Gold Comes Home to Wales at the Brewing Oscars
Two Young Welsh Brewers have brought home the Top Brewing Honours at the International Brewing awards, otherwise known as the Brewing Oscars.
Voted top Organic Brewers in the World, for their Evan-Evans Organic Gold, James Buckley and Sajan Muthanna were identified as two of the top brewers at the International Brewing Awards 2013.
Bill Taylor, Head of the International Judging panel said:
‘There were almost 1,000 beers in the competition from all over the World, and to win a medal is to be recognised as being at the Pinnacle of Brewing Excellence. This is a competition Judged by brewers from all over the World, and provides a platform for top brewers to showcase their brewing excellence and skills.’
James Buckley, 24, and Sajan Muthanna 26, are Brewers at Evan-Evans Brewery, in Llandeilo, South Wales.
James is the 7th Generation of Wales’ oldest Brewing family, who have brewed in Wales since 1767.
Sajan Muthanna a native of Bangalore, Joined Evan-Evans having graduated from the International Brewing and Distilling University, Herriot Watt, in Edinburgh.
Simon Buckley chief Executive of Evan-Evans said:
‘For those that doubt that the brewing and pub Industry has a future, should look at these two young men, who so early in their Brewing careers have achieved the ultimate achievement of a Gold Medal at the Brewing Oscars. This is a very proud moment for us as a brewery, a family, for Wales and for Great Britain.
With beers entered from Brewers all over the World, this is an incredible achievement for James and Sajan, and was won through hard work, dedication, and attention to detail. The beer was an example of the very best of British Brewing.’
James Buckley said:
‘It is a great honour to win this award, and we go home to Wales with a sense of great achievement, pride, and a Gold Medal to share with our team back at the brewery. This award was a team effort, Organic Gold is a new style of beer brewed using the finest Organic raw materials, and we are now proud to say it is the finest Organic Beer in the World.’