Beloved Bristol Brewery win award at world’s most prestigious beer competition

Beloved Bristol Brewery win award at world’s most prestigious beer competition

Posted on: 12 May 2023

Yesterday, the World Beer Cup announced 307 worldwide winning beers at their annual awards ceremony in Nashville with Bristol’s very own Lost & Grounded earning a gold medal for Keller Pils.


The Brewers Association debuted their World Beer Cup Competition in 1996 to celebrate the art and science of brewing. Often referred to as “The Olympics of Beer Competitions,” it is the most prestigious beer competition in the world with the top beers in 103 categories covering 176 beer winning gold, silver, and bronze awards.


Find out more by visiting the World Beer Cup website here.



Lost & Grounded are no strangers to prestigious beer awards, having last year won a Brewers Choice Award and their flagship Keller Pils has long proved a favourite with hopheads all over Bristol.


A simple yet delicious beverage, the brewery takes Pilsner malt from Germany and Belgium and blends it with three traditional hop varieties – Magnum, Perle and Hallertauer Mittelfruh – the result: a clean, unfiltered, Hop Bitter Lager beer.


Bristol’s Lost & Grounded Brewery opened back in July 2016 and has since become known as one of the city’s premium beer providers. The brewery wed the precision of German craftmanship and the idiosyncratic nature of Belgian beer in a wide range of beers.


At this year’s World Beer Cup, the brewery picked up a gold medal for the ‘Kellerbier or Zwickelbier’ category. Judging for the competition took place over 18 sessions across 9 days with a 272-judge panel from 26 countries evaluating well over 10,000 entries from 2,376 breweries representing 51 countries.


Keller Pils was one of only two UK beers awarded medals, the other being Dark Daze from the Henley on Thames-based brewery Lovibonds, which achieved a bronze medal for the ‘Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer’ category.



For a full list of 2023 winners and to find out more about the competition, visit the World Beer Cup website here.


Keller Pils and other Lost & Grounded can be found at venues all over the city, why not head to the brewery’s taproom at 91 Whitby Road, Brislington, BS4 4AR to try their award-winning beers for yourself?

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Stanley Gray

Stan is a born and bred Bristolian, recently graduated from studying English Literature in Sheffield. His passions are music and literature and he spends the majority of his time in venues all over the city, immersing himself in Bristol’s alternative music scene. A lifelong Bristol City fan, Stan’s Saturdays are spent watching his team both home and away.