Awards and Honors

Boscos, Restaurant and Brewing Company, has been attracting awards and attention since opening their first location, Tennessee’s Original Brewpub, in Germantown in 1992.
Besides being the first post-prohibition restaurant brewery in Tennessee, Boscos has also been recognized as a craft brewing innovator and pioneer. These innovations include the development and brewing of a traditional Stone, or “Steinbeer” and two gold medals in the prestigious Great American Beer Festival in the competitive “Experimental Beer Category”

National and International Awards and Honors:

Great American Beer Festival® 2012 Denver, CO
Silver Medal - "Isle of Skye Scottish Ale "
Scottish Style Ale Category

World Beer Cup® 2012 San Diego
Gold Medal - "Boscos Hefeweizen"
German Style Pale Wheat Ale Category

Great American Beer Festival® 2011 Denver, CO
Gold Medal - "Boscos Hefeweizen"
German Style Wheat Ale Category

Great American Beer Festival 2007 Denver, CO
Gold Medal - "Boscos Hefeweizen"
German Style Wheat Ale

Brewers Association Recognition Award 2006
Boscos Brewing Company's head brewer and co-founder Chuck Skypeck was awarded the Brewers Association Recognition Award. This award is the craft brewing industry's highest individual award for contributions to craft brewing.

Great American Beer Festival  2006 Denver, CO
Silver Medal - "Boscos Hefeweizen"
German Style Wheat Ale
Silver Medal - "Ray's Honey Rye"
Specialty Honey Beer

Great American Beer Festival 2005 Denver, CO
Gold Medal - "Boscos Hefeweizen"
German Style Wheat Ale
Gold Medal - "Boscos XXX Pale Ale"
Extra Special Bitter
Silver Medal - "Boscos Famous Flaming Stone Beer" - Golden Ale

Great American Beer Festival 2003 Denver, CO
Gold Medal - "Ninkasi"
Experimental Beer

Great American Beer Festival 2002 Denver, CO
Bronze Medal - "Ray's Honey Rye"
Specialty Honey Beer

Great American Beer Festival 2001 Denver, CO
Bronze Medal - "Midtown Brown "
American Style Brown Ale

Great American Beer Festival 2000 Denver, CO
Gold Medal - "Juniper Stone Beer"
Experimental Beer

Smithsonian Resident Associate Program's 2005 Beer Gazetteer Presenter:
Boscos was selected to participate in the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program's 2005 Beer Gazetteer. Out of 1400 brewerys nationwide, Boscos was one of six brewerys selected to present during the series in Washington, DC on August 1, 2005.

Boscos has also been a leader in production and promotion of “cask conditioned”, or “real” ale in the United States. Boscos has been recognized for applying unique innovations to this traditional method of brewing and serving beer, once common in Great Britain. Boscos has won numerous awards in the “Real Ale Festival”, the largest “Cask Conditioned Ale” festival outside the British Isles.

Real Ale Festival 2003 – Chicago
Silver Medal - "Isle of Skye Scottish Ale"
Bottle Conditioned Scottish Ales
Bronze Medal - "Olde Fool"
Cask Conditioned English Strong Ales

Real Ale Festival 2002 – Chicago
Gold Medal - "Cooper Hoop"
Cask Conditioned English Bitter
Gold Medal - "Boscos Bombay IPA"
Bottle Conditioned American Pale Ale
Bronze Medal - "Cooper Hoop"
Bottle Conditioned English Bitter
Bronze Medal - "Boscos Bombay IPA"
Cask Conditioned American Pale Ale

Real Ale Festival 2001 – Chicago
Gold Medal - "Boscos Bombay IPA"
Cask Conditioned American Pale Ale
Gold Medal - "Midtown Brown "
Cask Conditioned Brown Ale and Porter
Silver Medal - "Boscos Oatmeal Stout"
Cask Conditioned Stouts
Bronze Medal - "Midtown Brown "
Bottle Conditioned Brown Ale and Porter
Bronze Medal - "Boscos Oatmeal Stout"
Bottle Conditioned Stouts
Bronze Medal - "Boscos Bombay IPA"
Bottle Conditioned American Pale Ale

Real Ale Festival 2000 – Chicago
Gold Medal - "Boscos Bombay IPA"
Cask Conditioned American Pale Ale
Bronze Medal - "Boscos Bombay IPA"
Bottle Conditioned American Pale Ale

Real Ale Festival 1998 – Chicago
Gold Medal - "Isle of Skye Scottish Ale"
Bottle Conditioned Scottish Ales

Real Ale Festival 1997 – Chicago
Bronze Medal - "Boscos Bombay IPA"
Cask Conditioned American Pale Ale

Local Awards and Honors:

