One of our most suggested items for the Watford in 100 Object list was a “Benskins Commemorative Ale” for Watford trip to the 1984 FA Cup final. We had so many email about the Benskins that if we collected them all we would probably have quite a drunken night on our hands. I’m just not sure the quality of the beer would be as high with them being well over 25 years old now.The picture above was sent to us by Nick Corble. Here’s his email:
Here’s my contribution for your excellent series – a picture of one of the bottles of the commemorative ale brewed by Benskins to mark the 1984 Cup Final.
All the best, and keep up the good work Nick Corble
I’m sure that Benskins had hoped the beer would have been heavily consumed after a Cup Final win, but many bottles seemed to have been sat on a shelf like Nick’s. The Benskin brewery may have disappeared many years ago, but let’s hope there are many more chances for Watford fans to drink lots of beer in the not too distant future.