A Democracy Of Deliciousness, The GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beers Have Been Revealed

Drink, Sydney / 2 January 2024

Thousands voted, and the results are in! Discover the top brews in the 2024 GABS Hottest 100.

For Aussie beer lovers, the annual GABS Hottest 100 vote isn’t just a competition, it’s a democratic declaration of deliciousness. This year, over 60,000 voices chimed in, casting their ballots for their favourite brews from 436 different breweries across the nation. It’s a chance to celebrate the vibrant landscape of Australian craft beer, and this year’s results offer a fascinating glimpse into the current trends and hidden gems.

For the second year running, the top spot is claimed by Mountain Culture Beer Co.’s Status Quo Pale Ale. This popular brew has clearly struck a chord with drinkers, its balanced hoppy character and refreshing notes earning it the esteemed title of Australia’s “hottest” craft beer.

But the GABS Hottest 100 isn’t just about the champion. Scrolling through the list reveals a kaleidoscope of styles and stories, showcasing the diversity and innovation within the craft beer scene.

This year, New South Wales took the lead with 27 of the top 100 beers brewed within its borders. Familiar favourites like Stone & Wood and Young Henry’s made appearances, alongside exciting newcomers waiting to be discovered. But don’t let geography limit your journey – breweries from all corners of the country are crafting exceptional beers, each with its own distinct personality.

Whether you’re a seasoned hophead or simply enjoy a well-made brew, the GABS Hottest 100 list is a fantastic starting point for your next beer adventure. So, grab your friends, get exploring, and celebrate the ever-evolving world of Australian craft beer through this list, one delicious sip at a time.

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