The very first of the Hobsons deliveries in 1993 and still a firm favourite. Best has lived up to its name and won many awards over the years including CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain, overall Bronze medalist in 1997 and CAMRA West Midlands Champion Bitter in 2012.

The pale brown to amber medium bodied beer has a strong hop character. It's a bitter but with unconventional warm tones of malt that lingers on the palette, the complex malty flavours gives richness, balanced by the clean hoppy finish. A good session bitter brewed with local British hops picked from the farm seven miles down the road in Worcestershire - Fuggles, Goldings, Challenger and Progress.

Finalist 20172017 Finalist at the CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain Competition at the Great British Beer Festival 

Hobsons Best is available in 18 & 36 pint polypins through our online shop which offers nationwide delivery.




Best Bitter

tasting notes...

  • Bitter
  • Auburn
  • Hops
  • Rich, Bitter

Test food panel3

An ideal compliment to the Great British ploughman’s or crusty steak and mushroom pie.

Perfect with a mature cheddar cheese or the stickiest toffee pudding.




  • CAMRA West Midlands Champion Beer of Britain, Silver 2016
  • CAMRA West Midlands Beer of the Year, Bitter Champion 2012
  • SIBA Wales & West Region Beer Competition, Silver Medalist 2007
  • CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain, overall Bronze medalist in 1997

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