Greene King celebrates sporting triumphs in limited-edition IPA bottles

Greene King is commemorating iconic British sporting moments from recent times in a range of limited-edition bottles of its flagship IPA.

Team GB’s cyclists winning eight gold medals at the Rio Olympics, England’s football team winning the 1966 World Cup and rugby star Jonny Wilkinson’s 2003 World Cup winning free kick are among the moments immortalised in the bottles’ design.

As part of the launch the brewer is giving away more than £50,000 worth of prizes, including 300 coolers, 125 BBQs and 1,000 cases of beer.

Further social media promotional activities will give consumers a range of opportunities to win prizes.

Here is the full line-up of moments chosen for the commemorative bottles:

  • England win the World Cup at Wembley, 1966
  • Graham Hill wins the Monaco Grand Prix, 1968
  • Ian Botham's England win the third Ashes test at Headingley, 1981
  • Team Europe wins the Ryder Cup in the USA, 1987
  • Nick Faldo wins his third Masters, 1996
  • England beat Germany 5-1 in Munich, 2002
  • Freddie Flintoff's England defeat Australia at The Oval to win the Ashes, 2009
  • Alastair Cook breaks records v Pakistan, Abu Dhabi, 2015
  • Bradley Wiggins becomes Britain's most decorated Olympian, 2016
  • Saracens win a second consecutive European Champions Cup at Murrayfield, 2017

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