2015 Minnesota Breweries
Border Battle Weekend 2014 Results and List
Top scores from the judges came in for Sprecher’s Hard Ginger Beer from Wisconsin and Brau Brothers’ Moo Joos from Minnesota. Sprecher took home the Golden Firkin by edging out Brau Brothers with the highest score. One judge commented that the Hard Ginger Beer is “So refreshing! Really stands out in flavor and drinkability”.
From left: Jason Medvec, Big Wood Brewery; Sara Collins, Border Battle Beer Fest; Ty McBee, Head Brewer/Big Wood Brewery; Randy Eckert, Bill’s Distributing for Sprecher Brewery (WI).
Click here for a few delicious Hard Ginger Beer drink recipes.
First Runner Up in Judge’s Pick: Brau Brothers (MN).
People’s Choice Award
Minnesota’s Big Wood Brewery was awarded the People’s Choice Award. Jason Medvec of Big Wood Brewery said, “Thanks to everyone who voted for Big Wood Brewery for the People’s Choice award at this year’s Border Battle Beer Fest. The fest was great exposure for our brewery not to mention we had a blast getting to know people and expanding the fan base for our beers. Winning the award was awesome as well. We’re coming back next year to defend our title!”