Saturday, January 31, 2009

Best Beer Retailer in the World: Bruisin Ales

Asheville's own Bruisin' Ales made number 3 on the list of Best Beer Retailers, according to This is a global award.

From the Press Release:
As it has been for the last 8 years, RateBeer Best was again the largest beer competition in the world -- over 1.97 million reviews of 91,000 beers from over 8700 brewers worldwide were tallied. A particular emphasis was placed on tastings from the last year's performance. Additionally, brewpubs, bottle shops, restaurants and bars around the world were awarded prizes. Cheers to all the winners and to everyone who keeps the magical world of craft beer growing!

About the reviewers:

RateBeer is now home to the most experienced beer critics in the world with three master beer tasters having over 11,000 documented beer ratings. Additionally, over 2700 RateBeer members have over 100 ratings each.


90% of RateBeer's top 10 raters are from outside the United States. The depth and breadth of RateBeer's beer database is unsurpassed.


RateBeer Best is a beer competition unique in its independence -- it is unsupported by big brewers and distributors.

RateBeer Results Page
Bruisin Ales website


Jennifer Saylor said...

FIRST!!! Holy COW. Congratulations, Julie!

h o z a e said...

Congratulations Bruisin' Ales

Julie said...

Thanks, ASHEVILLE! And everyone who took the time to review our store online with RateBeer. We are thrilled! Yay!