Crank Arm Brewing Takes Home Nc Brewers Cup

?Raleigh Beer Guide congratulates local brewer Crank Arm Brewing for winning top honors in the 2014 NC Brewers’ Cup, a competition sponsored by the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild.
September 10, 2014
Raleigh, NC, USA – September 10th, 2014 /PressCable/ —
Raleigh Beer Guide congratulates local brewer Crank Arm for winning the 2014 NC Brewers’ Cup.
RALEIGH, N.C. (September 9, 2014) — The North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild (NCCBG) announced today the winners of the NC Brewers’ Cup, a beer competition that it hosts in partnership with the North Carolina State Fair. Best in Show honors in the commercial division went to Raleigh’s Crank Arm Brewing for its Rickshaw Rye India Pale Ale (IPA).
In the competition’s third year, the number of entries increased from 391 to 410. Mystery Brewing Company in Hillsborough played host to the competition on September 6 and 7. Entries were accepted from both professional and amateur brewers based in North Carolina and were evaluated by 30 professional judges.
Top winners will be displayed in the Education Building during the NC State Fair October 16-26 in Raleigh.
Commercial Brewery Top Honors:
Best in Show: Crank Arm Brewing, Raleigh—Rickshaw Rye IPA
Second Place Overall: Hi-Wire Brewing, Asheville—Hi-Wire Lager
Third Place Overall: Mystery Brewing, Hillsborough—Batch #1 Golden Ale w/ Brett
Honorable Mention Overall: The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Charlotte—Copper
More details can be found at the Raleigh Beer Guide website, including a list of the Home Brewer Top Honors and a link to the winning entries in 23 categories.
About the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild
The North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to advance the interests of the craft breweries of North Carolina and to promote North Carolina craft beer. North Carolina is home to the most craft breweries in the American South, with more than 110 breweries and brewpubs.
Contact Info:Name: Mel JohnsonOrganization: Raleigh Beer GuideWebsite: http://raleighbeerguide.comPhone: 919-374-2423Address: 2401 Atlantic Ave, Raleigh, NC 27604
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