Thank you to everyone that joined us at the West Side Beer Board last week to celebrate the winner of this year’s Up Cup Competition and the art of home brewing.

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This year’s winners

 

1st: Brandon KG Schaefer with Purple Reign Saison brewed with blackberries and Earl Grey tea

2nd: Tony Valenza of FT Wayne IN with American Warrior Pale Ale

3rd: Marshall Vantuyl of Kansas City MO with Blushing Barleywine

 

We’re looking forward to working with Brandon later this summer on his beer. Look out for Purple Reign on tap at our brew pubs and tasting rooms!
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Thanks to the Bloomington Hop Jockeys for sharing their Champagne Velvet creations.

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Photo: Ron Smith

 

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Photo: Ron Smith