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The Summer 2017 USBTC is planned for August 11, 12 & 13 in Manchester, NH Get your Entry form and Style Sheet here. Summer 2017 Entry Form Summer 2017 Style Sheet 
Click Here for The Full List of USBTC Winter 2017 Winners  

Your Winter 2017 USBTC Grand Champions!!!
Category            Grand Champion Brewer                         Location
Whiskey Barrel Aged              Beer Dixie Dirt Tampa Bay Brewing Company Tampa, FL
Non-whiskey Aged Beer Lion's Share IV Lakewood Brewing Co.         Garland, TX
                         (Anniversary Ale)
Barleywine                  Coming Home 2016 Grand Teton Brewing Company Victor, ID
Strong Ale                  Royston Rye IPA Spencer Devon Brewing Fredericksburg, VA
American Black Ale          Jukebox Hero Revolution Brewing         Chicago, IL
Imperial Stout          Serpents Stout The Lost Abbey         San Marco, CA
Stout                  XXXXX Stout Pike Brewing Company         Seattle, WA
Porter                  Retro Porter M.I.A. Beer Company         Doral, FL
Brown Ale                  Boom Brown Ale Tampa Bay Brewing Company Tampa, FL
Scottish-Style Ale                  Big Sound                 Cigar City Brewing Company Tampa, FL
(Bourbon Barrel)
Belgian-Style Ale                  Angry Elf Big Bear Brewing Company         Coral Springs, FL
Dark Lager/Dunkel                  Angler Black Lager Barley Creek Brewing Company Tannersville, PA
Vienna/Marzen Lager          Temblorfest Temblor Brewing         Bakersfield, CA
Spice Beer                  Gingy Tampa Bay Brewing Company Tampa, FL
Pumpkin Beer                  Pumpkin Ale Rahr & Son                  Fort Worth, TX
Bean Beer                  Marshal Zhukov’s Cigar City Brewing Company Tampa, FL



Your Summer 2016 USBTC Grand Champions !!!
Category         Grand Champion           Brewer                         Location
Imperial IPA/Red Ale B-20 Bombadier         Copperpoint Brewing Co.              Boynton Beach, FL
India Pale Ale                 Renegade IPA                 Old Schoolhouse Brewery         Winthrop, WA
Pale Ale                 Party Juice         Infamous Brewing Company         Austin, TX
Amber/Red Ale         Ragged Mountain Red Ale Flying Goose Brew Pub                 New London, NH
Bitter/ESB         Old Thumper                 The Shipyard Brewery         Portland, ME
Belgian/French Specialty Red Sky at Morning Heavy Seas Beer                 Baltimore, MD
Belgian Wit         Organic White         Lakefront Brewery                Milwaukee, WI
Golden Ale/Kolsch         Das Kolsch         Newburyport Brewing Co.        Newburyport, MA
Bock/Doppelbock         Samuel Adams Double Bock Boston Beer Company        Boston, MA
Pilsner                 Sound Czech Pils         Terrapin Beer Company                Athens, GA
Dortmunder/Helles         Southern Helles         Southern Barrel Brewing Co.        Bluffton, SC
Wheat Beer                Summertime Wheat         Rahr & Sons Brewing Co.        Fort Worth, TX
Fruit Beer        The Older the Berry, Franklin’s Brewery                Hyattsville, MD
                       The Sweeter the Juice
Sour Beer        Samuel Adams                  Boston Beer Company         Boston, MA
Stony Brook Red
Rye Beer                Imperial Rye IPA         Reuben’s Brews                 Seattle, WA
Brett Beer        The Claussenii Projekt v 1.0 Flying Goose Brew Pub                 New London, NH
Click Here for The USBTC Winter 2015 2016 Press Release & 

Styles being Awarded are

Barrel Aged - Whisky and non Whisky Aged
Barley Wine
Strong-Old Ale
American Black Ale - Or Black IPA
Imperial Stout
Scottish Style                                                           
Belgian Abby-Strong
Brown Ale
Black-Dark Lager
Spice-Herb Beer
This years pull out categories are
Belgian Trippels
Bean Beer (Coffee-Choclate-Vanilla, etc)


- Click Here for How to Enter The USBTC-



Click Here for full and regional Winter 2015 USBTC results

At USBTC, we have but one simple mission, and that is to find the best beers in America. We are not a corporation or affiliated with a particular beer marketing organization or brewery, we are simply beer lovers whose goal is to find the best beers in America and share those results with you.

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Thanks to Victory Brewing for a Great USBTC Write up - Click here

“A great craft beer award concept executed by great people.  The USBTC is one of only four competitions we enter and we truly value the opportunity to submit Peticolas beers alongside those of industry giants.  USBTC honors awarded to Peticolas provide our team with a great sense of accomplishment and are a huge source of pride.” -  Michael Peticolas - Peticolas brewing

"We really admire the work of the USBTC" Bill Covaleski - Victory Brewing

"I always look at the winners of the USBTC as the industry leaders." Russ Kilsch - Lakefront Brewery

 "We appreciate the USBTC and the attention to qualifying great beers" Dave Engbers - Founders Brewing

"The regional nature of the USBTC makes it unique and, in my opinion, special...The USBTC provides the kind of feedback most beer consumers are interested in; a breakdown of the top producers by style and region, and it's just fundamentally cool to know that a pale ale coming out of Alabama could win its region and go on to compete against the best pale ales being produced in beercentric states like California, Oregon and Colorado."  Joey Redner - Cigar City Brewing

"It's is a real honor to win a Grand Champion Award from the USBTC." Kirby Nelson - Capital Brewing

"We are so happy to be part of USBTC and will continue to support them and their efforts" Walter Trifari - Coastal Brewing

“We’re thrilled to have our flagship beer recognized as the best of its kind in our region,” - Chris Trogner Tröegs Brewing

"We're very excited and honored by the recognition that we receive from the USBTC. Twice a year, our brewers are given the opportunity to see how well Port Brewing and Lost Abbey beers stack up against those from other great brewing regions. The results speak loudly about the commitment to excellence our brewers uphold each and every day." Tomme Arthur - Port and Lost Abby Brewing


Spiegelau - The offical Glassware of the USBTC -
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