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The Battle of the Breweries (2023) – Convention Finals Outcomes


The Battle of the Breweries (2023) – Convention Finals Outcomes

Convention Finals

It’s throughout and wrapped up. The conferences are performed, and we are actually at our Finals Deadly 4 Approach!

Whittled down from 160 breweries from throughout a number of states (together with Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, West Virginia, Virginia, Washington D.C., Indiana, and Kentucky), we’re down to simply 4 breweries left. Simply 4 breweries left to compete within the Finals Deadly 4 Approach!

The Convention Finals got here right down to the next match – ups:


  • Tattered Flag Brewery and Distillery vs. Cox Brewing Firm


  • Von C Brewing Firm vs. Allusion Brewing Firm


  • RAR Brewing vs. AleCraft Brewing Firm


  • Boneshire Brew Works vs. Mad Chef Brewing

There was positively a lot of fireworks on this spherical of voting! This was one of the vital closely voted rounds we’ve had within the historical past of doing this event (our third yr working it).

So let’s check out the outcomes.

Convention Finals Outcomes

Like I stated, this was a loopy spherical of voting! What a busy and full week this has been with so many votes coming in. Its so nice to see the love and assist for the breweries concerned. Thanks to everybody who voted.

Chinook Convention Winner

Within the Chinook Convention we had quantity 9 seed – Tattered Flag Brewery and Distillery – going up in opposition to fellow veteran owned quantity 10 seed – Cox Brewing Firm. Each breweries have been on a tear within the voting, placing up massive numbers in every of the final a number of rounds.

Tattered Flag Brewery put up an absolute dominant efficiency this spherical nevertheless. (Wanting as dominant as Roman Reigns did final night time… ….see what I did there… no? … okay….). Tattered Flag Brewery garnered 9358 votes this spherical. Besting Cox Brewing Firm’s 2414 votes. Thats a 6944 vote distinction.

They will be very robust to beat within the Finals Deadly 4 Approach.

Nugget Convention Winner

Within the Nugget Convention we had 6 seed Allusion Brewing Firm battling the defending champions (coming in on the 8 seed) Von C Brewing Firm. This was one other hotly contested battle. This time Allusion Brewing Firm emerged victorious with 2255 votes to 1128 votes. Thats a 1127 voter distinction.

It was a battle of East Pennsylvania vs. West Pennsylvania (Norristown vs Vandergrift), and this time West Pennsylvania emerged victorious. (Very like the Penquins beat the Flyers final night time – as a lot as that pains me to confess.)

Allusion Brewing Firm will probably be a robust competitor within the Finals Deadly 4 Approach.

Saaz Convention Winner

In our third convention, Saaz Convention, we had two sturdy Maryland juggernauts duke it out. RAR Brewing was a 4 seed taking up the underdog AleCraft Brewing Firm (an 11 seed).

One other shut battle, (it looks as if every convention the voting received nearer than the final), however ultimately, one other underdog picked up the victory with AleCraft Brewing Firm getting 1692 votes to RAR Brewing’s 1328 votes. Thats a 364 vote distinction.

AleCraft Brewing Firm is transferring on to the Finals Deadly 4 Approach and would be the solely non – Pennsylvania brewery concerned.

Walhalla Convention Winner

Within the closest margin of victory, and within the least variety of votes, we now have the Walhalla Convention winner. Within the Walhalla Convention Finals we had two Central PA greats battle it out – with quantity 8 seed Boneshire Brew Works taking up quantity 11 seed Mad Chef Brewing.

In solely a margin of victory of 151 votes – Mad Chef Brewing will probably be advancing to the finals. They gained with 791 votes to Boneshire Brew Works’ 640 votes. Out of the 4 conferences this was the closest margin of victory (it was additionally the bottom quantity of whole votes as properly).

Mad Chef Brewing Firm would be the last spot within the Finals Deadly 4 Approach.

Finals Deadly 4 Approach

This must be an motion packed and enjoyable finals! The highest brewery from every of the 4 conferences duking it out in a finals the place just one brewery can emerge victorious!

The Finals Deadly 4 Approach is:

  • (9) Tattered Flag Brewery and Distillery vs. (6) Allusion Brewing Firm vs. (11) AleCraft Brewing Firm vs. (11) Mad Chef Brewing.

Who will emerge victorious out of this group?! Properly – you guys get to resolve! You the voters will resolve on which of those 4 nice breweries get to take residence the coveted “Battle of the Breweries (2023) Championship”!

That is our third yr working it. Previous winners included:

  • (2021) – Isle of Que Brewing
  • (2022) – Von C Brewing Firm

So will we see hoist up the championship, and lift the banner, for 2023?


In a couple of half hour I’ll have the voting web page up for everybody to vote on. In contrast to earlier rounds, the Finals Deadly 4 Approach is a two week spherical. So it would run till April sixteenth, and finish at midnight. (Sunday April sixteenth, at 11:59:59 PM EST to be precise.)

The voting guidelines are easy: you may vote for simply one of many 4 breweries each time you vote, and you might be allowed to vote as soon as per day.

I may also be posting a full article detailing the breweries which are dueling within the finals. The place we break down their event run, any related articles from the weblog, and different factoids and beers we’ve had from their breweries. So please make sure to take a look at these articles as properly as soon as they arrive out.

The voting web page will probably be up round 10:30 AM (Scarlet is being a wee bit fussy this morning as per regular on Monday mornings, I feel she is likely to be associated to Garfield). So please maintain us bookmarked and keep tuned for that announcement.


I wish to take this chance to congratulate the 4 remaining breweries and want all of them the most effective of luck. I’ve loved visiting all 4 of them, they usually actually all rank very extremely in my view. (Amy has been to a few of them with me, and has beloved the three she visited as properly.)

It’s a super honor to get so far within the competitors – out of 160 breweries, we’re down to simply 4 remaining. Thats wonderful to consider, and exhibits the love and assist these breweries have.

Even the convention runner ups put in an amazing effort and deserve some recognition too. Cox Brewing Firm, Von C Breiwng Firm, RAR Brewing, and Boneshire Brew Works are all wonderful breweries and have beloved my (and Amy as properly) visits to their breweries.

In addition to I wish to take the second to thank all the 160 breweries that shared, linked, pushed, and helped make this event a rousing success. You all blow me away with the love, assist, and power you pour into this – in addition to what you pour into your breweries (and, by relation – what you pour into my glass). Thanks all for all the things you’ve performed!

Voting Web page

As soon as I’ve the voting web page up on the weblog, I’ll circle again round and publish the hyperlink right here.

Thank You For Studying

This event has been a variety of enjoyable, however additionally it is a variety of work. So thanks to everybody on your persistence. WordPress has additionally been a little bit of a bear for a lot of this, but it surely seems the tagging, classes, formatting, and different points received resolved simply the previous few days (seen it when writing up the Separatist Beer Undertaking Closure publish). So issues must be going easily – however should you do discover something not working, please depart a remark or message us by means of the CONTACT US web page or by e – mail at thebeerthrillers@gmail.com

It actually looks as if Scarlet is fussiest when she is aware of I wish to work on this, so I do respect you all bearing with me on this as properly. She appears to hate Monday mornings (guess I shouldn’t have learn her that Garfield comedian ebook that one time). Haven’t any fears although, the voting web page will probably be up shortly (aiming to have it up round 10:30 AM EST).

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