Happy Tuesday Cantabs,
The family behind a brewery born from the rubble of the Christchurch earthquakes are “in a state of disbelief” following their third win at the World Beer Awards.
Cassels & Sons has thrived in its Woolston site since the quakes struck a decade ago.
On Friday, the team woke to discover their American pale ale (APA) had been named the world’s best for 2021 at the World Beer Awards in the United Kingdom.
The small Garden City brewery pipped several well-known global brands with its third win in a row at the awards, leaving owner Alasdair Cassels in “a state of disbelief”.
Not bad from little old Woolston, eh?
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