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18th January 2018

HonestBrew Independent Beer Awards celebrate some truly brilliant brews

HonestBrew – the UK’s leading online craft beer retailer – has announced winners of the HonestBrew Independent Beer Awards. With top-quality craft beer more in demand than ever, HonestBrew launched the annual awards to celebrate incredible craft beer and continue its support of exceptional, independent craft breweries. A limited edition, exclusive Award Winners Mixed Case featuring beers from the winning breweries will be available from the online bottleshop from 22nd January 2018.

“2017 was filled with incredible independent beer! We decided to once again celebrate the breweries out there crafting truly brilliant brews with the second annual HonestBrew Independent Beer Awards.”

Brody Rossiter – Beer Writer at HonestBrew


HonestBrew Independent Beer Awards Winners:

  • People’s Choice Award: TBD. Twitter vote now open.
  • Best UK Brewery: Northern Monk
  • Best International Brewery: Amundsen
  • Beer of The Year: Verdant – Further DIPA
  • Breakthrough Brewery of the Year: Whiplash
  • Spirit of Collaboration Award: Cloudwater/Lost &      Grounded/Verdant – Loral & Ardi  
  • Innovation Award: Siren
  • Visual Excellence Award: Boundary
  • Best Beer Festival: Hagstravaganza (White Hag)
  • Beer Icon Award: Beavertown



HonestBrew  is passionate about introducing people to the world’s best beer. It sources beers from the best independent craft breweries around the world and delivers them directly to homes, workplaces and trade across the UK. In addition to the online bottleshop, which features 500+ beers from around the world, the online retailer provides a unique craft beer subscription service that matches beers to people’s taste. It also has a trade offering for businesses, coffee shops and restaurants looking to stock a craft beer range.


Nikki Edwards

Couture PR

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