Sugar Mountain Resort, Inc.
1009 Sugar Mountain Drive
Sugar Mountain, NC 28604
CONTACT: Kim Jochl x 262
DATE: August 5, 2013
Sugarbrew’s Best In Show Goes To
Thomas Creek’s Up The Creek – Extreme IPA
Sugar Mountain Ski Resort, North Carolina. Monday, August 5, 2013 -Greenville, South Carolina’s Thomas Creek’s Up the Creek – extreme IPA took top honors in the Best in Show Beer contest during the second annual SugarBrew Festival held on Saturday, August 3rd. Sugar Mountain Ski Resort’s Last Run Lounge will feature Up the Creek throughout the winter season.
From 12:30 – 4:30pm local celebrity personalities powered through forty-three craft brews in six categories to determine this year’s winners. The contest was held in the mix of the festival were passers-by could observe the fun and grueling task of judging. Entries were judged on appearance, smell, taste, after taste, and drinkability. Categories included High Gravity, Ale & Pilsner, Lager, Porter & Stout, and Wheat.
SugarBrew’s Best in Show
1st place: Thomas Creek – Up the Creek Extreme IPA: Greenville, SC
2nd place: Flat Top Brewing – IPA: Banner Elk, NC
3rd place: Brooklyn Brewing – Brooklyn Lager: Brooklyn, NY
Ale’s & Pilsners #1 Flat Top Brewing – IPA: Banner Elk, NC
Porter #1 Triangle Brewing Company – Best of Both Worlds: Durham, NC
High Gravity #1 Thomas Creek Up the Creek Extreme IPA, Greenville, SC
Lager #1 Brooklyn Brewing – Brooklyn Lager: Brooklyn, NY
Wheat #1 Goose Island – 312: Chicago, IL
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