Great American Beer Festival - GABF 2019 Full Awards List

Great American Beer Festival - GABF 2019 Full Awards ListFrom GABF:

Gold

A Creator’s Calling
The Lost Abbey
San Marcos
CA
Aged Beer
2019

Silver
Belgian Quad
Green Mountain Beer Co.
Lakewood
CO
Aged Beer
2019

Bronze
Mob Barley
Meadowlark Brewing
Sidney
MT
Aged Beer
2019

Gold
Wit-Tington
Central District Brewing
Austin
TX
American-Belgo-Style Ale
2019

Silver
Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Kansas City
MO
American-Belgo-Style Ale
2019

Bronze
White Rainbow
Red Rock Brewery – Production
Salt Lake City
UT
American-Belgo-Style Ale
2019

Gold
Märzen
Sudwerk Brewing Co.
Davis
CA
American-Style Amber Lager
2019

Silver
Oktoberfest
Huss Brewing Co.
Tempe
AZ
American-Style Amber Lager
2019

Bronze
Grist Maerzen
Grist Brewing Co.
Highlands Ranch
CO
American-Style Amber Lager
2019

Gold
Diablo Rojo
Boneyard Beer
Bend
OR
American-Style Amber/Red Ale
2019

Silver
1890 Founder’s Ale
Grayton Beer Co.
Santa Rosa Beach
FL
American-Style Amber/Red Ale
2019

Bronze
Red Alert
Aftershock Brewing Co.
Temecula
CA
American-Style Amber/Red Ale
2019

Gold
Alpha Force Double Tap
Überbrew
Billings
MT
American-Style Black Ale
2019

Silver
Bowie Knife
Thunderhawk Alements
San Diego
CA
American-Style Black Ale
2019

Bronze
Turmoil
Barley Brown’s Beer
Baker City
OR
American-Style Black Ale
2019

Gold
Naked Sunbather
Mad Swede Brewing Co.
Boise
ID
American-Style Brown Ale
2019

Silver
Bull Creek Brown Ale
Springfield Brewing Co.
Springfield
MO
American-Style Brown Ale
2019

Bronze
Browner Than Ivan
Chula Vista Brewery
Chula Vista
CA
American-Style Brown Ale
2019

Gold
Sea Señor! Mex Lager
SouthNorte Beer Co.
San Diego
CA
American-Style Cream Ale
2019

Silver
Los Dudes’ Cerveza Lager Mexicana
The Dudes’ Brewing Co.
Somis
CA
American-Style Cream Ale
2019

Bronze
Gold Style
Ballast Point Brewing Co. – Chicago
Chicago
IL
American-Style Cream Ale
2019

Gold
Salt River
Historic Brewing Co.
Flagstaff
AZ
American-Style Fruit Beer
2019

Silver
Quat
Tampa Bay Brewing Co. – Ybor City
Tampa
FL
American-Style Fruit Beer
2019

Bronze
Boom Dynamite
O.H.S.O. Brewery + Distillery
Phoenix
AZ
American-Style Fruit Beer
2019

Gold
More Dodge Less RAM
Comrade Brewing Co.
Denver
CO
American-Style India Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Radiant Beauty
Green Cheek Beer Co.
Orange
CA
American-Style India Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
Weekend Vibes IPA
Coronado Brewing Co. – Production Facility
San Diego
CA
American-Style India Pale Ale
2019

Gold
Lite Reading
Pollyanna Brewing Co.
Lemont
IL
American-Style Lager or American-Style Pilsener
2019

Silver
Valley Beer
Wren House Brewing Co.
Phoenix
AZ
American-Style Lager or American-Style Pilsener
2019

Bronze
Schaben’s
Thunderhead Brewing Co.
Kearney
NE
American-Style Lager or American-Style Pilsener
2019

Gold
Johnny Utah
Georgetown Brewing Co.
Seattle
WA
American-Style Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Acclimated APA
La Cumbre Brewing Co.
Albuquerque
NM
American-Style Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
Breakside Woodlawn Pale Ale
Breakside Brewery
Portland
OR
American-Style Pale Ale
2019

Gold
Low pHunk
MobCraft Beer
Milwaukee
WI
American-Style Sour Ale
2019

Silver
Alegria
Millersburg Brewing
Millersburg
OH
American-Style Sour Ale
2019

Bronze
Citra Acid Test
Triple C Brewing
Charlotte
NC
American-Style Sour Ale
2019

