SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In conjunction with Beerfest Asia the Asia Beer Awards were held yesterday afternoon in Singapore. A total of 160 beers across 15 categories were tasted and judged by a panel of 16 international experts. Two C&C Group brands won awards: Tennent’s 1885 Lager won a Bronze medal in the Lager Category and Heverlee Witte also won a Bronze medal in the Belgian Style Wheat Beer Category.
Andrew Herd, Marketing Manager Asia-Pacific at C&C Group, said: “This is a fantastic result for both Tennent’s and Heverlee. We’ve known for a long time that these are both fantastic brews and It’s great that these beers have been ranked as the best in class amongst their peer group in the Asia-Pacific region. Winning such prestigious awards will enable us to extend distribution for both of these brands even further across Asia-Pacific.”
About C&C Group plc
C&C Group manufactures Bulmers the leading Irish cider brand, Magners the premium international cider brand, the C&C Brands range of English ciders and the Tennent’s beer brand. C&C Group also owns and manufactures Woodchuck and Hornsby’s, two of the leading craft cider brands in the United States.
C&C Group also distributes a number of beer brands in Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland, primarily for Anheuser-Busch InBev, and owns Wallaces Express, a Scottish drinks wholesaler.
The Group’s Irish wholesaling subsidiary, Gleeson group, owns and manufactures Tipperary Water and Finches soft drinks. C&C Group is also the exclusive distribution partner of Pabst Brewing Company, the largest independently owned brewing company in the US, for the UK and Ireland.
C&C Group is headquartered in Dublin and its manufacturing operations are based in Co. Tipperary, Ireland; Glasgow, Scotland; Somerset, England; and Vermont, USA. C&C Group plc is listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges.