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Great Winter Ale Festival

Added: Tuesday, January 1st 2008

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Great Winter Ale Festival

by Roger Protz, 01/08

Wickwar Station Porter from Gloucestershire has been named Champion Winter Beer of Britain at CAMRA's Great Winter Ale Festival in Manchester. Silver went to Robinson's Old Tom from Stockport with Bronze awarded to Hop Back of Salisbury for its Entire Stout.

Category winners: Old Ales and Strong Milds: Gold: Purple Moose Dark Side of the Moose Silver: West Berkshire Maggs Magnificent Mild Bronze Highland Dark Munro Stout: Gold: Hop Back Entire Stout Silver: Spitting Feathers Old Wavertonian Bronze: Spire Sgt Pepper Stout Porter: Gold: Wickwar Station Porter Silver: E&S Elland 1872 Porter Bronze: Acorn Old Moor Porter Barley Wine: Gold: Robinson's Old Tom Silver: Durham Benedictus Bronze: Mighty Oak Saxon Strong