Gold
Black Cliffs
Boise Brewing
Boise
ID
American-Style Stout
2019

Silver
Stone Liberty Station Cimmerian Portal
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station
San Diego
CA
American-Style Stout
2019

Bronze
Kilgore
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
Long Beach
CA
American-Style Stout
2019

Gold
Superpower IPA
Comrade Brewing Co.
Denver
CO
American-Style Strong Pale Ale
2019

Silver
NoPac IPA
Crossbuck Brewing
Walla Walla
WA
American-Style Strong Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
JAF IPA
JAFB Wooster Brewery
Wooster
OH
American-Style Strong Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Cumberland Punch
East Nashville Beer Works
Nashville
TN
American-Style Wheat Beer
2019

Bronze
Termes Beer
Spearfish Brewing Co.
Spearfish
SD
American-Style Wheat Beer
2019

Gold
Australian For Pale
Green Cheek Beer Co.
Orange
CA
Australian-Style Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Mountain Standard IPA
Odell Brewing Co.
Fort Collins
CO
Australian-Style Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
Pete’s Stash
Vail Brewing Co. – Vail Village Pilot
Vail
CO
Australian-Style Pale Ale
2019

Gold
Snap Yo’ Baltics
Freetail Brewing Co. – Brewpub
San Antonio
TX
Baltic-Style Porter
2019

Silver
Dark Reckoning
Morgan Territory Brewing
Tracy
CA
Baltic-Style Porter
2019

Bronze
Murder Ballads
Noble Beast Brewing Co.
Cleveland
OH
Baltic-Style Porter
2019

Gold
Old Diablo
Morgan Territory Brewing
Tracy
CA
Barley Wine-Style Ale
2019

Silver
Freebooter Barleywine
Coronado Brewing Co.
Coronado
CA
Barley Wine-Style Ale
2019

Bronze
Three Ryes Men
Reuben’s Brews – The Taproom
Seattle
WA
Barley Wine-Style Ale
2019

Gold
Junebug
Echo Brewing Co.
Erie
CO
Belgian- and French-Style Ale
2019

Silver
Swingin’ Single
Piece Brewery
Chicago
IL
Belgian- and French-Style Ale
2019

Bronze
Industrial Gris
Resident Brewing Co.
San Diego
CA
Belgian- and French-Style Ale
2019

Gold
Nènette
Kern River Brewing Co. – The Backyard
Kernville
CA
Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Hell’s Keep
Squatters Craft Beers
Salt Lake City
UT
Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
Suddenly a Saint
Moonraker Brewing Co.
Auburn
CA
Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale
2019

Gold
Quad Damn It
Chicago Brewing Co. – Las Vegas
Las Vegas
NV
Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale or Belgian-Style Quadrupel
2019

Silver
Séréneté Grand Cru
Bruz Beers
Denver
CO
Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale or Belgian-Style Quadrupel
2019

Bronze
Sisters Quad
Bitter Sisters Brewing Co.
Addison
TX
Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale or Belgian-Style Quadrupel
2019

Gold
Dedication
Vintage Brewing Co. – Madison
Madison
WI
Belgian-Style Dubbel
2019

Silver
Belgian Dubbel
Sugar Creek Brewing Co.
Charlotte
NC
Belgian-Style Dubbel
2019

Bronze
OB Bubble Dubbel
Kilowatt Brewing
San Diego
CA
Belgian-Style Dubbel
2019

Gold
Foxy Lady
Silver City Brewery
Bremerton
WA
Belgian-Style Fruit Beer
2019

Silver
All the Goodness
Gezellig Brewing Co.
Newton
IA
Belgian-Style Fruit Beer
2019

Bronze
Cherry Valley Farmhouse
Heritage Hill Brewhouse & Kitchen
Pompey
NY
Belgian-Style Fruit Beer
2019

Gold
Get The Funk Out
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Denver
CO
Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale
2019

Silver
Olly
Free Will Brewing Co.
Perkasie
PA
Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale
2019

Bronze
Saison Apothēca
Yeast of Eden
Carmel-By-The-Sea
CA
Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale
2019

Gold
Fu Fighter
Good River Beer
Denver
CO
Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
2019

Silver
Sandy Dunes Saison
River Bluff Brewing
St. Joseph
MO
Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
2019

