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Mekong Wins

Mekong Restaurant Accepts Award for Great American Beer Bars Competition

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During the 2013 Great American Beer Festival® Awards, An Bui from Mekong Restaurant in Richmond, Va., was presented with’s Great American Beer Bar award for the second year in a row. More than 37,000 votes were cast in this year’s competition, a 23 percent increase from last year, resulting in the top three overall and regional winners.

“Winning the Great American Beer Bar competition did not just mean a lot to us at Mekong, but to all of the loyal craft beer fans of Richmond, Virginia who we are fortunate enough to have as customers,” said An Bui, beer director of Mekong. “Richmond has one of the best craft beer cultures in the U.S. and continually tries to cultivate the beer religion in the area. We believe and stand by our motto that beer is the answer and are pleased to celebrate this honor with all of our local friends in town.”

View the 2013 Great American Beer Bars winners.

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