Bluestone foundation customer Kaiju! Beer wins big at the Melbourne Royal International Beer Awards

The team at Bluestone wishes to extend huge congratulations to one of our foundation customers Kaiju! Beer for walking away with the Champion Australian Medium Brewery, and the Best Pilsner trophies at this year’s Melbourne Royal International Beers Awards.

It’s just recognition for one of Melbourne’s most iconic craft brewers, which has built a solid following from its big-flavoured beer and bold branding.

But Kaiju! was only one of many Bluestone Yeast customers to be recognised on the night, with the likes of Brick Lane Brewing, King Road Brewing and Dollar Bill Brewing all taking home trophies on the night.

Bluestone Yeast also powered brews that took out numerous awards and medals – you can see some of them listed below.  

Trophy winners:

Champion Large Australian Brewery | Brick Lane Brewing Co, Victoria Australia

Champion Large International Brewery | Garage Project, Wellington, New Zealand

Champion Medium Australian Brewery | Kaiju! Beer, Victoria, Australia

Champion Small Australian Brewery | King Road Brewing Co, Western Australia

Champion Victorian Brewery | Brick Lane Brewing Co, Victoria, Australia

Champion Gypsy Brewer | Dollar Bill Brewing, Victoria, Australia.

Other trophy winners were:

Best Australian Style Lager, Natural Draught | Draught – Brick Lane Brewing Co, Victoria, Australia

Best Pilsner | Kaiju! Koldsplif, (Draught) – Kaiju! Beer, Victoria, Australia

Best International Style Pale Ale American Pale Ale (Draught) –  Seven Mile Brewing Co, New South Wales, Australia

Best Traditional India Pale Ale | King Road IPA, (Draught) – King Road Brewing Co, Western Australia, Australia

Best Reduced / Low Alcohol Beer | Summer Rapture, (Draught) – Valley Hops Brewing, Queensland, Australia

Best Wood and Barrel Aged Beer | Asylum, (Packaged) – Brick Lane Brewing Co, Victoria, Australia

Best Specialty Beer | Shared Dreams – (Packaged) – Deeds Brewing Company, Victoria, Australia

Consistency of Excellence Medal

Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine 2023, (Packaged) Hawkers Beer, Victoria, Australia

Check out the other medals awarded on the night – and don’t forget to try as many as you can over the coming year!

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