Three Creeks Brewing Co. Takes Home Gold Medal at the Great American Beer Festival®
Sisters, Oregon • October 14, 2016 — Three Creeks Brewing Co. earned a gold medal at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition. Presented by the Brewers Association, GABF is the largest commercial beer competition in the world and recognizes the most outstanding beers produced in the United States. The top three winners in the competition’s 96 beer-style categories were announced October 8 at the Great American Beer Festival awards ceremony held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.
“This medal is a validation of the hard work our brew crew puts in on a daily basis. I’m proud that a beer we make year-round would achieve such an honor and that gold medal beer rolls off our packaging line every week,” said Zach Beckwith, head brewer at Three Creeks Brewing Co.
Three Creeks Brewing Co. was recognized in the Brown Porter beer-style category for its FivePine Chocolate Porter, a robust porter that features 2 lbs per barrel of the finest Belgian Chocolate, creating a slightly roasty pint with underlining chocolate sweetness. Three Creeks Brewing Co. has a brewpub and production facility in Sisters, Oregon. The Brewery crafts classic northwest style ales and can be found throughout Oregon, Southwest Washington and Southern Idaho.
The 2016 GABF competition winners were selected by an international panel of 264 expert judges from the record number of 7,227 entries, plus 88 Pro-Am entries, received from 1,752 U.S. breweries.
“The innovation, creativity and flavor of American beers was well showcased at this year’s Great American Beer Festival,” said Chris Swersey, competition manager, Great American Beer Festival. “This was the most competitive competition to date, with a record number of entries. Congratulations to all the winners who truly demonstrated the best of America’s beer culture.”
For more GABF competition information, including the 2016 winners list and photos, visit GreatAmericanBeerFestival.com.
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