Allusion Brewing Wins Three Awards at the 2023 CBMAs

Allusion Brewing Wins Three Awards at the 2023 CBMAs

Allusion Brewing Company Won Three Crushies at This Year’s CBMA’s

Craft Brewers Conference 2023

The Craft Brewers Conference is going strong in Nashville, Tennessee. It will be wrapping up tomorrow night and ending with their World Beer Cup award ceremony. But today, they announced the winners of the “Crushies” or the CBMAs. (CBMA stands for Craft Beer Marketing Awards.)

Last year Allusion Brewing Company took home two awards. You can read that story here: Allusion Brewing Company Wins Two Top Awards.

This year they didn’t go home empty handed either.

Allusion Brewing Company Wins Three Crushies

Allusion Brewing Company

Allusion Brewing Company won three ‘Crushies’ (awards) at this year’s Craft Beer Marketing Awards ceremony at the Craft Brewers Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

Allusion Brewing Company won:

  • Best Ready to Drink Cocktail
  • Best Tap Handle
  • Best Charitable Cause Partnership

Best Ready to Drink Cocktail

They won the Best Ready to Drink Cocktail – Can or Bottle Design (Brewery Produced Only) for their “Winston Wallace, the Wassail Weasel Wassail is liquor, apples, brandy, and other spices”.

Best Tap Handle

They won the Best Tap Handle for their “Halloween – themed Tap Handle, Waning Moon Blackberry Cobbler Sour Ale”.

Best Charitable Cause Partnership

They won the Best Charitable Cause Partnership (Breweries Only) for their “Special Brew Rock for Life Concert Series Provides financial support to families with children residing in Western PA”.

Congratulations to Allusion Brewing Company

The wins keep coming in for Allusion Brewing Company! They were also our “Battle of the Breweries” 2023 winner (this year’s winner).

They also won two awards at last year’s CBMA ceremony. You can read about it here: Allusion Brewing Company Wins Two Top Awards.

From last year’s article:

At the annual Craft Beer Conference (in Minneapolis, Minnesota this year), held over the past few days; Allusion Brewing Company received two awards. Both in “Craft Beer Marketing”. They won their awards for “Best Tap Handle” in the US and “Best Flight Display” in the US.

These are two big awards for the small brewery out of Vandergrift, Pennsylvania. Receiving any award is always a great moment for any brewery, but being recognized at the Craft Beer Conference and winning a national award (and top place) is especially huge for the small hometown brewery.

Much like the Great American Beer Fest, the World Beer Cup, and many others – the Craft Beer Conference has their own award ceremony where they announce winners in several different categories on a whole host of things.

Their first award was for “Best Flight Display” in the US. They have a very cool flight board, which are pull out drawers from an old library’s card catalog cabinet. They use the cabinet to keep track of the flights that are out.

Their second award they have won was for “Best Tap Handle” in the US. I didn’t have a good picture of their tap handles, but found a picture of their bar background from TribLive back in 2020 (October 9th, 2020) when they were opening.

I got to stop out at Allusion Brewing Company in November of 2020 when I was taking my trip out to Indianapolis and back. It was early in the day so the place wasn’t full yet (actually I was the only person there at the time, they had just opened), but it was a really lovely building and brewery. The beers were great. And if you are ever in the outskirts of Pittsburgh you definitely should stop in.

For more information on my trip there, you can check out these articles:

You can find them on Google Maps here: Allusion Brewing Company.

Allusion Brewing Company Wins Two Top Awards

For More Information on 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 5.11.23). 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

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