(Pacific City, OR) - The Pelican Pub & Brewery won four awards at the European Beer Star competition including two gold and two silver. There were 1,366 beers tasted from 45 countries submitted in 50 different categories at this event held in Munich, Germany. The Pelican's award-winning beers include:
Gold - Tsunami Stout in the Dry Stout category
Gold - Stormwatcher's Winterfest in the Ultra Stron Beer category
Silver - India Pelican Ale in the India Pale Ale category
Silver - Mother of All Storms in teh Wood and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer category
"All of us here at the Pelican are thrilled and surprised to have such a terrific showing at the Beer Star! It is truly an honor for Pelican beers to be recognized at the European Beer Star," said Darron Welch, Brewmaster of the Pelican Pub & Brewery. "To earn a pair of each Gold and Silver medals is an amazing accomplishment!"
The European Beer Star competition is now in its ninth year and is open to all breweries worldwide with consideration given to types of beers originating in Europe. Beers were judged in one of 50 categories and the number of beers entered increased by 22 percent from 2011 to 2012.