Submitted by Headless Mumby Brewing

Headless Mumby Brewing claimed a gold award in the 2022 World Beer Cup, a global beer competition that evaluates beers from around the world and recognizes the most outstanding brewers and their beers.

Awards were given in 103 beer-style categories during the World Beer Cup award ceremony on May 5, 2022 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota.

Headless Mumby Brewing was awarded a gold award in the Rye beer style category for its Smoked Rye Lager, an amber colored lager featuring subtle smokiness from beechwood smoked malts. It also has hefty doses of Munich and Rye malts and finishes smoothly with noble hop flavors. Headless Mumby Brewing is a 7-bbl brewery and taproom located in Olympia, Washington USA that specializes in .

“Our beers are a great mix of classic lager styles and lagers with unique flavors and characteristics. The Smoked Rye Lager has a depth of malt character that leaves customers both enjoying and analyzing with every drink.” says Stacey O’Connor, Head Brewer at Headless Mumby Brewing. “We are always looking for ways to introduce new or different flavor combinations and our Smoked Rye Lager is our best example of that.”

World Beer Cup winners were selected by an international panel of 226 beer judges from 28 countries.  Widely regarded as the “Olympics of Beer,” the 2022 World Beer Cup was the largest competition to date with 10,542 entries from 2,493 breweries in 57 countries.

Presented by the Brewers Association, the World Beer Cup has been held biennially since 1996, to celebrate the art and science of brewing by recognizing outstanding achievement. For additional information, visit the World Beer Cup website.

After the 2022 World Beer Cup at CBC Minneapolis, the competition is moving from biennially to an annual competition to raise the stakes with a more frequent competition to celebrate international brewing excellence.

Headless Mumby Brewing Company represents the intersection of tradition and creativity. They focus exclusively on brewing craft lager beer and are one of only a few independent breweries in the nation that does so. Specializing in styles that are often underrepresented in the modern craft beer movement, their lagers range from the traditional German styles to more modern Pacific Northwest-inspired variations.

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