DUNHAM Porter has taken top spot in CAMRA’s Champion Winter Beer of Britain awards.

The traditional dark beer, brewed by Dunham Massey Brewery, was awarded the title at a presentation at the brewery’s bar in Stockton Heath.

John Costello, owner of Dunham Massey Brewery said: “As soon as we brewed this beer we knew it was good.

“To win this award is fantatsic and we’re just glad that everybody else likes this beer too.”

The beer will now be entered in the Champion Beer of Britain competition at the Great British Beer Festival in August.