Bronze
Stay Gold
Bluebird Brasserie
Sherman Oaks
CA
Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
2019

Gold
Princeps Pacis
Save The World Brewing Co.
Marble Falls
TX
Belgian-Style Tripel
2019

Silver
Marvella
Red Rock Brewery – Production
Salt Lake City
UT
Belgian-Style Tripel
2019

Bronze
Triple-Whirl
217 Brew Works
Wilson
NC
Belgian-Style Tripel
2019

Gold
Way West Wit
Zuni Street Brewing Co.
Denver
CO
Belgian-Style Witbier
2019

Silver
Boeman Belgian White
Ogopogo Brewing
San Gabriel
CA
Belgian-Style Witbier
2019

Bronze
Under a Blood Orange Sky
Temblor Brewing Co.
Bakersfield
CA
Belgian-Style Witbier
2019

Gold
Tackle Bock
Bobbing Bobber Brewing Co.
Hutchinson
MN
Bock
2019

Silver
Maibock
Dry Dock Brewing Co. – South Dock
Aurora
CO
Bock
2019

Bronze
Dunkel Bock
Pilot Brewing Co.
Charlotte
NC
Bock
2019

Gold
Bohemian Shine
Castle Island Brewing Co.
Norwood
MA
Bohemian-Style Pilsener
2019

Silver
Bo Pils
East Brother Beer Co.
Richmond
CA
Bohemian-Style Pilsener
2019

Bronze
The People’s Pilsner
Sudwerk Brewing Co.
Davis
CA
Bohemian-Style Pilsener
2019

Gold
Who’s Brett?
The Hold By Revelry Brewing
Charleston
SC
Brett Beer
2019

Silver
St. Eldritch
Cellar Works Brewing Co.
Sarver
PA
Brett Beer
2019

Bronze
C’Mon Sunshine
Birds Fly South Ale Project
Greenville
SC
Brett Beer
2019

Gold
Maduro Brown Ale
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa
FL
Brown Porter
2019

Silver
Brown Claw
Kern River Brewing Co. – The Backyard
Kernville
CA
Brown Porter
2019

Bronze
Honey Porter
Cape May Brewing Co. – Rio Grande
Cape May
NJ
Brown Porter
2019

Gold
Jalapeno Pineapple Pils
Brickway Brewery & Distillery
Omaha
NE
Chili Beer
2019

Silver
Bringin’ Da Heat
Devil’s Creek Brewery
Collingswood
NJ
Chili Beer
2019

Bronze
Oyster Jalapeno Porter
Bull Island Brewing Co.
Hampton
VA
Chili Beer
2019

Gold
Old Balltown Bulleit Bourbon Barrel Aged Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Brownie Milk Stout
PIVO Brewery
Calmar
IA
Chocolate Beer
2019

Silver
**Contains Chocolate**
Corporate Ladder Brewing Co.
Palmetto
FL
Chocolate Beer
2019

Bronze
Somebody Else’s Dream
Fort Myers Brewing Co.
Fort Myers
FL
Chocolate Beer
2019

Gold
SeaSide Stout
Pizza Port – Solana Beach
Solana Beach
CA
Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
2019

Silver
Shooter McMunn’s
Lost Rhino Brewing Co.
Ashburn
VA
Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
2019

Bronze
O’Dark Thirty
6 Bears & A Goat Brewing Co.
Fredericksburg
VA
Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
2019

Gold
Meadowlark
Metazoa Brewing Co.
Indianapolis
IN
Classic Saison
2019

Silver
Summer Opal
Firestone Walker – The Propagator
Marina Del Rey
CA
Classic Saison
2019

Bronze
Gray Matter
Aspetuck Brew Lab
Bridgeport
CT
Classic Saison
2019

Gold
Duluth Coffee Pale Ale
Earth Rider Brewery
Superior
WI
Coffee Beer
2019

Silver
Clear Sky Daybreak
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing
Columbus
OH
Coffee Beer
2019

Bronze
Central Perk
Ambitious Ales
Long Beach
CA
Coffee Beer
2019

Gold
There is No Cow Level
GameCraft Brewing
Laguna Hills
CA
Coffee Stout or Porter
2019

Silver
Portola Breakfast Stout
Tustin Brewing Co.
Tustin
CA
Coffee Stout or Porter
2019

