2015 U.S Open Beer Championship

July 8th, 2015
Breweries from China to the Czech Republic sent in nearly 4,000 beers and ciders representing 90 different styles for the 2015 U.S. Open Beer Championship. Three of Andrews’ domestic craft brewing partners placed in the Top 10 Breweries of 2015, including Ballast Point Brewing, who took home the top prize of Grand National Champion. Ballast Point was awarded Grand National Champion by winning four gold medals and one silver medal. Their four beers that were awarded gold were Ballast Point Pale Ale, Calico Amber Ale, Sculpin IPA and Barometer Drop Baltic Porter. Local partner Lakewood Brewing was awarded second place with six of their beers taking home medals, including a gold medal for their Saint Dymphna Belgian Tripel. Pedernales Brewing placed eighth in the Top 10 Breweries list and three of their beers placed in various categories. For additional information about the U.S. Open Beer Championship, please visit www.usopenbeer.com.