May 6 2016. Quest Brewing Company won a gold medal for their Ponce Cucumber Jalapeno Saison at the 2016 World Beer Cup. This bi-annual event, hosted in Philadelphia, featured 2,011 breweries from 63 countries around the world competing for these prestigious awards.
Quest’s award marks the first time a brewery from South Carolina has won a gold medal in this competition.
Quest Brewing Co. was founded in 2013 by Don Richardson and Andrew Watts in Greenville, SC. Quest has been met with unprecedented success in its first few years of operation, garnering national attention from USA Today, Hemispheres magazine, Thrillist.com, Beer Advocate, Maxim, and Southern Living. Quest’s products are distributed throughout the state of South Carolina and North Carolina.