Monday, July 11, 2016

Seven North Texas breweries medal at 2016 U.S. Open Beer Championship

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U.S. Open Beer Championship
After judges from England, Canada and the U.S. evaluated nearly 5000 beers entered in over 90 different style categories, the U.S. Open Beer Championship has announced the winners from its 2016 competition.

This U.S. Open Beer Championship is an annual event open to both professional brewers and award-winning homebrewers. This year, seven North Texas breweries were among those honored, bringing home a total of 12 medals. Not only that, Rahr & Sons was named as one of the competition's "Top 10 Breweries of 2016."

A rundown of medals won by local breweries is given below, with a complete list of winners to be found by clicking here.

903 Brewers
  • Silver for Sasquatch in the American Stout category
  • Silver for Rye Pils in the American Lager/Pilsener category.
  • Gold for Wee Heavy in the Strong Scottish Ale category.
  • Silver for NightWatch in the Oatmeal Stout category.
  • Silver for Sin Mint Temptress in the Experimental Beer category.
  • Silver for The Duke in the Barley Wine category.
  • Silver for Great Scot! in the Scottish Ale category.
  • Gold for 10/6 in the English Pale Ale category.
  • Bronze for Rapture in the American Brown Ale category.
  • Gold for Summertime Wheat in the German Hefeweizen category.
  • Gold for The Regulator in the Doppel/Strong Bock category.
  • Silver for Rahr's Blonde in the Münchner Helles/Light category.

Cheers and congratulations to all!

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