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World Beer Awards 2021

Winners

World's Best Imperial Stout

World's Best Imperial Stout
Country Winner
Praxis
Imperial Stout

Portugal

"Nice off white head. Cocoa dustings, chilli, tobacco and earthy notes on the nose. Restrained umami, definite dark cocoa powder, dry and bitter. Lots more dustings of cocoa on the finish. Medium bodied, erring on light."

SILVER WINNERS

Belgium

"This presents well in the glass, and is gentle on the palate. Flavours are overall mild, but notes of chocolate, coffee, roasted notes and some bitterness come through and are well-balanced. There's some pleasant brown foam."

SILVER WINNERS

Brazil

Country Winner
Country WinnerColorado
Ithaca
Brazil

SILVER WINNERS

BRONZE WINNERS

Canada

"Brown and opaque with a persistent tan head. Nose is bold and sweet with brown sugar, chocolate and raisin. Flavour is rich and complex with notes of dark chocolate, brown sugar, dates and toast. Medium-full body. Medium-low carbonation. Bitterness is not"

SILVER WINNERS

China

Colombia

"Lots of black coffee on the nose. Dark chocolate on the palate, quite dry. But some nice sweetness in the background."

France

Germany

Italy

SILVER WINNERS

Japan

SILVER WINNERS

Netherlands

BRONZE WINNERS

New Zealand

Country Winner
Country WinnerCassels
Double Cream Milk Stout
New Zealand

Republic of Ireland

Country Winner
Country WinnerRye River Seasonal
Belgian Imperial Stout
Republic of Ireland

GOLD WINNERS

Spain

Country Winner
Country WinnerLa Rúa
Babylon
Spain

SILVER WINNERS

United Kingdom

Country Winner
Country WinnerHarvey's
Imperial Extra Double Stout
United Kingdom

SILVER WINNERS

United States

Country Winner
Country WinnerDeschutes
The Abyss
United States

SILVER WINNERS

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