Hospitality group Lindisfarne Inns have become the first free-trade multiple operator to gain an award from brewing giant Carlsberg.
The group, whose expanding portfolio includes The Bamburgh Castle Inn at Seahouses, The Lindisfarne Inn at Beal and The Hog’s Head Inn at Alnwick, have become the first multiple operator in the country to achieve Carlsberg UK’s sought-after Gold Award at each of its pubs.
The beer quality awards, which reward licensees for outstanding cellar standards, have been operating for three years.
Sean Donkin, Lindisfarne Inns' operations manager, said: “We are delighted and very proud to achieve this landmark result for our inns and what is also a national first. It is a fitting accolade for the first-class cellar management employed across our inns into preparing and presenting the perfect pint for customers to enjoy.”