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Bright Brewery Shines with Multiple Medals at Australian International Beer Awards


The best beers in the world have been tasted and judged at the prestigious 2023 Australian International Beer Awards, with Bright Brewery being awarded two silver and five bronze medals.  

The Staircase Porter, a decadent blend of dark roasted and caramel malts, once again asserted its dominance in the Porter and Stout category by retaining the Silver medal, showcasing its consistent quality and rich character.

Also awarded a sliver medal was the limited release Kveik King Konge Hazy IPA in the Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale category.

In addition to the Silver medals, Bright Brewery secured Bronze medals for their iconic Stubborn Imperial Stout, a standout in the Other Strong Ale or Lager category; and The Cold and Wet Cold IPA, an American-style India Pale Lager, (Best International Lager category).

Bright Brewery’s commitment to producing classic Australian beer styles for their core range was celebrated with the Bronze medal awarded to its Bright Pale Ale in the Classic Australian Pale Ale category and the M.I.A IPA was acknowledged in the American Style India Pale Ale category. The Hellfire Amber Ale, an American-style Red ale, also secured a Bronze medal in the Best Amber/Dark Ale category.

Bright Brewery’s founder, Scott Brandon, expressed his elation over the results at the AIBA. “We are incredibly proud to receive these prestigious medals, which reflect the hard work and passion of our entire team. These accolades motivate us to continue pushing the boundaries of brewing and creating exceptional beers that delight our customers across Australia and abroad.”

Celebrating 30 years in 2023, the Australian International Beer Awards are the world’s largest annual beer competition judging both packaged and draught beer. It is conducted by Melbourne
Royal, who also conduct the Australian Distilled Spirits Awards and Melbourne Royal Wine Awards.

Over 80 industry experts assessed more than 2800 entries across four days in May, with beers received from Australia and around the world.

To find your closest Bright Brewery stockist, check out our Beer Locator.

To shop for Bright Brewery beers, explore our core and seasonal range here.

To become a Bright Brewery stockist, or to discuss our range, get in touch with our National Sales Manager Evin Craney

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