Cobra Beer has reached a landmark achievement at the Monde Selection Awards, receiving its 121st gold medal earlier this month.
The 11 new medals won this year take the total medal tally for the Cobra Beer product range to over 120 gold medals since it first entered in 2001.
This year, Cobra has been awarded eleven individual product accolades, including four Grand Gold awards for it’s Cobra Premium Beer (66cl bottle, 33cl bottle and 30L keg) and King Cobra (7.5% ABV, 75cl bottle).
Six Gold awards were also presented for Cobra Premium (62cl bottle), Cobra Premium Can (50cl), Malabar Blond IPA Small Batch Series (20L keg), King Cobra (5.2% ABV, 75cl bottle), King Cobra (5.2% ABV, 37.5cl bottle) Cobra Gluten Free (33cl bottle).
Cobra Zero (33cl bottle) was awarded a silver.
Brewed with natural ingredients, Cobra Beer is known for its traditional Indian blend of barley malt, maize and three varieties of hops, wheat, and rice.
Cobra Beer’s unique recipe and low carbonation gives the range its distinctive character and smoothness that makes it the perfect accompaniment to cuisines from around the world.
The Indian beer is now served alongside several Asian and Mediterranean eateries and in around a quarter of the 28,000 licensed restaurants across the UK.
Lord Bilimoria CBE DL, founder and chairman of Cobra Beer comments: “The Monde Selection Awards are one of the most prestigious quality awards in the brewing industry, and Cobra Beer is now one of the highest-awarded beers in the world, bringing its total number of awards to over 120 at this year’s competition, with four Grand Gold and six Gold awards presented this year.
“Our newly launched Blond IPA, Malabar 20L keg, has received one of the industry’s highest endorsements in less than a year after its release. The full credit must go to our fantastic team of brewers who are committed to ensuring that Cobra Beer maintains its highest levels of gold medal-winning quality to satisfy our consumers.”
Andy Runcie, Molson Coors, head brewer of Cobra Beer has also commented on this year’s achievements, saying: “Cobra is a premium beer with outstanding quality at its heart. Our mission is to create an exquisite beer that can be consumed with all food, from bottle to draught. This year’s outstanding awards have demonstrated that we truly have created the quality beer we always aim for.
“I am very proud of the accolades Cobra Beer has received and it is magnificent to see that the hard work our brewers put in, has been highly recognised by such a prestigious panel of judges.”