GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beers countdown is on and Blackman’s Juicy Banger needs your vote
12.01.2022

GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beers countdown is on and Blackman’s Juicy Banger needs your vote

Let’s get Torquay represented in the Best Beers for 2021.

Think there’s just one iconic Hottest 100 this month? Well, think again.

The GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers list is another important countdown of January, spotlighting some of the country’s greatest brews and celebrating an industry that has been severely affected during the pandemic.

Since it started in 2008, the people’s choice poll has revealed the consumer trends and breweries shaping the craft beer landscape. Each year, craft beer loving consumers are asked to select, in order of preference, their five favourite craft beers of the year. Voting is open until 11:59pm on Friday, January 14 2022 with the countdown held live on Saturday 22 January 2022.

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With a number of worth brewery’s continuing to resonate with Australia’s beer drinkers year after year, local legends and creators of good beer for everyone Blackman’s Brewery is looking to poll once again with one of their best brews – the Juicy Banger IPL.

A serious banger all year round, the Juicy Banger is an IPA with the body of a dry lager, hence the term they’re using for this one, the Indian Pale Lager

Launching in all its deliciousness back in Torquay 2017, the hopped-up topical brew came as part of the Blackman’s Lager Collective series and it’s proved to be one of their best creations yet. Aptly named, this brew is big on big grapefruit and citrus aromas and juicy flavours with the crisp, sharp finish of a classic lager.

Delivering beauty from every angle, it’s fresh, it’s big on flavour but not overbearing, it’s 5.8% ABV so will get you responsibly buzzed and it will 100 per cent have you reaching for more – rain, hail or shine. Incredibly satisfying, it’s a born champion and it certainly deserves a top spot on the Hottest 100 countdown.

In case you needed more incentive to cast your vote, other than supporting local and independent, all voters also enter the draw to win a share of 100 tickets to any 2022 GABS Festival!

It’s time to shoot your shot; every vote counts!

Here’s a handy shortlist of Blackman’s brews if you feel like giving the locals some extra love.

1. Juicy Banger
2. Mervyn Pale Ale
3. Happy Tears West Coast IPA
4. Cold IPA
5. Ernie Tropical Hazy

So go on, vote for the Juicy Banger in the GABS Hottest 100 here and while you’re at it, get yourself a slab of the legendary beer here.