Inapub's deputy editor and drinks writer Robyn Black has picked up a prestigious gong for her brilliant beer writing.

She won silver in the Fuller's 1845 Award for Best Beer Writer – Trade Media, at the British Guild of Beer Writers annual awards ceremony last night. Author Jane Peyton was awarded gold.

Beer writer, blogger and photographer Breandán Kearney was named overall Beer Writer of the Year 2015 after also winning the Young Beer Writer of the Year category.

Robert Humphreys MBE, chairman of judges for this year's competition, said: "We were impressed by the quality and variety of this year's entries. All the judges, including those who've worked around brewing and pubs for many years, were excited by what they read and also learned something new.

"The best writing demonstrates passion, curiosity and originality, and there was no shortage of these qualities among the entries. We're delighted to see beer writing in such good health and congratulate all our winners."

Read some of Robyn's award-winning articles below...

 

The British Guild of Beer Writers 2015 winners are...

Brewer of the Year: Jenn Merrick, Beavertown Brewery

There's A Beer For That Award for Best Beer Broadcaster
Winner: Sarah Warman

Badger Ales Award for Best Young Beer Writer of the Year
Winner: Breandán Kearney
Silver Award: Daniel Tapper

Guild Award for Best Beer & Travel Writer
Winner: Des de Moor
Silver Award: Roger Protz & Adrian Tierney-Jones

Shepherd Neame Classic Collection Award for Best Beer & Food Writer
Winner: Breandán Kearney
Silver Award: Melissa Cole

Guild Award for Best Beer Writer - Corporate Communications
Winner: Richard Taylor for BrewDog

Caledonian Brewery Award for Best Beer Communicator - Online
Winner: Pete Brown
Silver Award: Matthew Curtis

Adnams Award for Best Beer Writer - Regional Media
Winner: Gavin Aitchison
Silver Award: Alastair Gilmour

Molson Coors Award for Best Beer Writer - National Media
Winner: Martyn Cornell
Silver Award: Tim Hampson

The Michael Jackson Gold Tankard for Beer Writer of the Year 2015: Breandán Kearney