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The 4th edition of the USA Beer Ratings confirms that the craft beer movement continues to drive quality, packaging, and value. The beer competition that took place in July in San Francisco is pleased to confirm Dr. Lupulin from Revision Brewing won the best beer award.
Doctor Lupulin is brewed with loads of hops but is not too bitter. A high ABV brew that is easy to drink without excessive alcohol heat.
The USA Beer Ratings looks to recognize, reward, and help promote beer brands that have successfully been created to identify with and target a specific beer drinker. For any beer brand to earn its place on a retailer’s shelf or a restaurant’s beer list - and then vitally stay there - they need to be marketable and consumer-driven and not just produced in the general hope it can find enough people willing to sell and buy it. That is why the USA Beer Ratings are different. It will single out and shine the spotlight on those beer brands that consumers really want to buy and have a clear market value for trade buyers.
This year’s competition was the best as far as the quality of beers entered, according to the judges.
To win a USA Beer Ratings award you will need to score highly in all three areas of our judging criteria. You might have an outstanding quality beer, but if the price and packaging are not right, you will not be recognized by the USA Beer Ratings.
Scoring system USA Beer Ratings score is decided on the following judging formula: Q (Quality Score) + Value Score (V) + Package Score (P) = USA Beer Ratings Score. A separate weighted score will be given for each of the three parts of the judging process. The scores will be calculated to give a final score out of 100 from which individual prizes will be awarded.
Quality Score: will be marked out of 100
Value Score: will be marked out of 100
Package Score: will be marked out of 100
Gold: to receive a Gold medal you need to score 90 or over. Silver: you need to score between 80-89. Bronze: you need to score between 70-79.
Here are the top winners:
Best Beer By Quality: Monk's Café Grand Cru by Brouwerij Van Steenberge, Belgium.
Best Beer By Value: Lush Puppy by Bootstrap Brewing, United States.
Best Beer By Packaging: Dr. Lupulin by Revision Brewing Company
Best In Show By Country, United States: Dr. Lupulin by Revision Brewing Company
Best In Show By Country, Belgium: Monk's Café Grand Cru by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Best In Show By Country, Taiwan: Buckskin Heller by Bock King Car Group
Best In Show By Country, France: Kiara IPA Domaine by Terra Vecchia
Best In Show By Country, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela: Chumaceiro Art Brewers - Golden Ale Grupo Chumaceiro
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