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Christchurch brewer wins at World Beer Awards

From RNZ Christchurch-based Cassels brewery has had a win for the third year in a row at the World Beer Awards. The craft brewery took first place in the American Pale Ale section at the awards in London. Executive brewer Simon Bretherton says the beer is an explosion of pleasant flavours. He spoke to Susie … Continued

Cassels APA judged World’s Best

Article published at Christchurch brewery Cassels has come out on top again at the World Beer Awards – this time for its Cassels American Pale Ale. The brew won the title of World’s Best Pale American-style Pale Ale in the overall Pale Beer category at the 2021 event. It’s the third consecutive year of … Continued

Christchurch brewery’s APA named best in the world

Article published on Christchurch’s brewery Cassels Brewing Company has been named in the World Beer Awards for the third consecutive year. The family-owned brewery’s American Pale Ale (APA) took out the title of the world’s best for 2021 in the UK’s World Beer Awards. The Pale American-style Pale Ale beer category is one of … Continued

Christchurch brewery on top of the world – again

Originally published in the Otago Daily Times A family-owned Christchurch brewery has scooped another world beer award – its third in three years. Cassels Brewing Co continues to grow – and gain worldwide recognition as it does – with a win for its American Pale Ale (APA) at the 2021 World Beer Awards. The brew … Continued

Family-owned brewery born from Christchurch earthquake destruction

Article from – view full article here. Alasdair Cassels​ literally built his brewery from rubble. The Christchurch entrepreneur and principal owner of Cassels Brewery Company was interviewing a chef for a job on February 22, 2011, when the ground and walls began shaking violently. He, son Zak Cassels​ and son-in-law Joe Shanks​ quickly raced … Continued

Simon on bFM

Check out this interview with Executive Brewer Simon on 95 bFM, talking about Milk Stout and the World Beer Awards.

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