Press release:
LICKABLE STAVES wins
best of show
at the 2017 san diego
international beer competition

 

June 17, 2017 - San Diego, CA

Council Brewing - Magic Factory won BEST OF SHOW for Lickable Staves at the 11th Annual, 2017 San Diego International Beer Competition & Festival held at the San Diego County Fair.  This Sour Red Ale, aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels with Balaton Cherries, competed with 1,564 entries from 20 countries and 23 states across 57 categories. Lickable Staves won GOLD in the Brett and Other Sour Beer category, along with their other recent foeder aged beer release Broken Wand Raspberries which took BRONZE in the same category. This comes on the heals of Council's BEST OF SHOW win in the 2016 Los Angeles International Beer Competition with a Barrel Aged Old Ale (Gaderian). Full Details about the beer can be found here.

Curtis & Liz Chism accepting the 2017 BEST OF SHOW award at the San Diego International Beer Competition.

Curtis & Liz Chism accepting the 2017 BEST OF SHOW award at the San Diego International Beer Competition.

Council Brewing Company, founded in 2014, is located in the Kearny Mesa community of San Diego. Council Brewing believes that beer brings people together in community, and they nurture that belief in their San Diego Tasting Room with a welcoming environment and friendly beertenders. They place a tremendous emphasis on creating unique beers with intense aromas and flavors that are well balanced and drinkable, offering a wide variety of styles with an emphasis on IPA’s and Sour Beers.  

They have built their reputation on mixed fermented sour ales which are now being produced under the Council Brewing - Magic Factory label. Council is a multiple award winning brewery, including many medals and two Best of Show wins in international competitions, and multiple sour beers have been recognized by Rate Beer as top Beers in the World in both 2016 & 2017. 

Their beers are available around Southern California and their Tasting Room

7705 Convoy Court, San Diego, CA 92111 | (858) 256-0038

Best of Show Award Winner - 2017 San Diego International Beer Festival

Best of Show Award Winner - 2017 San Diego International Beer Festival