For Immediate Release
Weyerbacher Wins Medal in International Beer Competition
Easton, PA • April 19,2010 The Weyerbacher Brewing Company recently claimed a bronze medal in the Brewers Association (BA) World Beer Cup® 2010, a global beer competition that evaluates beers from around the world and recognizes the most outstanding beers being produced in the world today.
Gold, silver and bronze medals in the competition’s 90 beer-style categories were awarded April 10, 2010 during the World Beer Cup Gala Awards Dinner at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in Chicago, Ill., U.S.A.
Weyerbacher was awarded a bronze in the Belgian-style Tripel beer category for its Merry Monks’ Ale, a Belgian-style golden ale, bottle conditioned with a unique, almost fruity flavor profile. Weyerbacher is a small craft brewery located in Easton, PA that specializes in artisanal and unique beer styles.
“This is fantastic news for us! This beer has moved into our flagship position in just the last year and an award of this stature is just icing on the cake. Our staff and I are tuly psyched about this!”, said Dan Weirback, President of Weyerbacher.
World Beer Cup 2010 winners were selected by an international panel of 179 beer judges from 27 countries. An impressive field of 3,401 entries from 642 breweries in 44 countries made up the competition. More than 3,800 breweries in 100 countries were invited to compete.
Weyerbacher conducts open house with free tours and samples every Saturday from Noon to 3 at the brewery in Easton. For more information check www.weyerbacher.com.
Visit WorldBeerCup.org for additional World Beer Cup information.
The World Beer Cup has been held every other year since 1996 and is presented by the Brewers Association. Based in Boulder, Colorado, USA, the Brewers Association (BA) is the not-for-profit trade and education association dedicated to small and independent American brewers, their craft beers and the community of brewing enthusiasts. Visit BrewersAssociation.org to learn more. The association’s activities include events and publishing: CraftBeer.com, World Beer Cup®; Great American Beer Festival℠; Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America®; National Homebrewers Conference; National Homebrew Competition; SAVOR: An American Craft Beer and Food Experience; American Craft Beer Week; Zymurgy magazine; The New Brewer magazine; and books on beer and brewing. The Brewers Association has an additional membership division of 20,000+ homebrewers: American Homebrewers Association. Consumers are invited to learn more about the dynamic world of craft beer at CraftBeer.com.