Skinner's LushingtonsSkinner’s Lushingtons bottled beer has been named best vegetarian beer at the 2017 Veggie Awards.

The expert judging panel included leading figures of the vegetarian community, such as author Rose Elliot and lifestyle blogger Naomi Smart.

Brewery founder, Steve Skinner, said: “We’ve worked in accordance with the guidelines of the Vegan Society to ensure all of our ales pass their guidelines and we are delighted this work has paid off with an award for a delicious beer!”

Five of Skinner’s core range of bottled beers have been recognised as vegetarian and vegan friendly. With the exception of Hops ’n’ Honey and Penny Come Quick, all of Skinner’s Brewery bottled ales are vegan and vegetarian.

Lushingtons is now also available kegged, which is also vegan and vegetarian.