South Australia's One Barrel Brewing wins world beer award

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One Barrel Brewing received recognition at the 2019 World Beer Awards fortheir outstanding example amongst a pool of Australian competitors.

Adelaide, South Australia – On 9 August One Barrel Brewing’s outstanding The SilesianGose beer was announced as the prestigious World Beer Awards’ Australian Winner inthe Sour and Wild Beer category.

The global World Beer Awards select the very best beers from a variety of internationallyrecognised styles.

International beer experts make up the specialist tasting panels.Thisannual event awards and promotes the world’s best beers to trade and consumersworldwide.

Owner of One Barrel Brewing, Mark Prior explains his brewing principle.

‘I like to keep things interesting by using as many different techniques, raw materials andingredients, and fermentation and maturation processes as feasibly possible.

‘Brewing is as simple or as complicated as you want it to be.’

Mark’s background in brewing spans 15 years, during which time he has received a number of peer awards.

In 2008 he entered the commercial realm at a smallmicrobrewery in the Barossa Valley, South Australia.

His desire for learning the scienceof the craft led him to complete brewing science courses at the University of Ballarat andThe World Brewing Academy, Chicago, Illinois.

One Barrel Brewing is currently a one-person operation, nestled in one of Adelaide’snorthern suburbs, Andrews Farm.

The name, The Silesian, was inspired by the Barossa Valleys famous Seppelt family.

After fleeing persecution from the Prussian Tsar, they settled in the beautiful Barossa Valley. One of the names put forward for the region was New Silesia.

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