Saugatuck Brewing’s ESB/Amber named Best in Show, World Expo of Beer 2012

By Kerry ODonohue

(Douglas, MI) – Saugatuck Brewing Company is pleased to announce their ESB/Amber has been awarded overall “Best in Show” at the World Expo of Beer competition, held on April 28 in Frankenmuth, MI.  This year’s competition included over 600 entries from 73 breweries in 13 states and from 10 countries.   Inspired by English pub ales, the ESB (Extra Special Bitter)/Amber is brewed with 6 different malts as well as Tettnang, Goldings and Willamette hops.  It is available in 6-packs and on tap throughout Michigan. SBC also was awarded a Silver medal in the Spice/Herb category for their Serrano Pepper Ale.  

Saugatuck Brewing Co. is a microbrewery with a traditional Irish style pub and upscale banquet room, “The Singapore Room” featuring hand crafted beer, wine, food, and service. Fifteen unique beer styles, all brewed in house, plus wine and hard cider are served daily in the Pub.   “SBC” also distributes six styles in 6 and 4-packs, plus kegs throughout lower Michigan.  The brewery also features the only active brew-on-premise facility in Michigan, utilizing five copper kettles and an array of natural ingredients and recipes, for the public to become “Brewmaster for a Day.”

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Company: Saugatuck Brewing Company
Contact: Kerry O'Donohue