For a lot of people, Australia Day is all about celebrating our national heritage. For others, it's all about finding out what song was voted most popular this year. For beer nerds like us, it's all about the Hottest 100 Craft Beer countdown, hosted here at The Local Taphouse.
This year's countdown was super exciting!! From 100 to 1, the list was full of a bunch of our personal favorites and a whole lot of crowd pleasers. A lot of our regulars were in to witness the countdown and they did so while drinking some of Australia's favourite beers.
The top ten was a great mix of the expected favourites like Stone and Wood Pacific Ale, Feral Hop Hog and Little Creatures Pale Ale, as well as some unexpected rare releases such as the Mountain Goat and Mikkeller collaboration, Gypsy & the Goat and Feral's Watermelon Warhead, a face-puckeringly sour Berliner-Weisse with a hint of watermelon.
Other regulars came in dressed to the nines in true Aussie gear creating a great vibe whilst Triple J was counting down the Hottest 100 tunes of 2012.
And now begins the countdown until next Australia Day, only 361 days to go!