At a glittering do held at the Grosvenor Hotel in London we were proud to take the stage and accept the Gold Award for Tunnel Vision in the Bitter, Porter & Stout category of the biggest food and drink awards of the year.
It was a great night for Wiltshire brewing. We also grabbed a Bronze for our vanilla porter Funnel Blower, sharing the honour with M&S and their Suffolk Bitter.
The QDAs are part of the wider Quality Food Awards brand which recognise excellence across all food and soft drink categories. The Quality Drink Awards are recognised far and wide for rewarding the best drinks products in the UK for both quality & taste, and also for how they look on shelf, packaging design and the impact they’ve had with consumers.
So you can see why we’re delighted to have taken the top slot - it’s testimony to all the hard work the whole Box Steam team has put into beautifully engineering decent traditional British beers with character. It also proves what great taste all our fans have!
Our entries were rigorously judged by a wide selection of judges with retail, supplier and producer backgrounds, as well as professional sommeliers, Masters of Wine, critics, drinks journalists, wholesalers and drinks suppliers. Looks like Tunnel Vision and Funnel Blower managed to keep them all happy!
The coveted Q Award has become a recognised symbol of quality and excellence on grocery products amongst consumers for almost four decades. We’ll wear the badge with pride.
Now we just need to find a spot in the trophy cupboard.
If you want to learn more about what goes into creating an award-winning beer, or you’d like to order some, just visit our website or give us a call.
We look forward to hearing from you.