The Battle of the Breweries (2023) Winner Is

The Battle of the Breweries (2023) Winner Is

Allusion Brewing Company is the 2023 Battle of the Breweries Champion.

The Battle of the Breweries (2023) Winner Is…

The winner of this year’s Battle of the Breweries is Allusion Brewing Company!

Allusion Brewing Company has survived the tournament of 160 breweries ranging from states of Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Indiana, and Kentucky as well as the district of Washington.

They defeated Tattered Flag Brewery and Distillery, AleCraft Brewing Company, and Mad Chef Brewing in the Finals Fatal Four Way.

They won with 58.77% of the votes. Second place had 35.14% of the votes. They totaled 2517 votes in the finals to win 2023’s Battle of the Breweries!

Quick Finals Break Down

A quick finals break down, as I will go into the full details in a follow up post most likely tomorrow or the day after.

Break down of the votes in the finals:

  • Tattered Flag Brewery and Distillery (4th Place) – 111 votes (2.59%)
  • Mad Chef Brewing (3rd Place) – 150 votes (3.50%)
  • AleCraft Brewing Company (2nd Place) – 1505 votes (35.14%)
  • Allusion Brewing Company (1st Place) – 2517 Votes (58.77%)


Battle of the Brewery Winners

Allusion Brewing Company joins Isle of Que Brewing and Von C Brewing as winners of our yearly “Battle of the Breweries”. We started the tournament in 2021. This was our third year of hosting it.

For more information on the past winners:

Allusion Brewing Company

Allusion Brewing Company

If you haven’t been to Vandergrift Pennsylvania, or never heard of Allusion Brewing Company, you are certainly doing yourself a disservice. Make your way out there and check them out.

For a full article on them, you can check it out here:

You can visit Allusion Brewing Company in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania at 143 Grant Ave, Vandergrift, PA 15690, just like I did back in November 2020. They have a beautiful little tap room, with a very cool flight system. Their flights are in old book catalogue (from a near by Library that sold their Book Catalogue desk / table / system), and the tasters fit into it perfectly, and all the bartender has to do is pull them out of the card catalogue cabinet / table / desk system thing.

I had an absolute wonderful time when visiting the brewery, and cannot wait to come back out to Vandergrift to get check them out again.

The Beer Thrillers – Allusion Brewing Company

More Information About Allusion Brewing Company

For more information about Allusion Brewing Company you can visit their very well designed website here: Allusion Brewing Company – Official Website.

The following comes from Untappd: Allusion Brewing Company is a micro brewery from Vandergrift, Pennsylvania. They have 53 unique beers and just over 4,600 ratings, with a global average rating of 3.84 (as of 4.17.23). Their Untappd description reads: Vandergrift’s hometown brewery, offering a consistent library of approachable beers taking the tradition of each style seriously. Craft beer is about bringing people together – come join our story.

For more information, you can find them at their social media pags here:

More of Our Articles About Allusion Brewing Company

Looking to read more about Allusion Brewing Company? Here’s the articles we’ve written about them:

Past Results:

Group Stage Voting Pages

Group Stage Results Pages

Round of 16 Voting Pages

Round of 16 Results Pages

Round of 8 Voting Pages

Round of 8 Results Pages

Conference Final Four Voting Pages

Conference Final Four Results Page

Conference Finals Voting Page

Conference Finals Results Page

Thank You For Reading

Sorry for getting this posted so much later in the day. My insomnia kicked in hard last night and I didn’t sleep much or well at all last night, factor in a newborn, and you can see why I was dragging butt to start the day. Also early in the morning Amy had a doctor’s appointment so we had that, and then had a friend stop over, and between all of that, household chores, etc, etc, etc, yadda yadda yadda (and no, I didn’t yadda yadda over the best part), this is why its only going up now.

My apologies.

I was also trying to decide how I wanted to write the article and how I wanted to frame it, I think I’ll do the full recap in a different article, and will probably get that posted up tomorrow. So be on the look out for that.

I want to thank all 160 breweries that participated. It was so great seeing all of the breweries get into it over the past month (more than a month’s worth of time!). I hope everyone had a good time. I thought the tournament ran very smoothly.

I want to say congratulations to the four breweries that made it to the finals – Tattered Flag Brewery, Allusion Brewing Company, AleCraft Brewing Company, and Mad Chef Brewing. And especially to Allusion Brewing Company for winning.


Honestly everyone, if you have a chance to stop out at Allusion Brewing Company in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, please do. I very highly recommend it!

I’m hoping to get back there this year. Fingers crossed.

Ok everyone, thank you for reading. If you have any comments, questions, concerns, suggestions or anything at all, don’t hesitate to comment.

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Cheers All!

-B. Kline

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