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World Beer Awards 2019

Winners

World's Best Pale Golden Ale

World's Best Pale Golden Ale
Country Winner
Rising Sons Brewery
Dreamcatcher

Ireland

"Dark amber in colour. Apricots on the nose, sweet fruity esters and candied peel. Bitterness coming through in mid palate with bready flavours and a soft carbonation. Medium finish."

Argentina

Country Winner
Country WinnerTacuara
Blonde
Argentina

Australia

Country Winner
Country WinnerTinnies
Tropical XPA
Australia

Belgium

Country Winner
Country WinnerStrandgaper
Fris Blond
Belgium
"Pale golden in colour. Floral malts on the aroma with a hint of citrus and lemon. Very aromatic flavour with good amount of citrus. Very appealing. Spicy hops on the finish, light pepper. Well balanced and aromatic beer."

GOLD WINNERS

Gold
Ommegang
Belgium

Brazil

Country Winner
Country WinnerTroia
Helena
Brazil

GOLD WINNERS

SILVER WINNERS

BRONZE WINNERS

Canada

BRONZE WINNERS

Chile

BRONZE WINNERS

Finland

Country Winner
Country WinnerHoppa
Blonde Ale
Finland

France

Country Winner
Country WinnerArdwen
Blonde
France

GOLD WINNERS

Germany

GOLD WINNERS

SILVER WINNERS

BRONZE WINNERS

Japan

Korea, Republic Of

Country Winner
Country WinnerPlatinum
Young Boss
Korea, Republic Of
"Golden coloured with a good amount of carbonation. Savory aromas with lots of yeast and a low hop character. Citrus and grains in flavour, moderate carbonation. Medium long finish."

Russian Federation

Country Winner
Country WinnerTrekhgornoe
Original
Russian Federation
"Dark golden in colour. Subtle notes of hop and stone fruit on the nose. Caramel and grain flavours with a good amount of warming alcohol. Candied peel sweetness towards the end. Short finish."

Singapore

Country Winner
Country WinnerBrewlander
Hope
Singapore
"Golden with a good carbonation. Faint citrus, grains and herbs on the nose. Medium bodied, balanced with grainy malts and citrus flavours. Long lasting finish. Nice example of the style."

Spain

Country Winner
Country WinnerCervezas Vandalia
Perla
Spain
"Nice golden in colour with a prickly carbonation. Slight savoury aromas with grass clippings. Buttery on the palate with grainy flavours and only a light bitterness. A touch of sweet fruit on the finish, lingering."

Switzerland

Country Winner
Country WinnerChopfab
Hell
Switzerland
"Golden in colour. A very faint nose with some stone fruit. Light bodied with a soft mouthfeel, hints of grains and citrus and low bitterness. Very short finish."

Taiwan

"Very dark golden. Lemon sherbert on the nose, almost Haribo like. Real berry flavours coming through in flavour with nicely toasted malts. Medium finish."

United Kingdom

Country Winner
Country WinnerMarston's Brewery
61 Deep Pale Ale
United Kingdom
"Bright and light golden in colour. Citrus hops on the nose. Some good hops in flavour with light citrus. Decent finish with lemon and grassy hops."

GOLD WINNERS

SILVER WINNERS

Silver
Wainwright
Golden Beer
United Kingdom

BRONZE WINNERS

Bronze
Hook Norton
Hooky Gold
United Kingdom
Bronze
Sharp's
Atlantic
United Kingdom
Bronze
York Brewery
Guzzler
United Kingdom

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