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Yorkshire coast brewery wins international beer awards

Yorkshire coast brewery wins international beer awards


The team at a Yorkshire Wolds brewery is celebrating after winning two awards at the International Beer Challenge (IBC) 2022 which attracted entries from 31 countries.


Wold Newton-based Wold Top's Marmalade Porter won a silver award in the Best Stout/Porter category and Intuition won a bronze award in the

Best No/Low Alcohol Beercategory in the global competition that was judged by 70 industry experts.


"Marmalade Porter is an established and best-selling beer in the Wold Top range, whereas Intuition was a year in development and marked our first foray into the low-alcohol market. We're over the moon that both beers have won these accolades in an international competition that is judged byexperienced industry experts ranging from retailers, importers, publicans brewers to writers and flavour analysts,"said Wold Top's Director and Head Brewer, Alex Balchin.

Intuition also won a silver awardin the low and no alcohol category at the World Beer Awards 2021.


Launched in 2013, Marmalade Porter, 5.0% alc, is acomplex, rich, dark porter with a sweet malty base, overtones of bitter orange and hints of coffee and chocolate. Intuition is a citrusy, fruity, hop-forward low-alcohol (<0.5% alc) pale ale which is also gluten-free and vegan-friendly.


The award-winning beers are available online at and from specialist independent retailers throughout the UK.


Wold Top Brewery was founded by Tom and Gill Mellor in 2003 and is located on the Mellor family farm at Hunmanby Grange. The team use homegrown barley and water from the farm's borehole to produce a range of award-winning cask, keg and bottled beers that are available throughout Yorkshire and nationwide.





Photo: Alex Balchin with the award-winning beers Alex Balchin with the IBC winning beers


For more information or to arrange an interview withAlex Balchin,please contact Tracey Baty at three60 marketing on:


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Notes to editors

  1. The IBC is organised in association with Drinks Retailing magazine, and the full results are published in the November/ December print and digital editions.