Pacific City, Ore.—The Pelican Pub & Brewery entered 11 beers into the 2010 Australian International Beer Awards and came away with 11 medals—making it the fourth year in a row Pelican has won at least 10 medals at this competition. Over 1,170 beers were tasted at Australia’s premier beer competition, which was started in 1987 to reward excellence in the field of brewing and to assist in the promotion of the brewing industry.
The Pelican Pub & Brewery’s award-winning beers include:
Gold – Mother of all Storms (formerly known as The Perfect Storm), in the Hybrid Beer Packaged/Wood Age Beer category
Silver – MacPelican’s Wee Heavy Ale, in the Scotch Ale & Barley Wines Packaged category
Silver – Saison du Pelican, in the Belgian and French Style Ales Packaged/Saison category
Silver – Grand Cru de Pelican, in the Belgian and French Style Ales Packaged/Other category
Silver – Bridal Ale, in the Belgian and French Style Ales Packaged/Other category
Silver – Doryman’s Dark Ale, in the Dark Ale category
Silver – Kiwanda Cream Ale, in the Ale Packaged/Other category
Silver – Tsumani Stout, in the Stout Packaged/Other category
Silver – MacPelican’s Wee Heavy Ale, in the Ale Packaged/Other category
Bronze – India Pelican Ale, in the India Pale Ale category
Bronze – Stormwatcher’s Winterfest, in the Scotch Ale & Barley Wines Packaged category
The Australian International Beer Awards is one of the largest annual professional beer competitions in the world. Held each year in Melbourne, Australia, it is the country’s most prestigious beer event. This year’s panel of judges sampled and evaluated 1,170 entries from 243 breweries across 34 countries. Information about the awards and this year’s winners can be found at www.beerawards.com. The awards were presented May 20, 2010 at an awards dinner in Melbourne, Australia.