Champion Beer of Scotland Heats held during 2023

Results of heats held at Larbert Festival on Friday, 31 March 
1stFive Kingdoms McGregor’s Mild
2ndSwannay Orkney Mild
Premium Bitter
1stAlechemy Ten Storey Malt Bomb
2ndCairngorm Wildcat
Results of heats, held at CAMRA’s Beer Tent at Paisley Food and Drink Festival  on Saturday, 22 April
Session Pale, Blond and Golden Ales
1stLoch Lomond Southern Summit
2ndFyne Ales Jarl
3rdOrkney Island Life
4thCromarty Happy Chappy
Speciality Flavoured
1stCromarty Brewed Awakening
2ndSpey Valley Stillman’s IPA
3rdCairngorm Trade Winds
4thIsle of Skye Skye Gold
Session Stouts and Porters
1stCairngorm Black Gold
2ndAyr Rabbie’s Porte
3rdSwannay Sneaky Wee Orkney Stout
4thFyne Ales Vital Spark
Results of heats, held at CAMRA’s Glasgow Real Ale Festival on Friday, 16 June.
Session Bitters
1stKelburn Red Smiddy
2ndAyr Complicated Maisie
3rdSwannay Scapa Special
4thOrkney Northern Light
Premium Pale, Blond and Golden Ales
1stSwannay Orkney IPA
2ndFyne Ales Avalanche
3rdFive Kingdoms Prentice
4thFyne Ales Hurricane Jack
Speciality Beers – Differently Produced
1stCromarty Red Rocker
2ndWilliams Bros Fraoch Heather Ale
3rdHarviestoun Schiehallion
4thArran Blonde
Results of heats, held at CAMRA Ayrshire Real Ale Festival on Friday, 6 October.
British and New World IPAs
1stCromarty Raptor IPA
2ndLoch Lomond Bravehop IPA
3rdCromarty Rogue Wave
Strong Stouts and Porters
1stFive Kingdoms Dark Storm Stout
2ndFyne Ales Sublime Stout
3rdLoch Lomond Silkie Stout
Results of heats, held at Forth Valley CAMRA’s Alloa Real Ale & Cider Festival on Friday, 10 November.
Brown and Red Ales, Old Ales and Strong Milds
1stWindswept Wolf
2ndStewart 80/-
3rdOrkney Dark Island
4thIsle of Skye Skye Black
Barley Wines and Strong Ales
1stBroughton Old Jock
2ndOrkney Skull Splitter

The winning beers will now progress to the Champion Beer of Britain category finals in 2024, held at the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) Winter or GBBF Olympia, depending on category.  They will also progress to the Champion Beer of Scotland final in 2024.