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Penpont Brewery’s Creation ale wins Society of Independent Brewers’ (SIBA) award

March 25, 2014

Penpont Brewery‘s latest beer, Creation pale ale, has won two Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) awards.


The light golden beer from the brewery in Altarnon, in east Cornwall, won a gold award in its product class and a silver in the overall Champion Keg Beer competition.



Father’s Day competition – Beer for dad

June 14, 2010

Like me you probably have a patchy track record of getting your old man gifts for Father’s Day. You probably, like me, end up getting him some beer – it’s a default gift.

Well, if you’re going to give the man beer, why not give him some good beer?

While at the Royal Cornwall Show at the weekend I obviously spent some good time wandering the aisles of the food and drink pavilion. One of the stands was taken by the Penpont Brewery, a small brewery based in Altarnun, on the edge of Bodmin Moor. It’s run by Joe Thomson, a gloriously young brewer, on the family farm. And they make damn fine beer, using water from their own bore hole and barley

Here comes the sun

I had come across them previously but was happy to see that they had some new, at least to me, beers on sale. So I picked up a selection -An Howl (The Sun), session beer Cornish Gold and their Ginger Beer. Three more different beers you won’t get.