Aberdeen’s Fierce Beer and Glasgow’s Drygate Brewery were the big winners at the annual Scottish Beer Awards.
Fierce Beer were named as Scottish Brewery of The Year picking up 10 medals on the night including 6 Gold’s – a record for the awards. The team also collected the prize for Product Development Team of the Year.
Drygate Brewery collected 8 medals including a gold.
Meanwhile, newcomer Cold Town Brewery collected the Gold Medal for Best Pilsner for their Cold Town Lager and Bellfield Brewery collected a gold medal for its Marzen Festival Lager in the Best Lager category.
The Brewer of the Year was Trevor Sproule at Brew Toon.
The competition, sponsored by Aldi, involves the judges undertaking wide-ranging blind tastings and they then award marks for quality, appearance, and flavour without them having any information on brewers, branding or labels.