Elysian Brewing Mens Room Original Red Wins Silver At GABF
Seattle, Washington – 99.9 KISW “The Rock of Seattle” and Elysian Brewery are proud to announce the highly popular Mens Room Original Red was awarded the silver medal in the Ordinary Bitter category at the 2012 Great American Beer Festival® (GABF).The GABF, held by the Brewers Association, is the largest commercial beer festival in the world and is viewed as the gold standard in high quality beer. The Mens Room Original Red is one of seven beers from Washington state to win an award.
Two years ago, KISW’s iconic afternoon show, The Mens Room, partnered with Elysian Brewery to create Mens Room Original Red. Its immediate and tremendous success has allowed KISW and Elysian Brewery to give back to their loyal fans and the community. Since The Mens Room Original Red first debuted, it has helped to raise over $240,000 for local Puget Sound and JBLM Fisher Houses.
“From the start, it’s been a pleasure working with Elysian Brewery and the Fisher House,” said Ben Watts, Executive Producer of The Mens Room, weekdays 2-6pm on 99.9 KISW. “We’re all very proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish with this beer, and now the recognition from GABF is one more thing to add to that list.”
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