GBBF 08: Alton's Pride Champion Beer of Britain

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La Alton's Pride della Triple fff Brewery, piccola birreria indipendente fondata nel 1997 nell’ Hampshire, è stata incoronata CHAMPION BEER OF BRITAIN al Great British Beer Festival, il più importante appuntamento britannico in materia brassicola organizzato  dal Camra – Campaign for Real Ale - ogni anno la prima settimana di agosto a Londra - dal 2006 a Earl’s Court.

Per noi un appuntamento immancabile! Oltre 450 real ale spinate a pompa, sidri e perry,  da provare in quello che è stato definito il più grande Pub del mono!La Alton’s Pride è stata scelta fra oltre 60 finalisti nelle 7 categorie considerate: Best Bitters, Bitters, Golden Ales, Milds, Speciality, Winter Beer and Strong Bitters.

Ecco la lista complete dei vincitori assoluti…

Champion Beer of Britain: TRIPLE FFF, ALTON'S PRIDE (Hampshire)
Seconda classificata: Beckstones, Black Dog Freddy (Cumbria)
Terza classificata: Wickwar, Station Porter (Gloucestershire)

… e per categoria:

Categoria MILDORO- Beckstones, Black Dog Freddy (Cumbria)
ARGENTO - Rudgate, Ruby Mild (York)
BRONZO - Rhymney, Dark (Merthyr Tydfil)

Categoria BITTERORO - Triple fff, Alton's Pride (Hampshire)
ARGENTO - Lees, Bitter (Manchester)
BRONZO - Jarrow, Rivet Catcher (Tyne & Wear) and Surrey Hills, Ranmore Ale (Surrey)

ORO - Skinner's, Betty Stogs (Cornwall)
ARGENTO - Highland, Scapa Special (Orkney)
BRONZO - Cairngorm, Nessies Monster Mash (Highlands) e Timothy Taylor, Landlord (West Yorkshire)

ORO - Thornbridge, Jaipur IPA (Derbyshire)
ARGENTO - Fuller's, ESB (London)
BBRONZO - Highland, Orkney Blast (Orkney)

Categoria GOLDEN ALE
ORO - Otley, O1 (Mid Glamorgan)
ARGENTO - Loddon, Ferryman's Gold (Oxfordshire)
BRONZO - Skinner's, Cornish Knocker Ale (Cornwall)

ORO - Otley, OGarden (Mid Glamorgan)
ARGENTO - Wentworth, Bumble Beer (South Yorkshire)
BRONZO - Nethergate, Umbel Magna (Essex)

Winter Beer of Britain Winner (ANNUNCIATO A GENNAIO 2008)
Wickwar, Station Porter

Per chiivuole saperne di più: www.camra.org.uk/gbbf


Paradox Islay Bowmore 1968

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Sunday, 15 June 2008 19:16

Scottish microbrewery produces 200 bottles matured in famous Bowmore cask


At only one year old, BrewDog - Aberdeenshire’s newest microbrewery – has developed a limited edition stout set to become one of the most expensive beers in the world.

Released to celebrate the brewery’s first birthday, the Paradox 1968 Islay Cask (10%abv) has been matured for 12 months in a 1968 Bowmore whisky barrel, infusing the stout with the essence and aroma of this high quality vintage. The acclaimed whisky first matured in the barrel sold for an impressive £1500.

200 bottles of the limited edition Paradox 1968 Islay Cask are being released for sale in UK at £40 per bottle (330ml), and over half of the batch have already been pre-ordered by beer connoisseurs from around the world. Part of this batch will arrive in italy shortly and we really look forward to try this unique Beer!

Local designer, Johanna Basford, has designed sophisticated limited edition labels for each of the 200 bottles. Every label has been individually silk screen printed in Johanna’s Dundee studio using hand blended inks in rich gold lacquer and inky black gloss.

We are very pround to be the importers of this fantastic brewery in Italy and to contribute to its growth! These guys really deserve it!


Brewdog’s beers success at the 2008 World Beer Cup

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Sunday, 27 April 2008 09:12

Gold and bronze medals were won by this young and exciting brewery in 2 categories of beer judged in the 2008 World Beer Cup competition held this past April in San Diego, CA. Paradox Grain won the gold medal in the 16th category, Wood-and-Barrel Aged Strong Ales, winning over 54 beers; while the bronze medal ws assigned to its PUNK IPA, that arrived third among 90 beers in the International Pale Ale category.

Two more reasons to try these fantastic beers!

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2008 14:08

Mild Ale, newly born at St. Peter’s brewery!

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Written by Lorenzo Fortini   
Thursday, 13 March 2008 06:59

Finally also St. Peter’s Brewery gave its contribution to the revitalisation of  a beer style that has been lowly disappearing in the UK.

A classic example of a beer mild in hops but not in flavour.

Sweetness balanced by bitter chocolate malt to produce a rare but much sought after traditional milad.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2008 14:09

Paradox Special Limited Edition

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Thursday, 21 February 2008 15:05

Let’s start from the last comer in the Ales & Co. Family, Brewdog Brewery!

To celebrate Brewdog first Birthday the Scottish brewery is preparing a very special version of its Paradox! 200 bottles of  Paradox (10%abv),  matured for 12 months in a 1968 Bowmore whisky barrel 1968 Islay Cask and bottle conditioned, will be released in a few months to celebrate the brewery’s first year of succesfull activity.

This 1968 Islay Cask (10%abv) has been infusing the stout with the essence and aroma of this high quality vintage giving birth to a beer which promises to be really special.

Each bottle will wear a sophisticated limited edition labels, designed by a local artist. 

The “booking of these beers has begun and we have managed to secure a few bottles for Italy….

…to be continued.

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