Memphis Magazine Readers Poll 2012
Best Salad - Bronze
Best Patio Dining - Gold
Best Bloody Mary - Bronze
Best Beer Selection  - Silver     

Memphis Magazine Reader's Poll: 2010
Best Patio Dining – Gold
Best Beer Selection –Bronze

Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis Readers Poll: 2010
Best Sunday Brunch (Second Place)
Best Patio (Second Place)
Best Beer Selection (Second Place)
Best Happy Hour (Third Place)

Memphis Most Awards 2010 The Commercial Appeal
Best Sunday Brunch - Finalist
Best Draft Beer Selection - Finalist

Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis Readers Poll: 2009
Best Sunday Brunch (Second Place)
Best Patio (Second Place)
Best Beer Selection (Second Place)
Best Happy Hour (Third Place)

Memphis Most Awards 2009 The Commercial Appeal
Best Sunday Brunch - First Place
Best Beer Selection - First Place

Memphis Magazine Reader's Poll: 2009
Best Outdoor Dining – Gold
Best Beer Selection – Silver
Best Bloody Marys – Silver
Best Sunday Brunch - Silver
Best Salads - Reader's Choice Award

Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis Readers Poll: 2009
Best Sunday Brunch (Second Place)
Best Patio (Second Place)
Best Beer Selection (Second Place)

Memphis Most Awards 2008 The Commercial Appeal
Most Revered Sunday Brunch - Finalist
Most Frosty Mug? - Finalist
Most Boundless Beer Selection - Finalist

Memphis Health and Fitness - 2008
Top Five Healthy Options  - 1st Place
Best Salad - 1st Place
Top Five Salads - 1st Place
Top Five Healthy Pizza - 3rd Place

Memphis Magazine Reader's Poll: 2008
Best Outdoor Dining – Gold
Best Beer Selection – Silver
Best Bloody Marys – Silver
Best Salads - Silver
Best Sunday Brunch - Bronze

Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis Readers Poll: 2007
Best Sunday Brunch (Second Place)
Best Patio (Second Place)
Best Beer Selection (Second Place)
Best Bar (Tie for First)
Best Happy Hour (Third Place)

Memphis Most Awards 2007
The Commercial Appeal
Most Inviting Outdoor Dining - First
Most Revered Sunday Brunch - 1st Runner Up
Most Frosty Mug? - 1st Runner Up
Most Boundless Beer Selection - 2nd Runner Up

Memphis Magazine Reader's Poll: 2007
Best Outdoor Dining – Gold
Best Beer Selection – Silver
Best Pizza – Bronze
Best Salads - Bronze
Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis Readers Poll: 2006
Best Brunch - 2nd Place
Best Patio - 2nd Place
Best Beer Selection - 3rd Place

Memphis Magazine Reader's Poll: 2006
Best Outdoor Dining - Gold
Best Pizza - Silver
Best Beer Selection - Silver
Best Bloody Marys - Silver
Best Brunch - Bronze
Most Happening Happy Hour - Bronze
Award of Excellency - Best Salad
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program
Beer Gazetteer 2005 Participant

Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis Readers Poll: 2005
Best Beer Selection - 2nd Place
Reader's Choice - Best Brunch - 3rd Place

Memphis Magazine Reader's Poll: 2005
Best Outdoor Dining - Gold
Best Beer Selection - Silver
Best Pizza - Bronze
Award of Excellency - Most Happening Happy Hour
Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis Readers Poll: 2004
Reader's Choice - Best Service
Reader's Choice - Best Restaurant
Best Beer Selection - 2nd Place

Memphis Magazine Reader's Poll: 2004
Best Pizza - Silver
Best Beer Selection - Bronze

Memphis Magazine Reader's Poll: 2003
Best Beer Selection - Sliver

Memphis Magazine Reader's Poll: 2002
Best Beer Selection - Silver
Best Pizza - Bronze

Memphis Magazine Reader's Poll: 2001
Best Beer Selection - Silver

Memphis Magazine Reader's Poll: 2000
Best Beer Selection - Silver
Best Pizza - Bronze

Memphis Magazine Reader's Poll: 1999
Best Beer Selection - Gold
The Best Restaurants in America

Where the Locals Eat - 1998
Best Pizza

Germantown News Reader's Choice Awards 1998
Best Place to Celebrate!
Favorite Night Spot

Boscos has been featured in numerous national publications including Drinking made Easy, Southern Living, All About Beer, Men’s Journal, Beer, The Magazine, National Restaurant News, The New Brewer, American Brewer, Zymurgy, Brew Your Own, Celebrator Beer News, Ale Street News, Southern Brew News, Real Beer Page, Cooking and Eating with Beer, Restaurant Hospitality, The Taste of Memphis Cookbook, The Pocket Guide to Beer, and The World Guide to Beer.

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