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Fireforge Crafted Beer wins three-fold at at the World Beer Championships

The Greenville, SC brewery earned the gold medal for Best American Style Lager from the international beer competition.

Three pints of craft beer

Tastes like a winner — or three. | Photo via Fireforge Crafted Beer

What’s better than craft beer? Award-winning craft beer.

Fireforge Crafted Beer (311 E. Washington St.) was awarded three medals at the 2023 World Beer Championships, a global competition recognizing exceptional taste and quality.

Founded in 1994 by the Beverage Testing Institute (BTI), the World Beer Championships was the first international beer competition in the US.

Fireforge’s brews were among hundreds of submissions in 125 categories, all blind taste-tested by an expert panel and ranked on a 100-point scale.

The winners:

🥇 Game Time Decision | 4.3% ABV American Light Lager | 94 pts | Gold medal, Best American Style

🥈 Novemberfest | 5.7% ABV malty Märzen | 93 pts | Silver medal, Märzen-Octoberfest category

🥉 Day on the Lake | 5.5% ABV German-style Pilsner with Riverbend Cumberland Pilsner malt | 92 pts | Bronze medal, Pilsner category

In addition to medaling, each of the three beers’ 90+ point scores earned them the Gold “exceptional” distinction by BTI.