2016 GABF LIVE - Awards Ceremony w/UPDATES & Results

imageThe GABF 2016 Award Ceremony is underway!  I’ll be posting as fast as the stream allows.  I’ll be posting GOLD Medals only for now, but I will follow up later with links to the full winners list as well as highlighting some local winners.


For the full list of all awards click here

Overall 2016 Awards:
Large Brewing Company & Brewer Of The Year: Pabst Brewing Co & Greg Deuhs   

Mid-Sized Brewing Company & Brewer Of The Year: 
Karl Strauss Brewing & Team Karl 
Small Brewing Company & Brewer Of The Year: 
Uberbrew & Uber Cru 
Very Small Brewing Company & Brewer Of The Year:
Brown Truck Brewery & Team Brown Truck 

Large Brewpub & Brewer  Of The Year:
The Austin Beer Garden Brewing & Amos Swifty Kim 
Mid-Sized Brewpub & Brewer Of The Year:
Boxing Bear Brewing & Justin Hamilton / Dylan Davis 

Small Brewpub & Brewer of the Year:

Zwanzigz Brewing & Mike Rybinski

7,227 Entries from 1,752 Breweries, 12 Countries

2 Medals NOT awarded

GABF Pro-Am 88 Entries:  GOLD:  Just Rye'Te - Panther Island Brewing & AHA Member Clifton Ellis

