Penpont Creation delights judges

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The team at Penpont Brewery is celebrating after its newly-launched Creation pale ale scooped two national awards.

Judges at the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) selected Creation as the Gold Award Winner in its product class and as the Silver Award Winner in the competition for Overall Champion Keg Beer.

Joe Thomson (l) acceps the awards from Guy Sheppard, chairman of SIBA
Joe Thomson (l) acceps the awards from Guy Sheppard, chairman of SIBA

Brewed in Altarnun, Creation pale ale is a light golden beer, “bursting with hop flavours”.

Penpont Brewery’s founder, Joe Thomson, said: “It is fantastic to see all the hard work that we put into Creation recognised in this way by such a respected national body. These awards are a tremendous boost to our growing reputation.”

The distinctive name was devised by marketing consultancy Brand Innovation Limited, which is based near Liskeard and handle business development projects for both local and national brands.

Director Lynn File added: “Penpont Brewery is a brilliant client to work for, as they always produce top quality ales and present them in such an imaginative way.

“We originally devised a list of over 50 potential brand names, but felt strongly that Creation was just right for this ale, as it conveys the originality and craftsmanship that make this locally-brewed beer so special.”