Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Golden Pint Awards 2012

Best UK Draught Beers: Oakham Ales Green Devil IPA, Thornbridge/Odell Pond Hopper and Brodie's Dalston Black IPA.

Best UK Bottled Beer: Everything by Summer Wine brewery.

Best Overseas Draught Beer: Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA.

Best Overseas Bottled or Canned Beer: Firestone Walker Double Jack.

Best Overall Beer: Oakham Ales Green Devil.

Best Pumpclip or label: Diabolus by The Durham Brewery.

Best UK Brewery: Summer Wine.

Best Overseas Brewery: Firestone Walker.

Pub/Bars of the year: Craft Beer Co Brighton, Sheffield Tap and BrewDog Nottingham.

Beer Festival: Independant Manchester Beer Convention.

Independent Retailer: Bacchanalia.

Online Retailer: Beers of Europe.

Best Beer Blog: Beer Talk.

Best Beer Twitterer: @Lovibonds (Jeff Rosenmeier)

Best Online Brewery Presence: BrewDog.

Food and Beer Pairing: Are we still waffling on about food and beer pairing? Forget it.

In 2013 I'd most like to: See Chris Sherratt running a pub.