Three Brewers Select customers won coveted medals in the recent Champion Winter Beer of Britain competition held at the Great British Beer Festival 2018 – Winter in Norwich.

Tintagel Brewery’s 5.8% ABV Excalibur picked up the gold medal in the Old Ales Strong Milds category for its warm, chocolate, spiced, strong dark ale. Raglan-based Untapped Brewing Company’s 5.2% ABV Ember Winter Warming Ale was awarded the silver medal for its rich dark colour from three kinds of roasted malt.


In the Porters category, Winchester’s Red Cat Brewing’s Mr M’s Porter won the gold medal for its complex beer brewed with four traditional English roasted malts, giving aromas of chocolate, vanilla and soft Greek coffee.


Overall, the supreme Champion Winter Beer of Britain was Suffolk-based Green Jack Brewery Company’s Ripper beer an 8.5% ABV Barley Wine.

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