DC Brau Brewing
July 17, 2012
Los Angeles, CA – DC Brau Brewing Company came home to DC from the 2012 Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition with two medals in tow. DC Brau’s Penn Quarter Porter, a dark beer with rich chocolate and coffee notes, took home the gold medal in the Robust Porter category. While the Public, DC Brau’s flagship pale ale, nabbed a silver medal for American-Style Pale Ale.
The Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition, held on June 9th at the L.A. County Fair, is an annual beer festival organized and run by the L.A. County Fair and open to any licensed brewery or brewpub. This year, the competition featured many top names in the brew world, including Grand Teton Brewing, Maui Brewing Company, Boston Beer Company, Ska Brewing Company and many others.
“We’re extremely honored and humbled to be judged alongside some of our favorite beers, and to be acknowledged for two of the brews we made during our first year,” said CEO Brandon Skall. Head Brewer and President Jeff Hancock added, “We’re very grateful that our beers won a gold and a silver in L.A., and we look forward to winning more medals in future competitions like the World Beer Cup and the Great American Beer Festival.” This year alone, DC Brau plans to enter eight beers in the Great American Beer Festival, the largest and most influential beer fest in the United States.
DC Brau Brewing Company, founded in 2009, is located in North East Washington, D.C. Co-founders Brandon Skall and Jeff Hancock are DC locals with a passion for brewing, complimented by years of experience in beverage distribution. DC Brau’s signature brews include: The Public (Pale Ale), The Corruption (IPA), and The Citizen (Belgian style Ale), with seasonal and special brews to follow. For more information on DC Brau, visit http://www.dcbrau.com.