By James Atkinson
Sydney’s Redoak Brewery and Melbourne’s Hawthorn Brewing Company took out the top gongs at the International Beer Challenge in the UK earlier this week.
Redoak’s Chateau Sour was named Supreme Champion beer, fending off 550 beers from 30 countries.
This is the second year running that Redoak has scored the top gong in the international beer competition, after winning in 2013 for its Special Reserve.
Hawthorn meanwhile was named Supreme Champion Brewer and Brewer of the Year – Oceania, having picked up a Gold Medal for its Golden Ale and Silvers for its Amber Ale, Australian IPA and Premium Pale Ale.
The full list of winners is available here.