Our Awards

88 Awards... and Counting 😉

Since we began brewing in 1760,

Lacons ales have won many accolades

from judging panels across the UK and beyond.

 

Our latest achievements are listed below and are displayed within the Visitor Centre at the brewery,

together with a selection of medals and certificates from our vast archive.

3.8% ABV

  • Global Beer Masters – Hop-Forward Ale (Pale) – Bronze
  • World Beer Awards 2018 – World’s Best Bitter Under 4.5%
  • World Beer Awards 2018 – UK Bitter Under 4.5% – Overall Winner
  • Global Beer Masters 2018 – Hop Forward Pale Ale – Silver
  • SIBA Nationals 2018 – Cask Standard Bitters – Bronze
  • SIBA East 2018 – Bronze – Bottle/Can British Bitter (up to 4.4%)
  • SIBA East – Bronze – Cask British Bitter (up to 4.4%)
  • International Beer Challenge 2018 – Bronze – New World-Style Golden Ales (2.9-4.0% ABV)
  • World Beer Cup 2018 – Bronze – Category Winner
  • SIBA East 2017 – Standard Bitters – Gold
  • CAMRA Peterborough Beer Festival 2017 – Standard Bitters and Pale Ales – Gold
  • CAMRA Peterborough Beer Festival 2017 – Overall Beer Festival Champion
  • International Brewing Awards 2017 – Overall Cask Champion
  • International Brewing Awards 2017 – Class 1 Cask Ale – Gold
  • CAMRA – Champion Golden Ale of Norfolk 2016
  • Global Beer Masters – Silver 2016
  • SIBA Regional 2016 – Silver – Bitters & Pale Ale
  • International Beer Challenge 2015 – Silver
  • World Beer Awards 2015 – World’s Best Bitter up to 4% ABV
  • World Beer Awards 2015 – Winner
  • World Beer Awards 2016 – UK Bitter Up To 4.0% ABV
  • SIBA Regional Winner 2014 – Standard Bitters
  • SIBA Regional Winner 2014 – Overall Champion of the Competition
  • World Beer Awards 2014 – Europe Gold

4.4% ABV

  • Global Beer Masters – Hop-Forward Ale (Golden) – Silver
  • World Beer Awards 2018 – UK Golden Ales – Bronze
  • Global Beer Masters 2018 – Hop Forward Golden Ale – Silver
  • SIBA East 2017 – Best Bitters & Pale Ale 2017 – Silver
  • Global Beer Masters – Gold 2017
  • World Beer Awards 2017 – UK Overall Winner – Pale Beer Category
  • International Beer Challenge 2017 – Ale – Silver
  • World Beer Awards 2016 – Golden Ales – Bronze
  • CAMRA Peterborough Beer Festival – Best Bitter – Silver
  • SIBA East 2015 – Small Pack Standard Bitters and Pale Ales – Bronze
  • SIBA East 2015 – Best Bitters & Pale Ales – Bronze
  • International Beer Challenge 2015 – Silver
  • World Beer Awards 2015 – UK Golden Pale Ale – Bronze

4.8% ABV

  • 2015 Bronze World Beer award
  • 2015 Gold CAMRA Champion Golden Ale of Norfolk
  • 2016 UK Winner – World Beer Awards 4%-5%
  • 2017 Bronze SIBA East – Small Pack Premium Bitters
  • 2017 Gold CAMRA Champion Golden Ale of Norfolk
  • 2018 Bronze CAMRA Champion Beers of East Anglia

8.0% ABV

  • CAMRA Champion Beer of East Anglia 2020 – Overall Silver
  • CAMRA Champion Beer of East Anglia 2021 – Strong Ales and Barley Wines – Gold
  • Champion Winter Beer Of Britain 2020 – Strong Ales and Barley Wines – Bronze
  • CAMRA Champion Beer of East Anglia 2020 – Barley Wines and Strong Old Ales – Gold
  • CAMRA Norwich Beer Festival 2019 – Barley Wines – Gold
  • SIBA East – Cask Strong Beers (6.5% and over) – Silver
  • SIBA East – Bottled Strong Beers (6.5% and over) – Gold
  • Champion Winter Beer of Britain 2019
  • CAMRA Champion Beers of East Anglia 2019 – Barley Wine – Gold
  • CAMRA Norfolk Bottled Beers Of The Year 2019 – Barley Wine – Gold
  • SIBA East 2018 – Small Pack Strong Beers (6.5% and Over) – Silver
  • World Beer Awards 2018 – Dark Beer Category – UK Winner
  • CAMRA Champion Beer of East Anglia 2018 – Silver
  • SIBA East 2017 – Premium Strong Cask – Bronze
  • World Beer Awards 2017 – UK Best Pale Barley Wine – Gold
  • CAMRA Norwich Beer Festival 2017 – Barley Wine – Silver
  • SIBA Nationals 2017 – Small Pack Premium Strong Beers – Silver
  • SIBA East 2016 – Premium Strong Small Pack – Gold
  • SIBA East 2016- Premium / Strong Cask – Silver
  • CAMRA Norwich Beer Festival 2016 – Silver
  • SIBA East 2015 – Small Pack Premium Strong Beers – Bronze
  • International Beer Challenge 2015
  • CAMRA Norwich Beer Festival 2014 – Barley Wine – Silver

6.0% ABV

  • SIBA East – Cask British Dark Beers (4.5%-6.4%) – Bronze
  • CAMRA Champion Norfolk Strong Old Ale 2019
  • CAMRA Champion Bottled Beer of Britain – Gold – Overall Category Winner
  • CAMRA Champion Bottled Beer of Norfolk – Gold – Mild, Brown and Old Ale Category
  • CAMRA Champion Beer of Norfolk – Gold – Barley Wine / Strong Old Ales Category
  • Best Dark Beer – Yarmouth Beer Festival
  • Global Beer Masters – Silver 2017
  • World Beer Awards 2017 – Silver
  • International Beer Challenge 2017 – Ale – Bronze
  • International Brewing Awards 2017 – Class 4 Cask Ale – Bronze

7.0% ABV

  • CAMRA Norwich Beer Festival 2018 – Strong Bitter – Silver