Real Ale's Managing Director, Nick Dolan, said:
"We are really delighted to retain the ‘Independent Beer Retailer of the Year' Award. Being recognised by the industry for a second year in a row is a real achievement for everyone involved in Real Ale. We have to thank all of our loyal customers who have constantly supported us, as well as all of the innovative craft breweries who we are proud to support and who are continuously striving to make even better beer. I am extremely proud of our dedicated team who constantly strive to develop our business, and have continued to maintain excellence"