ACT brewery wins two golds at international awards


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Thursday, 11 April, 2024

ACT brewery wins two golds at international awards

Canberra-based brewery Bentspoke Brewing Co has taken home two gold medals in beer categories at the 2024 International Brewing & Cider Awards.

‘Barley Griffin’ won the gold in category ‘Class 1 for Ale 2.9% – 4.4% ABV’ and ‘FreeWheeler’ won the gold in category ‘Ultra-low alcohol (0.06% to 1.1% ABV) Ultra-Low Alcohol Beer up to 1.1% ABV’.

Following three days of deliberation of the beer and cider’s quality and commercial value, 67 different brewers and cidermakers from 21 countries have received accolades. Other gold winners hailed from Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, Finland, Norway, Taiwan, Thailand, USA and the UK.

30 gold beer medal winners were awarded with some breweries receiving multiple golds:

  • Bentspoke Brewing Co, Australia
  • Tennents Caledonian Breweries, Scotland
  • Schwarzbräu GmbH Zusmarshausen, Germany
  • Kirin Holdings Company, Japan
  • Spring Valley Brewery, Japan
  • Windsor and Eton Brewery, England
  • Joseph Holt Ltd (Bootleg), England
  • Bentspoke Brewing Co, Australia
  • Brewgooder, Scotland
  • Isekado Brewery, Japan
  • Boston Beer Company, USA
  • Round Corner Brewing, England
  • Windsor and Eton Brewery, England
  • Bank Top Brewery, England
  • Goffs Brewery, England
  • Forest Road Brewing Company, England
  • Damm S.A, Spain
  • King Car Group (Buckskin), Taiwan
  • CHANG INTERNATIONAL CO., Ltd. /Cosmos Brewery (Thailand) CO, Thailand
  • Fredericia Brewery, Denmark
  • Cyclo Inc./Derailleur Brew Works, Japan
  • Forest Road Brewing Company, England
  • URBREW (China) Craft beer Co., LTD, China
  • Tsingtao Brewery Co. Ltd, China

In the cider competition, 13 gold medals were awarded with some breweries receiving multiple golds:

  • Cider Company, USA
  • Towns Ciderhouse, USA
  • Portland Cider Company, USA
  • Black Apple Hard Ciderie USA
  • Lepola Drinks, Finland
  • OmCider AS, Norway
  • Aide A/S, Norway
  • Stonewell Cider, Ireland
  • Valle, Spain
  • Ballina y Fernandez SA, Spain
  • Phantom of the Orchard, England
  • Dunkertons Organic Cider, England

A full list of all 2024 medal winners can be found on The International Brewing & Cider Awards’ website: www.brewingawards.org.

Image credit: International Brewing & Cider Awards.

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