Boont Extra Special Beer Wins First at San Diego Brewing Competition

Anderson Valley Brewing Company’s Boont Extra Special Beer competed against over 200 breweries to take 1st place in the "English Style Ale" category.

Boonville, CA, June 05, 2008 --( A first place win for Anderson Valley Brewing Company’s Boont Extra Special Beer at the prestigious San Diego County Fair Craft Brewing Competition demonstrates continued high quality in the Craft Beer category.

Boont ESB has won two Gold Medals at the Great American Beer Festival, and has several other medals as well. Other awards are available for viewing at

Professional brewers from around the world compete in the San Diego Craft Brewers Competition & Festival. Saturday, June 21 will host the final tasting at the San Diego County Fair’s Craft Brewers Competition & Festival

"All of us at AVBC believe that our ESB is one of the best around. We are thrilled that the judges in San Diego do too," said Neil J. Atkins, Head Brewer at Anderson Valley Brewing Company.

Boont Extra Special Beer has a deep gold color, with a spicy hop aroma. The hops in Boont ESB create impressive aromatics accompanied by a refreshingly Beer bite. Boont Extra Special Beer is excellent as an accompaniment to well-seasoned cuisine including Mexican, Korean, Chinese, Indian, or Thai.

As with all Anderson Valley Brewing Company beers, Boont ESB is neither sterile filtered nor heat pasteurized, and should be refrigerated. The brewers of Boont ESB recommend that to fully enjoy its rich and complex flavor, Boont ESB should be served between 40° and 45°F.

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Anderson Valley Brewing Company has been crafting award-winning beers for over two decades in the town of Boonville, CA, which is located in the picturesque Anderson Valley of Mendocino County.

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