Charlotte's NoDa Brewing & The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery Take Silver at GABF

Discussion in 'South-Atlantic' started by Handle, Oct 14, 2012.

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  1. Handle

    Handle Initiate (145) Mar 16, 2009 North Carolina

  2. HoosBrews

    HoosBrews Initiate (0) Jul 22, 2009 North Carolina

    Well deserved to both Breweries!!!
     
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  3. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,295) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    I wouldnt have been surprised if CoCo LoCo took a gold, honestly.
     
  4. Handle

    Handle Initiate (145) Mar 16, 2009 North Carolina

    Speaking purely in terms of how the beer tastes, I wouldn't either -- but remember that the judges are judging the beer not just on taste, but style. I have to think that they chose not to award a gold in Robust Porter because Coco Loco deviates from the style a bit (primarily due to the coconut).

    Aren't you even more eager to try Mecktoberfest now? :p
     
  5. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,295) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    actually I stopped caring about Mecktoberfest. Thats old news. Im on to other walez, bro.

    total sarcasm on my part.
     
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  6. CBlack85

    CBlack85 Defender (692) Jul 12, 2009 South Carolina
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    Congrats to both breweries. Well deserved medals for both of them.

    Anyone know if any other Charlotte breweries entered beers? or if these breweries entered any other beers?
     
  7. Handle

    Handle Initiate (145) Mar 16, 2009 North Carolina

    Birdsong was the only other Charlotte brewery to enter. Wort and Yeast has a good post summarizing which beers these and other NC breweries entered: http://www.wortandyeast.com/2012/ncbeer-at-2012-gabf
     
  8. CBlack85

    CBlack85 Defender (692) Jul 12, 2009 South Carolina
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  9. kkipple

    kkipple Savant (998) Jul 30, 2005 South Carolina

    Awesome news, I just downed some Mecktoberfest last night! Quality beer, stupid drinkable.
     
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  10. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,295) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Im seriously surprised that OH and Foothills didnt win anything. I thought they didnt even enter.
     
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