Tuesday 11 December 2012

Golden Pints

So it is that time of year again. Golden pints is a concept dreamt up by Mark Dredge and Andy Mogg and it is a good time to reflect on what's been good about beer, pubs and the like throughout the year.

Best UK Draught Beer - Tap East Coffee in The Morning (well I would say that, I helped brew the first batch)

Best UK Bottled or Canned Beer - Kernel Table Beer

Best Overseas Draught Beer - Not tried enough of it to comment 

Best Overseas Bottled or Canned Beer - Epic Beer Coffee and Fig Stout

Best Overall Beer - Epic Beer Coffee and Fig Stout

Best Pumpclip or Label - Beavertown  - America Fuck Yeah

Best UK Brewery Kernel

Best Overseas Brewery  Mikkeller

Pub/Bar of the Year Port Street Beer House

Beer Festival of the Year - Kent Green Hop Beers @ Canterbury Food Fest

Supermarket of the Year - Waitrose

Independent Retailer of the Year - Bottle Shop

Online Retailer of the Year - Beermerchants

Best Beer Book or Magazine - Let me tell you about beer

Best Beer Blog or Website - Reluctant Scooper

Best Beer Twitterer - Simon H Johnson

Best Online Brewery Presence - Brewdog

Food and Beer Pairing of the Year Hoegaarden and Chicken Madras

In 2013 I’d most like to... Get Pig and Porter off the ground 

Open category – you decide the topic - Best brewpub - Can't split Tap East or The Foundry, Canterbury