Hood River, OR – The winners of the international 2016 Brussels Beer Challenge competition have been officially announced and out of all the beers submitted by American Breweries, Oregon’s own pFriem Family Brewers took home the American Revelation - Fermentis Trophy for their Super Saison. “As brewers, we have a deep love and affinity for the beers of Belgium, they inspire us and challenge us. It is an incredible honor to be awarded this American Revelation award for our Super Saison in the Brussels Beer Challenge. For pFriem to be awarded best of show for American entries with a Belgian inspired beer is a humbling achievement”, says Josh Pfriem, Co-founder/Brewmaster of pFriem Family Brewers.
This year marked the 5th anniversary of the Brussels Beer Challenge. This exceptionally reputable competition brought in 80 international experts to judge over 1,250 entries from all over the world. The beers were reviewed based on their style, typicity, and origin. American craft breweries left with 47 total awards including 14 gold, 10 silver, and 15 bronze.
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About pFriem Family Brewers: pFriem Brewery and its award-winning tasting room is located in Hood River, OR, just south of the Washington State border and across the street from the town’s beautiful Waterfront Park. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Columbia and White Salmon rivers while savoring pFriem’s core beers and current seasonals inside or around the fire-pit on the outdoor patio. The pFriem tasting room offers a Belgian-influenced menu, made with locally-sourced ingredients; designed to pair with the pFriem family of artisanal beers.
pFriem Family Brewers (pronounced “freem”) is a Northwest & Belgian inspired 15-barrel brewery and tasting room in Hood River, OR. pFriem artisanal beers are symphonies of flavor and balance, influenced by the great brewers of Belgium, but unmistakably true to our homegrown roots in the Pacific Northwest. Although they are served humbly, each glass is overflowing with pride and a relentless aspiration to brew the best beer in the world. We’ll let you decide.
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