Hobbs Brewing Company Claims Gold Medal
at the Great American Beer Festival®
Sugar Moon – Rum Wins Prestigious Brewing Honor in Experimental – Wood-Aged
Ossipee, New Hampshire • October 8, 2022— Hobbs Brewing Company won a gold medal at the 2022 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition. Presented by the Brewers Association, GABF is the nation’s largest commercial beer competition and recognizes the most outstanding beers produced in the United States.
Hobbs Brewing Company was recognized in the Experimental – Wood-Aged beer-style category for its Sugar Moon – Rum, a Maple Wee Heavy Scotch Ale brewed with New Hampshire maple syrup, candy cap mushrooms, and aged in rum barrels. This is the third, and highest, GABF honor for Hobbs Brewing Company, who took home Bronze in 2016 and Silver in 2017, both in the Classic Saison category for their One Arm Farmhouse Ale. Hobbs is the only brewery from New Hampshire to take home Gold in 2022, and one of only two to be honored at the Festival this year.
Hobbs Brewing Company is a 15 BBL brewery and tap room in Ossipee, New Hampshire. Hobbs Tavern & Brewing Company opened in 2014 in West Ossipee, with the majority of brewing production and packaging shifting to the new brewery in 2020.