HMS Victory ESB Wins Gold

by / Friday, 14 April 2006 / Published in Dry Dock in the News


Our HMS Victory ESB, won the Gold Medal Award, in the Special Bitter or Best Bitter category, at the 2006 World Beer Cup ®, announced in Seattle, WA on April, 14. The competition is open to over 3,800 breweries in 100 countries. There were 2,221 beers from 540 breweries in 56 countries, judged in the competition’s 85 beer-style categories. There were 23 entries in the Special Bitter or Best Bitter category, and HMS Victory ESB was deemed the best. According the to the Brewers Association, a Gold Award winner is “A world class beer that accurately exemplifies the specified style, displaying the proper balance of taste, aroma and appearance”. We think so too… stop in some time and try a pint… and judge for yourself.