The 2017 ALIA Off-Premise finalists revealed

28 August, 2017 by Ayoung

The countdown to the Australian Liquor Industry’s night of nights is well and truly on, with the off-premise finalists of the 2017 Australian Liquor Industry Awards (ALIA) being revealed.

After the voting closed last week, the votes have been tallied to reveal the finalists in the off-premise categories. These finalists will now go to ALIA’s extensive panel of judges from all sectors of Australia’s liquor industry. Full details on the voting and judging process are available on the ALIA website.

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The judges will now vote for the top three in each of the categories, to ascertain the ALIA winners. These votes will then be audited by PKF, with the winners revealed at this year’s awards, taking place at Randwick Racecourse on Wednesday, 18 October. Make sure you are part of this year’s ALIA celebrations, and book your ticket.

Congratulations to all this year’s off-premise finalists, the on-premise finalists will be revealed by TheShout on Wednesday.

The 2017 Australian Liquor Industry Awards – Off-Premise Finalists

Beer & Cider
Full Strength

  • Carlton Draught
  • Emu Export
  • Great Northern Original Lager
  • James Boag’s Draught
  • Melbourne Bitter
  • Tooheys New
  • Tooheys Extra Dry
  • Victoria Bitter

Mid and Low Strength

  • Hahn Premium Light
  • Asahi Soukai
  • Carlton Mid
  • Cascade Premium Light
  • Colonial Small Ale
  • Coopers Mild Ale
  • Great Northern Super Crisp
  • XXXX Gold

Low-Carbohydrate

  • Carlton Dry
  • Carlton Dry Fusion Lime
  • Coopers Clear Ale
  • Hahn SuperDry
  • Hahn SuperDry 3.5
  • Pure Blonde Premium Ultra
  • XXXX Summer Bright Lager
  • XXXX Summer Bright Lime

Premium Domestic

  • Coopers Best Extra Stout
  • Coopers Pale Ale
  • Coopers Sparkling Ale
  • Crown Golden Ale
  • Crown Lager
  • Furphy Refreshing Ale
  • James Boag’s Premium
  • Reschs Pilsener

Premium International

  • Asahi Super Dry
  • Carlsberg
  • Corona Extra
  • Heineken
  • Miller Chill
  • Peroni Nastro Azzurro
  • Sapporo
  • Stella Artois

Australian Craft

  • Fat Yak Pale Ale
  • Feral Hop Hog
  • James Squire One Fifty Lashes
  • Little Creatures Pale Ale
  • Mountain Goat Steam Ale
  • Pirate Life IPA
  • Stone & Wood Pacific Ale
  • Wild Yak Pacific Ale

International Craft 

  • Blue Moon Belgian White
  • Brooklyn Lager
  • Hoegaarden White
  • Monteith’s Golden Lager
  • Monteith’s Pointers Pale Ale
  • Pistonhead Kustom Lager
  • Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
  • Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel

Cider

  • 5 Seeds Crisp
  • The Apple Thief
  • Mercury Hard
  • Pure Blonde Cider
  • Rekorderling
  • Somersby
  • Strongbow Classic
  • Willie Smith’s Organic

Best Marketed Beer or Cider

  • Asahi
  • Coopers
  • Great Northern Brewing Co
  • Heineken
  • Pure Blonde
  • Somersby
  • Stone & Wood
  • Tooheys
  • Victoria Bitter
  • XXXX

Wine
Red Wine – $14.99 and under

  • McGuigan Black Label
  • Evans & Tate Classic
  • Jacob’s Creek Classic
  • Penfolds Koonunga Hill
  • Penfolds Rawson’s Retreat
  • Wolf Blass Red Label
  • Wolf Blass Yellow Label
  • Yellow Tail

Red Wine – $15 to $29.99 

  • Annie’s Lane
  • Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel
  • Lindeman’s Gentleman’s Collection
  • Pepperjack
  • Taylors Jaraman
  • Tempus Two Copper Series
  • Wirra Wirra Church Block
  • Wynns Coonawarra

Red Wine – $30 and over

  • Penfolds Grange
  • Penfolds RWT
  • Penfolds St Henri
  • Pepperjack Premium Cut
  • Peter Lehmann Stonewell
  • St Hugo
  • Taylors St Andrews
  • Wolf Blass Grey Label

White Wine – $14.99 and under

  • Brown Brothers Moscato
  • Fifth Leg
  • Gossips
  • Houghton Classic
  • Jacob’s Creek Classic
  • Lindeman’s Bin Series
  • Stoneleigh
  • Yellow Tail

White Wine – $15 to $29.99 

  • Giesen
  • Kim Crawford Regional Reserve
  • Oyster Bay
  • Shaw & Smith
  • Squealing Pig
  • Taylors Estate
  • Villa Maria Private Bin
  • Wither Hills

White Wine – $30 and over

  • Cloudy Bay Pelorus
  • Coldstream Hills
  • Devil’s Lair Estate
  • Evans & Tate Redbrook
  • Leeuwin Estate Prelude
  • Petaluma Yellow Label
  • Pierro
  • Shaw & Smith M3

Rosé Wine

  • Bird In Hand
  • Fifth Leg
  • Jacob’s Creek Cool Harvest
  • Jacob’s Creek Le Petit Rosé
  • Mateus
  • Squealing Pig
  • Taylor Made Pinot Noir Rosé
  • Turkey Flat

