To celebrate International Beer Day (7th August), we're putting the spotlight on some of our favourite brews. Larger, stout, ale and even a cider or two (for the less hops-inclined), here are our top 10 award-winning beers.
10. Grab a Granny Apple Cider
$47.99 (24 x 330 mL)
Want something local and delicious? The Granny Smith apples in this cider are from South Australia and are brewed together with a hint of vanilla and lime in a boutique brewery.
9. Chang Beer
$43.99 (24 x 330 mL)
Taking the Best Asian Beer crown at the World Beer Awards is no mean feat, but this Thai beauty has done just that. Bonus: drinking this will remind you of your last trip to Phuket or Bangkok.
8. Schneider Weisse Mein Kristall
$99.95 (20 x 500 mL)
This German award-winner took home a Gold European Beer Star in 2014, among other prestigious trophies. Fruity, spiced and yeast-free, don't pass this beer by.
7. Karl Strauss Red Trolley Ale
$71.99 (24 x 355 mL)
An Irish-style red ale that took home gold in the World Beer Cup in 2010, the Karl Strauss Red Trolley Ale is heavy with caramel malts and perfect for the colder months.
6. Trumer Pils
$74.99 (24 x 330 mL)
Light, bubbly and unique, this Austrian Pilsner is made with a proprietary yeast that makes it a stand out. In fact, it won this year's Best Pilsner at the Australian International Beer Awards.
5. Adnams Ghost Ship Pale Ale
$54.99 (24 x 440 mL)
Want a little history with your pint? This particular brand is inspired by the famous UK pub, The Bell, haunted for more than 600 years by the ghosts of smugglers-gone-by. Spooky, yet tasty.
4. Barossa Cider Co. Apple
$59.99 (24 x 330 mL)
Home grown, made and drunk. Barossa brothers Oscar and Hugo Bowen sought to make the best cold-press apple cider around. Their awards and trophies speak towards that goal.
3. Rogue Chocolate Stout
$129.99 (12 x 650)
A Yankee treat that's available down under for a limited time only, this sweet stout boasts roasted malt and hops flavours, culminating in a rich, chocolaty truffle taste.
2. Sierra Nevada Porter
$89.99 (24 x 355 mL)
A classic that's been winning awards since 1996, the Sierra Nevada Porter features dark chocolate and caramel undertones that pair nicely with sweet meats and desserts.
1. Asahi Super Dry
$41.95 (24 x 330 mL)
The Japanese are renowned for many things, and Asahi beer has to be one of their crowning achievements. This particular brew won gold in the 2014 World Beer Cup.