In recent years, Australian craft beers have become increasingly popular, with many new brands entering the\u00a0market each year. The Great Australian Beer Spectapular (GABS) Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of the Year poll began in 2008 with the hopes of identifying the best craft beers that Australia has to offer. What first started as a bit of fun between staff members and customers at the award winning Local Taphouse beer bars in Melbourne and Sydney, is now run by the GABS Beer & Food Festival and is proudly supported by The Local Taphouse, Crafty Pint, Australian Brews News and Dan Murphy\u2019s. The poll attracts thousands of beer fans around the country who vote for their 5 favourite Aussie craft beers and enjoy the countdown on Australia Day at The Local Taphouses, Official Events around the country, live podcasts and on\u00a0social media.\r\n\r\nFeature Image via Concrete Playground.\r\n\r\nWithout any further adieu, the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2015 are as follows:\r\n\r\n\r\n1 \u2018Pacific Ale\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Stone & Wood, NSW)\r\nInspired by their home on the edge of the Pacific Ocean and brewed using all Australian barley, wheat and Galaxy hops, Pacific Ale is cloudy and golden with a big fruity aroma and a refreshing finish.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n2 \u2018Hop Hog\u2019 American-style IPA (Feral, WA)\r\nHop Hog is an American style India Pale Ale. Feral Brewing have added a heavy dose of American Hops during both the boil and late in the fermenting stage to give Hop Hog a strong pine needle and citrus aroma, followed by an aggressive bitterness and a dry finish.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n3 \u2018IIPA\u2019 Double American-style IPA (Pirate Life, SA) NEW\r\nTo achieve a big flavourful IIPA you need: Big Malt + Big Hops + Big Fermentation.\r\nThe malt provides the complex spectrum of sugars for fermentation as well as the main structure and body of the beer. The hops contribute bitterness to balance the malt sweetness as well as resinous piney flavours and juicy fruity-citrusy aromas. The fermentation provides you with a big hit of fun juice and the vast array of incredibly important characterful aroma and flavour compounds.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n4 \u2018Pale Ale\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Pirate Life, SA) NEW\r\nThe schematic for a West Coast Pale Ale is bucket loads of big US hops, full malty backbone and a characterful yeast. That is what this Pale Ale is all about. Enjoy as fresh as possible.\r\nBest paired with: Everything, all of the time.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n5 \u2018Pale Ale\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Little Creatures, WA)\r\nThese hops, which Little Creatures source from all over the world, provide intense citrus and stone fruit characters carefully balanced with speciality malts and a local pale malt. It\u2019s a beer that's ultimately refreshing with a distinct bitterness that leaves the palate craving for more.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n6 \u2018150 Lashes\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (James Squire, NSW)\r\nLaunched in 2011, this thirst-quenching Australian pale ale has proved a hit with customers around the country. This clean-finishing craft beer may be cloudy in appearance, but there\u2019s nothing cloudy about the taste. Refreshing character and a fruity nose with hints of passionfruit, grapefruit and citrus.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n7 \u2018Pale Ale\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (4 Pines, NSW)\r\nThis Pale Ale has a colourful deep Ruby Amber appearance. The aromas of pine and grapefruit overlay a malt background. Featuring full bodied malty flavours on the palate with a tight and bitter finish.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n8 \u2018Kolsch\u2019 (4 Pines, NSW)\r\nThe Kolsch is light straw in colour. The aromas of lemon\/lime prelude a light malty palate, finishing crisp and clean showing hints of spice and citrus.