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.