Auburn-based Crooked Lane Brewing Company was awarded second place Best of Show in the California State Fair’s 2017 commercial brewing competition. The brewery’s Wobblor, a Doppelbock, placed first in the Strong European Beer category and went on to win second best of show, out of 1,488 total beer entries. “We are so honored and grateful to receivesuch a prestigious award,” said Teresa Psuty, head brewer of Crooked Lane. “We are very proud of our Doppelbock, and are excited to see such a unique style of beer earn a spot in the top three of the competition, alongside two other fantastic beers.”
The brewery is planning to re-release the winning beer as part of its first anniversary celebration in late August. Crooked Lane was also recognized in the competition’s Strong British Ale category, winning second place for The Gnarly Goat (2017), an old ale-style beer. Awards were decided by a panel of certified beer judges, Cicerones, industry professionals and craft brew educators.
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