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West Coast Brew Fest Awards for Shipyard and Sea Dog Brewing Companies

PORTLAND, MAINE (May 15, 2008)- This Saturday, May 17 Sea Dog and Shipyard Brewing Companies will be awarded top honors at the prestigious 9th annual West Coast Brew Fest's Commercial Craft Competition in Sacramento, California.

Shipyard Brewing Company -- (Portland, Maine)
1st Place -- Chamberlain Pale Ale
Category: English Pale Ale

2nd Place -- Old Thumper
Category: English Pale Ale

Sea Dog Brewing Company -- (Topsham and Bangor, Maine)
2nd Place: Sea Dog Bluepaw Wild Blueberry Wheat Ale
3rd Place: Sea Dog Apricot
Category: Fruit Beer

In 2007, Shipyard Chamberlain Pale Ale, Old Thumper, and Sea Dog Apricot won these same awards. This is the first year Sea Dog Bluepaw has taken home an award from this competition.

Master brewer Alan Pugsley oversees the brewing for both these companies. Shipyard and Sea Dog beer is available in over 35 states across the U.S.

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West Coast Brew Fest -- Shipyard Brewing Company -

Sea Dog Brewing Company -

Tami Kennedy
207-761-0807 x7135