Hyannis, MA – Beer Advocate Magazine recently unleashed its 2007 list of top 50 American Breweries, which included Cape Cod’s own Cape Cod Beer. In a field of about 1,400 American “craft” breweries. Cape Cod Beer ranked 50th in a list that reads a bit like a who’s who in the craft beer industry. Cape Cod Beer is one of the youngest and smallest craft breweries listed, and one of only two from Massachusetts. Others include Smuttynose Brewing (#45), Sierra Nevada (#41), Rogue (#44) and Stone Brewing (#2). The list was based on user reviews at Beer Advocate.com
“We’re thrilled to be included amongst so many industry greats, and so many seasoned craft breweries”, explains Todd Marcus, Brewmaster & owner of Cape Cod Beer. “Being such a young company, we never would have imagined we’d be recognized at such a national level.” BeerAdvocate.com serves over 5 million page views per month, with a membership of over 113,174 from 194 different countries.
As a business, Cape Cod Beer turned three in April, and is on track to double in volume in 2007. The brewery recently added an additional 15 bbl fermenter, bringing the breweries expected capacity of 2,400 barrels – which equates to 74,400 gallons of beer. Cape Cod Beer currently makes 2 beers year round and a variety of seasonal beers, including its current seasonal Cape Cod Summer – a Bavarian Hefe Weizen.
Cape Cod Beer is Cape Cod’s only distributing microbrewery located at 1336 Phinney’s Lane in Hyannis with beer on tap in over 103 locations and in 64 package stores throughout Cape Cod. Brewery hours are Monday thru Friday Noon to 6pm, as well as Saturday 11am to 2pm. Brewery tours are given on Saturday at 1pm. To find out more about Cape Cod Beer, please contact us at 508-790-4200 or see our website at www.CapeCodBeer.com