2017 GABF LIVE - Awards Ceremony w/UPDATES & Results

2017 GABF LIVE - Awards Ceremony w/UPDATES & Results

The GABF 2017 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 <<
Mid-Sized Brewing Company & Brewer Of The YearSaint Arnold Brewing & Saint Arnold Brew Crew

Small Brewing Company & Brewer Of The Year:  Sunriver Brewing & Sunriver Brewing Team

Very Small Brewing Company & Brewer Of The Year:  On Tour Brewing Co Mark Poffenberger & Mark Lagenza     

Large Brewpub & Brewer  Of The Year: Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co Amos Swifty Kim     

Mid-Sized Brewpub & Brewer Of The Year:  Moon River Brewing       

Small Brewpub & Brewer of the Year:  Rockford Brewing

Brewery Group & Brewery Group Brewer Of The Year:  Melvin Brewing       

7923 Entries from 2217 Breweries, 13 Countries,
276 Judges, 185 Volunteers

1  Gold Medal NOT awarded (Category 25)    

GABF Pro-Am 118 Entries:  GOLD:  Just Another Pretty Face Denver Beer Co & Doug Thiel

  1. (39 entries) American-Style Wheat Beer  GOLD: : Sweet As Pacific Ale GoodLife Brewing
  2. (52) American-Style Wheat Beer With Yeast GOLD: Fuzztail Sunriver Brewing
  3. (145) American Style Fruit Beer  GOLD::  Razz Against The Machine Little Machine Brewing
  4. (90) Fruit Wheat Beer GOLD: Sierra Blanca Cherry Wheat Sierra Blanca Brewing
  5. (58) Belgian-style Fruit Beer  GOLD: Blood Orange Wit Refuge Brewery 
  6. (66) Pumpkin/Squash Beer GOLD: Saint Arnold Pumpkinator
  7. (87) Field Beer GOLD:: C Porter Lauder Ale
  8. (98) Chili Beer GOLD:  Ghost Pepper Imperial Stout ZwanzigZ Brewery
  9. (145) Herb & Spice Beer GOLD:  Lemon Balm & Beets Wheat New Sarum Brewery 
  10. (62) Chocolate Beer GOLD: Imperial Stout Porter w/Cacao Nibs Joseph James Brewery
  11. (89) Coffee Beer GOLD:  Heritage Coffee Brown Ale Alaskan Brewing
  12. (114) Coffee Stout or Porter GOLD: Speargun Coffee Milk Stout Snake River Brewing
  13. (42) Specialty Beer GOLD : Barrel-Aged Sweet Potato Soufflé Rye Odd Side Ales 
  14. (49) Rye Beer GOLD:  Unite The Clans Third Space Brewing
  15. (69) Honey Beer GOLD: Orange Blossom Common Karl Strauss 
  16. (40) Session Beer GOLD: Guillaume Pizza Port Ocean Beach
  17. (130) Session IPA GOLD: Rome City IPA BrewHub
  18. (40) Other Strong Beer GOLD:  Imperial Cream Ale Nexus Brewery
  19. (94) Experimental Beer GOLD: Source Series Opuntia Carolina Bauernhaus
  20. (44) Fresh or Wet Hop Ale GOLD :  Wet Hop Melvin Melvin Brewing
  21. (40) Historical Beer GOLD: Waverly Tulip Square Peg Brewworks
  22. (33) Gluten-Free Beer GOLD:: Dark Ale Ground Breaker Brewing
  23. (33) American-Belgo-Style Ale GOLD: Saison Du Boise Lynwood Brewing
  24. (35) American-Style Sour Ale GOLD: Damn Wild: Hops & Lemon Verbena Flat Tail Brewing 
  25. (105) Fruited American-Style Sour Ale GOLD : NO Gold Awarded 
  26. (71) Brett Beer GOLD : Fancy Pants Jessup Farm Barrel House
  27. () Mixed-Culture Brett Beer GOLD : Galaxy Dry-Hopped Funk Yo Couch Wiley Roots Brewing
  28. (70) Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer GOLDPorter Aged on Palo Santo Wood  Spellbound Brewing
