Shipyard Brewing Company’s Export Ale Wins Award at West Coast Brew Fest

PORTLAND, ME — Shipyard Brewing Company’s flagship beer Shipyard Export Ale received an award at the prestigious 14th annual West Coast Brew Fest’s Commercial Craft Competition in Sacramento, California.

Shipyard Export Ale was voted 2nd place in the Light Ale Category. View the full list of award-winners at this link:

In this sanctioned Commercial Craft Competition, certified beer judges conducted a double-blind tasting in 18 different categories to determine their favorites among the 150 beers entered in the competition.

More about the beer: Shipyard Export Ale is a full-bodied beer with a hint of sweetness up front, a subtle yet distinctive hop taste, and a very clean finish.

  • Malt: 2-Row British Pale Ale, Crystal
  • Hops: Willamette, Cascade, Willamette
  • Yeast: Top-Fermenting English
  • Color: Golden Copper
  • OG: 1.052
  • ABV: 5.1%
  • Food Pairings: Chicken, Seafood, Pork
  • First Brewed: June 1992
  • Availability: Year-round
  • Available: 12 and 22oz Bottles, Keg

More about Shipyard:

Shipyard Brewing Company is located on the historic waterfront in Portland, Maine and produces 19 varieties of award-winning English style and seasonal beers. Established in 1994, Shipyard has grown to become the 15th largest craft brewery and 23rd largest brewery in the U.S. A full list of distributors can be found at this link: