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Rally Drum Red Ale Wins People's Choice Award

Posted June 18, 2012

Great Lakes Brewing Company won The St. Paul Summer Beer Fest People's Choice Award for the third consecutive year with new Pub Exclusive Rally Drum Red Ale.

The 4th Annual St. Paul Summer Beer Fest took place on Saturday, June 16th at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, featuring over 85 craft breweries.

Each year the People's Choice Award is given to the beer that collects the most votes at the fest. Great Lakes Brewing Company won in 2010 with Nosferatu Imperial Red Ale and in 2011 with Engine 20 Smoked Pale Ale. Rally Drum Red Ale took the People's Choice Honor in its debut year.

Rally Drum Red Ale was named after Tribe fan John Adams, who plays his signature drum at home baseball games in Cleveland. It was introduced as a Pub Exclusive in the spring of 2012 to celebrate Opening Day.