Barnsley’s long-standing Acorn Brewery has once again been successful in receiving awards for both Old Moor Porter and Yorkshire Pride at the SIBA North East Region Competition 2018, held in York
Acorn’s Old Moor Porter triumphed with a bronze award in its class (Cask British Dark Beers, up to 4.4%) with Yorkshire Pride taking Gold in its class (Bottle/Can British Bitter, up to 4.4%)
It is the first accolade for Yorkshire Pride since Acorn began brewing the pale golden bitter, Director of business development, Christy Hughes, said ‘I’m extremally proud to have received this award, from judges by our peers. Yorkshire Pride is my personal favorite from our core range so I was over the moon to accept the award on behave of the whole team at Acorn Brewery. I’ll be looking forward to seeing how the ale progresses in the SIBA Beer X National final early next year.’
Old Moor Porter took a Bronze for the 3rd time running in its class, Managing Director Dave Hughes said ‘Yet again our Old Moor Porter has picked up a fantastic award that confirmed the consistency and quality that the team at Acorn Brewery produce week in week out. I am so proud of the beer produced for our customers, the team work extremely hard to ensure we delivered on our one of our business values (Quality) and we are thankful that our customers continue to support the Acorn brand daily. Without the customer, we would not be able to achieve what we have done over the years. This will be Acorns 3rd award this month have been awarded joint Bronze for Barnsley Bitter in its class at the Campaign for Real Ales Champion Beer of Britain Awards.
We look forward to the future and hope to see our customers enjoy our award-winning ales down at the Acorn Beer Club, which we kick off on the 31st August.