On Friday, the festival hosted judging for the North West round of the Champion Beer Of Britain competition in the Premium Pale Ales category (that’s Pale Ales from 4.4% to 6.4%)

Eight beers as selected by the votes of CAMRA Members and the CAMRA Tasting Panels were blind tasted by a panel made up of brewers, industry staff and CAMRA volunteers.

The results were:

Gold: Neptune Brewery – Mosaic

Silver: Blackedge Brewery – Kiwi

Bronze: Storm Brewery – Isobar

Congratulations to Neptune Brewery – their Mosaic will go forward to the national finals of the competition which will be judged in London in 2024.

Other finalists were:

  • Bank Top – Palomino Rising
  • Hawkshead – Lakeland Gold
  • Kirkby Lonsdale – Monumental
  • Moorhouses – Blonde Witch
  • RedWillow – Wreckless