Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Virginia Craft Beer Cup 2016 Winners Announced

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Virginia Craft Beer Cup 2016 Winners Announced

Virginia Craft Beer Cup Winners Announced at WestRock Tuesday August 16th
Richmond, Va. - The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild hosted the 2016 Virginia Craft Beer Cup Awards Tuesday August 16th at WestRock in Richmond, Virginia. There were more than 280 brewers in attendance to celebrate excellence in craft beer.

The Virginia Craft Beer Cup competition, managed by master Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) judge Tom Cannon, had 378 beers entered for review. The judging took place Saturday, July 30th at Fair Winds Brewing Company in Lorton, Virginia.

"The Virginia Craft Beer Cup recognizes outstanding beer made by some of Virginia's best independent craft brewers," said Brett Vassey, President & CEO, Virginia Craft Brewers Guild. "Congratulations to every competitor and this year's award winners."

The 2016 Virginia Craft Beer Cup winners are as follows:
Best of Show
First Place Best of ShowJames River BreweryRiver Runner ESB
Second Place Best of ShowOld Bust Head Brewing CompanyOktoberfest
Third Place Best of ShowBackroom BreweryLemon Basil Wheat Beer
Light American Beer
FirstBeer Hound BreweryOlde Yella
SecondWolf Hills Brewing CompanyCarry on Wheatward Sun
ThirdBeer Hound BreweryTeddy
Czech Lager
FirstPort City Brewing CompanyDownright Pilsner
SecondLost Rhino Brewing CompanyRhino Chasers Pilsner
ThirdLickinghole Creek Craft BreweryPony Pasture Pilsner
Munich Lager
FirstFair Winds Brewing CompanyHells Navigator
SecondThree Notch'd Brewing CompanyBrew Betties Maibock
ThirdSouth Street BreweryMy Personal Helles
FirstMad Fox Brewing CompanyKolsch Ale
SecondOrnery Beer CompanyKolsch
ThirdBull and Bones BrewhausKolsch
German Pils and International Lager
FirstSunken City Brewing CompanyDam Lager
SecondBack Bay Brewing CompanyGringo
ThirdEscutcheon Brewing CompanyJohn Riggins' 4th & 1 Pilsner
Marzen and Vienna Lager
FirstOld Bust Head Brewing CompanyOktoberfest
SecondStarr Hill BreweryJomo
ThirdCaboose Brewing CompanyCrossroads Vienna Lager
German Wheat Beer
FirstLost Rhino Brewing CompanyFinal Glide HefeWeizen
SecondStarr Hill BreweryThe Love
ThirdRiver Company BreweryFarmhouse Hefeweizen
British Bitter
FirstJames River BreweryRiver Runner ESB
SecondLake Anne Brew HouseLord Fairfax English Pale Ale
ThirdPort City Brewing CompanyMonumental IPA
Old Ale and Wee Heavy
FirstBackroom BreweryThe Ferminator
SecondHeritage Brewing CompanyKing's Mountain
ThirdRedbeard Brewing Company221B Baker Brown
Darker European Beer
FirstArdent Craft AlesSchwarzbier
SecondBig Ugly Brewing CompanyGhost Rider Porter
ThirdBull and Bones BrewhausAppalachia Alt
British Dark Ale
FirstPleasure House BrewingNo Waves
SecondMidnight BreweryNot My Job
ThirdThree Notch'd Brewing CompanyNo Veto Brown Ale
Irish Red Ale
FirstDirt Farm BrewingRed Merl
SecondPale Fire Brewing CompanyRed Molly
ThirdCapitol City Brewing CompanyIrish Red Ale
Irish Stout
FirstBackroom BreweryOatmeal Stout
SecondFinal Gravity Brewing CompanyIrish Goodbye
ThirdOld 690 Brewing CompanyOld 690 Chocolate Milk Stout
American Blonde and Brown Ale
FirstCaboose Brewing CompanyCaboose Brown Ale
SecondCastleburg Brewery and TaproomBishop's Brown Ale
ThirdLegend Brewing CompanyBrown Ale
American Pale Ale
FirstPro Re Nata Brewing CompanyOld Trail Pale Ale
SecondThree Notch'd Brewing CompanyGhost of the 43rd Pale Ale
ThirdBeltway Brewing CompanyRain or Shine
American Amber Ale
FirstFinal Gravity Brewing CompanyFire Station 5
SecondO'Connor Brewing CompanyRed Nun Red Ale
ThirdLake Anne Brew HouseReston Red
American Dark Ale
FirstOld Ox BreweryBlack Ox
SecondSunken City Brewing CompanyThe Columbian Coffee Stout
ThirdPort City Brewing CompanyPorter
American IPA
FirstThe AnswerLarceny
SecondFair Winds Brewing CompanyHowling Gale IPA
ThirdOld Ox BreweryHoppy Place
Specialty IPA
FirstSunken City Brewing CompanyRed Clay IPA
SecondLost Rhino Brewing CompanyDawn Patrol Session IPA
ThirdParkway Brewing CompanyFactory Girl Session IPA
Double IPA
FirstFinal Gravity Brewing CompanyVenus Rising
SecondPale Fire Brewing CompanyVillage Green
ThirdFinal Gravity Brewing CompanyThe Message
Strong Ale
FirstLickinghole Creek Craft BreweryVirginia Black Bear
SecondTriple Crosssing Brewing CompanyBlack Dolphin
ThirdStudio BrewCzardust
Belgian Blond and Saison
FirstThe Bold Mariner Brewing CompanyScurvy Dog
SecondThe Virginia Beer CompanySaison Tournante
ThirdHardywood Park Craft BrewerySingel
Sour European Ale
FirstStrangeways BrewingUberlin Berliner Weisse
SecondOrnery Beer CompanyGo Go Gose
ThirdCorcoran BrewingLife Gose Round
Belgian Wit, Pale Ale, and Biere de Garde
FirstStarr Hill Brewing CompanySublime
SecondBull and Bones BrewhausSun Lit Wit
ThirdReaver Beach Brewing CompanyFull Broadside

