Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Saugatuck Brewing Company’s Reverend Monk named USBTC Grand National Champion

Written by  Paul Starr
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SBC is pleased to announce Reverend Monk has been awarded Grand National Champion, Belgian/Abbey category of the Winter 2014-15 U.S. Beer Tasting Championships. The style earned the distinction by 1st being awarded “Best in the Midwest” before moving on to nationals where it was the 1st ever style to receive a #1 rating by all judges.
Distributed in 4-packs and on tap, Reverend Monk (10% ABV) is part of SBC's Brewer's Reserve Series. It is described as “A traditional Belgian Tripel with complex flavors of clove, banana, and spicy esters. Deep yellow in color and medium bodied with a sweet finish.

In addition, SBC’s Barrel Aged Neapolitan Milk Stout was awarded “Best in the Midwest” in the stout category.

Saugatuck Brewing Co., founded in 2005 is a microbrewery with a traditional family style pub featuring a full menu, outdoor seating and live entertainment year round. Fifteen unique beer styles, all brewed in house, plus wine and hard cider are served daily in the Pub. “SBC” also distributes fourteen styles in 6 and 4-packs. These plus many others are also available on tap throughout Michigan and several additional Midwestern states . The brewery also features the only active brew-on-premise facility in Michigan, utilizing five copper kettles and an array of natural ingredients and recipes, for the public to become “Brewmaster for a Day.”
Paul Starr

Paul Starr

Paul Starr is the creator of the I'm a Beer Hound and one of the organizer and the driving force behind Art & Craft Beerfest, Lansing Beer Fest, Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring & Fall. When he's not working on Beer Hound he's probably watching the Lions, Tigers or Red Wings. Being a recent new Dad of twins, he doesn't have much extra time these days for mischief.