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Sanctuary Brewing Co. wins three medals

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Sanctuary Brewing Company took home three medals this week in the North Carolina Brewer’s Cup, the premier beer competition in North Carolina.

The brewery won a Gold in the category of Amber Bitter European Style for Country Roads, a Bronze in the category of Best Fruit Beer for Apple Pie Saison and a Bronze in the category of Best Strong American Ale for Anniversary IPA.

The NC Brewers Cup is an official competition sanctioned by the Beer Judge Certification Program and the North Carolina State Fair. A panel of certified judges selected the finest examples of each beer style submitted by professionals and homebrewers from across North Carolina’s thriving craft beer scene.

The 2017 NC Brewers Cup featured the stiffest competition in the event’s history, with 599 commercial entries and 141 homebrew entries competing for medals over 3 days of judging by beer experts from around the Southeast. The competition is organized by the NC Craft Brewers Guild, and sponsored with support from Total Wine and More.

Sanctuary Brewing Company, at 147 First Avenue East, is a brewery and taproom committed to enriching the lives of both humans and animals through excellent craft beer, kindness, and philanthropy.