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Ballast Point Wins 19 Awards at California State Fairs

Thursday, July 16, 2015

15 Medals and Four Honorable Mentions Awarded to San Diego Brewery at California State Fairs

July 16, 2015 (San Diego, CA) – Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits has won 15 combined medals and four honorable mentions amongst three state fair competitions held this summer in California: The California State Fair, the Los Angeles County Fair, and the San Diego County Fair.

“These honors reflect our mission to continue the experimentation and exploration of new flavors while seeking to maintain the high quality that has led us to this point,” explained Jack White, Ballast Point Founder.

Here is the full list of medals earned by Ballast Point:

Gold, Barrel Aged Victory at Sea Imperial Porter – Bourbon 4 Roses 20 Months, Los Angeles County Fair
Gold, American Wheat with Cherries, San Diego County Fair and Los Angeles County Fair
Gold, Ballast Point Pale Ale, San Diego County Fair
Gold, Piper Down Scottish Ale, Los Angeles County Fair
Gold, Sculpin India Pale Ale, California State Fair
Gold, Wahoo White, California State Fair
Silver, Ballast Point English Mild, Los Angeles County Fair
Silver, Calico Amber, San Diego County Fair
Silver, Homework #5 Belgian Pale Ale, San Diego County Fair
Silver, Ballast Point Pale Ale, Los Angeles County Fair
Silver, Three Sheets Barley Wine Ale, California State Fair
Silver, Navigator Doppelbock, California State Fair
Bronze, Calico Amber, Los Angeles County Fair
Bronze, Three Sheets Barley Wine Ale, Los Angeles County Fair
Honorable Mention, Calm Before the Storm Cream Ale (formally White Squall), Los Angeles County Fair
Honorable Mention, Grapefruit Sculpin India Pale Ale, California State Fair
Honorable Mention, Indra Kunindra Curry Export Stout, Los Angeles County Fair
Honorable Mention, Sculpin India Pale Ale, Los Angeles County Fair

This marked the first award for Grapefruit Sculpin and Bourbon Barrel Aged Victory at Sea as well as Homework #5, the latest in Ballast Point’s Homework Series of beers, which comes with the home brew recipe on each bottle.

Halfway through 2015, Ballast Point has received over 30 beer awards including 9 gold medals on the year.

Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits also received 12 medals at the inaugural San Diego County Fair Distilled San Diego Spirits and Cocktail Festival. You can view these and all past awards at www.ballastpoint.com.

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