Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Local breweries honored at 2017 Los Angeles International Beer Competition

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Winners were recently announced at the 2017 Los Angeles International Beer Competition, with three local breweries garnering recognition.

Now in its 17th year, the Los Angeles International Beer Competition seeks to recognize the finest in commercial beers and is open to any licensed brewery or brewpub from around the world. In addition to entries from 29 U.S. states, beers judged in the 2017 event were received from countries as far away as Croatia and Vietnam.

Drawing from a pool of 1460 entries sent in by 240 breweries, awards were handed out in 95 different categories according to the following breakdown: 88 Gold, 89 Silver, 81 Bronze and 35 honorable mentions.

As for North Texas, area breweries taking home medals are summarized below (click here for a full list of winners):

Community Beer Company

  • Gold for Legion in the Imperial Stout category.
  • Bronze for Texas Helles in the Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest category.
  • Silver for Sin Mint Temptress in the Experimental Beer category.
  • Honorable Mention for Bourbon Barrel Temptress in the Wood-and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout category.
  • Bronze for Midnight Cab in the Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer category.

Cheers and congratulations to all!

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