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West Palm Brewery & Wine Vault Wins Best Beer in Florida

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  • West Palm Brewery awarded a Gold Medal and Best Beer in Florida 2019 for their Five Six One Hefeweizen.
  • The Best Florida Beer Professional Championship is the most prestigious professional beer competition in the State of Florida with over 800 beers entered for judging.

WEST PALM BEACH, FL, April 1, 2019 — West Palm Brewery & Wine Vault has been awarded Best Beer in Florida 2019 for their Five Six One Hefeweizen. The award was announced March 3rd, 2019 during the Annual Brewer’s Ball in Tampa, Florida. The competition boasts over 800 entries from across the State of Florida, and is the most prestigious professional beer competition in the State of Florida. The award-winning Five Six One Hefeweizen is a German-Style Wheat Beer created by Head Brewer Joel Kodner at the West Palm Brewery & Brewery located in Downtown West Palm Beach. 

The Five Six One Hefeweizen is one of the original beer options at the West Palm Brewery and can commonly be found on one of twenty taps offered on site. Other notable options include the Unfashionable Brown Ale, which won a bronze medal at the 2018 U.S. Open Beer Championships, and the fan-favorite Blonde Ale.

The man behind the beer, Head Brewer Joel Kodner, has been crafting original beer recipes for more than six years and has a reputation for excellence throughout the local craft beer industry. As a member of the West Palm Beach Brewer’s Alliance, and a regular collaborator with other notable brewmasters, Joel has a deep understanding of the craft beer market both locally and nationwide. This allows him to create beer that can be enjoyed by beer professionals and the casual consumer.

The West Palm Brewery & Wine Vault was established in December 2017. Along with award-winning craft beer, the location offers a full menu of food items prepared on-site in their wood fired oven, and a selection of premium wine from their very own wineries. They are open to the public seven days a week. 

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Apr 2, 2019