  29. (175) Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer GOLD : Hurley Burley Port Barrel Aged Barleywine Out of Bounds Brewing
  30. (154) Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout GOLD : Medianoche WeldWerks Brewing 
  31. (56) Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer GOLD :  Plum Creek Sour Rockyard American Grill & Brewery
  32. (122)Fruited Wood and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer  BRONZE: Riserva Weyerbacher Brewing GOLD:  Zoned Ag Apricot Corrilitos Brewing
  33. (26) Aged Beer GOLDLa Muerta Freetail Brewing
  34. (54) Kellerbier or Zwickelbier GOLDZwicklebier Redrock Brewing
  35. (62) Smoke Beer Bronze: Croydn is Burning Neshaminy Creek  GOLD: So Long And Thanks For All The Smoked Fish Sandlot brewery
  36. (98) American-Style or International-Style Pilsener GOLD: Rocket 100 Austin Beer Garden Brewing
  37. (45) Light Lager GOLD: Super Awesome Lager Austin Beer Works
  38. (75) American-Style Lager or Malt Liquor GOLD: Mexican Lager Lone Tree Brewing
  39. (92) American-Style Cream Ale GOLD: Buckle Bunny Eureka Heights Brewing
  40. (70) American-Style Amber Lager GOLD:  Auburn Lager Mad Anthony Brewing
  41. (145) German-Style Pilsener GOLD:  Zoigl Pils ZoiglHaus House Brewing
  42. (93) Bohemian-Style Pilsener GOLD: Velvet Revolution Austin Beer Garden Brewing
  43. (105) Munich-Style Helles GOLDPenn Gold Pennsylvania Brewing Co
  44. (56) Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest GOLD : Dortmunder Lupulin Brewing
  45. (87) Vienna-Style Lager GOLD : Gustav Taft’s Ale House
  46. (122) German-Style Märzen GOLD: Asheville Lager Wedge Brewing
  47. (47) European-Style Dark Lager/Munich-Style Dunkel: GOLDChuckanut Dunkel Chuckanut Brewery
  48. (74) Dark Lager GOLD  :  Mischievous Black Six Ten Brewing
  49. (36) Bock GOLD :  Low Boy On Tour Brewing
  50. (51) German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock GOLD :  Wobblor Crooked Lane Brewing
  51. (48) Baltic-Style Porter GOLD: Public Enemy Baltic Porter Dust Bowl Brewing
  52. (126) Golden or Blonde Ale GOLD :  Boone Creek Blonde Appalachian Mountain Brewery
  53. (154) German-Style Kölsch GOLD : Chuckanut Kolsch-Style Chuckanut Brewery
  54. (41) English-Style Summer Ale GOLD : Organic California Blonde Ale Eel River
  55. (30) Classic English-Style Pale Ale GOLD : Mr. Kite’s Pale Ale Social Kitchen & Brewery
  56. (41) English-Style India Pale Ale GOLD :  Punjabi CooperSmith’s Brewing
  57. (105) Australian-Style International-Style Pale Ale GOLD : Triumvirate Rueben’s Brews
  58. (199--3rd Largest Category) American-Style Pale Ale GOLD : Monterey Street Central Coast Brewing
  59. (182) American-Style Strong Pale Ale GOLD:  Hubert MPA Melvin Brewing
  60. (408 Entries -Largest Category @ GABF 2017 and Largest Category Ever) American-Style India Pale Ale--BRONZE: Breakside IPA Breakside Brewery, SILVER: Gold Digger IPA Auburn Alehouse GOLD : Prairie Madness Hailstorm Brewing Co
  61. (221 - 2nd Largest Category) Imperial India Pale Ale GOLD:  Manta Ray Ballast Point Brewing
