12 July 2016
From Rahr & Sons:
July 12, 2016 — Fort Worth, Texas — Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. has been recognized as one of the top 10 breweries in the country in the 2016 U.S. Open Beer Championship. The only North Texas brewery on the list, Rahr & Sons tied for number 10 with Elm City Brewing in New Hampshire.
Rahr & Sons also won three medals for individual beers. The Regulator received gold for the best Dopple/Strong Bock, Summertime Wheat tied for gold among the German Hefeweizens, and Rahr’s Blonde won silver in the Muchner Helles - Light category. Notably, The Regulator won gold in the 2014 U.S. Open Beer Championship and received back-to-back medals in the Great American Beer Festival in 2014 and 2015.
Almost 5,000 beers representing 90 styles were judged blind. Submissions from around the world included professional breweries and home brewers.
“Rahr & Sons is beyond proud to represent North TX and be recognized as one of the top-breweries in the country,” said Fritz Rahr, owner of Rahr & Sons. “I commend our entire team for consistently making many award winning craft beers that put us in great company among the best of the best.”