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Kudos to “America’s Best Beers”

zymurgia® The magazine announces the winners of the annual survey

Boulder, Colorado. — Say hello to the best beer… stout and IPA! zymurgia magazine, the publication of American Homebrew Association (AHA)today unveiled the results of its 17and annual survey of the best beers in America. AHA members nominated and voted on bids from more than 7,400 brewers nationwide, with Bell’s Two Hearted Ale winning first place for the third year in a row.

“Being selected as a winner for this esteemed list is no small feat. All of this year’s winners feature exceptional flavors, expertly crafted by some of the brewing industry’s top talents,” said Gary Glass, Director of the American Homebrewers Association “I want to congratulate all of this year’s winners and toast to their exemplary beers favorites by home brewers and beer lovers.”

“It is an honor to once again be recognized among the top spots among so many great breweries and beers. Only the best Centennial hops, the commitment to quality of the entire Bell team and the splendor of our State of “origin are all part of the beauty of Two Hearted Ale. There is another vital element, the beer lover,” said John Mallett, Operations Manager, Bell’s Brewery. “We are truly honored to be recognized by the finest palaces of home brewing.”

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Top ranked beers: 1.Bell’s
Beer with two hearts* 2. Russian River
Pliny the Elder* 3. Sierra Nevada
White beer* 4. Founders
KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) 5. The Alchemist
Heady topper* 6. CBS Founders
(Canadian Breakfast Stout) T7. Founders
IPA all day T7. bells
Hopslam* T9. Founders
Stout breakfast T9. WeldWerks

Juicy Bites*
Top ranked breweries: 1. Bell Brewery, Inc.,
Comstock, Mich.* 2. Founders Brewing Co.,
Grand Rapids, Mich. 3. Russian River Brewing Co.,
Santa Rosa and Windsor, California* 4. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.,
Chico, California and Mills River, North Carolina* 5. Dogfish Head Craft Brewery,
Milton, Del.* 6. Tree House Brewing Co.,
Charlton, Mass.* 7. The Alchemist,
Stowe, Vermont* 8. Deschutes Brewery,
Bend, OR.* 9. Odell Brewing Co.,
Fort Collins, CO* T10. Firestone Walker Brewing Co.,
Paso Robles, California* T10. Stone Brewing,

Escondido, California*The full list of ” by Zymurgy Best Beers in America,” the top-ranked breweries and results by state are available

. For home brewers interested in replicating these winning beers at home, clone recipes are available . Recipes from previous year’s winners can be unlocked by joining the American Homebrewers Association. With annual subscriptions starting at $38, members receive unlimited access to award-winning recipes, a zymurgia

subscription, the homebrew magazine for home brewers since 1978, and more. Contact:

Alex Kofsky, on behalf of the American Homebrewers Association, (212) 255-75417

About the American Homebrewers AssociationThe American Homebrewers Association ® (AHA) has worked on behalf of the homebrewing community since 1978 and celebrates a membership of over 46,000 homebrewers. the American Homebrew Association organizes events includingHomebrew Con ™ and theNational Homebrew Competition . The AHA also publisheszymurgia ® magazine for home brewers and beer lovers, and offers savings deals and recipes through theBrewing Guru ® mobile app. The AHA is part of the Brewers Association (BA), whose independent craft brewer seal is a widely adopted symbol that differentiates beers from small independent craft brewers. BAsBrewers publications ® is the leading publisher of contemporary brewing literature relevant to today’s craft brewers and home brewers. Beer lovers and anyone who wants to make their own beer are invited to learn more . Follow the AHA onTwitter , Facebook andinstagram


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