2022 Australian International Beer Awards Winners

, 2022 Australian International Beer Awards Winners

Conducted by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, the Australian International Beer Awards is the largest annual competition judging both draught and packaged beer in the world. And this year it attracted an incredible 3,630 entries from 20 countries.

American craft brewers fared particularly in 2022 well winning 101 awards in 2020, including 24 gold, 41 silver, and 33 bronze medals.

And we’ve  all of this year’s big winners for you….

, 2022 Australian International Beer Awards Winners

Australian International Beer Award Winners


Champion Australian Beer
Beerland Blueberry Clouds (WA)

Champion International Beer
Belching Beaver Viva La Beaver (USA)

Champion Large Australian Brewery
Hawkers (VIC)

Champion Medium Australian Brewery
Stomping Ground (VIC)

Champion Small Australian Brewery
Moffat Beach (QLD)

Champion Victorian Brewery

Australian Gypsy Brewer Award
Dollar Bill (VIC)

Champion Large International Brewery
Weihenstephan (GER)

Champion Medium International Brewery
Deep Creek (NZ)

Champion Small International Brewery
Art Monster (KOREA)

Gary Sheppard Memorial Trophy For The Best New Exhibitor
Bold Mariner Brewery (USA)

Best Australian Style Lager
King Road Lager (WA)

Best European Style Lager (excluding Pilsner)
3 Ravens Hugin (VIC)

Best International Lager
Revel NZ Pils (QLD)

Best Pilsner
Peroni (Brewed by Asahi in VIC)

Best Amber / Dark Lager
King River Mabon Doppelbock (VIC)

Best Australian Style Pale Ale
Cheeky Monkey XPA (WA)

Best Modern Pale Ale
Co-Conspirators The Hop Peddler (VIC)

Best International-Style Pale Ale
Moffat Beach Shadow Of The Moon Eclipse Strong Pale Ale (QLD)

Best British or European-Style Ale (excluding IPA & Pale Ale)
Stomping Ground Raspberry Smash (VIC)

Best Traditional IPA
Moffat Beach Trilogy IPA (QLD)

Best Modern IPA
Hop Nation Get The Gist (VIC)

Best Amber / Dark Ale
Ocean Reach Journey Home Black IPA (VIC)

Best Porter or Stout
Stomping Ground Bunker Porter (VIC)

Best Reduced / Low Alcohol Beer
Stone & Wood East Point (NSW)

Best Non-Alcohol Beer
Bach Brewing All Day (NZ)

Best Wheat Beer
Lowen White Beer – China Resources Snow Breweries Co. (China)

Best Belgian / French Style Ale
Molly Rose Nectarined (VIC)

Best Fruit Beer
Beerland Blueberry Clouds (WA)

Best Wood- And Barrel-Aged Beer
Wayward Brewing Ripasso Bianco (NSW)

Best Specialty Beer
Big Shed Viscosiraptor (SA)

Best Specialty Flavoured Beer
Belching Beaver Viva La Beaver (USA)

Consistency of Excellence Medal (Awarded to products that have been awarded a gold medal for three consecutive years)

Beerfarm India Pale Ale (WA)


Congratulations to all this year’s winners…Live long and prosper!

All image credits: Australian International Beer Awards

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