This smooth cream ale is brewed to celebrate Leif Ericson's historic voyage to North America a thousand years ago. Quidi Vidi Brewing Company was awarded the Silver Medal designation for their Eric's Red Cream Ale at the 2001 World Beer Championships held at the Beverage Testing Institute in Chicago, Illinois. The Beverage Testing Institute is an international reference organization for the brewing industry. Quidi Vidi Brewing Company President David Rees explains that the Silver Medal award is an extremely prestigious benchmark that attests to the quality of this distinct Newfoundland beer within the global market. This smooth cream ale is brewed to celebrate an extraordinary milestone for Newfoundland and Labrador. One thousand years ago, Lief Ericson made his historic voyage to North America, landing on our shores and founding the first European outpost in the New World at L'Anse aux Meadows. Eric's Red is our way of toasting this historic milestone. Specially formulated in the year 2000, it is our tribute to one of the greatest explorers of all time. At 5% alcohol, this 100% natural cream ale is crafted with the finest Two-Row Pale, Crystal, and Carastan Malts. Gently hopped, it imparts a substantial but smooth creamy taste with a truly satisfying finish.
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