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    Default Apparentlt they know how to make beer in Haiti

    The winners of 2012 Brewers Association World Beer Cup were announced Saturday at a banquet in San Diego.

    There were no winning Florida breweries, but a Haitian beer, Prestige, did take the Gold Award for American-Style Cream or Ale category #42.

    The ninth bi-annual competition entries included a record 799 breweries from 54 countries and 45 U.S. states entering 3,921 beers in 95 beer style categories.

    The entries were eligible for gold, silver and bronze awards in their respective categories. Judges presented a total of 284 awards The winners were announced following the 2012 Craft Brewer Conference.

    "It's called 'The Olympics of Beer Competition' for good reason," said Charlie Papazian, president of the Brewers Association, the U.S.-based trade association that has put on the competition every two years since 1996.

    How were the winners picked? Judges from 27 countries conducted blind tasting to determine the winners. Professional brewers and brewing industry experts made up the field of 211 judges came mostly from international breweries, with some 67 percent from outside the U.S. In addition to the judging panel, over 250 volunteers helped sort beer entries and steward the competition. Some awards were not given.


    Read more here: Prestige, a Haitian beer, takes Gold Award at World Beer Cup in San Diego - Haiti - MiamiHerald.com

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    Award winning beer and great rum Rhum Barbancourt. The Haitian aristocracy drinks well.

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    I believe Guiness has a brewery in Haiti tambien.

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    I think Prestige is a Dutch beer....

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    Great stuff. You can get it from at least one bar in the Colonial Zone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chirimoya View Post
    Great stuff. You can get it from at least one bar in the Colonial Zone.
    Drink lots of it when I'm in Cape Haitian at US2.00/12oz bottle, is really good. Is it available in Santiago or anywhere on the north coast?

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    You will find a hard time finding good beer in SD.

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    Anyone knows where to get Guinness en la capital?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Expat13 View Post
    You will find a hard time finding good beer in SD.
    I've been pleasantly surprised to find some nice Belgian ales in SD and Bavaro.

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