River Rat Brewery Takes Home World Beer Cup Medal

first_imgHome Industry News Releases Beer Business River Rat Brewery Takes Home World Beer Cup MedalIndustry News ReleasesBeer BusinessRiver Rat Brewery Takes Home World Beer Cup MedalBy Press Release – June 27, 2016 100 0 Pinterest Facebook Share Twitter Linkedin TAGSConsumerRiver Rat Brewery Previous articleSonoma County Grape Growers Foundation Offers Progress Report and Announces New Board MembersNext articleCalifornia Women for Agriculture San Luis Obispo County Chapter Awards $10,000 in Scholarships to 25 Local Youth Press Release ReddIt Email AdvertisementCOLUMBIA, SC – June 27, 2016 – River Rat Brewery is proud to announce that its Bohemian Pilsner took home the bronze medal at the 2016 World Beer Cup. This year’s competition saw 6,596 beers from 1,907 breweries representing 55 countries. The elite international panel of judges consisted of 253 people from 31 countries, giving out 287 total awards over 96 categories. River Rat bested the 64 other entrants in their category.“The world beer cup is literally the Grand Poobah of the beer competitions,” said River Rat Owner Mike Tourville. “It’s bigger than the Great American Beer Festival. It’s an international competition and you’re up against people from all over the world. This is huge for River Rat. It shows that we offer a top-shelf product and are pushing the craft beer scene in Columbia forward.”Three-quarters of the judges travelled to Philadelphia for the competition from outside the U.S., making it the most international panel of judges ever.“Judges commented throughout the week that overall beer quality continues to improve across the spectrum of world beer styles,” said Chris Swersey, competition manager, World Beer Cup.” While breweries may hold the awards, beer drinkers around the world are the true winners.”To go along with their big win at the World Beer Cup, River Rat won another bronze medal for its Bohemian Pilsner at the Los Angeles International Beer Competition. River Rat wasn’t done, and it grabbed two more awards for its My Morning Stout and Moncks Corner Abbey Ale at the Alltech Craft Beers and Food Fest on May 21.River Rat Brewery is located at 1231 Shop Road in Columbia, SC and its taproom is open TuesdaySunday. They offer growler sales, a dynamic and growing food selection, brewery tours on a first come first serve basis, and a wonderful outside deck to relax on with your dog! Visit www.riverratbrewery.com or contact us for any additional information.Where the Saluda and Broad Rivers merge, they form the mighty Congaree in ColaTown, SC! River Rat Brewery was founded in 2013, was named for the three rivers that run through the city, and the working-class men who labored on the canal in Columbia more than a century ago. In their honor, we set out to create craft beers that would satisfy anyone after a long day’s work. Using only the best ingredients, we tested and refined to develop complex flavors and the best damn beer we’ve ever tasted.Advertisement last_img read more

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