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Studio Brew wins awards at 2017 Virginia Craft Beer Cup

June 06, 2017

The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild held the 2017 Virginia Craft Beer Cup Awards Ceremony Monday, June 5, 2017, at WestRock in Richmond, Virginia. There were more than 240 brewers in attendance to celebrate excellence in craft beer this year. The Virginia Craft Beer Cup competition was managed by master Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) judge Tom Cannon and 40 judges. The competition also benefits from the continued counsel of Bill Butcher, Port City Brewing, and Bill Madden, Mad Fox Brewing. This year 356 beers in 24 categories were entered into the competition. The judging took place Saturday, May 13th at Fair Winds Brewing Company in Lorton, Virginia.

The Virginia Craft Beer Cup continues to be the largest state competition of its kind in the United States. The VCBG is committed to giving its members the opportunity to compete in VA, obtain critical feedback from certified judges and get noticed statewide. "The Virginia Craft Beer Cup recognizes brilliant independent craft beer and the creativity of the brewers that make it all happen," said Brett Vassey, President & CEO, Virginia Craft Brewers Guild. "Congratulations to all the teams that competed in this year's Cup."

Downtown Bristol brewery Studio Brew picked up two awards at this year's Craft Beer Cup:

Dark British Ale – First Place for Ferguson
Wood Aged and Smoked Beers – First Place for Bourbon Barrel Ferguson

Congratulations, Studio Brew!