  1. (37 entries) American-Style Wheat Beer  GOLD: Tumbelwheat Altitude Chophouse Laramie, WY
  2. (31) American-Style Wheat Beer With Yeast GOLD: White Noise Uberbrew Billings, MT 
  3. (106) American Style Fruit Beer  GOLD:  Slingback High Heel Brewing St. Louis, MO
  4. (84) Fruit Wheat Beer  GOLD: Mexican Spring 515 Brewing Clive, IA
  5. (61) Belgian-style Fruit Beer  GOLD: Apricot Wheat Wiens Brewing Temecula, CA
  6. (10) Pumpkin/Squash Beer GOLD: NO Silver or Gold Awarded
  7. (92) Field Beer GOLD: Imperial Coconut Porter Maui Brewing Kihei, HI
  8. (112) Chili Beer GOLDRocky Mountain Saison 14er Brewing Denver, CO
  9. (114) Herb & Spice Beer GOLDNodajito NoDa Brewing Charlotte, NC
  10. (39) Pumpkin Spice Beer GOLD: Pump Action Imperial Pumpkin 4 Noses Brewing Broomfield, CO
  11. (46) Chocolate Beer GOLD: Chaos Ram Bighorn Brewery Wheeling, IL
  12. (168) Coffee Beer GOLDGusto Crema Georgetown Brewing Seattle, WA
  13. (54) Specialty Beer GOLD : Campfire Stout High Water Brewing Stockton, CA
  14. (81) Rye Beer GOLDBreakside Rye Curious? Breakside Brewery Portland, OR
  15. (64) Specialty Honey Beer GOLDJetty Cream Ale Great South Bay Brewery Bay Shore, NY
  16. (52) Session Beer GOLD: PSB Session IPL Perry Street Brewing Spokane, WA
  17. (118) Session IPA GOLD: Trump Hands Cannonballs Creek Brewing Golden, CO
  18. (46) Other Strong Beer GOLDAnodyne Wheat Wine Revolver Brewing Granbury, TX
  19. (87) Experimental Beer GOLD : Dry Hopped Systema Natura D9 Brewing Cornelius, NC
  20. (45) Fresh or Wet Hop Ale GOLDMelvin IPA Melvin Brewing Jackson, WY
  21. (43) Historical Beer GOLD: Valhallla El Rancho Brewing Evergreen, CO
  22. (37) Gluten-Free Beer GOLD: Dark Ale Ground Breaker Brewing Portland, OR
  23. (70) American-Belgo-Style Ale GOLD: Mischief The Bruery Placentia, CA
  24. (142) American-Style Sour Ale GOLDQueen Of Tarts Karl Strauss Brewing San Diego, CA
  25. (53) Brett Beer GOLD :  Touch of Brett Alesong brewing & Blending Eugene, OR
  26. (65) Mixed-Culture Brett Beer GOLD : Funka Hop Farm Sudwerk Brewing Davis, CA
  27. (66) Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer GOLD :  Drama Queen Denver Beer Co - Canworks Denver, CO
  28. (159) Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer GOLD :  Silent Warrior Taps Fish House & Brewery Corona, CA
  29. (131) Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout GOLD :  Barrel-Aged Darkness Surly Brewing Brooklyn Center, MN
  30. (64) Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer GOLD :  Sour Project Ale Adirondack Pub & Brewery Lake George, NY
  31. (82)Fruited Wood and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer GOLDRazz-Jerry Tart BJ's Brewery La Brea, CA
  32. (40) Aged Beer GOLD: Doc's Scotch Ale Millserburg Brewing Millersburg, OH
  33. (69) Kellerbier or Zwickelbier GOLD:  Sunny Side Dweller Ocelot Brewing Sterling, VA
  34. (65) Smoke Beer Bronze: Croydon Is Burning Neshaminy Creek Brewing Neshaminy, PA GOLD:  Raucher Wolverins State Brewing Ann Arbor, MI
  35. (66) American-Style or International-Style Pilsener GOLD:  Robot Crush Aeronaut Brewing Sommerville, MA
  36. (21) American-Style Light Lager or German-style light lager GOLD: #10 American Lager Brown Truck brewery High Point, NC
  37. (34) American-Style Lager or Ice Lager or Malt Liquor GOLD: Pabst Blue Ribbon Pabst brewing Los Angeles, CA
  38. (65) American-Style Cream Ale GOLDEl Sully 21st Amendment Brewery San Leandro, CA
  39. (108) American-Style Amber Lager or Dark Lager GOLDCasa Azul El Segundo Brewing El Segundo, CA
  40. (115) German-Style Pilsener GOLDIndustry Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co Austin, TX
  41. (62) Bohemian-Style Pilsener GOLDSweet Ride Bagby Beer Co Oceanside, CA
  42. (84) Munich-Style Helles GOLDChuckanut Helles Chuckanut Brewery Bellingham, WA
  43. (46) Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest GOLD : Dortmunder Mifflin Emmett's Brewing Pallatine, IL
  44. (67) Vienna-Style Lager Bronze: Churchville Lager Neshaminy Creek Brewing Neshaminy, PA GOLD : Vienna Lager Devils Backbone Brewing Lexington,, VA
  45. (79) German-Style Märzen GOLD: Zirkusfestt  Oktoberfest Hi0-Wire Brewing Asheville, NC
  46. (38) European-Style Dark Lager/Munich-Style Dunkel: GOLD:  I Dunkeled In My Pants Figueroa Brewing Buelton CA
  47. (47) German-Style Schwarzbier GOLD  :  General Schwarz Central Coast Brewing St. Louis Obispo, CA
  48. (36) Bock GOLD :  Breakline Bock Rip Current Brewery San Marcos, CA
