E-Malt.com News article: Australia: Coopers beers scoop medal pool at International Beer Awards
Coopers Brewery announced on May 6 it has won a record medal haul at the prestigious International Beer Awards announced in Melbourne over night. Coopers took home 18 medals against intense competition from leading breweries across the globe. Coopers Best Extra Stout was named Champion Stout and awarded a gold medal in the International Packaged category.
Best Extra Stout won the International Draught Stout section outright for the second consecutive year while it also took out the International Packaged Stout category outright.
Coopers Managing Director, Dr Tim Cooper, said winning one gold medal, six silver and 11 bronze medals was testament to Cooper’s global reputation for producing high quality beverages. “While Best Extra Stout was a star performer, we were also delighted to win silver medals for Sparkling Ale and Special Old Stout,” he said.
“This is a fantastic result and a major global vote of confidence in Coopers.” This year’s International Beer Awards were the biggest ever, attracting entries from 107 breweries across 31 countries. A team of judges, including representatives from overseas breweries, took nine days to assess 793 entries across all sections.
11 May, 2005