Palmers Brewery of Bridport is celebrating winning a Bronze award for Tally Ho! in the Strong Bitters class at the SIBA South West Region Beer Competition 2010.
The event was held at Tuckers Maltings, Newton Abbot, where 74 South West brewers entered 344 cask ales.
Tally Ho! – a strong nutty dark beer – was up against 38 other beers in the Strong Bitters Class (5.1 to 5.5% ABV), which is very keenly contested.
Darren Batten, head brewer at Palmers Brewery, said: ‘This is the first time that Palmers has picked up a certificate in this prestigious event and we are extremely pleased to have won!’
Silver in Strong Bitters went to Bays’ Devon Dumpling (5.1%), Gold to Yeovil Ales’ Posh IPA (5.4%).