Low/no-alcohol World Beer Awards winners 2018

Germany remains a country kilometre ahead of the rest of the world in low-alcohol brewing, scooping up 17 of the 34 awards given to beers of this type at the World Beer Awards 2018 (see table). Belgium and the UK came a distant second with three, closely followed by Canada and the US with two. The Czech Republic, Denmark, Iceland, the Netherlands, Spain and Vietnam all managed a single entry, with Vietnam being the only Asian country in this year’s alcohol-free roll of honour.  ■

Name Expression Category Style Country Winner Title
Maes 0.0% Lager Light Belgium Country Winner
Maes 0.0% Lager Light Belgium Style Winners
Hoegaarden Rosee 0.0 Wheat Beer Alcohol Free Belgium Silver Medal
Partake Brewing Pale Ale Pale Beer Low Alcohol Canada Country Winner
Partake Brewing Pale Ale Pale Beer Low Alcohol Canada Style Winners
Pivovar Samson Pito Lager Light Czech Republic Silver Medal
Svaneke Bryghus Don´t Worry Pale Ale Pale Beer Low Alcohol Denmark Country Winner
Franziskaner Alkoholfrei Zitrone 0,0% Alkoholfreies Weißbier 0,0 -Mix Citrus Flavoured Low Alcohol Germany Silver Medal
Franziskaner Alkoholfrei Blutorange Alkoholfreies Weißbier-Mix Blood Orange Flavoured Low Alcohol Germany Country Winner
Franziskaner Alkoholfrei Blutorange Alkoholfreies Weißbier-Mix Blood Orange Flavoured Low Alcohol Germany Style Winners
Hachenburger Radler Alkoholfrei Flavoured Low Alcohol Germany Gold Medal
Craftwerk Brewing Mad Callista Session Lager Lager Light Germany Country Winner
Waldhaus Sommer Bier Lager Light Germany Silver Medal
Clausthaler Dry Hopped Lager Light Germany Bronze Medal
Clausthaler Unfiltered Lager Light Germany Gold Medal
Riegele BierManufaktur IPA Liberis 2+3 Pale Beer Low Alcohol Germany Country Winner
Hachenburger Alkoholfrei Pale Beer Low Alcohol Germany Silver Medal
Franziskaner Alkoholfrei Alkoholfreies Weißbier Wheat Beer Alcohol Free Germany Silver Medal
Maisel’s Weisse Maisel’s Weisse Alkoholfrei Wheat Beer Alcohol Free Germany Country Winner
Maisel’s Weisse Maisel’s Weisse Alkoholfrei Wheat Beer Alcohol Free Germany Style Winners
Lauterbacher Schlanke Weisse Wheat Beer Alcohol Free Germany Gold Medal
Schlappeseppel Weißbier Alkoholfrei Wheat Beer Alcohol Free Germany Bronze Medal
Ketterer Weizen alkoholfrei Wheat Beer Alcohol Free Germany Bronze Medal
Warburger Bio Weisse Alkoholfrei Wheat Beer Alcohol Free Germany Silver Medal
Volcania Light Beer Lager Light Iceland Silver Medal
Grolsch 0.0% Lager Light Netherlands Country Winner
Mahou 0,0 Tostada Lager Light Spain Silver Medal
Moritz 0.0% Lager Light Spain Country Winner
Adnams Ghost Ship Alcohol Free Pale Beer Low Alcohol United Kingdom Bronze Medal
Infinite Session Pale Ale Pale Beer Low Alcohol United Kingdom Country Winner
Nirvana Karma Pale Beer Low Alcohol United Kingdom Bronze Medal
Surreal Brewing Company Non-Alcoholic Red IPA Flavoured Low Alcohol United States Country Winner
Athletic Brewing Company Run Wild Pale Beer Low Alcohol United States Country Winner
Sagota Alcohol Free Beer Pale Beer Low Alcohol Vietnam Bronze Medal

Source: World Beer Awards