Fyne Ales has won CAMRA’s “champion of beer” for scotland, The winning beer named Beer Jarl has won the converted prize much to its creators amazement. Each year this festival attracts over 150 entrants and competition is fierce.
Managing director of Fyne Ales, Jamie Delap, said: “This is a great achievement for the brewery and one which we are very proud of. Our brewing team work very hard to ensure that our beers are amongst the very best in the country and this award is testament to their hard work and dedication.”
Fyne Ales co-founder, Tuggy Delap, who accepted the award, said: “We are very proud of a great team who have put in a fabulous effort.”
Fyne Ales Jarl is a 3.8% ABV hoppy blonde session ale which is packed full of Citra hops, which give the beer a fruity aroma and a strong citrus flavour. The brewery first brewed the beer as a special for its annual festival, Fyne Fest, which is held at the brewery each year. The beer was so popular that it was quickly taken on as a permanent brew and has become the top seller in the Fyne Ales range. Or so the marketing told me