11 July 2016
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.
XII, Belgian Quadruple
Hard Root Beer, Alcoholic Root Beer
Root Beer, Non-Alcoholic Root Beer
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.”