The team behind the World Beer Awards and World Cider Awards are to host an event in November highlighting the winners in each competition.

World Beer Awards tastingThe inaugural Grand Tasting will take place at The Honourable Artillery Company, on London’s City Road, on Saturday, November 18.

Held over two sessions, samples will be available to be enjoyed and experienced under the guided tuition of winning brewers and award judges.

Beer writers and judges, Adrian Tierney-Jones and Tim Hampson, will deliver talks and introduce the winning products.

Sessions will be held from 1.30pm until 5pm and 6.3pm until 8pm. Early-bird tickets are available for £60 for one month only, before the standard price of £75 applies. The first 500 to purchase tickets will also receive a 35cl bottle of Highland Park single malt whisky.

Tickets are strictly limited to those aged 18 and over, and ID will be required on entry.  Tickets are available from