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Seattle, WA, June 17, 2017: Specialty Competitions LLC is proud to release the results of the fifth annual Washington Beer Awards®. This year 98 Washington breweries received recognition of gold, silver, and bronze medals in 64 award category groupings.(Download full release)

 

Seattle, WA, June 5, 2017: Join us as we reveal the best beers from the top breweries in Washington State! A team of 75 trained beer judges evaluated 1,207 beers from 165 Washington breweries at the fifth annual Washington Beer Awards and awarded gold, silver, and bronze medals in 64 categories. This was the largest single state professional beer competition held to date.(Download full release)

 

Seattle, WA, June 18, 2016: Specialty Competitions LLC is proud to release the results of the fourth annual Washington Beer Awards®. This year 86 Washington breweries received recognition of gold, silver, and bronze medals in 56 award category groupings. (Download full release)

 

Seattle, WA, June 8, 2016: Join us as we reveal the best beers from the top breweries in Washington State! Over 70 trained beer judges evaluated 950 beers from 139 Washington breweries at the fourth annual Washington Beer Awards and awarded gold, silver, and bronze medals in 56 categories.(Download full release)

 

Seattle, WA, March 1, 2016: Specialty Competitions LLC is proud to announce the return of the Washington Beer Awards®, the craft beer competition designed specifically to support Washington’s professional brewers. This is the fourth year for the Washington-only competition that provides an opportunity for all of Washington’s craft brewers to compete in a blind judging format and fosters recognition of brewing excellence in Washington.(Download full release)

 

Seattle, WA, June 20, 2015: Specialty Competitions LLC is proud to release the results of the third annual Washington Beer Awards®. Seventy Washington breweries received recognition of gold, silver, and bronze medals in 45 award category groupings.(Download full release)

 

Seattle, WA, June 9, 2015: On May 30th Specialty Competitions LLC held the state’s third Washington Beer Awards, a professional beer competition open to all of Washington’s breweries. This competition drew 716 entries from more than 107 breweries spread all over the state. The competition was held at Elliott Bay Public House & Brewery with over 50 trained beer judges evaluating beers spanning over 100 styles from the Brewers Association Beer Style Guidelines.  (Download full release)

 

Seattle, WA, February 17, 2015: Specialty Competitions LLC is proud to announce the return of the Washington Beer Awards®, the craft beer competition designed specifically to support Washington’s professional brewers. This is the third year for the Washington-only competition that provides an opportunity for all of Washington’s craft brewers to compete in a blind judging format and fosters recognition of brewing excellence in Washington.  (Download full release)

 

Seattle, WA, June 16, 2014: Specialty Competitions LLC is proud to release the results of the second annual Washington Beer Awards®. More than 50 breweries received recognition of gold, silver, and bronze medals in 33 category groupings. (Download full release)

 

Seattle, WA, May 28, 2014: On May 10th Specialty Competitions LLC held the state’s second Washington Beer Awards, a professional beer competition open to all of Washington’s breweries. This competition drew 460 entries from more than 70 breweries spread all over the state. The competition was held at Elliott Bay Public House & Brewery with around 40 trained beer judges evaluating (Download full release)

 

Seattle, WA, February 5, 2014: Specialty Competitions LLC is proud to announce the return of the Second Annual Washington Beer Awards®, a craft beer competition designed specifically to support Washington’s professional brewers. This Washington-only competition provides an opportunity for all of Washington’s craft brewers to compete in a blind judging format and fosters recognition of brewing excellence in Washington. (Download full release)

 

Seattle, WA, June 19, 2013: Specialty Competitions LLC is proud to release the results of the first ever Washington Beer Awards®. More than 40 breweries received recognition of gold, silver, and bronze medals in 26 category groupings. (Download full release)

 

Seattle, WA, June 3, 2013: On May 18th Specialty Competitions LLC. held the state’s first Washington Beer Awards, a professional beer competition open to all of Washington’s breweries. This inaugural competition drew over 400 entries from nearly 70 breweries spread all over the state. The competition was held at Elliott Bay Public House & Brewery with around 40 trained beer judges evaluating beers spanning over 90 styles from the Brewers Association Beer Style Guidelines. (Download full release)