St Austell Brewery
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St Austell Brewery is a brewery founded in 1851 by Walter Hicks in St Austell, Cornwall, England. The brewery's flagship beer is Tribute Ale, which accounts for around 80% of sales. Other popular ales include Proper Job, Tinner's Ale and Duchy Bitter.
Tribute was created to commemorate the 1999 solar eclipse. It was originally a one-off special named Daylight Robbery but proved to be so popular it was reintroduced as Tribute and has since won several awards around the UK.
Other products include:
- Proper Job IPA (4.5% cask, 5.5% bottled) - also sold as M&S Cornish IPA at a strength of 5%
- Black Prince (4%)
- Trelawny (3.8%)
- HSD (Hicks Special Draught) (5.0%)
- Dartmoor Best Bitter (3.5%)
- Korev Cornish Lager (4.8%)
- "St Austell". ratebeer.com. Retrieved 2009-08-10.
- "St Austell beer joins M&S range". Beer Today. June 2, 2008. Retrieved 2009-02-24.[dead link]
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