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Hop Back Entire Stout voted Champion Winter Beer of Britain

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Monday, 07 February 2011 13:39

Hop Back Entire Stout (Wiltshire) has been crowded Supreme Champion Winter Beer of Britain 2011 during the National Winter Ales Festival in Manchester.

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During the final of the Festival, 35 beers (9 Porters, 9 Stouts, 9 Old Ales / Milds and 8 Barley Wines) chosen by CAMRA branches and Tasting Panels has been tasted.

Nik Antona, CAMRA director, commenting on the award said:

This is not only great news for the brewery but for the beer style Stout! We hope this will revitalise 'real' stout and encourage more breweries to brew this style of beer in the future.

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Steve Wright, Head Brewer
Picture by Dominic Parkes

Steve Wright, Hop Back Brewing Director and Head Brewer, said:

This is obviously fantastic news! Entire Stout has been a very successful beer for the brewery in both draught and bottle-conditioned form and to win this national CAMRA award will only encourage more real ale lovers to give it a try. We now look forward to Champion Beer of Britain competition in August.


Last Updated on Friday, 04 March 2011 11:36