  49. (29) German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock GOLD :  Warning Sign Rockyard Brewing Castle Rock, CO
  50. (41) Baltic-Style Porter GOLD: Danzig Devils Backbone Brewing Roseland, VA
  51. (115) Golden or Blonde Ale GOLD :  Kirby Echos Brewing Frederick, CO
  52. (111) German-Style Kölsch GOLD : Light Of Cologne Ornery Brewing Woodbridge, VA
  53. (68) English-Style Summer Ale GOLD : Hometown Blonde Ram Bighorn Brewery Lakewood, WA
  54. (38) Classic English-Style Pale Ale GOLD : Extra Pale Ale Summit Brewing St. Paul, MN
  55. (43) English-Style India Pale Ale GOLD :  Gatecrasher Temperance Beer Evanston, IL
  56. (90) Australian-Style International-Style Pale Ale GOLD : Drop Bear Australian Pale Ale Lynnwood Brewing Concern Raleigh, NC
  57. (157) American-Style Pale Ale GOLD :  Stick's Pale Ale Boostrap Brewing Niwot, CO
  58. (169) American-Style Strong Pale Ale GOLD:  Good Green Highland Park Brewery Los Angeles, CA
  59. (312 Entries -Largest Category @ GABF 2016) American-Style India Pale Ale GOLDBodhizafa IPA Georgetown Brewing Seattle, WA
  60. (211 - 2nd Largest Category) Imperial India Pale Ale GOLD:  Humulus Insani Uberbrew Billings, MT
  61. (114) American-Style Amber/Red Ale GOLD :  Old Prospector Red Ale BNS Brewing Santee, CA
  62. (78) Double Red Ale GOLD:  The Red Glove Boxing Bear Brewing Albuquerque, NM
  63. (62) Imperial Red AleGOLD:  Paradox Red Imperial Red IPA Raised Granite Waukesha, WI
  64. (44) English-Style Mild Ale GOLD :  Workmans Compensation Line Ridge Brewing Cedar Rapids, IA
  65. (39) Ordinary or Special Bitter GOLD :  DBA DOuble Barrel Ale Firestone Walker Paso Robles, CA
  66. (71) Extra Special Bitter GOLD :  Redfeather Black Raven Brewing Redmond, WA
  67. (46) Scottish-Style Ale GOLD :  White Street Scottish Ale White Street Brewing Wake Forest, NC
  68. (80) Irish-Style Red Ale GOLD :  Highlander Devils Hump Ale Missoula Brewing Missoula, MT
  69. (47) English-Style Brown Ale GOLD : Tri-Town brown Echo Brewing Erie, CO
  70. (84) American-Style Brown Ale GOLD :  Brown Culture Brewing Solana Beach, CA
  71. (61) American-Style Black Ale GOLD :  Once You Go Lynwood Brewing Concern Raleigh, NC
  72. (141) German-Style Sour Ale GOLD :  Gose Rueben's Brews Seattle, WA
  73. (57) German-Style Altbier GOLD :  Little Red Cap Grimm Brothers Brewhouse Loveland, CO
  74. (111) South German-Style Hefeweizen GOLD :  Windandsea Wheat Karl Strauss Brewing San Diego, CA
  75. (33) German-Style Wheat Ale GOLD :  Alpenglow Fat Heads Brewery North Olmstead, OH
  76. (61) Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale GOLD: Solid Gold Cannonball Creek Brewing Golden, CO
  77. (85) Belgian-Style Witbier GOLD:  Ommegang Wit Brewery Ommegang Cooperstown, NY
  78. (88) Classic Saison GOLD:  Achtertun Seizon Farmhouse The Post Brewing Lafayette, CO
  79. (92) Specialty Saison GOLD: Six Finger Sam Saison Two Rivers Brewing Easton, PA
  80. (27) Belgian and French-Style Ale GOLD: Domain Dupage Two Brothers Brewing Warrenville, IL
  81. (74) Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale GOLD :  Hexotic Two Roads Stratford, CT
  82. (63) Belgian-Style Double or Quadrupel GOLD :  Abbey Dubbel Elm City Brewing Keene, NH
  83. (92) Belgian-Style Tripel GOLDAllagash Tripel Allagash brewing Portland, ME
  84. (70) Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale  GOLD:  Old Spilt-Foot Broken Bow Brewery Tuckahoe, NY
  85. (31) Other Belgian-Style Ale  GOLDBlond Copper Kettle Brewing Denver, CO
  86. (61) Brown Porter GOLD :  Fivepine Chocolate Porter Three Creeks Sisters, CO
  87. (94) Robust Porter GOLD  :  Tabula Rosa Toasted Porter Second Chance Beer San Diego, CA
  88. (41) Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout Silver: Love Stout Yards Brewing Philadelphia PA  GOLD:  Big Drought Stout Solid Rock Brewing Spicewood, TX
  89. (43) Export Stout GOLD:  Dirty Frank's Stout Rivers Edge Brewing Milford, MI
  90. (55) American-Style Stout GOLD :  P2P 10-Barrel Brewing Bend, OR
  91. (71) Sweet Stout or Cream Stout GOLD :    Chocolate Milk Stout Boxing Bear Brewing Albuquerque, NM
  92. (61) Oatmeal Stout GOLD :  Sless' Oatmeal Stout Irons Spring Brewery Fairfax, CA
  93. (91) Imperial Stout GOLD: The Russian 2SP Brewing Aston, PA
  94. (76) Scotch Ale GOLD :  Real Heavy Real Ale Brewing Blanco, TX
  95. (38) Old Ale or Strong Ale GOLD : Irish Walker Olde Hickory Brewery Hickory, NC
  96. (60) Barley Wine-Style Ale GOLD :  AleSmith Old Numbskull AleSmith San Diego, CA

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