Cornish brewery Skinner’s is marking the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a commemorative ale. Royal Wave will be available nationwide throughout May until the end of the Jubilee bank holiday. It is a 4.4% ABV hoppy and fruity golden ale.
Skinner’s characteristic cartoon artwork on the pumpclip realises a play on words, with Her Majesty portrayed surfing with dignity in full regal attire on a Cornish wave. She is not alone – a trusty corgi is also in attendance on her shortboard.
Chief executive, Steve Skinner, said: “’Royal Wave’ is Skinner’s original way of celebrating the Queen’s reign. The beer is a really lovely summer ale that is perfect to toast the Sovereign with. The artwork that we’ve developed for the beer is unique and brings a little Cornish humour to the celebration.”
The artwork is created by Nick Beringer and Stuart Thorn and the name of the beer was selected through an in-house competition. Pat Sargeant, a tour guide with the brewery, came up with the title.