Wynwood Brewing Wins Two Gold Medals
Miami, FL – The Wynwood Brewing Co. won two gold medals in the prestigious Best Florida Beer Championship in Tampa Bay, FL. The Magic City Pale Ale and the Rickenbacker Pils received top honors in their categories during the Brewers’ Ball this morning. Nick Mebane, Wynwood Brewing Company’s brewmaster, Luis G. Brignoni, Founder and President, and Luis “Pops” Brignoni were in Tampa to receive the honors and participate in the weekend event.
The Magic City, is an American Pale Ale with a 5.60% ABV. The Rickenbacker Pils, is a Czech Pilsner with a 5.10 ABV.
In September 2014, the Miami-based brewery received the highest recognition for American beer when Pop’s Porter won a Gold Medal in the Robust Porter category at the Great American Beer Festival. It was the only gold medal received by a Florida brewery in 2014.
About Wynwood Brewing Company
Wynwood Brewing Company, which opened in August 2013, is the City of Miami’s first production micro brewery. It is located in the heart of the Wynwood Art District, featuring the brewery and an art-filled Tap Room. The brewery is family-owned by the Brignoni family and operates with the simple objective of “bringing fresh, delicious and creative beers to South Florida’s beer lovers.” WBCo. had an expansion in April 2014 which enabled them to triple its production. In September 2014, the brewery’s Pop’s Porter (Robust Porter) won a gold medal in the most prestigious competition for American beer – the Great American Beer Festival. In January 2015, the brewery announced a partnership with Norwegian Cruise Lines for the new Norwegian Escape ship and The District Brewhouse. The WBCo. beers are distributed to more than 200 establishments throughout Florida by Brown Distributing. The brewery and tap room are located at 565 NW 24th Street, Miami, FL.