Huge congratulations to one of San Jose's first craft beer companies. Strike Brewing Co. scored 2nd place at a national championship among thousands of entries. Their Screaming Hand Imperial Amber Ale took home the Silver in the Imperial Red category. The beer is now sold throughout California, but I would recommend visiting Strike's taproom for the full experience at 2099 S. 10th St. (Wed-Thu 4pm-8pm, Fri 3pm-9pm, Sat 1pm-9pm, Sunday 1pm-7pm).
For more information head over to the Strike website or read the press release below.
SAN JOSE — San Jose craft brewer Strike Brewing Company has won a silver medal for their Screaming Hand Imperial Amber Ale.
Brewmaster and co-founder Drew Ehrlich said, “We’re very proud that Screaming Hand Imperial Amber Ale took Silver in the Imperial Red category of the 2016 U.S. Open Beer Championships. We already thought this beer was special. But it’s great to get the recognition the too.”
Strike co-founder and CEO, Jenny Lewis says “Not only is this great news, it is also perfect timing as we’re helping iconic local skateboarding company Santa Cruz Skateboards celebrate the 30th anniversary of Screaming Hand at their art opening on Friday, August 5th.”
Award winning Screaming Hand Imperial Amber Ale is available throughout the state of California.
For more information, visit StrikeBrewingCo.com/ScreamingHand
ABOUT STRIKE BREWING COMPANY
Strike Brewing Company was founded in 2014 and was born out of the desire to make great craft beer. With their standard lineup of ales, seasonal rotation of holiday specialties, and experimental Bullpen Series, Strike Brewing Co. is helping make San Jose a craft beer destination. For more information, visit StrikeBrewingCo.com.
ABOUT SANTA CRUZ SKATEBOARDS
Santa Cruz Skateboards, located in Santa Cruz California, was established in 1973 by then owners, Richard Novak, Doug Haut and Jay Shuirman who founded NHS Inc. Santa Cruz Skateboards has long been revered as one of the original skateboard companies that has not only survived over the years but contributed to the innovation and modernization of skateboards and skateboarding. In 2013 NHS celebrated its 40th anniversary. Follow us on Instagram @Santacruzskateboards and @Santacruzskate on Snapchat, Twitter and Periscope.