The winners of this year’s CAMRA Chamption Beer of the North West awards were announced during the trade session at the Manchester Beer and Cider Festival yesterday afternoon, following a morning of sampling, judging and decision-making.
The overall winner and Gold medallist was Black Bull Porter from the Pied Bull pub-microbrewery in Chester. The runners-up were Hawkshead Brewery‘s Cumbrian Five Hop and Red Willow Brewery’s Smokeless porter.
See manchesterbeerfestival.org.uk for the full list of category finalists and winners. Congratulations to all the medallists!