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East Yorkshire brewery’s world class beer

East Yorkshire brewery's world class beer


The team at a Wold Newton based brewery is celebrating after winning three awards at the World Beer Awards, including a prestigious ‘Country Award'.


Wold Top Brewery's session IPA, Benchmark was awarded the UK winner, new low alcohol beer, Intuition won a silver award and barrel aged beer, Barrel Wave was awarded bronze at the annual worldwide competition.


Benchmark (4.2% abv) won its award in the IPA category, Intuition(<0.5% abv)in the low/no alcohol category and Barrel Wave ( 9.1% abv) in the flavoured category. Barrel Wave is the second barrel-aged beer brewed in conjunction with sister company, Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery.

Brewery Manager, Alex Balchin said: "It's always a great achievement to win awards in brewing competitions that are judged by our industry peers, but even more rewarding to see new beers achieving success on a worldwide platform in their first industry wide competition."


The World Beer Awards are held annually to celebrate the ‘World's Best Beers' in both taste and design.




Photo:Alex Balchin with the world class beers Alex Balchin


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