The Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards were announced last night. Watch out for a full write up about an excellent awards presentation dinner, but full results are below.
The Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards were announced last night with 8 Wired Brewing taking out the top honours to become The Champion Brewery in New Zealand.
With 465 entries in 2011, the Awards drew the biggest entry tally since their inception in 2001, up from 446 in 2010 and 348 in 2009.
In its tenth year, the Awards are run by the Brewers Guild of New Zealand who represent the majority of breweries in New Zealand.
Full Details of the other Trophy Winners are below:
New Zealand Champion Brewery – 8 Wired Brewing
Champion International Brewery – Boston Beer Co
European Lager Styles – Steam Brewing Company Cock & Bull German Pilsner
International Lager Styles – McCashins Brewery Stoke Amber
British Ale Styles – Harrington’s Brewery Pig & Whistle
Other European Ale Styles – Tuatara Brewing Co Ltd Tuatara Ardennes
US Ale Styles – Epic Brewing Company Epic Armageddon IPA
New Zealand & International Ale Styles – Emerson’s Brewery Emerson’s Oreti Red
Stout & Porter Styles – Three Boys Brewery Three Boys Oyster Stout
Wheat & Other Grain Styles – Tuatara Brewing Co Ltd Tuatara Hefe
Flavoured & Aged Styles (incl. Fruit/Spice/Herb/ Honey/Smoke) – 8 Wired Brewing The Big Smoke
New Zealand Draught – DB Breweries Ltd Tui East India Pale Ale
New Zealand Lager & Premium Lager Styles – Lion Breweries Speights Summit Lager
Specialty, Experimental, Aged, Barrel & Wood-Aged, Reduced Alc./Carbohydrate & Gluten-Free Styles – 8 Wired Brewing Barrel Aged Big Smoke
Cider & Perry Styles – Camla Farm Camla Farm Cider
Cask Conditioned – Cassels & Sons Brewing Co. Ltd Milk Stout
Packaging – Moa Brewing Company Moa St Josephs Magnums
Festive Brew – Emerson’s Brewery Emerson’s Black Op
Morton Coutts Trophy For Innovation – The Yeastie Boys
Complete results can be found here.