Awards

Panimo Honkavuori beers have been awarded in Finland and national.

Highly appre­ciated European Beer Star com­pe­tition has been arranged since 2014 and it is one of the most important beer competitions. 

In October 2021 Honkavuori won gold medal in the series of English Style Strong Ale with Double Doc Emeritus Carelian Strong ale 8,5 %.

Only one Finnish beer has been awarded with gold medal so far in this com­pe­tition, and we are glad that we made it. 

Best Beer in Finland 2020

A great beer deserves to be awarded. Valo wheat beer won the best beer in Finland com­pe­tition in Sep­tember 2020. There was more than 300 dif­ferent beers from which the winner was chosen. Also in total, six of our beers made it to the finals in 2020. 

Awards:

1st place - Valo wheat beer in serie of wheat beer.

3rd place - Heili wheat beer in serie of wheat beer.

2nd place - Bourbon Barrel aged Taiga strong porter in series of other beers

3rd place - Double Doc Emeritus in series of light or medium dark lager

Best Beer in Finland 2018

3rd place - Heili wheat beer in serie of wheat beer.

Best Beer in Finland 2017

1st place - Valo wheat beer in serie of wheat beer
2nd place - Double Doc Emeritus in series of light or medium dark lager

Other awards

Asia Beer Challenge

Asia Beer Chal­lenge is judged by over 100 Asian beer buyers. It gives brewery the oppor­tunity to showcase their quality beers in Asia.

Asia Beer Chal­lenge 2020
Double Gold Medal - Tumma Heili dark wheat beer
Double Gold Medal - Taiga licorice porter
Double Gold Medal - Emi­grantti American strong ale
Gold Medal - Carelian Blonde Belgian blonde ale
Gold Medal - Double Doc Emeritus Carelian strong ale
Gold Medal - Taiga North Carelian porter
Silver Medal - Angry wife’s fine lager beer
Silver Medal - Anoppi dry ipa
Silver Medal - BBA Taiga strong porter
Silver Medal - Grand Cru Carelian Bar­leywine
Silver Medal – IPA 347
Silver Medal – Inkeri ginger wheat beer
Bronze Medal - Heili wheat beer

Barcelona Beer Challenge

Barcelona Beer Chal­lenge is highly appre­ciated beer com­pe­tition in Spain. Heili wheat beer won gold medal in the serie of German style wheat beer in 2019. The com­pe­tition was attended by 1100 dif­ferent beers.

Brussels Beer Challenge

Brussels Beer Chal­lenge is one of the world’s most important beer com­pe­ti­tions. Tumma Heili, dark wheat beer was the first Finnish beer that won gold medal in the com­pe­tition in 2019. Brussels Beer Chal­lenge is highly appre­ciated by pro­fes­sionals and it is one of the few com­pe­ti­tions autho­rized by the EBCU, European Beer Cus­tomers Union.

European Beer Challenge

European Beer Chal­lenge is judged by Europe’s leading beer buyers and it offers brewery to showcase their products to influ­encers in the beer market.

European Beer Chal­lenge 2019

Double Gold Medal - Valo wheat beer
Double Gold Medal - BBA Taiga strong porter
Gold - Heili wheat beer
Gold - Carelian Blonde Belgian blonde ale
Gold - Inkeri ginger wheat beer
Gold - Emi­grantti American strong ale
Gold - Angry wife’s fine lager beer
Silver - Double Doc Emeritus Carelian strong ale
Bronze - Tumma Heili dark wheat beer

Helsinki Beer Festival

Helsinki Beer Fes­tival is a Finnish beer fes­tival where the best beers are selected from fes­tival par­tic­i­pants. Three par­tic­i­pants in every series are awarded. 

Helsinki Beer Fes­tival 2019
Gold – Heili wheat beer
Silver – Valo wheat beer
Helsinki Beer Fes­tival 2018
Gold - Valo wheat beer

 

HIBC 2020

In Helsinki Inter­na­tional Bev­erage Com­pe­tition the products are judged by blind tasting. However, the appearance of the products is also taken into account.

Bronze – Carelian Blonde Belgian Blonde ale

Honkavuori makes beer great again.