Strong Belgian Ale
FirstApocalypse Ale WorksBrohead Fred
SecondGarden Grove Brewing CompanyDeath
ThirdChaos Mountain BrewingAgents of Chaos
Wild Yeast Specialty Beer
FirstTriple Crossing Brewing CompanyBrett Saison Annivesary Ale
SecondReaver Beach Brewing CompanyReaver's Salvation
ThirdReaver Beach Brewing CompanyReaver en Noir
Fruit Beer
FirstThe AnswerMami Cereza
SecondMidnight BrewerWatermelon Lime Kolsch
ThirdBig Ugly Brewing CompanyMango Rockers IPA
Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
FirstBackroom BreweryLemon Basil Wheat Beer
SecondBeer Hound BrewerySnots
ThirdSteam Bell Beer WorksTiramisu Stout
Specialty and Experimental Beers
FirstParkway Brewing CompanyFloyd Fest Hi-Test
SecondSouth Street BreweryPeanut Butter Cup Soft-Serv
ThirdFair Winds Brewing CompanySirens Lure
Smoked or Wood-Aged Beer
FirstLegend Brewing CompanyBourbon Barrel Brown
SecondAdventure Brewing Company2nd Anniversary Barleywine
ThirdArdent Craft AlesBoubon Barrel Aged Honey Ginger
The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild is a coalition of independent, small and commercial breweries dedicated to growing the craft beer industry in the Commonwealth. 

James River Brewery wins Virginia Craft Brewers Cup 2016.
(left to right) James River Brewery's Blake Sherman (brewer), Shannon Brown (owner), and Carlean Stevens hoist the Craft Brewers Cup.
Photo courtesy Lee Graves.


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