I didn’t get to judge this year, but those who did picked the following champion beers.  I did get to try and overall champion, and it was a very tasty hoppy brew – very fresh.

CHAMPION BEER OF THE FESTIVAL 2015

Overall Champion
Gold
Bullards No.1 East Coast Pale
Silver
Nobby’s APA
Bronze
Son of Sid Muck Cart Mild
Light and Dark Mild
Gold
Son of Sid Muck Cart Mild
Silver
Dunham Massey Chocolate Cherry Mild
Bronze =
Brown Cow Captain Oates Dark Mild
Bronze =
Milton Medusa
Stout & Porter
Gold
Elland 1872 Porter
Silver
Oakham Black Hole Porter
Bronze =
Mauldons Blackberry Porter
Bronze =
King’s Cliffe P51
Speciality Beer
Gold
Thornbridge Baize
Silver
Three Blind Mice Half Wit
Bronze
Blue Monkey Chocolate Guerilla
Best Beer from a New Brewery
Gold
Bullards East Coast Pale
Silver
Bakers Dozen Summertime
Bronze
London Beer Factory Chelsea Blonde
Beers < 4% abv
Gold
Miletree Crescent Ale
Silver
Leeds Union
Bronze
Blue Monkey Chimp Chim-in-ee
Beers 4% abv to 4.3% abv
Gold
Salopian Darwin’s Origin
Silver
Rockingham Jack Rabbit
Bronze
Lacons Falcon Ale
Beers 4.4% abv to 4.9% abv
Gold
Digfield Mad Monk
Silver
Salopian Hop Twister
Bronze
Miletree Larksong
Beers 5% abv to 5.5% abv
Gold
Nobby’s APA
Silver
Flowerpots Mosaic Pale
Bronze
Hopcraft Citra +
Beers 5.6% abv to 6.4% abv
Gold
Oakham Green Devil IPA
Silver
Flowerpots IPA
Bronze
Thornbridge Jaipur
Beers >6.4% abv
Gold
Milton Saturn
Silver
Parish Baz’s Bonce Blower
Bronze
Robinsons Old Tom