Tuesday 8 May 2012

Boozy Beef pie wins Gold Award!

A pie made by a Newport-based pie company and using beer from Untapped Brewery has won a gold award at the British Pie Awards. The Boozy Beef Pie, made by Elm Tree Foods of Goldcliff uses organic British beef with potato and carrot cooked in Untapped Brewery Eclipse Dark Ale and is described as being rich and tasty with a hint of spiciness.

The competition featured 900 entries from bakers and pie makers across the country undergoing a stringent criteria judged by a panel of 93 food experts and celebrity chefs, in Melton Mowbray.

As well as the Boozy Beef Pie, Elm Tree Foods also picked up the following awards:

Pork Pie: Gold
Boozy Beef (Pub Pie): Gold

Butternut Scrunchie (Vegetarian): Gold

Celebration Pie (Cold Meat Slicing): Silver

Minty Mutton (Lamb Class): Bronze

Above: The Boozy Beef Pie

According to Collette Crewe of Elm Tree Foods, "This is such an amazing result for us and we are so proud of the results our pies have achieved. "We put a lot of hard work into making the best pies possible to represent our City. As such a young family business it's an honour to be recognised and rewarded in Melton Mowbray, the home of pies and amongst such other excellent bakers! We are thrilled to have received these awards which will build upon our success of last year, and proves to us that we are still on the right track. We hope that this will help to grow our brand and encourage new customers to try our award winning pies."

For more detials of where to find their pies, look on the Elm Street Food website where you will find tham alongside most farmers markets that Untapped also attend.

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