Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery wins at RateBeer Best 2017!

Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery wins at RateBeer Best 2017!

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Lickinghole Creek’s Great Commander has been named the Top Beer in Virginia at RateBeer Best, the world’s largest and most prestigious commercial beer competition.

Santa Rosa, California – January 30, 2017 – Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery (LCCB), Virginia’s Farm Brewery, is located on a 290 acre farm in scenic Goochland County, Virginia.  LCCB’s name comes from  Little Lickinghole Creek, which runs through the farm the brewery is on.  Founded in 2013.  Family owned and operated.  LCCB has won a silver medal at both the Great American Beer Festival (Heir Apparent, 2015) and the World Beer Cup (Coconut Delight, 2016).

Great Commander is a Rum Barrel Aged Imperial Stout spiced with cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon, New Mexican Ancho Chiles and Serrano Peppers.  Flavors of chocolate, rum and vanilla meld together seamlessly with the perfect amount of spice and heat.

The Great Commander is the Spark Setting Fire to the Hearts of the People!
The Great Commander is the Spark Setting Fire to the Hearts of the People!

 

RateBeer Best, an annual online competition in its fifteenth year with a live award ceremony in Santa Rosa, California, summarizes millions of reviews on over 470,000 beers from the world’s most avid beer enthusiasts, some with over 40,000 reviews. The review scores were tallied to produce the year’s best beers, brewers, and beer retailers worldwide.

The RateBeer Best 2017 live award ceremony was attended by a group of dozens of brewers from across North America, Europe, South America and Asia, however the event is as exclusive as it is large. Fewer than 1% of all brewers are awarded RateBeer honors.

“We are humbled and honored to have Great Commander recognized as the highest rated beer in Virginia for 2016”, said Sean-Thomas Pumphrey, Co-Founder of Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery.  “RateBeer Best has honored the best in beer since 2002,” said Joseph Tucker, Executive Director at RateBeer. “This year, the competition was larger and won by slimmer margins than ever before. Every winner has exemplified the attention to aesthetic, technique and service required to be recognized as best in today’s increasingly large market of new and exciting brewers.”

For a full list of winners at RateBeer Best 2017, visit: http://www.ratebeerbest.com/

RateBeer is a worldwide web site that hosts reviews from avid and thoughtful beer reviewers from around the world. It’s database hosts millions of reviews on hundreds of thousands of unique beers from brewers around the world. RateBeer is headquartered in Santa Rosa, California.