28th June 2018

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The Indies: The Best of Independent Brewing

Driving Quality
Celebrating Excellence

The Independent Beer Awards Aus. (the Indies) champion the best of independent craft beer.

Organised by the Independent Brewers Association, the Indies are judged by a respected panel of national and international beer judges are an invaluable platform for brewers to benchmark their beers and to showcase and celebrate excellence in independent craft beer. The Indies are an important platform to drive consumer awareness of the quality, diversity and excellence of independent beer.

The Independent Beer Awards ceremony is the night of nights to celebrate the forward thinking, technically brilliant personalities of the independent beer industry. The night will be held at the conclusion to BrewCon 2018 on Thursday 28 June 2018.


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