Fredericksburg area craft breweries racked up six awards, include three for first place, in the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild’s 2019 Virginia Craft Beer Cup.
This year, 342 beers in 35 categories competed for awards. The judging took place Saturday at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond.
Spotsylvania winners were:
- Maltese Brewing Company: first place for its Barnfire Saison in the Strong Belgian Ale category
- 1781 Brewing Company: third place for König Fruhling in the Strong European Beer category.