - Garden Ale - Pale Ale (Australian)
  78. 2 Brothers Brewery - Grizz -
  79. NAIL Brewing Australia - Hughe Dunn Brown -
  80. Stone and Wood Brewing Co - Stone Beer - Specialty Beer
  81. Little Creatures - Rogers - Amber Ale (USA)
  82. Odyssey Tavern & Brewery - Calypso Pale Ale -
  83. Murrays Craft Brewing Co - Angry Man Pale Ale - Pale Ale (American)
  84. Feral Brewing Company - Sly Fox - Pale Ale (American)
  85. White Rabbit Brewery - Pale Ale - Pale Ale (Belgian)
  86. Moon Dog - Jumping the Shark 2014 -
  87. Feral Brewing Company - B.F.H. (Barrel Fermented Hog) - Pale Ale (American)
  88. Coopers - Sparkling Ale -
  89. Ekim Brewing Co - After Battle Pale - Pale Ale (American)
  90. Holgate Brewhouse - Hopinator - IPA (American)
  91. Stone and Wood Brewing Co - Lager - Munich Helles
  92. Modus Operandi Brewing Co - Zoo Feeder IPA - IPA (American)
  93. Australian Brewery - Pale Ale -
  94. Prancing Pony Brewery - Pale Ale - Pale Ale (Australian)
  95. All Inn Brewing Co - Pocahontas American IPA -
  96. BrewCult - Can’t Fight The Funk -
  97. Feral Brewing Company - Tusk - IPA (American)
  98. Mountain Goat Brewery - India Pale Ale - IPA (American)
  99. 2 Brothers Brewery - Crème Caramel - Eisbock
  100. Wolf of the Willows - XPA – Extra Pale Ale - Pale Ale (American)

The beers below are all ordered by their relative position in the Hottest 100.

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