Golden Pints 2015

IMBC 2015-1020394

“One day, all the beer shall be mine…”

1. Best UK Cask BeerBuxton Breweries Yellow Belly on Cask at IMBC

2. Best UK Keg BeerCloudwater Brew Co DIPA


3. Best UK Bottled BeerWild Beer Co Rubus Maximus from Pow-lo’s stag do

4. Best UK Canned BeerBeavertown Brewery Gamma Ray

5. Best Overseas DraughtWestbrook Brewing Mexican Cake – super spicy and thick chocolatey goodness


Westbrook Mexican Cake – Imperial Chocolate Chilli Stout

6. Best Overseas Bottled BeerLeelanau Brewing Company Michilimackinac Imperial Stout – Complex barrel aging and Brett character

7. Best Overseas Canned BeerFounder’s Centennial – Balanced IPA and great flavour from a single hop

8. Best Collaboration Brew – Buxton/Omnipollo Yellow Belly

9. Best Overall Beer – Beavertown Gamma Ray

10. Best Branding – Beavertown


Best Branding, Best Can – Beavertown

11. Best Pump Clip – Not a clue. I like the good use of solid colour by breweries like Siren Craft Brewery, Runaway Brewery etc

12. Best Bottle Label – Seeing as I couldn’t give Cloudwater best branding they can have Best Bottle Label for their great artwork undertaken by different artists


13. Best UK Brewery – Buxton – Solid core range and exciting specials – Double Axe anyone?

14. Best Overseas BreweryOmnipollo

15. Best New Brewery Opening 2015 – Cloudwater Brew Co

16. Pub/Bar of the Year – Really wanted to give this award to The Smithfield but just pipped to the post by Port Street Beer House


Port Street Beer House

17. Best New Pub/Bar Opening 2015 – EASY… Café Beermoth


Café Beermoth

18. Beer Festival of the Year – Borefts, Netherlands – Fantastic beer. Fantastic setting. Fantastic Weather

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Brouwerij De Molen

19. Supermarket of the Year – N/A

20. Independent Retailer of the Year – Beermoth. Followed closely by Cotteridge Wines

21. Online Retailer of the Year – Mikkeller’s Online Shop. Great selection and free delivery if you spend £100

22. Best Beer Book or Magazine – Really started to progress with my homebrew this year so I will choose Randy Mosher – Radical Brewing. Creative and in depth ideas

23.Best Beer Blog or Website@likethemurphys for his run up to Indy Man Beer Con. Closely followed by from Matthew Curtis @totalcurtis


Indy Can Beer Container

24. Simon Johnson Award for Best Beer Twitterer – Too many to choose from…

25.Best Brewery Website/Social media – @Madhatbrew & @MarshallStaxx for always keep us up to date what’s being brewed, bottled etc.

Thanks for reading. All the best for 2016!


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