Appalachian Mountain Brewery Wins Medal at 2016 U.S. Open Beer Championship

BOONE, N.C., July 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Inc. (OTC:HOPS) (“AMB”) announced today it was awarded a prestigious Silver Medal in the 2016 U.S. Open Beer Championship, held earlier this month in Ohio. Breweries from Maui to Munich sent in almost 5,000 beers representing over 90 different styles.

“We are proud for the fourth consecutive year to be recognized by the U.S. Open committee, this year for our 'Spiced Edge of a Dream' in the experimental brew category," stated AMB CEO Sean Spiegelman, continuing, “From our inception AMB has been committed to creating great-tasting quality craft beer, while positively impacting both our community and long-term shareholder value. Accolades of this scope help support and validate our mission by driving new brand awareness for both consumers and investors.”

About the 2016 U.S. Open Beer Championship
An annual competition consisting of the top professional and award-winning home brewers, it included breweries from Australia, China, Czech Republic, Venezuela, Canada, Belgium, Germany, Mexico, Sweden, Finland, Scotland and England, which competed. The judges tasted blind without knowing what beers they were tasting.

About Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Inc.
Comprised of two wholly-owned subsidiaries, its craft beer business “Appalachian Mountain Brewery, LLC” is dedicated to making seriously delicious craft beer while focusing its business model on community, sustainability and philanthropy. Winner of numerous medals and awards, the Brewery brews and offers for sale many different craft beers. Its wholly-owned subsidiary “FarmToFlame, LLC” operates a food truck that features a unique wood fired oven in the truck, providing our customers with a casual dining experience that balances innovation and sustainability. Appalachian Mountain Cidery makes a hard cider using third generation locally grown North Carolina apples. Both subsidiaries have received the prestigious official certification by ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) for Western North Carolina grown and produced products.

For further information:
Website: amb.beer
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/appalachianmountain.brewery
Awards: www.usopenbeer.com
Sustainability: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/deao/ncgreentravel-attractionlist
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AMBrewery

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
This release contains certain “forward-looking statements” relating to the business of AMB and its subsidiary companies, which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “estimates,” “believes,” “anticipates,” “intends,” "expects” and similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those described herein as anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are or will be described in greater detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements are based on AMB’s current expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effects on AMB. There can be no assurance that future developments affecting AMB will be those anticipated by AMB. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties (some of which are beyond the control of the Company) or other assumptions that may cause actual actions taken or results or performance to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. AMB undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.

CONTACT:
Sean Spiegelman, CEO
(828) 263-1111
Sean@amb.beer