Sprecher Brewery Wins Four Medals in 2016 U.S. Open Beer Championship

imageFrom Sprecher:

Glendale, WI - Among a field of almost 5,000 beers representing over 90 styles from all across

the globe, Sprecher Brewing Company won four (4) medals—three gold, one bronze--at the

2016 U.S. Open Beer Championship. A multi-national panel of judges from England, Canada

and the U.S. announced the winners.

Gold Medals:


XII, Belgian Quadruple


Hard Root Beer, Alcoholic Root Beer


Root Beer, Non-Alcoholic Root Beer

Bronze Medal:


Commando, Wood/Barrel Ages Strong Scotch Ale

“The U.S. Open is an increasingly tough contest reflective of all the good brewers in the world.  

Last year almost 4,000 beers were entered; this year almost 5,000. Given the competition, we’re

delighted our brewmaster, Craig Burge, & his crew earned so much recognition,” said Anne

Sprecher, communications manager for Sprecher. “We’d also like to congratulate the other

Wisconsin breweries that won awards in this competition. Well deserved.”

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