Tarboro Brewing Co. wins medals at 'Beer Wars' competition


From Contributed Reports

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The Tarboro Brewing Co. took home a gold medal for its Belgian-style Pale Ale Nana’s Roof; a silver medal for its Rye IPA First Ryed; and a bronze medal for its Belgian-Dubbel style Downtown Abbaye.

All About Beer Magazine and Amoretti presented the Beer Army Beer Wars in association with the North Carolina Homebrewers Alliance and the Beer Army Foundation. This was a commercial beer judging contest that was hosted in the heart of southern beer country from Jan. 13-14 at NoDa Brewing Co. in Charlotte.

This year, the competition fielded 709 entries from 43 states, five Canadian provinces, Belgium, England and Ireland. The event was open to all commercial breweries, featuring ale and lager categories supported by the Beer Judge Certification Program. This was a BJCP- sanctioned event with all judging being done by a double blind panel of BJCP-certified judges and beer industry leaders.

Gold, silver and bronze medals were awarded to the top three finishers in each beer judging category. Medalists in attendance were announced at the Jolly Skull Beer and Wine Festival on Jan. 20 at the Greenville Convention Center.