Awards

Best Beer in Finland 2020

A great beer deserves to be awarded. Valo wheat beer won the best beer in Finland com­pe­tition in Sep­tember 2020. There was more than 300 dif­ferent beers from which the winner was chosen. Also in total, six of our beers made it to the finals in 2020. 

Awards:

1st place - Valo wheat beer in serie of wheat beer.

3rd place - Heili wheat beer in serie of wheat beer.

2nd place - Bourbon Barrel aged Taiga strong porter in series of other beers

3rd place - Double Doc Emeritus in series of light or medium dark lager

Best Beer in Finland 2018

3rd place - Heili wheat beer in serie of wheat beer.

Best Beer in Finland 2017

1st place - Valo wheat beer in serie of wheat beer
2nd place - Double Doc Emeritus in series of light or medium dark lager

Other awards

Asia Beer Challenge

Asia Beer Chal­lenge is judged by over 100 Asian beer buyers. It gives brewery the oppor­tunity to showcase their quality beers in Asia.

Asia Beer Chal­lenge 2020
Double Gold Medal - Tumma Heili dark wheat beer
Double Gold Medal - Taiga licorice porter
Double Gold Medal - Emi­grantti American strong ale
Gold Medal - Carelian Blonde Belgian blonde ale
Gold Medal - Double Doc Emeritus Carelian strong ale
Gold Medal - Taiga North Carelian porter
Silver Medal - Angry wife’s fine lager beer
Silver Medal - Anoppi dry ipa
Silver Medal - BBA Taiga strong porter
Silver Medal - Grand Cru Carelian Bar­leywine
Silver Medal – IPA 347
Silver Medal – Inkeri ginger wheat beer
Bronze Medal - Heili wheat beer

Barcelona Beer Challenge

Barcelona Beer Chal­lenge is highly appre­ciated beer com­pe­tition in Spain. Heili wheat beer won gold medal in the serie of German style wheat beer in 2019. The com­pe­tition was attended by 1100 dif­ferent beers.

Brussels Beer Challenge

Brussels Beer Chal­lenge is one of the world’s most important beer com­pe­ti­tions. Tumma Heili, dark wheat beer was the first Finnish beer that won gold medal in the com­pe­tition in 2019. Brussels Beer Chal­lenge is highly appre­ciated by pro­fes­sionals and it is one of the few com­pe­ti­tions autho­rized by the EBCU, European Beer Cus­tomers Union.

European Beer Challenge

European Beer Chal­lenge is judged by Europe’s leading beer buyers and it offers brewery to showcase their products to influ­encers in the beer market.

European Beer Chal­lenge 2019

Double Gold Medal - Valo wheat beer
Double Gold Medal - BBA Taiga strong porter
Gold - Heili wheat beer
Gold - Carelian Blonde Belgian blonde ale
Gold - Inkeri ginger wheat beer
Gold - Emi­grantti American strong ale
Gold - Angry wife’s fine lager beer
Silver - Double Doc Emeritus Carelian strong ale
Bronze - Tumma Heili dark wheat beer

Helsinki Beer Festival

Helsinki Beer Fes­tival is a Finnish beer fes­tival where the best beers are selected from fes­tival par­tic­i­pants. Three par­tic­i­pants in every series are awarded. 

Helsinki Beer Fes­tival 2019
Gold – Heili wheat beer
Silver – Valo wheat beer
Helsinki Beer Fes­tival 2018
Gold - Valo wheat beer

 

HIBC 2020

In Helsinki Inter­na­tional Bev­erage Com­pe­tition the products are judged by blind tasting. However, the appearance of the products is also taken into account.

Bronze – Carelian Blonde Belgian Blonde ale

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