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World Beer Awards 2020

Winners

World's Best IPA Specialty

World's Best IPA Specialty
Country Winner
Blacks Brewery
2020 Vision

Ireland

"Deep hazy amber colour, with orange and peach aromas. There are stone fruits, loads of grilled peach warmth, and some booziness. Like a good intense whisky with the mouthfeel of a syrupy fruit salad. "

BRONZE WINNERS

Austria

SILVER WINNERS

Belgium

Country Winner
Country WinnerDelirium
Argentum
Belgium
"Apricot and sweet biscuit on the nose and palate, overlaid with Belgian yeast flavours which add slightly earthy notes. A developing spicy finish."

GOLD WINNERS

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Brazil

Country Winner
Country WinnerWäls
Pequi do Norte
Brazil

SILVER WINNERS

Canada

"Light gold in colour, with some lovely notes of melon and papaya. The body is balanced and smooth, with the tropical notes hitting well along with a sort of bitter grapefruit notes that go right into a big astringency that carries into the grapefruit pith finish. Overall well done. "

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China

Finland

SILVER WINNERS

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France

"Red gold in colour, with a tight-ish head and a raspberry and redcurrant aroma. Plenty of initial carbonation, warming alcohol and a smooth mouthfeel. Flavours of sticky toffee pudding with soft dates are well balanced with a dry, bitter finish, that prev"

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Japan

SILVER WINNERS

New Zealand

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Poland

Switzerland

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Taiwan

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United Kingdom

Country Winner
Country WinnerBig Drop
Paradiso Citra IPA
United Kingdom
"Vibrant gold colour with a slight haze and a pillowy white head. A citrusy punch on the nose with tropical fruit undertones and a hint of biscuity malt. Prominent orange and grapefruit citrus on the palate with grassy and pine notes. There’s a lingering bitterness in the finish. A nicely balanced beer that was refreshing to drink."

SILVER WINNERS

Silver
Thornbridge
Jamestown
United Kingdom

BRONZE WINNERS

United States

Country Winner
Country WinnerNo-Li Brewhouse
Cascade Fog IPA
United States
"Hazy orange hue with a fluffy white head. Touches of pineapple and orange on the nose with muted hop aromas. A juicy tropical palate with mango, pineapple and lemon and touches of liquorice and white chocolate. A robust and full mouthfeel with evident boozy warmth and assertive bitterness."

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