July 20, 2017
Half Moon Brewery came first in the Mild and Ruby Red category with Moonbeam a 4.8% mild, brewed in collaboration with Sunbeam Ales, Leeds and then went onto swoop a Silver in the overall competition against some stiff competition.
Over 40 breweries from across the UK were represented at the festival which was held at The Junction, Castleford and the rigorous judging process was conducted by some renowned experts in the industry, including Roger Protz Editor of the Campaign for Real Ale Good Beer Guide and Annabel Smith, Beer Sommelier and co-founder of Dea Latis.
The overall winners were selected from the seven categories and 58 beers. Brewer and owner of Half Moon Brewery Tony Rogers, received the award from Marcus Hodgson, York SPBW Chairperson.