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2018 Australia's Favourite Beer Festival

2018 Australia's Favourite Beer Festival

Posted by Richard Kelsey on 12th Sep 2018

Australia's Favourite Beer Festival 2018 (By Attendance) - Top 10

Australia's favourite beer festival for 2018 is GABS, aka the Great Australiasian Spectpaular. GABS originated in 2011 and has gone from strength to strength, with the festival now taking place in Melbourne, Sydney and New Zealand.

Full results (% attended):

Festival %
GABS / Great Australasian Beer Spectapular (Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland) 19.2%
Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival (Adelaide) 5.6%
Beer Incider Experience (Brisbane) 3.2%
Ballarat Beer Festival (Ballarat, Victoria) 3.1%
Sydney Beer & BBQ Festival 3.1%
Melbourne Beerfest (St Kilda, Melbourne) 2.9%
Perth Craft Beer Festival 2.5%
Fremantle Beerfest (Fremantle, Western Australia) 2.4%
Australian Hotel Beer Festival (Sydney) 2.2%
Brewers Feast (Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne) 2.1%
Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival (Canberra) 2.0%
WA Beer & Beef Festival (Perth) 1.9%
Great Australian Beer Festival (Geelong Racecourse, Victoria) 1.8%
Oktoberfest Brisbane 1.7%
Bendigo on the Hop (Bendigo, Victoria) 1.7%
Crafted Beer & Cider Festival (Gold Coast, Queensland) 1.6%
Newcastle Beer Fest (Newcastle, New South Wales) 1.6%
Bitter & Twisted Boutique Beer Festival (Maitland, New South Wales) 1.4%
Craft Beer Sunshine Coast Festival (Sunshine Coast, Queensland) 1.4%
Hobart Beer Fest (Hobart, Tasmania) 1.2%
Yarra Valley Beer & Cider Festival (Yarra Valley, Victoria) 1.1%
Bendigo Craft Beer Festival (Bendigo, Victoria) 1.0%
Warners at The Bay Craft Beer Festival (Newcastle, New South Wales) 1.0%

To see the full results of the 2018 Australian Craft Beer Survey click here.