3rd Place Medal for our Cream Ale
We are so pleased about the Third Place finish for our Cream Ale in the 20th Annual Great International Beer & Cider Competition held last week in Providence, Rhode Island.
The competition evaluated 814 beers and ciders from 130 breweries and cideries from around the world. First, second and third place awards were presented in 58 categories of ales, lagers and ciders. The judges, professional brewers, beer industry professionals (retail and distribution) and beer journalists, evaluated the beers in a blind tasting format and knew only the style and subcategory of each beer and cider.
We placed third in a LIGHT ALE category, after first place winner Nerd Alert from Monday Night Brewing (Georgia) and 7 Hills (Massachusetts). Since the competition began in 1997, over 2000 beers and ciders have been judged. The awards were presented during the afternoon session of the beer festival, announced by Yankee Brew News Editor-in-Chief Gregg Glaser. A PDF with a list of the full results is posted here.
You can try our award-winning Cream Ale at our brewery tasting room this weekend (we're open Friday, Saturday and Sunday). Or you can try it in many bars and restaurants around the New Haven area including our newest on-premise account, Pepe's Pizza in New Haven.