Bohem’s Amos wins best beer at Bottleshop’s “I’d Rather Have A Lager” competition!

Bohem Brewery is celebrating after its authentic Czech Pilsner, Amos won the Best Beer title in specialist beer retailer Bottleshop’s Lager Competition.

The competition was decided by the votes of customers at Bottleshop’s main retail unit, The Arch, in Druid St. SE1, during a week-long “I’d Rather Have A Lager” celebration in which all 17 taps featured high quality lagers. Events during the week included beer writer Chris Hall hosting a special “Crispy Bois” lager tasting.

Bottleshop has a well-deserved reputation as the premier distributor of world-class beer in the UK.  The business has pioneered the Cold Chain system to ensure beer freshness, and air-freights cans and kegs from leading American brewers into the UK.

For the lager celebration, Bohem provided Amos, its best-selling Czech Pilsner, as well as Thor, its India Pale Lager, and Druid, a Czech take on the German Schwarzbier style.

During the week, Bottleshop’s other 14 taps featured world-class, authentic lagers including Bamberg’s smoked Schlenkerla Rauchbier, Kout na Sumave 12 Pils, Left Hand’s Pilot Brew No. 83 Vienna Lager, Cloudwater’s Helles Tettnanger and Lost & Grounded’s much-loved Keller Pils.

Throughout the celebration, the Arch asked its customers to vote for their favourite, in order to “separate the very best from the best”.

Zdenek Kudr, CEO and co-founder of Bohem Brewery said: “As all the beers tasted wonderful, we were delighted and honoured that Amos had been proclaimed the overall winner as Best Beer of the festival. All of the Bohem team are incredibly proud of this award, as the competition was of such a high standard.

“Bohem was established to brew traditional Bohemian lagers in London, and this prize is a welcome sign that discerning beer drinkers recognise that we are on the right track, and appreciate our efforts.

“Thanks to everybody who visited the Bottleshop for a fantastic celebration of beer, and especially those who voted for us. You can be assured that we will maintain our unwavering commitment to brewing the lagers that London deserves to be drinking.”