Austin, TX – October 9, 2017 – The Oasis Texas Brewing Company and its iconic Luchesa Lager came home a winner this weekend from the Great American Beer Festival (GABF), picking up a silver medal in the Kellerbier category.
The GABF is produced by the Brewers Association, the trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers. The largest competition for judging U.S.-made beers, GABF is considered one of the most difficult and prestigious beer competitions in the world.
This year 7,923 different beers from 2,217 American breweries were submitted to a panel of 276 beer experts from around the world. Only 293 total medals were awarded – gold, silver and bronze medals in 98 categories – to 266 of the best commercial U.S. breweries.
Oasis Texas Brewing Company won a gold medal in 2014 for London Homesick Ale. Now, two of the four core beers, produced year-round by this young brewery, have been nationally recognized for excellence. Oasis Texas Brewing Company is located at 6550 Comanche Trail – perched high above Lake Travis. Their taproom opens at noon, Tuesday – Sunday . www.otxbc.com