One of our favorite Maine Brews proved a winner this weekend. Shipyard Brewing Company’s Pumpkinhead Ale won 1st place in the Specialty Beer Category at the 13th annual California Brewers Festival in Sacramento, California. Shipyard’s Chamberlain Pale Ale also received 2nd place in the English Pale Ales category. Sea Dog Brewing Company (which is owned by Shipyard) also took home two awards in the fruit beer category: Sea Dog Bluepaw Wild Blueberry Wheat Ale won 1st place followed by Sea Dog Apricot for 2nd place.Earlier this summer, Chamberlain won 1st place in the English Pale Ale category at the prestigious West Coast Brew Fest’s Commercial Craft Competition in Sacramento, California and Sea Dog Apricot won 3rd place in the fruit beer competition. Pumpkinhead is on shelves across the North East now; go try one for yourself!


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