Congratulations to Bolton breweries Bank Top and Blackedge, both being amongst the prizes at the SIBA North West Regional Beer Competition 2014.
Judging took place at the Bolton Beer Festival on 15th October, with Bank Top taking awards in three categories. Dark Mild won Bronze in the Standard Mild Ales category and Pavilion Pale Ale took Bronze in both the Bottled Bitter (up to 4.9% ABV) and the Premium Bitters categories.
Blackedge took the Bronze award in the Champion Bottled Beers category for their IPA, and the same beer won the Gold award in the Bottled Bitter (Up to 4.9% ABV) category.
The Overall Champion of the Competition was won by Brewsmith Bitter from Brewsmith Beer of Ramsbottom (details of the Bolton CAMRA branch visit to the brewery are here).
Details of all the awards are on the SIBA website.