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n9 \u2018Former Tenant\u2019 American-style IPA (Modus Operandi, NSW)\r\nBursting with aromas of passionfruit and mango due to a heavy hand on the Mosaic and Galaxy dry hops, this Ruby Red IPA has a complex blend of citrusy hops and savoury caramel malt flavour followed by a slightly sweet finish.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n10 \u2018Karma Citra\u2019 Black IPA (Feral, WA) GABS (2011)\r\nThis relatively new beer style from Feral Brewing sees a high proportion of dark malt combined with resinous new world hops and results in a beer with chocolate overtones in the flavour and then showcases the tropical fruit character of the hop variety citra.\r\n\r\nSo there you have it, the 10 most voted for Australian craft beers by Aussie beer fans around the country. Below is the remaining list of worthy contenders. See how your favourite brew ranked! Tickets for the 2016 GABS Beer & Food Festival go on sale March 18 2016.\r\nCheck it out\r\nHere's the rest of the list:\r\n\r\n11 \u2018Throwback\u2019 Specialty IPA (Pirate Life, SA) NEW\r\n12 \u2018Hop Thief 7\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (James Squire, NSW) NEW\r\n13 \u2018Taco Beer\u2019 Specialty Beer (Two Birds, VIC) GABS (2013)\r\n14 \u2018Milk and Two Sugars\u2019 Sweet Stout (BrewCult, VIC) NEW \/ GABS (2015)\r\n15 \u2018Beechworth Pale Ale\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Bridge Road, VIC)\r\n16 \u2018Golden Stout Time\u2019 Sweet Stout (Big Shed, SA) NEW \/ GABS (2015)\r\n17 \u2018War Hog\u2019 American-style IPA (Feral, WA) NEW\r\n18 \u2018Pale Ale\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Coopers, SA)\r\n19 \u2018Summer Ale\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Mountain Goat, VIC)\r\n20 \u2018Steam Ale\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Mountain Goat, VIC)\r\n21 \u2018Dark Ale\u2019 Dark Mild (White Rabbit, VIC)\r\n22 \u2018Ramjet 2014\/15 (Whisky Aged)\u2019 Russian Imperial Stout (Boatrocker, VIC) NEW\r\n23 \u2018Three Sheets\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Lord Nelson Hotel, NSW)\r\n24 \u2018Red\u2019 American-style Amber Ale (Nail, WA)\r\n25 \u2018India Red Ale\u2019 American-style IPA (Prancing Pony, SA)\r\n26 \u2018777\u2019 Double American-style IPA (Riverside, NSW)\r\n27 Noisy Minor \u2018Admiral Ackbar\u2019 American-style Amber Ale (Fortitude, QLD)\r\n28 \u2018The Chancer\u2019 Blonde\/Golden Ale (James Squire, NSW)\r\n29 \u2018Cloud Catcher\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Stone & Wood, NSW)\r\n30 \u2018Newtowner\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Young Henry\u2019s, NSW)\r\n31 Noisy Minor \u2018ANZUS\u2019 American-style IPA (Fortitude, QLD)\r\n32 \u2018Fat Yak\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Matilda Bay, VIC)\r\n33 \u2018Bright Ale\u2019 Blonde\/Golden Ale (Little Creatures, WA)\r\n34 \u2018Small Ale\u2019 Specialty IPA (Colonial, WA)\r\n35 \u2018Indian Summer Pale Ale\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (4 Pines, NSW) NEW\r\n36 \u2018Hangman\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Rocks, NSW)\r\n37 \u2018Copy Cat\u2019 American-style IPA (Mash, WA)\r\n38 \u2018XPA (Extra Pale Ale)\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Wolf of the Willows, VIC)\r\n39 \u2018Vale Ale\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Vale, SA)\r\n40 \u2018Dog Days\u2019 American Wheat (Little Creatures, WA) NEW\r\n41 \u2018Imperial West Coast Red Rye IPA\u2019 Specialty IPA (4 Pines, NSW) NEW\r\n42 \u2018Praline\u2019 Belgian Specialty Ale (La Sir\u00e8ne, VIC) GABS (2014)\r\n43 \u2018Return of the Dread\u2019 Foreign Extra Stout (Little Creatures, WA) NEW\r\n44 \u2018Roger Ramjet 2015 (Bourbon Aged)\u2019 Russian Imperial Stout (Boatrocker, VIC) NEW\r\n45 \u2018IPA\u2019 American-style IPA (Hawkers, VIC) NEW\r\n46 \u2018Tusk 2015\u2019 American-style IPA (Feral, WA) NEW\r\n47 \u2018IPA\u2019 American-style IPA (Little Creatures, WA)\r\n48 \u2018Australian