nearly 4,000 beers, 526 breweries, 167 judges from 9 countries.
That's the starting point.
I'll continue to update this list of local Philadelphia winners over the next two hours as best I can as the results stream in near real-time.
~ Weyerbacher 16 (style category: Specialty Honey Beer)
~ Tröegs Troegenator (style category: Bock)
~ Ithaca SuperFriends IPA (style category: American-Style Brett Ale)...Flying Fish was part of collaboration
~ Tröegs Sunshine Pils (style category: German-Style Pilsener)....proud to have this on tap at home right now :)
~ Stewart's Maibock (style category: Bock)
~ Rock Bottom-King of Prussia Nevermore (style category: German Style Schwarzbier)
~ Iron Hill Russian Imperial Stout (style category: Imperial Stout)
~ Iron Hill Grand Inquisitor (style category: Wood- and Barrel-Aged Stout)
~ Iron Hill Vienna Red Lager (style category: Vienna Style Lager)
~ Fegley's Brew Works Arctic Alchemy (style category: Old Ale or Strong Ale)
In other news:
~ Large Brewing Company & Brewmaster of the Year - Pabst Brewing Co. (Bob Newman)
~ Mid-size Brewing Company & Brewmaster of the Year (28 eligible) - Firestone Walker (Matt Brynildson) in Paso Robles, CA
~ Small Brewing Company & Brewmaster of the Year (45 eligible) - Chuckanut (Will Kemper) in Bellingham, WA
~ Brewpub Group & Brewmaster of the Year (8 eligible) - TAPS Fishouse (Victor Novak)
~ Large Brewpub & Brewmaster of the Year (18 eligible) - Pizza Port Carlsbad (Jeff Bagby)
~ Small Brewpub & Brewmaster of the Year - Pizza Port Ocean Beach (Yiga Miyashiro)