The Hottest 100 (Beers)

So the Hottest 100 Beers list has been put together by ‘The Local Taphouse’  You can have a read of it here  .

It steals the Triple J hottest 1000 concept and applies it to beer. Punters are asked to give their top five beers, votes are tallied and away you go.

 It’s not a bad list, certainly it’s sort of a mix of best beers and most popular beers.  Distribution seems to have a huge effect on the results. Little Creatures (which has won twice, and came second this year) is a good beer, but by no means the best beer in Australia.  

Here at Tipples we are all over the list, We have reviewed 13 of the beers in the list (with about another 5 or 6 tasted but not yet written up/published.  And how do our thoughts gel with that of the general public, well not too bad actually, apart from Stone & Wood and Beast IPA I’d say they are right on the money.

Oh and yeah I did vote and my choices came in  6th, 7th, 10th,  49th and 56th

Here are the entries which are also Tipple worthy:

2 Little Creatures Pale Ale                                                                                                       Schooner

3 Stone & Wood Draught/Pacific Ale                                                                          Pot                                                                                      

7 White Rabbit Dark Ale                                                                                                            Jug

10 Hawthorn Pale Ale                                                                                                                 Jug

17 Knappstein Reserve Lager                                                                                                  Jug

=21 Moo Brew Pale Ale                                                                                                               Jug

37 Jamieson’s The Beast IPA                                                                                                    Pot

42 Lord Nelson Brewery Three Sheets                                                                                  Pint

47  Matilda Bay Big Helga                                                                                                            Pint   

49  2 Brothers James Brown Belgian Ale                                                                              Jug

=62 Red Hill Christmas Ale                                                                                                        Pint

=73 Matilda Bay Redback Original                                                                                          Schooner

=87 James Squires Sundown Lager                                                                                         Schooner

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2 thoughts on “The Hottest 100 (Beers)

  1. Pingback: Trappiste Trio Complete and the Hottest 100 Craft Beers of 2010 « back of the ferry

  2. Plenty of the beers on the list come from Victoria, don’t they? The Vic/Melbourne pub and brewing scene really sh1ts on Sydney’s (though they’re trying with Small Bars) Makes it hard for us north of the border. Still of the top 10, we haven’t tried Kooinda, Feral Hop Hog or Hawthorn Pale Ale only. Like you – many tasted not all reviewed.

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