Cornish beers have triumphed at this year’s International Beer Challenge.
Sharp’s Brewery and St Austell Brewery received a total of 13 accolades between them at the awards which this year saw entries from 40 countries in over 80 different categories.
St Austell took seven awards, including a gold in the lager category for korev, while Big Job double IPA and Proper Black IPA were also awarded gold.
Divine Intervention Abbey Quadrupel (13% abv) and Lansdown West Coast IPA, brewed by Bath Ales – which the company acquired in 2016 – took home silver. Belgian inspired brews, Cardinal Syn (7.8% abv) and Bad Habit (8.2% abv), were both awarded bronze.
Rock-based Sharp’s won three silvers within the ale category for Atlantic Pale Ale, Sea Fury and Wolf Rock, and bronze for Doom Bar in the same category.
In addition, Offshore Pilsner won bronze in the lager category and exclusive collaboration with neighbouring Camel Valley Vineyard, Sharp’s Camel Valley Pilsner also won bronze in the speciality beer classification.