  62. (90) American-Style Amber/Red Ale GOLD :  F-Town Amber Copper Club Brewing
  63. (72) Double Red Ale GOLD:  Hop Donkey Auburn Ale House
  64. (41) Imperial Red AleGOLD: Cinder Beast Sunriver Brewing
  65. (44) English-Style Mild Ale Bronze: Nemo Bon Place Brewing Bethlehem, PA GOLD :  Hold The Reins Brink Brewing
  66. () Ordinary or Special Bitter GOLD :  Three Ton BrewHub
  67. (73) Extra Special Bitter SILVER:  ESA Yards Brewing GOLD : 14-Degree ESB Bent Paddle Brewing
  68. (53) Scottish-Style Ale GOLD :  Taildraggers Clan-destine Saddle Mountain
  69. (80) Irish-Style Red Ale GOLD :  Ridgetop Red Silver City Brewery
  70. (63) English-Style Brown Ale GOLD : Boulder Garden Brown Orlison Brewing
  71. (90) American-Style Brown Ale GOLD :  Bull Creek Brown Ale Springfield Brewing
  72. (54) American-Style Black Ale GOLD : Hoppa Ameritus Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
  73. () Berliner-Style Weisse GOLD : Kaliope Captain Fatty’s
  74. (97) Leipzig Style Gose or Contemporary Gose GOLD :  Mermaid’s Scorn Benchtop Brewing
  75. (53) German-Style Altbier GOLD :  Glacier Ale Red Lodge Ales
  76. (128) South German-Style Hefeweizen GOLD :  Hefeweizen Gordon Biersch Colorado
  77. (41) German-Style Wheat Ale GOLD :  Alpenglow Fat Head’s Brewery
  78. () Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale GOLD: Squatter’s Hell’s Keep Utah Brewers Cooperative
  79. () Belgian-Style Witbier GOLD:  Wild Wacky Wit Moon River Brewing
  80. () Classic Saison GOLD:  Saison Funkwerks
  81. (81) Specialty Saison GOLD: Rye Saison Base Camp Brewing
  82. (52) Belgian and French-Style Ale GOLD: Grisette Summer Ale Sly Fox Brewing
  83. () Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale GOLD :  El Sur Casa Agria Specialty Ales
  84. () Belgian-Style Double or Quadrupel GOLD :  #Huadgoals 515 Brewing
  85. (77) Belgian-Style Tripel GOLD :  Triple Dog Dare Big Dogs Brewing
  86. (74) Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale  GOLD: Amandus Lazarus Brewing
  87. (42) Other Belgian-Style Ale BRONZE:  Cousin Stoopid Stickman Brewing  GOLD:  Witty Moron Stone Brewing Liberty Station
  88. (57) Brown Porter Bronze: Man Full Of Trouble Dock Street Brewery GOLD :  Porter Back East Brewing
  89. (97) Robust Porter GOLD  :  Tabula Rossa Second Chance Brewery
  90. (37) Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout GOLD:  Bearded Seal Pint House Pizza North
  91. (48) Export Stout GOLD:  Correspondent Wander Brewing
  92. (60) American-Style Stout Bronze: Night of the Living Dead Full Pint  GOLD :  Cholo Stout Marble Brewing Mav Lab
  93. (69) Sweet Stout or Cream Stout GOLD :  Oatmeal Milk Stout Finkle & Garf Brewing 
  94. () Oatmeal Stout GOLD :  Wall Of Sound Stereo Brewing
  95. () Imperial Stout SILVER: Russian Imperial Stout Iron Hill Brewing GOLD: The Russian 2SP Brewing
  96. (70)Scotch Ale GOLD : Real Heavy Real Ale Brewing
  97. (43) Old Ale or Strong Ale SILVER:  Roundabout Brewing GOLD : 10&2 Barleywine Fifty West Brewing
  98. (49) Barley Wine-Style Ale GOLD :  Shipfaced Silver Harbor Brewing


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