Pale Ale\u2019 (4 Pines, NSW) NEW\r\n49 \u2018Fred\u2019 American-style IPA (Murray\u2019s, NSW)\r\n50 \u2018Growler\u2019 American-style Brown Ale (2 Brothers, VIC)\r\n51 \u2018Fancy Pants\u2019 American-style Amber Ale (Mountain Goat, VIC)\r\n52 \u2018Windjammer\u2019 American-style IPA (Green Beacon, QLD)\r\n53 \u2018Pale Ale\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Hawkers, VIC) NEW\r\n54 \u2018Watermelon Warhead\u2019 Berliner Weisse (Feral, WA) GABS (2012)\r\n55 \u2018Californicator\u2019 American-style IPA (Big Shed, SA) NEW\r\n56 \u2018Pale Ale\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Kosciuszko, NSW)\r\n57 \u2018Citrus IPA\u2019 Specialty IPA (4 Pines, NSW) NEW\r\n58 \u2018Golden Ale\u2019 Blonde\/Golden Ale (Two Birds, VIC)\r\n59 \u2018Temptress\u2019 Porter (Holgate, VIC)\r\n60 \u2018Pale Ale\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Hawthorn, VIC)\r\n61 \u2018Calypso\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Odyssey, VIC)\r\n62 \u2018Two to The Valley\u2019 American-style IPA (Newstead, QLD)\r\n63 \u2018F-Yeah\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Big Shed, SA)\r\n64 \u2018Kung Foo\u2019 Pale Lager (2 Brothers, VIC)\r\n65 \u2018Garden Ale\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Stone & Wood, NSW)\r\n66 \u2018Pale Ale\u2019 Belgian Pale Ale (White Rabbit, VIC)\r\n67 \u2018Sunset Ale\u2019 American-style Amber Ale (Two Birds, VIC)\r\n68 \u2018Dark Red IPA\u2019 Specialty IPA (Six String, NSW)\r\n69 \u2018Atomic Pale Ale\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Gage Roads, WA)\r\n70 \u2018Angry Man Pale Ale\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Murray\u2019s, NSW)\r\n71 \u2018Winston\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Shenanigans, NSW)\r\n72 \u2018Hopsmith\u2019 American-style IPA (Akasha, NSW) NEW\r\n73 \u2018Clout Stout 2015\u2019 Russian Imperial Stout (Nail, WA) NEW\r\n74 \u2018Grizz\u2019 American-style Amber Ale (2 Brothers, VIC)\r\n75 \u2018#010 West Coast IPA\u2019 American-style IPA (Exit, VIC) NEW\r\n76 \u2018Draught\u2019 K\u00f6lsch (Colonial, WA)\r\n77 \u2018IPA\u2019 American-style IPA (Mornington Peninsula, VIC)\r\n78 \u2018ESB\u2019 Extra Special Bitter (4 Pines, NSW)\r\n79 \u2018Yenda Pale Ale\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Australian Beer Co, NSW)\r\n80 \u2018Rogers\u2019 American-style Amber Ale (Little Creatures, WA)\r\n81 \u2018Splice of Heaven\u2019 Specialty IPA (Moon Dog, VIC) NEW\r\n82 \u2018West Coast IPA\u2019 American-style IPA (Batch, NSW)\r\n83 \u2018Vanilla Milk Stout\u2019 Sweet Stout (Thirsty Crow, NSW)\r\n84 \u2018Barrel Breed Barley Wine\u2019 UK-style Barleywine (Mountain Goat, VIC) NEW\r\n85 \u2018Bling\u2019 American-style IPA (Bridge Road, VIC)\r\n86 \u2018The Fox\u2019 Vienna-style Lager (Rabbit & Spaghetti, SA) NEW\r\n87 \u2018Session Ale\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Mismatch, SA)\r\n88 \u2018Crankshaft\u2019 American-style IPA (BentSpoke, ACT)\r\n89 \u2018Pale Ale\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Mornington Peninsula, VIC)\r\n90 \u201828\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Burleigh, QLD)\r\n91 \u20183 Quarter Time\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Newstead, QLD)\r\n92 \u2018White Ale\u2019 Witbier (White Rabbit, VIC)\r\n93 \u2018Sly Fox\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (Feral, WA)\r\n94 \u2018ESB\u2019 Extra Special Bitter (Hargreaves Hill, VIC)\r\n95 \u201855\u2019 American-style Pale Ale (3 Ravens, VIC)\r\n96 \u2018Metamorphosis\u2019 American-style IPA (KAIJU!, VIC)\r\n97 \u2018Sparkling Ale\u2019 Australian-style Pale Ale (Coopers, SA)\r\n98 \u2018Zoo Feeder\u2019 American-style IPA (Modus Operandi, NSW)\r\n99 \u2018Hopped Out Red\u2019 American-style Amber Ale (KAIJU!, VIC)\r\n100 \u2018Hazelnut Brown\u2019 UK-style Brown Ale (Bad Shepherd, VIC) NEW\r\n\r\nNEW \u2013 First released in 2015\r\n GABS\u2013 A \u2018Festival Beer\u2019 made especially for a previous GABS Beer & Food Fest\r\n\r\nThirsty? 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