Friday, December 13th, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PROVIDENCE, RI (December 13, 2013) – Rogue Ales & Spirits brought home two gold awards at the 17th Annual Great International Beer & Cider Competition held in Providence, Rhode Island. Rogue Farms Dirtoir Black Lager took top prize in the Schwarzbier Category, and Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout won the Stout Category.
At the festival this year over 575 beers and ciders from breweries and cideries around the world entered in the competition. Each beer was judged in a blind tasting format by 98 professional brewers, beer industry professionals and beer journalists.
Rogue Ales & Spirits, celebrating its Silver 25th Anniversary, is dedicated to saving the terroir of Oregon hops, barley, honey, pumpkins, jalapenos, bees and rye one acre at a time by growing our own at the Rogue Farms in Independence and Tygh Valley, Oregon. All Rogue products are made using ingredients grown on our own two farms. From ground to glass, you can taste the difference.
Rogue Farms Dirtoir Black Lager and Shakespeare Stout are available on draft and in 22 oz. seriographed bottled nationwide, and Shakespeare Stout is also available in six packs starting February 1st.