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Once again, Gambrinus did great at the Australian International Beer Awards (Translation)

4 June 2010

Prague, June 3, 2010 - Gambrinus was awarded medals at an international beer competition, Australian International Beer Awards in Melbourne.  In the category of the pilsner style beers, Gambrinus Excelent got a silver medal and Gambrinus Premium and Gambrinus Světlý (light) each got a bronze medal.  Two hundred and forty-three breweries from 34 countries competed at the competition.  A total of 1170 different kinds of beers were enrolled in all sections.

"In 2008, we received in this international competition an award for Gambrinus Premium and in 2009, the award for Excellence," says senior Gambrinus brewer, Jan Hlaváček. "We are proud that this year three varieties of our Gambrinus were represented: Premium, Excelent and our flagship, Gambrinus 10° Světlý (light). It is clear that Czech beer not only has a great name around the world, but also scores very well in blind tests with its unique, full flavor and its aroma of hops, which is typical of Czech beer," adds Hlaváček.

The Australian International Beer Awards, which were established in 1993, are every year gaining in popularity. They are the third biggest professional beer competition in the world. Awards are given only to beers that meet a combination of strict quality parameters, especially balanced flavors and overall look. In cooperation with the University of Ballart, it works with the Portfolio of Gambrinus, which received awards from the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria. This year there were 20 categories. 

Gambrinus competed this year also at other international and domestic competitions. In Chicago, at the international World Beer Cup, Gambrinus received two silver medals for Gambrinus 11° Excelent and Gambrinus Světlý (light). In the Czech Republic at the PIVEX 2010 competition, Gambrinus Světlý came in second.
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This SABMiller subsidiary news release has been translated from its local market language to English language for publication on We have attempted to provide an accurate translation of the original material but due to the difficulties of translation slight differences may exist. 
Note, the news release was first published in its local market on [03/06/2010].



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