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Denver Beer Co. Wins Bronze Medal at the 2018 Best of Craft Beer Awards

February 6, 2018

Pretzel Assassin earns top honors in the Vienna Lager category.

Denver, Colo. (February 6, 2018) – The 2018 Best of Craft Beer Awards honored Denver Beer Co.’s Pretzel Assassin Amber Lager as a bronze medal winner in the Vienna Lager category. Held annually in Bend, Oregon, the Best of Craft Beer Awards took place January 26-28th, 2018 and included 86 categories of beer judged by the standards set by the Brewers Association.

Pretzel Assassin took home a bronze medal in the Vienna Lager category.  A classic Vienna Lager, Pretzel Assassin features Munich and caramel malts and German noble hops and measures at 5.0% ABV. “Pretzel Assassin is crisp and easy-drinking,” said Jason Buehler, Head Brewer for Denver Beer Co. “The malts are used to create a flavor with a touch of breadiness and a light sweetness.  The German noble hops round out the flavor profile resulting in a clean, authentic amber lager.”

The Best of Craft Beer Awards is an international competition designed to celebrate and promote the best of the best in craft brewing.  The 2018 Best of Craft Beer Awards featured 245 medals awarded to brewers by 76 judges.  Out of over 2,000 entries, 135 breweries from 35 states took home medals for exceptional craft beer in their category.

“We created Pretzel Assassin to be a delicious companion that you can bring along anytime, anywhere.  It’s like that friend that gets along with everyone.” stated co-founder Charlie Berger. “After a long hike, a day on the slopes, or for a game night with friends, this beer is always a crowd pleaser.  We’re proud to see it bring home some hardware!”

Pretzel Assassin is available year round in cans from Denver Beer Co. and on a rotating basis on draft in the Platte Street and Olde Town Arvada Taprooms. For more Best of Craft Beer Awards, including the 2018 winners list and photos, visit For more information on Denver Beer Co. visit or on Facebook @DenverBeerCo.

About Denver Beer Co.

The idea behind Denver Beer Co is simple. Good beer is best enjoyed with friends, fresh air, and a bit of adventurous spirit to sharpen the palate. Our craft brewery specializes in artisan and seasonal varieties of premium ales and lagers made from the best ingredients around. Brewed with traditional methods and innovative spirit, our beer is always fresh and flavorful. We believe life and beer is fun.

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