Lincoln Avenue, Unit 100 Pasadena,
Craftsman Brewing Company, the smallest microbrewery in Southern California, is
proud to announce that it has won six medals in the 2002 Los Angeles County Fair
Commercial Beer Competition. Craftsman led the competition in total awards won
by a single brewery.
Mark Jilg received five gold ribbons representing five first place wins, and a
silver ribbon representing one second place win in six different style
categories of the competition.
Place: Scotch Isle Ale -
Scottish Strong/Old Ale category
Heavenly Hefe - Bavarian Weizen/Wheat
Orange Grove Ale - Fruit Beer
Triple White Sage - Spice/Herb
Rye Pale Ale -
Experimental/Historical Beer category
Place: Smoked Black Lager - Smoked Flavored Beer category
said, “I’m overjoyed with the results of the competition. Winning this many
awards in a statewide competition with over 120 entries is a great indicator of
the quality and craftsmanship of the flavorful beers offered by Craftsman. It is
a real honor to be recognized by my peers in the brewing industry this way.”
The public is invited to taste
samples of Craftsman’s beers at the Los Angeles County Fair Commercial Beer
Tasting Booth sponsored by the competition organizers. Hours are from 10 a.m. to
10 p.m. daily, September 13th through September 29th.
Craftsman Brewing Company is the
brewer of Orange Grove Ale, Triple White Sage, Poppy Fields Pale Ale and
Craftsman IPA draft beers. Craftsman was founded in 1995 in Pasadena,
California, and produces approximately 450 barrels of beer per year.
more information, contact Mark Jilg at 626-296-ALES (2537)