Orkney’s acclaimed Highland Brewing Company went to Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange recently and won Scotland’s two major brewing competitions showing them to brew the best beer in Scotland. First the SIBA Scottish regional competition then the following week, was awarded CAMRA’s Champion Beer of Scotland
At CAMRA’s Scottish Real Ale Festival the Champion beer and gold medal winner was the brewery’s Orkney Best, a 3.6 percent world-class light ale, their 4.8% beer Orkney Pale Ale, a previous Gold medal winner was runner up and silver medal winner.
A few days earlier at the Society of Independent Brewers Scottish regional competition Highland Brewing Company won the Gold Medal for the best beer in the competion with their 4.7% Pale Ale. The Orkney based Brewery also won a silver medal in the Standard Mild class with with their 3% Light Munro and a bronze medal in the Porters, Strong Milds, Old Ales & Stouts class with Dark Munro weighing in at 4%
World-class brewer and brewery owner Rob Hill and his two sons Harvey and Lewis were
over the ecstatic at the results. As Rob said “Not bad for wee enterprise”If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed!