Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Three NTX breweries recognized at 2020 USBTC winter event

Image credit: United States Beer Tasting Championship.

Three local breweries are among the winners at the 26th Annual United States Beer Tasting Championship (USBTC) Winter Competition.

This year's winter event drew 465 entries from 154 breweries, with those beers evaluated across 17 different categories. As always, regional winners were chosen in each category, then matched against each other in order to determine an overall grand champion.

One North Texas beer, The Temptress from Lakewood Brewing Co., was named a Winter Grand Champion, while 10 local brews were recognized as Regional Champions. Check out the list of locals below, or click here to see a complete competition summary.

Lakewood Brewing Co., Garland
  • The Temptress, Grand Champion in the Imperial Stout category.
  • Barrel-Aged Temptress, Regional Champion in the Whiskey-Aged Porter/Stout category.
  • Cuvée De Vélo, Regional Champion in the Non-Whiskey-Aged Beer category.
  • Texas Porter, Regional Champion in the Porter category.
  • French Quarter Temptress, Regional Champion in the Bean Beer category.

Oak Highlands Brewery, Dallas
  • Chump Change, Regional Champion in the Whiskey-Aged Beer category.
  • Freaky Deaky, Regional Champion in the Belgian-Style Ale category.
  • Oktoberfest, Regional Champion in the Vienna/Märzen Lager category.

Rahr & Sons Brewing Co., Fort Worth
  • Winter Warmer, Regional Champion in the Strong Ale category.
  • Iron Thistle, Regional Champion in the Scottish-Style Ale category.
  • Paleta de Mango, Regional Champion in the Experimental Beer category.

Cheers and congratulations to all!

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