AIBA 2015 – WA Results

The Australian International Beer Awards were held last week during Good Beer Week in Melbourne.

The Crafty Pint published a great write up including details of the Champion Trophy and Major Trophy winners from the night. You can read it here. A full list of trophies and medals can be found here.

Our fantastic WA breweries were collectively awarded 88 medals across a variety of beer styles and packaging/design.

I have complied a list of medals awarded to WA breweries so if you’re into summaries and lists then you’re in for a treat!

Let’s break it down …

Total medals awarded to WA breweries:

8 Gold, 29 Silver and 51 Bronze Medals


Most medals for a WA Breweries:

Nail Brewing with 16 medals, followed closely by Gage Roads with 13.


Medal Tally by Brewery (alphabetical order):

Bootleg Brewery – 2 Silver, 4 Bronze
Cape Bouvard – 1 Bronze
Cheeky Monkey Brewery – 2 Silver, 2 Bronze
Colonial Brewing – 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 4 Bronze
Eagle Bay Brewing – 4 Bronze
Feral Brewing – 1 Gold, 5 Silver, 4 Bronze
Gage Roads Brewing – 1 Gold, 5 Silver, 7 Bronze
Homestead Brewery – 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 3 Bronze
Indian Ocean Brewing – 1 Silver, 3 Bronze
Mash Brewery – 1 Gold, 1 Bronze
Nail Brewing – 2 Gold, 5 Silver, 9 Bronze
Northbridge Brewing Co – 1 Bronze
Sail & Anchor – 1 Silver, 2 Bronze
The Old Brewery – 3 Silver, 1 Bronze
The Monk Brewery – 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 5 Bronze


Gold Medals awarded to:

BEST IPA
Mash Copy Cat (Draught) – American Style

BEST AMBER / DARK ALE
Nail Beazle 2015 (Draught) – American Style

BEST STOUT
Nail Stout (Packaged) – Other Stout

BEST REDUCED OR LOW ALCOHOL
Gage Roads Pils 3.5 (Draught) – Reduced Alcohol Lager

BEST WHEAT BEER
Homestead Kaisers Choice Hefeweizen (Draught) – German Style Hefe
Feral Watermelon Warhead (Draught) – Other Wheat Beer

BEST BELGIAN / FRENCH STYLE ALE
The Monk Sir Ryesalot (Draught) – Saison

BEST PACKAGING
Colonial Draught – Labels / Surface Graphic on Bottles or Cans


WA Results:

BEST EUROPEAN STYLE LAGER
Silver – Munich Style Helles – Homestead Brauhaus Lager (Draught)
Silver – Vienna – The Old Brewery Red Raw Lager (Draught)
Bronze – Dortmunder – Indian Ocean Kraken Export (Draught)

Homestead Grand Opening

SILVER: Homestead Brewery Brauhaus Lager (draught)

BEST PILSNER
Silver – Other Pilsner – Cheeky Monkey Hatseller Kiwi Pilsner (Draught)
Bronze – Other Pilsner – Gage Roads Small Batch Lager (Packaged)

BEST AMBER/DARK LAGER
Bronze – German Style Schwarzbier – Mash Blacklist Black Lager (Draught)

BEST AUSTRALIAN STYLE PALE ALE
Silver – Australian Style Pale Ale – Gage Roads Breakwater Pale Ale (Draught)
Silver – Australian Style Pale Ale – Nail Ale (Draught)
Silver – Australian Style Pale Ale – Gage Roads Single Fin Summer Ale (Packaged)
Bronze – Australian Style Pale Ale – Gage Roads Breakwater Pale Ale (Packaged)
Bronze – Australian Style Pale Ale – Nail Ale (Packaged)
Bronze- Australian Style Pale Ale – Gage Roads Single Fin Summer Ale (Draught)

BEST INTERNATIONAL PALE ALE
Silver – British Style – Cheeky Monkey Old Reliable Pale Ale (Draught)
Bronze – British Style – Gage Roads Atomic Pale Ale (Packaged)
Bronze – American Style – Feral Hop Hog (Draught and Packaged)
Bronze – American Style – Eagle Bay Pale Ale (Packaged)
Bronze – American Style – The Monk Pale (Draught)
Bronze – Other International Pale Ale – Feral Hopfen Fahrt (Draught)

BEST BRITISH STYLE ALE
Bronze – English Summer – Nail Golden Nail (Draught and Packaged)
Bronze – English Summer – Indian Ocean New World Kolsch (Draught)
Bronze – English Summer – Sail & Anchor Golden Ale (Draught)
Bronze – Other British Style Ale – The Monk Rauch (Draught)

BEST EUROPEAN STYLE ALE
Bronze – Kolsch – Colonial Draught (Draught and Packaged)
Bronze – Kolsch – Eagle Bay Kolsch (Packaged)

