Honey Please™ Wins Prestigious Brewing Honor in Honey Beer Category
Denton, Texas • 10/7/2017— Armadillo Ale Works™ received a bronze medal at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition. Presented by the Brewers Association, GABF is the largest commercial beer competition in the world and recognizes the most outstanding beers produced in the United States. The top three winners in the competition’s 98 beer-style categories were announced October 7 at the Great American Beer Festival awards ceremony held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.
“This is such an honor. With so many great beers out there, it’s nice to hear that one of your own is one of the best,” said Bobby Mullins, Co-Founder and Head Brewer at Armadillo Ale Works™.
Armadillo Ale Works™ was recognized in the honey beer-style category for its Honey Please, a blonde ale brewed with Texas wildflower honey and mesquite beans. Armadillo Ale Works™ is a craft brewery located in Denton, Texas that specializes in culinary-inspired ales with an adventurous approach brewing.
The 2017 GABF competition winners were selected by an international panel of 276 expert judges from 7,923 entries, plus 118 Pro-Am entries, received from 2,217 U.S. breweries.
“Each year the Great American Beer Festival showcases the best that American brewers have to offer,” said Chris Swersey, competition manager, Great American Beer Festival. “With a record 8,000 + entries, this year’s competition was the most competitive to date. Congratulations to all the winners who truly demonstrated why the U.S. is the world’s best and most diverse brewing nation.”
For more GABF competition information, including the 2017 winners list and photos, visit GreatAmericanBeerFestival.com.