Island Brewing Company lands six medals at the Los Angeles International Beer Competition


Note: The following is a press release from Island Brewing Company

Island Brewing Company lands six medals at the Los Angeles International Beer Competition

Carpinteria, CA – Island Brewing Company posted six medals at the Los Angeles International Beer Competition, judged April 18-19. A panel of certified beer judges critiqued hundreds of beers from the US and abroad in a blind-taste format covering 89 beer styles. Beers were judged against others of similar styles as defined by the Brewer’s Association Style Guidelines.

Island Brewing Company beers won for the following styles:

Gold Medal  –  Island Blonde,  German-style Kolsch category
Gold Medal – King Tide Double IPA,  Imperial India Pale Ale category
Silver Medal –  Starry Night Stout, Foreign-style Stout category
Silver Medal – Bourbon Barrel- Aged Jubilee, Wood and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer categorySilver Medal – Big Island Barley Wine,  Barley Wine Style Ale categoryBronze Medal – Variance Belgian IPA , American-Belgo Style Ale category.

“It’s great to see the hard work and focus in the cellar paying off,” said head brewer Ryan Morrill. “We have a great, passionate team and it shows in our beer. It’s a exceptional time for craft beer–there’s more breweries and great beer out there than ever before and it is exciting to be a part of it. We’ve got some new beers coming out soon, so stay tuned.”

Island Brewing Company is open MondayThursday from 2-9pm, Friday and Saturday from 11-10pm and Sunday from 11-9pm at 5049 6th Street, Carpinteria, CA 93013.  For more information contact Laurie Matthews at Island Brewing Company at (805)745-8272 or laurie@islandbrewingcompany.com.

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