THE PELICAN PUB & BREWERY WINS 10 AWARDS FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR
AT THE 2009 AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL BEER AWARDS FESTIVAL
Pacific City, Ore.—The Pelican Pub & Brewery entered 10 beers into the 2009 Australian International beer awards and came away with 10 medals for the third year in a row—half of which were Gold. Over 1,100 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 – India Pelican Ale, in the Ale Packaged/India Pale Ale category
Gold – Saison du Pelican, in the Belgian and French Style Ales Packaged/Saison category
Gold – Le Pelican Brun, in the Belgian and French Style Ales/Other category
Gold – Stormwatcher’s Winterfest, in the Scotch Ale & Barley Wines Packaged category
Gold – The Perfect Storm, in the Hybrid Beers Packaged/Wood Aged beer category
Silver – Kiwanda Cream Ale, in the Ale Packaged/Other category
Silver – Tsunami Stout, in the Stout Packaged/Other category
Silver – Bridal Ale, in the Belgian and French Style Ales/Other category
Silver – MacPelican’s Wee Heavy Ale, in the Scotch Ale & Barley Wines Packaged category
Bronze – Doryman’s Dark Ale, in the Ale Packaged/Dark ale category
Here are a few images of those that won awards:
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 1,140 entries from 215 breweries across 39 countries. Information about the awards and this year's winners can be found at www.beerawards.com. The awards were presented March 19, 2009 at an awards dinner in Melbourne, Australia.
The Pelican Pub and Brewery, located 22 miles south of Tillamook on the majestic Oregon Coast, has become a Northwest landmark for craft beer and fine food enthusiasts. The oceanfront facility includes an outdoor patio and banquet room with unobstructed views of Cape Kiwanda and Haystack Rock. Celebrating its 12th year in Pacific City, the Pelican has created countless masterpieces such as Kiwanda Cream Ale, which was just named to Draft Magazine’s Top 25 Beers in the World of 2008. Other award-winning brews include India Pelican Ale, MacPelican’s Scottish Ale, Tsunami Stout and Doryman's Dark. The three-time Great American Beer Festival “Brewpub of the Year” winner is open seven days a week, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. For more information, call 503-965-7007 or visit www.PelicanBrewery.com.