Leader Brewing Clinches Bronze Medal at the 2023 Great American Beer Festival® Competition

Leader Brewing Clinches Bronze Medal at the 2023 Great American Beer Festival® Competition



Leader Brewing Clinches Bronze Medal at the 2023 Great American Beer Festival® Competition

World’s largest professional beer competition recognizes Night Strike in the non-alcoholic category

Palm Bay, FL – October 20, 2023 - Leader Brewing, a rising star in the non-alcoholic craft brewing scene, is proud to announce that its Night Strike, an Irish Dark style non-alcoholic beer, has been awarded the bronze medal in the non-alcohol beer category at the prestigious 2023 Great American Beer Festival competition, hosted and presented by the Brewers Association® in Denver, Colorado. The awards, recognized worldwide as symbols of brewing excellence, are among the most coveted in the professional brewing industry.

The Great American Beer Festival competition, held annually, is renowned for its rigorous judging process and celebration of exceptional brews. In 2023, the competition received over 9,000 different entries from professional breweries across the United States, spanning 175 diverse beer styles across 99 categories.

Leader Brewing’s Night Strike secured the third-place spot on the podium in the non-alcoholic category, facing stiff competition from a field of 70 entries. This achievement showcases Leader Brewing’s dedication to producing high-quality, non-alcoholic beers. Notably, the large number of entries in the non-alcoholic beer category reflect the growing trends in non-alcoholic beer consumption in the United States and abroad.

“I’m excited and honored by this recognition,” said Max Green, CEO, Leader Brewing. “As a newer brewery in production, this award is even more significant for us. Going up against larger breweries with years of experience and production, this award confirms our relentless pursuit of non-alcoholic quality and customer experience translates into excellence in the product itself. I’d like to thank all the judges for their time and lending their expertise for this event.”

Established in April 2022, Leader Brewing has rapidly garnered attention and awards for its outstanding beer creations. This bronze medal joins a growing list of accomplishments, including multiple awards from the L.A. Spirits Awards, as well as recognition from the Food Network and Shondaland, further solidifying Leader Brewing’s position as a brewery to watch.


About Leader Brewing

Veteran-owned and operated, Leader Brewing was founded on the belief that a non-alcoholic craft beer was needed to round out our busy lifestyles without being slowed down by alcohol. Established in April 2022, Leader Brewing is driven by the passion to make each non-alcoholic product feel, look, and taste like the real thing. Learn more about the company and its award-winning brews by visiting our webpage or follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

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