SeyBrew wins gold award as it celebrates its golden jubilee!! |18 May 2022
SeyBrew, the flagship brand of Seychelles Breweries Ltd. has won a prestigious gold award in the international lager category of the African Beer Cup.
The gold award comes at an opportune time when the local company is also celebrating its golden jubilee.
The iconic beer brand also clinched third overall in the competition for the title of Best Beer in Africa, out of 251 beers judged by an expert panel during the competition, which was held in Cape Town, South Africa, recently.
The international lager category was the most entered category with 28 entries from nine different countries across Africa. The entries were from a mix of larger breweries and craft breweries across the continent. In that same category, Mosi Premium Lager from Zambian Breweries Plc and Club Pilsener from Nile Breweries Ltd were awarded the silver and bronze medals respectively.
According to Lucy Corne, co-founder and competition director of the African Beer Cup, this year’s competition was very tough, with only 10 gold medals awarded across the competition.
“For a beer to win gold it needs to score above 40 and to beat the others in its category,” said Ms Corne.
SeyBrew received the joint highest score in the competition (42/50) alongside Arrowhead Vintage and Castle Double Malt.
Managing director of Seychelles Breweries, Conor Neiland, commented that “winning the Africa Beer Cup Award is a fantastic achievement for the total SeyBrew team and attests to the focus and efforts put in by the team to produce world class liquids consistently, while also helping us to pursue our export agenda. This is a proud moment for all the staff in Seychelles Breweries as we celebrate our 50th year, and I thank everyone for playing their part!”
The African Beer Cup is the biggest beer competition on the continent and the only one welcoming entries from across Africa.
Press release from Seychelles Breweries