Finalists & Category Sponsors

June 24th, 2009
Bitters (Up to 4.0% ABV)
Sponsored by: ABUK Ltd
Poachers Brewery Shy Talk (3.7% ABV)
Whim Ales Hartington Bitter (4.0% ABV)
Moorhouses Brewery Co Ltd Premier (3.7% ABV)
Kelburn Brewing Co Ltd Goldihops (3.8% ABV)
Hopdaemon Brewery Co Ltd Golden Braid (3.7% ABV)
RCH Brewery PG Steam (3.9% ABV)
The Stroud Brewery Ltd Tom Long (3.8% ABV)
Best Bitters (4.1% to 4.5% ABV)
Sponsored by: Murphy & Sons Ltd
Wolf Brewery Coyote Bitter (4.3% ABV)
Rebellion Beer Co Rebellion Mutiny (4.5% ABV)
High House Farm Brewery Nels Best (4.2% ABV)
The Cairngorm Brewery Co Ltd Trade Winds (4.3% ABV)
Surrey Hills Brewery Shere Drop (4.2% ABV)
St Austell Brewery Co Ltd Tribute (4.2% ABV)
The Otley Brewing Co Ltd CO2 (4.2% ABV)
Premium Bitter (4.6% – 4.9% ABV)
Sponsored by: Muntons Plc
George Bateman & Son Ltd XXXB (4.8% ABV)
Vale Brewery Company Gravitas (4.8% ABV)
Wold Top Brewery Wold Gold (4.8% ABV)
Stewart Brewing Ltd Edinburgh Gold (4.8% ABV)
Oakleaf Brewing Co Ltd Hole Hearted (4.7% ABV)
Moles Brewery Rucking Mole (4.6% ABV)
Goff’s Brewery White Knight (4.7% ABV)
Strong Ales (5+% ABV)
Sponsored by: Microdat.co.uk Limited
Front Street Brewery Unity Strong (5.0% ABV)
Whim Ales Flower Power (5.3% ABV)
Ossett Brewery Excelsior (5.2% ABV)
Traditional Scottish Ales Red Mist (5.0% ABV)
Hogs Back Brewery A Over T (9.0% ABV)
Otter Brewery Ltd Otter Head (5.8% ABV)
The Otley Brewing Co Ltd COB (8.0% ABV)
Milds
Sponsored by: Spa-soft
Elgood & Sons Ltd Black Dog (3.6% ABV)
Castle Rock Brewery Black Gold (3.8% ABV)
Coach House Brewery Gunpowder Strong Mild (3.8% ABV)
The Highlands Brewing Co Ltd Dark Munro (4.0% ABV)
Gribble Brewery Ltd Pukka Mild (3.5% ABV)
Barum Brewery Ltd Barum Mild (4.2% ABV)
Hobsons Brewery & Co Ltd Hobsons Mild (3.2% ABV)
Speciality Beers
Sponsored by: Smurfit Kappa
Milton Brewery Mammon (7.0% ABV)
Derby Brewing Co Ltd Double Mash (4.6% ABV)
Jarrow Brewery Westoe IPA (4.6% ABV)
Sinclair Breweries Ltd Atlas Wayfarer (4.4% ABV)
Oakleaf Brewing Co Ltd I Can’t believe it’s not Bitter (4.9% ABV)
Keystone Brewery Gold Spice (4.0% ABV)
Hanby Ales Ltd Cherry Bomb (6.0% ABV)
Porters, Strong Milds, Old Ales & Stouts
Sponsored by: Lallemand UK Ltd
Oakham Ales Black Hole Porter (5.5% ABV)
Amber Ales Ltd Original Black Stout (4.0% ABV)
Beartown Brewery Polar Eclipse (4.8% ABV)
Fyne Ales Fyne Porter (4.6% ABV)
Meantime Brewing Co Ltd London Stout (4.5% ABV)
South Hams Brewery Co Ltd Devon Porter (5.0% ABV)
Severn Vale Brewing Co Severn Sins (5.2% ABV)
Bottled Beers
Sponsored by: Brewlab Ltd
Mauldons Ltd Black Adder (5.3% ABV)
Burton Bridge Brewery Ltd EPA (7.5% ABV)
Hawkshead Brewery Hawkshead Gold (4.4% ABV)
Sinclair Breweries Ltd Atlas Latitude (3.9% ABV)
Hopdaemon Brewery Co Ltd Green Daemon (5.0% ABV)
Westerham Brewery Co Ltd William Wilberforce Freedom Ale (4.8% ABV)
RCH Brewery Old Slug Porter (4.5% ABV)
The Mayfields Brewery Aunty Myrtles (5.0% ABV)