Hook Norton Brewery wins Gold at International Beer Challenge Tasting Awards.

Hook Norton Brewery is celebrating winning Gold for it’s Premium Ale, Old Hooky at the International Beer Challenge 2023. In addition, it picked up Silver for Crafty Fox Black IPA and Bronze for Oat Sower Gluten Free and Red Rye.

The IBC aims to reward and promote excellent beers from around the globe, providing the perfect platform for brewers to express their beers to both trade and consumers, receiving a variety of beers from no fewer than 40 countries.

The IBC Tasting Awards are established through a rigorous judging process – a highly controlled setting of blind tastings by panels of more than 70 respected and experienced industry experts ranging from retailers, importers, publicans brewers, writers and flavour analysts.  Each brew was tasted blind by the expert panel and medals were awarded to the exceptional entries.

List of beers and awards


  • Old Hooky – Gold Medal
  • Crafty Fox – Silver Medal
  • Oat Sower – Bronze Medal
  • Red Rye – Bronze Medal