Australian and International Sparkling

  • Brown Brothers Prosecco
  • Chandon
  • De Bortoli Prosecco
  • Grant Burge
  • Jacob’s Creek Sparkling
  • Jansz
  • Wolf Blass Red Label
  • Yellow Tail

Champagne

  • Bollinger
  • G. H. Mumm
  • Moët & Chandon
  • Perrier-Jouët
  • Piper Heidsieck
  • Pol Roger
  • Taittinger
  • Veuve Clicquot

Dessert and Fortified Wines

  • Brown Brothers Australian Tawny
  • De Bortoli Noble One
  • Galway Pipe
  • McWilliam’s Royal Reserve
  • Morris of Rutherglen
  • Penfolds Club Reserve
  • Stanley Tawny
  • Stones Ginger

Best Marketed Wine

  • Jacob’s Creek
  • Brown Brothers
  • Evans & Tate
  • Lindeman’s
  • McGuigan
  • Penfolds
  • Peter Lehmann
  • Taylors Estate
  • G. H. Mumm
  • Wolf Blass

Dark Spirit – up to $69.99

  • Bundaberg UP
  • Bacardi Fuego
  • Canadian Club
  • Chivas Regal 12 Year Old
  • Jack Daniel’s
  • Jim Beam White
  • Johnnie Walker Black
  • Wild Turkey

Light Spirit – up to $69.99

  • Aperol
  • Bacardi Superior
  • Bombay Sapphire
  • Gordon’s Gin
  • Grey Goose
  • Smirnoff Red
  • Stolichnaya
  • Tanqueray

Luxury Dark Spirit – over $70

  • Chivas Regal 18 Year Old
  • Glenmorangie Original
  • Hennessy VSOP
  • Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel
  • Johnnie Walker Blue
  • Lagavulin 16 Year Old
  • Talisker 10 Year Old
  • The Balvenie 12 Year Old

Luxury Light Spirit – over $70

  • Archie Rose Signature Dry Gin
  • Estancia Raicilla
  • Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin
  • Hendrick’s Gin
  • Herradura Silver
  • Patrón Silver
  • Sipsmith Gin
  • Star of Bombay

Dark RTD/RTS

  • Bundaberg Lazy Bear
  • Bundaberg UP
  • Canadian Club
  • Jack Daniel’s
  • Jack Daniel’s American Serve
  • Jim Beam White
  • Wild Turkey 5%
  • Woodstock Black

Light RTD/RTS

  • Absolut Botanik
  • Gordon’s Gin
  • Midori Illusion
  • Ruski
  • Smirnoff Ice Double Black
  • Smirnoff Pure
  • UDL
  • Vodka Cruiser

Liqueurs

  • Baileys
  • Cointreau
  • Frangelico
  • Galliano
  • Jägermeister
  • Kahlúa
  • Malibu
  • Midori

Best marketed Spirit/RTD/RTS

  • Aperol
  • Bacardi
  • Belvedere
  • Bundaberg
  • Canadian Club
  • Jack Daniel’s
  • Jim Beam
  • Johnnie Walker
  • Southern Comfort
  • Wild Turkey

New Product of the Year

  • Archie Rose Cane Spirit
  • Baron Samedi Spiced Rum
  • Bundaberg Lazy Bear
  • Down The Lane
  • Glenfiddich Project XX
  • Heineken 3
  • Jack Daniel’s American Serve
  • Jim Beam Citrus Highball
  • Jacob’s Creek Le Petit Rosé
  • Pure Blonde Apple Cider
  • The Stag
  • Wild Yak Pacific Ale

Liquor Brand of the Year

  • Aperol
  • Archie Rose
  • Bacardi
  • Buffalo Trace
  • Coopers
  • Jack Daniel’s
  • Jim Beam
  • Johnnie Walker
  • Penfolds
  • Tooheys New
  • Villa Maria
  • Wolf Blass

Retail Group of the Year

  • Bottle-O
  • Bottlemart
  • Camperdown Cellars
  • Cellarbrations
  • Chambers Cellars
  • Dan Murphy’s
  • Liquor Barons
  • Liquor Legends
  • Liquorstax
  • Porter’s Liquor
  • SuperCellars
  • Thirsty Camel

Liquor Store of the Year

  • Blackhearts & Sparrows, Fitzroy, VIC
  • Camperdown Cellars, Camperdown, NSW
  • Cellarbrations, Lawson, NSW
  • Dan Murphys, Prahan, VIC
  • Liquor Barons, Swanbourne, WA
  • Liquor Legends, Charnwood, ACT
  • Parafield Airport Liquor Store, Parafield, SA
  • Prince Wine Store, South Melbourne, VIC
  • Sackville Bottle Shop, Rozelle, NSW
  • The Oak Barrel, Sydney, NSW
  • Warners at the Bay, Newcastle, NSW
  • Wine Thief, West Leederville, WA

Off-Premise Supplier of the Year

  • Asahi Premium Beverages
  • Bacardi-Martini Australia
  • Brown-Forman
  • Cerbaco
  • Coca-Cola Amatil
  • Diageo
  • Lion
  • Moët Hennessy
  • Pernod Ricard
  • SouthTrade International
  • Treasury Wine Estates
  • William Grant & Sons