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Champion Beer of Britain 2019 winners

Ross Hunter of Surrey Hills Brewery (right) takes the Champion Beer of Britain title

The CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain is one of the most prestigious beer competitions in the world. It is the ultimate honour for UK brewers, and has helped put many into the national spotlight. 71 breweries were in the running for the Champion Beer of Britain Award, taking place on the opening day of the Great British Beer Festival (6 August).  Judges chose the winning beer based on its appearance, aroma, taste and aftertaste across 10 categories.

The Champion Beer of Britain 2019 winners are:

 

Supreme Champion Gold 

Shere Drop, Surrey Hills Brewery

Find it on: Endeavour Bar, B4

Supreme Champion Silver 

Afghan Pale, Grey Trees Brewery

Find it on: Citra Bar, B8

Supreme Champion Bronze   

Citra, Oakham Ales

Mild

Gold
Gravediggers, Church End Brewery

Silver
Malt Shovel Mild, Fernandes Brewery

Bronze
Maggs Magnificent Mild, West Berkshire Brewery

Bitter

Gold
Ay Up, Dancing Duck Brewery

Silver 
Hobby Horse, Rhymney Brewery

Joint Bronze
Edith Cavell, Wolf  Brewery

Laughing Gravy, Ulverston Brewing Company

Best Bitter

Gold
Shere Drop, Surrey Hills Brewery

Silver
Trawler Boys, Green Jack Brewery

Joint Bronze
Preservation Fine Ale, Castle Rock Brewery

Darwin’s Origin, Salopian Brewery

Strong Bitter

Gold
Afghan IPA, Grey Trees Brewery

Silver
Iron Duke, Irving

Bronze
Fallen Angel, Church End Brewery

Golden

Gold
Citra, Oakham Ales

Silver 
Pale, Five Points Brewing

Joint Bronze 
Heart & Soul, Vocation Brewery

Prince Bishop Ale, Big Lamp Brewery

Speciality

Gold
Vanilla Stout, Binghams Brewery

Silver
Chocolate Guerilla, Blue Monkey Brewery

Bronze
Brazillian Coffee & Vanilla Porter, Colchester Brewery

Winter Ale Winners

Strong Milds/Old Ales
Excalibur, Tintagel Brewery

Porters
Porter, Calverley’s Brewery

Stouts
Inncognito, Plain Ales Brewery

Barley Wines/Strong Old Ales
Audit Ale, Lacon’s Brewery

Find it on: Halcyon Bar, B9

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