Local Craft Beer Shop owner wins brewing award

Congratulations to Mat Bedford owner of the Twisted Crow Beer and Bottle Shop who took overall top place in the hotly contested annual Fallen Acorn home-brew completion after being judged winner of the Specialist Category with ‘Fusion‘, his Lemongrass, Kaffir Lime and Ginger Saison.
Mat has received the coveted custom mash beer paddle from the Gosport based brewery. His beer will now be brewed at scale by Fallen Acorn Brewery and it is hoped will be available at his Basingstoke shop and other outlets.

The Winner’s Paddle

Pale: David Blaikie – Clouding My Judgement (NEIPA)
Dark: Marc Nicholls – Single Origin (Coffee infused London Porter)
Specialist: Mat Bedford – Fusion (Lemongrass, Kaffir Lime, and Ginger Saison)
1st place: Mat Bedford – Fusion

Twisted Crow stocks over 250 different beers which are available for collection, online purchase or direct delivery in local areas. They can even be delivered free for to RG21-29 postcodes for all orders over £30 or just £3 delivery for orders under £30. For a next day delivery that is tremendous value.
In his short time of operation from his shop in Basingstoke, Mat has developed a friendly and efficient service backed up by his high level of expert knowledge of beer styles.

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