Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Covey, Rahr Win Medals

Both Fort Worth brewers The Covey Restaurant & Brewery and Rahr & Sons won medals at the 2009 Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition held last month in Los Angeles, California.

The breakdown of the awards is:
  • American-Style Hefeweizen: Bronze for Texas Wheat from The Covey
  • Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale: Silver for 100 from The Covey
  • M√ľnchner-Style Helles: Bronze for Rahr Blonde from Rahr & Sons
  • Smoke-Flavored Beer: Silver for Smokestack Stout from The Covey
  • Strong Scotch Ale (Traditional): Gold for Scotch Ale from The Covey
  • Vienna-Style Lager: Bronze for Vienna Lager from The Covey
The Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition is an annual BJCP-certified competition organized by the Los Angeles County Fair. It is open to any commercially licensed brewpub or brewery, with awards given for 69 different style categories plus a number of substyles.

A full listing of awards is available from the Los Angeles County Fair website.

Update: Rahr & Sons also won a medal at the 2009 North American Beer Awards, an annual competition sponsored by the North American Brewers Association. Rahr & Sons' Ugly Pug won a bronze medal in the Schwarzbier (Black Beer) category.

The North American Beer Awards is held in conjunction with the Mountain Brewers Beer Fest each summer in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

1 comment:

Jeffrey said...

Nice. The 100 was an awesome beer. Thanks for the news.