BEST IPA
Silver – British Style – Gage Roads Sleeping Giant IPA (Packaged)
Bronze – British Style – Gage Roads Sleeping Giant IPA (Draught)
Gold – American Style – Mash Copy Cat (Draught)
Silver – American Style – Colonial IPA on Tour #05: Chief Pontiac (Draught)
Silver – American Style – Bootleg Speakeasy IPA (Draught)
Silver – American Style – The Monk The Chief IPA (Draught)
Bronze – Imperial / Double IPA – The Old Brewery Tomahawk IPA (Draught)
Bronze – Other IPA – Homestead Black Swan (Draught)
Bronze – Other IPA – Eagle Bay Black IPA (Packaged)
Bronze – Other IPA – Cheeky Monkey Hagenbeck Belgian IPA (Draught)
Bronze – Other IPA – Gage Roads Narrow Neck Session Ale (Draught & Packaged)

BEST AMBER / DARK ALE
Gold – American Style Red – Nail Beazle 2015 (Draught)
Bronze – American Style Red – The Monk Mosaic and the Red Sea (Draught)
Bronze – American Style Red – Nail Beazle 2015 (Packaged)
Bronze – American Style Red – Nail Red (Draught and Packaged)
Silver – Other Amber / Dark Ale – Sail and Anchor Amber Ale (Draught)
Bronze – Other Amber / Dark Ale – Sail and Anchor Amber Ale (Packaged)

BEST PORTER
Bronze – Robust Porter – Bootleg Raging Bull (Draught)
Bronze – Robust Porter – The Monk Porter (Draught)
Silver – Other Porter – Feral Boris (Draught and Packaged)
Silver – Other Porter – Nail HUGE Dunn (Packaged)
Silver – Other Porter – Feral Smoked Porter (Packaged)
Bronze – Other Porter – Nail HUGE Dunn (Draught)

BEST STOUT
Silver – Imperial Stout – Nail Clout Stout (Draught and Packaged)
Bronze – Imperial Stout – Nail Clayden Brew (Draught and Packaged)
Gold – Other Stout – Nail Stout (Packaged)
Silver – Other Stout – Nail Stout (Draught)
Silver – Other Stout – Bootleg Up and About Breakfast Stout (Draught)

Nail Oatmeal Stout

GOLD: Nail Stout (packaged)

BEST REDUCED OR LOW ALCOHOL
Bronze – Reduced Alcohol Ale – Eagle Bay Mild (Packaged)
Bronze – Reduced Alcohol Ale – Colonial Small Ale (Packaged)
Bronze – Reduced Alcohol Ale – Cheeky Monkey Travelling Monk Mid Strength Red Ale (Draught)
Gold – Reduced Alcohol Lager – Gage Roads Pils 3.5 (Draught)
Silver – Reduced Alcohol Lager – Gage Roads Pils 3.5 (Packaged)
Bronze – Reduced Alcohol Lager – The Monk Mild (Draught)

BEST WHEAT BEER
Silver – Belgian Wit – Indian Ocean Bonny Wit (Draught)
Bronze – Belgian Wit – Colonial Wheat (Draught)
Bronze – Belgian Wit – Feral White (Draught)
Gold – German Style Hefe – Homestead Kaisers Choice Hefeweizen (Draught)
Silver – German Style Hefe – The Old Brewery Heritage Wheat (Draught)
Bronze – German Style Hefe – Cape Bouvard Wheat Beer (Draught)
Gold – Other Wheat Beer – Feral Watermelon Warhead (Draught)

BEST BELGIAN / FRENCH STYLE ALE
Silver – Tripel – Feral Kelis (Draught)
Gold – Saison – The Monk Sir Ryesalot (Draught)
Silver – Saison – The Old Brewery Eliza’s Saison (Draught)
Silver – Saison – Homestead St Isidore Saison (Draught)
Bronze – Saison – Northbridge Brewing Beerland Saison (Draught)
Bronze – Other Belgian / French Style Ale – Homestead No 1 Premier (Draught)

BEST SPECIALITY BEER
Silver – Wood Aged – Feral BFH (Draught)
Bronze – Wood Aged – Bootleg Bucking Bull (Draught)
Bronze – Wood Aged – Homestead Cuvee Oak Aged Dark Ale (Draught)
Bronze – Other Speciality Beer – Indian Ocean Mumme Returns (Draught)

BEST PACKAGING
Gold – Labels / Surface Graphic on Bottles or Cans – Colonial Draught
Silver – Labels / Surface Graphic on Bottles or Cans – Gage Roads Single Fin Summer Ale
Silver – Labels / Surface Graphic on Bottles or Cans – Colonial Small Ale
Bronze – Labels / Surface Graphic on Bottles or Cans – Bootleg x Mane Liquor Ryezilla
Bronze – Consumer retail packaging (Outer Case) – Colonial x Emergence Small Ale

Colonial CansGOLD: Colonial Draught

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