Sea Dog and Shipyard Brewing Companies each took home a medal at the 2008 Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) in Melbourne, Australia. AIBA is the showcase awards event in the Asia Pacific Region and 1,084 entries were received from 42 countries.
Shipyard Brewing Company’s Chamberlain Pale Ale won a Silver award in Class 3 – Ale Packaged – British Style Pale Ale. No Gold was given in this category. Last year, Chamberlain took home a Bronze medal in this same category.
Sea Dog Brewing Company’s Sea Dog Bluepaw Wild Blueberry Wheat Ale was awarded a Bronze in Class 17 – Fruit Beer Packaged. No Silver or Gold was given in this category. Bluepaw received this same award in last year’s competition.
Master brewer Alan Pugsley oversees the brewing for both these companies. Sea Dog and Shipyard beer is available in over 35 states across the U.S.