Marin Brewing Company is Five Time Grand Champion

LARKSPUR, CA – The 18th Annual United States Beer Tasting Championship (USBTC) recently commenced and Marin Brewing Company’s White Knuckle Double IPA has now taken Grand Champion status in the category of Imperial IPA/Red Ale five out of six years, beating out competitors from six other regions across the country.

In 2012, a total of 502 beers from 127 breweries were examined across 15 different beer categories and the judging scale incorporates aroma, flavor intensity, balance, complexity, and mouth-feel. Proprietor Brendan Moylan is excited to make such a showing:

“Northern California is known for it’s BIG hoppy beers,” he said. “We brew assertive ales for all our hop lovin’ fans. I’m so proud of Arne for this repeated honor. Being Grand Champion in the Imperial Ale Category is huge!”


Marin Brewing Company has been creating award winning ales since 1989. For more information about Marin Brewing Company, please visit, Media Contact: Gabby Cullen:, Sales and Distribution Contact: Curtis Cassidy: For more information about USBTC please visit: