Monday, April 27, 2015

2015 World Expo Of Beer Commercial Competition Winners

Written by  Paul Starr
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We are excited to share the winners of the 2015 World Expo of Beer Commercial Competition in Frankenmuth, Mi on April 25, 2015. This year their were 461 entries with 63 breweries. 
2015 World Expo of Beer Commercial Competition

 

Best of Show

Smooth Operator - Right Brain - Traverse City

Category 1 - Light Lager - 18 entries

  • Gold - Hell’s Half Mile - Tri City Bay - City, MI
  • Silver - PBR Light - Pabst - Milwaukee, WI
  • Bronze - Black Label - Pabst - Milwaukee, WI


Category 2 - Pilsner - 19 entries

  • Gold - Grolsch - Grolsch - Enschede, NETH
  • Silver - Easy Way - Mountain Town - Mt. Pleasant, MI
  • Bronze - Samuel Adams Downtime - Boston Beer - Boston, MA


Category 3 - European Amber Lager - 10 entries

  • Gold - Amber Lager - Wolverine - Ann Arbor, MI
  • Silver - Springfest - Lumberbarons - Bay City, MI
  • Bronze - Lazy Daze Amber - Rochester Mills - Auburn Hills, MI


Category 4 - Dark Lager - 4 entries

  • Gold - Donk Dunkel -  Rockford - Rockford, MI
  • Silver - Widow Maker Black - Keweenaw - Houghton, MI
  • Bronze - Lumber jack Lager - Midland - Midland, MI


Category 5 - Bock - 11 entries

  • Gold  - Samuel Adams Double Bock - Boston Beer Boston, MA
  • Silver - Deviator - Cameron’s - Oakville, ON
  • Bronze - Poop Your Pants - Perrin - Comstock Park, MI


Category 6 - Light Hybrid - 17 entries

  • Gold - Smooth Operator - Right Brain - Traverse City, MI
  • Silver - Samuel Adams Escape Route - Boston Beer - Boston, MA
  • Bronze - Canoe Paddler - Leinenkugel - Milwaukee, WI


Category 7 - Amber Hybrid - 14 entries

  • Gold - Village Reserve - Shorts - Elk Rapids, MI
  • Silver - Pryed - Bravo Zulu - Williamsburg, MI
  • Bronze - Samuel Adams Boston Ale - Boston Beer - Boston, MA


Category 8 - English Pale Ale - 9 entries

  • Gold - Will Power - Right Brain - Traverse City, MI
  • Silver - Midland Pale Ale - Midland - Midland, MI
  • Bronze - Penniless Hippie - Tri City - Bay City, MI


Category 9 - Scottish/Irish- 12 entries

  • Gold - Call The Banners - Perrin - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Silver - O’Brien’s Red - Rockford - Rockford, MI
  • Bronze - Samuel Adams Irish Red - Boston Beer - Boston, MA


Category 10 - American Ale - 37 entries

  • Gold - Ratchet Jaw - Lumberbarons - Bay City, MI
  • Silver - Brooklyn Brown - Brooklyn - Brooklyn, NY
  • Bronze - Not Awarded


Category 11 - English Brown Ale - 5 entries

  • Gold - Brownhoist - Tri City - Bay City, MI
  • Silver - Super Crown - Mitten - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Bronze - Wind Walker - 51 North - Lake Orion, MI


Category 12 - Porter - 9 entries

  • Gold - Faustian - Wolverine - Ann Arbor, MI
  • Silver - Sweet Potato - Perrin - Comstock Park, MI
  • Bronze - Pier Cove - Saugatuck - Douglas, MI


Category 13 - Stout - 34 entries

  • Gold - Imperial Stout - Arcadia Ales - Kalamazoo, MI
  • Silver - Milkshake - Rochester Mills - Auburn Hills, MI
  • Bronze - Sheehan’s - Rockford - Rockford, MI


Category 14 - India Pale Ale - 61 entries

  • Gold - Batch 69 - Frankenmuth - Frankenmuth, MI
  • Silver - Two Hearted - Bell’s - Comstock, MI
  • Bronze - Not awarded


Category 15 - German Wheat and Rye - 3 entries

  • Gold - Not Awarded
  • Silver - Not Awarded
  • Bronze - Not awarded


Category 16 - Belgian/French - 22 entries

  • Gold - Bam Biere - Jolly Pumpkin - Dexter, MI
  • Silver - Summershine - Fenton - Fenton, MI
  • Bronze - IO Saison - Jolly Pumpkin - Dexter, MI


Category 17 - Sour - 5 entries

  • Gold - Roselare - Perrin - Comstock Park, MI
  • Silver - Framboozled - Arbor Ann - Arbor, MI
  • Bronze - Stony Brook Red - Boston Beer - Boston, MA


Category 18 - Belgian - 24 entries

  • Gold Tetravis - Boston Beer - Boston, MA
  • Silver New World - Boston Beer - Boston, MA
  • Bronze Tripel Lindy - Mountain Town - Mt. Pleasant, MI


Category 19 - Strong Ale - 18 entries

  • Gold - 2010 Cereal Killer - Arcadia Ales - Kalamazoo, MI
  • Silver - 2014 Cereal Killer - Arcadia Ales - Kalamazoo, MI
  • Bronze - Shovel Strong - Tri City - Bay City, MI


Category 20 - Fruit Beer - 17 entries

  • Gold - Peach Gruit - Mountain Town - Mt. Pleasant, MI
  • Silver  - Samuel Adams Porch Rocker - Boston Beer - Boston, MA
  • Bronze - Coal Stokers - Mountain Town - Mt. Pleasant, MI


Category 21 - Spice/Herb/Vegetable - 13 entries

  • Gold - Resurrection X - Mountain Town - Mt. Pleasant, MI
  • Silver - Serrano Pepper - Saugatuck - Douglas, MI
  • Bronze - Island Fever - Latitude 42 - Portage, MI


Category 22 - Smoke/Wood - 22 entries

  • Gold - Smokey CEO - Right Brain - Traverse City, MI
  • Silver - Matador - Flying Monkey - Barrie, ON
  • Bronze - London Porter - Arcadia Ales - Kalamazoo, MI


Category 23 - Specialty - 34 entries

  • Gold - Barista - Wolverine - Ann Arbor, MI
  • Silver - Decadent - Atwater - Detroit, MI
  • Bronze - Manifesto - Flying Monkey - Barrie, ON


Category 24/25/26 - Mead - 6 entries

  • Gold - White Mead - Superior Lakes - Harrison Twp, MI
  • Silver - Singularity - Superior Lakes - Harrison Twp, MI
  • Bronze - Pear Pyment - Superior Lakes - Harrison Twp, MI


Category 27/28 - Cider - 28 entries

  • Gold - Brownslane - Crispin - Colfax, CA
  • Silver - Cinful Apple - Angry Orchard - Boston, MA
  • Bronze - Perry - Uncle John’s - St, Johns, MI

Category 29 - Malternative - 1 entry

  • Gold - Not Your Father’s Root Beer - Small Town - Wauconda, IL
  • Silver - Not awarded
  • Bronze - Not awarded
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.