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Press Release: Boulevard Brewing Finds Gold
Posted Monday, October 22nd, 2012 by Tip Top

 

BoulevardOctober 17, 2012 – Kansas City – Boulevard Brewing Company today announced that its representatives returned from the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) carrying two gold medals. Held October 11-13 in Denver, GABF is the largest and among the most important beer competitions in the world. 
 
The brewery’s summer seasonal, Z?N Belgian-Style Witbier, was deemed the best of 50 beers entered in the Belgian-Style Witbier category. 2012 marked the second time that Z?N took top honors, with a gold medal in 2009 to go along with bronze awards in 2003 and 2011. Reverb Imperial Pilsner, which debuted in August as a Smokestack Series seasonal offering, took gold in the Other Strong Beer category, which attracted 55 entries. 
 
“Praise from industry peers is always gratifying,” said Steve Mills, Boulevard’s chief operating officer. “We have some of the most dedicated and talented brewers in the world, and we are all immensely proud of their achievements.” 
 
A panel of 185 expert judges handed out gold, silver and bronze medals in each of 84 categories, consisting of 4,338 entries from 666 breweries. The judges spent three days tasting the beers and determining the winners, bestowing a total of 254 medals at a Saturday awards ceremony in downtown Denver. 
 
About Boulevard Brewing Company
Boulevard Brewing Company has grown to become one of the largest specialty brewers in the Midwest, dedicated to the craft of producing fresh, flavorful beers using traditional ingredients and the best of both old and new brewing techniques. Boulevard beers are distributed in 24 states and in the District of Columbia. For more information, visit www.boulevard.com,facebook.com/Boulevard, or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/Boulevard_Beer.

 

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