Golden Pint Awards 2012

It's that time of year again when we recognise the best in the beery world. With so much dross around, it's only right that we recognise those that set the standard for others to follow. So, aftter much consideration; well, while I wait for my next pint to arrive, anyway, here's my tuppence worth.

Best UK Handpulled Beer: Hawkshead Windermere Pale

Runners Up: Oakham Citra, Magic Rock Curious NZ

Best UK Draught Beer: Summer Wine Oregon Pale

Runners Up: Magic Rock High Wire NZ, Kernel Table Beer

Best UK Bottled or Canned Beer: Kernel C.A.S.C

Best Overseas Bottle or Canned Beer: To Øl First Frontier

Best Overseas Draught Beer: Coalition Green Pig Fresh Hop Ale

Best UK Brewery: Allgates, Hawkshead, Kernel

Best Overseas Brewery: Coalition

Best Pumpclip or Label: Rukus Brewing Hoptimus Prime

Pub/Bar of the Year: Bailey’s Taproom

Beer Festival of the Year: Hare & Hounds, Holcombe Brook

Supermarket of the Year: Booths

Online Retailer of the Year: Beer Merchants

Best Beer Book or Magazine: Beer Atlas by Tim Webb

Best Beer Blog or Website: Zyphophile

Best Beer Twitterer: Eh? Don’t make me laugh

Food and Beer Pairing of the Year: Mexican Wild Bean Burrito & Alaskan Double Black IPA. For breakfast

In 2013 I’d most like to...Learn more and drink (even) more
And that concludes the voting for the Bury jury.


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