Cambridge astrophysicist wins 'star prize' for brewing beer

This is how Will's beer will look when it's bottled up Credit: Will Alston

A Cambridge University astrophysicist has won the 'star' prize in a national home brewing competition.

Will Alston impressed the judges with his Belgian style beer - infused with rhubarb.

For his day job he is an astrophysicist who works in research at teh university's Institute of Astronomy.

Rhubarb from Will's allotment Credit: ITV News Anglia
How Will's beer will look bottled up Credit: Will Alston

He took first prize in the Great British Homebrew Challenge which is run by Derbyshire brewery Thornbridge and the supermarket Waitrose.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes.