Mother Road’s Painted Racer ESB Wins Gold in World Beer Championships

mother road brewFlagstaff, AZ USA — Mother Road Brewing Company’s fall seasonal, Painted Racer ESB, received 93 points (exceptional) in the World Beer Championships. The judges at the Beverage Tasting Institute give use their description of Painted Racer in the judging results:

“Copper color. Attractive aromas and flavors of toasted rye fig bread and pineapple-orange custard with a silky, lively, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a mildly astringent, complex, long finish with suggestions of roasted nuts, cocoa, lemon pepper, and bitter greens. A delicious, robustly flavorful ESB for all occasions, fantastic!”

This latest Gold Medal joins seven other 2014 medals for Mother Road Beer.

Come down to the Flagstaff, AZ Tap Room for a medal winning Mother Road beer, or ask for one at your favorite restaurant across the state of Arizona.


THE WORLD BEER CHAMPIONSHIPS was founded in 1994. It is America’s oldest international beer competition and is open to all commercially produced beers from around the world, regardless of US distribution. It is a medal-based competition that awards its medals based on the proprietary blind tasting methodology developed by the Beverage Testing Institute (BTI) and bands of the consumer accepted, 100-point quality rating scale. Find out more at


MOTHER ROAD BREWING COMPANY is a Craft Brewery out of Flagstaff, AZ, and is located on the original alignment of Route 66. Founded in 2011 by husband and wife, Michael & Alissa Marquess, the brewhouse focuses on making well-balanced hand-crafted ales on their 15bbl system including their gold-medal winning Roadside American Pale Ale and Lost Highway Black IPA. For more information on the beers they produce and Tap Room hours, please visit