Sun King Scores Big At Open Beer Championships

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Sun King was founded in downtown Indianapolis in 2008. Sun King was founded in downtown Indianapolis in 2008.
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Indianapolis-based Sun King Brewery has been recognized at the U.S. Open Beer Championships. The brand was named Grand National Champion at the event and also took the top spot on the organization's Top 10 Breweries list. 

The judges select a winner and give out medals based on a blind taste test. The final round of judging was held at the Grandfather’s Barn in Oxford, Ohio.

Sun King earned the title of Grand National Champion after winning three gold medals and three silver medals. Sun King’s gold medal winning beers included Pachanga, Cherry Busey Belgian Fruit Beer and Midnight Choir Wild Beer.

Sun King’s silver medal winners were Shadow Proof Imperial Stout, Barrel Aged Proof and Brandy Barrel Aged Touched by an Angel.

The U.S. Open Beer Championships says it judges more beer styles than any other competition in the world. 

The Top 10 Breweries at the event are:
1. Sun King Brewing Co.
2. Reuben’s Brews
3. Monday Night Garage
4. Altstadt Brewery
5. Cherry Street Brewing
6. Piney River Brewing Co.
7. Main & Six Brewing Company
8. Perrin Brewing Company
9. Brew Bus Brewing
10. Cigar City Brewing
10. Birds Fly South Ale Project
10. Wise Man Brewing

To read more about the competition, click here. 

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