Swamp Rabbit Brewery wins silver medal for ‘Numbskull’ beer

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By JIM FAIR A Travelers Rest brewery won a silver medal in the Bock beer category at the Great American Beer Festival held in Denver earlier this month. Numbskull, brewed at the Swamp Rabbit Brewery & Taproom, won the silver medal from among 36 entries in the bock category. Bock beer is a rich, complex, malty, low-hop style of lager, according to websites describing the basic taste. The only other South Carolina winner was Charleston’s Revel Brewing Co., with a silver medal for Oh My Darlyn! in the Scotch Ale category. There were 286 medals awarded to some of the best commercial breweries in the U.S. at the 30^th annual festival. Judges were assigned beers to evaluate in their specific area of expertise and never judged their own product.

Jim Fair
Jim is founder and publisher of GreerToday.com, a daily news medium serving the Greater Greer area and the executive editor emeritus of The CLUTCH. Jim attended Furman University and worked most of his career at the Spartanburg Herald-Journal (a New York Times company) as Sports Editor and Business Editor. He was co-founder of the New York Times Regional Sports Group consisting of 14 properties and planned and staffed major event coverage including Winter and Summer Olympics and all major sports.
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