Bronze
White Russian
SunUp Brewing Co.
Phoenix
AZ
Coffee Stout or Porter
2019

Gold
Getting By on Central Time
Sun King Brewing
Indianapolis
IN
Collab Comp
2019

Silver
Are You Pricklish?
Taft’s Brewing Co.
Cincinnati
OH
Collab Comp
2019

Bronze
Willie Big Dog
Public Coast Brewing Co.
Cannon Beach
OR
Collab Comp
2019

Gold
Lazy River Pils
New Trail Brewing Co.
Williamsport
PA
Contemporary American-Style Pilsener
2019

Silver
Citra Pils
Saint Archer Brewing Co.
San Diego
CA
Contemporary American-Style Pilsener
2019

Bronze
Citraveza
Alvarado Street Brewery
Salinas
CA
Contemporary American-Style Pilsener
2019

Gold
Cruise to Nowhere
Town Brewing Co.
Charlotte
NC
Contemporary Gose
2019

Silver
Mimosa Gose
Pilot Brewing Co.
Charlotte
NC
Contemporary Gose
2019

Bronze
Galactic Minotaurt
True Vine Brewing Co.
Tyler
TX
Contemporary Gose
2019

Gold
Schnitzengiggles
New England Brewing Co.
Woodbridge
CT
Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest
2019

Silver
Lindauer Lager
Wit’s End Brewing Co.
Denver
CO
Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest
2019

Bronze
Chuckanut Fest Bier
Chuckanut Brewery – South Nut
Burlington
WA
Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest
2019

Gold
Station 101
Claremont Craft Ales
Claremont
CA
Double Hoppy Red Ale
2019

Silver
Side Hike
Kern River Brewing Co.
Kernville
CA
Double Hoppy Red Ale
2019

Bronze
Cannon Ball
Migration Brewing Co. – Glisan
Portland
OR
Double Hoppy Red Ale
2019

Gold
Pure Tropics
Parish Brewing Co.
Broussard
LA
Emerging India Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Vladimir Brutin
Cannonball Creek Brewing Co.
Golden
CO
Emerging India Pale Ale
2019

Gold
Bobcat Brown Ale
Bridger Brewing
Bozeman
MT
English-Style Brown Ale
2019

Silver
Eclipse Brown Ale
Equinox Brewing
Fort Collins
CO
English-Style Brown Ale
2019

Bronze
Mischievous Brown
Helltown Brewing
Export
PA
English-Style Brown Ale
2019

Gold
Hop’lin IPA
Southbound Brewing Co.
Savannah
GA
English-Style India Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Shanghai’d IPA
Old Town Brewing
Portland
OR
English-Style India Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
Hoppy Poppy
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. – Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
CA
English-Style India Pale Ale
2019

Gold
Hold The Reins
Brink Brewing Co.
Cincinnati
OH
English-Style Mild Ale
2019

Silver
Sliding Rock
BearWaters Brewing Co.
Canton
NC
English-Style Mild Ale
2019

Bronze
Saddle Bronc Brown
Black Tooth Brewing Co.
Sheridan
WY
English-Style Mild Ale
2019

Gold
Ferment Pale Ale
Ferment Brewing Co.
Hood River
OR
English-Style or International-Style Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Annadel Pale Ale
Third Street AleWorks
Santa Rosa
CA
English-Style or International-Style Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
Endless Summer Nights
Cloudburst Brewing
Seattle
WA
English-Style or International-Style Pale Ale
2019

Gold
Organic California Blonde Ale
Eel River Brewing Co.
Scotia
CA
English-Style Summer Ale
2019

Silver
Quid
Rhinegeist – Innovation Brewery
Cincinnati
OH
English-Style Summer Ale
2019

Bronze
Breakside Wentworth by the Sea
Breakside Brewery
Portland
OR
English-Style Summer Ale
2019

Gold
Fungus Shui
Meadowlark Brewing
Sidney
MT
Experimental Beer
2019

Silver
Shibbleshabble
Primitive Beer
Longmont
CO
Experimental Beer
2019

Bronze
Fluffernutter
Kings Brewing Co.
Rancho Cucamonga
CA
Experimental Beer
2019

Gold
Correspondent
Wander Brewing
Bellingham
WA
Export Stout
2019

Silver
Thor’s Shadow Imperial Stout
Odin Brewing Co.
Tukwila
WA
Export Stout
2019

Bronze
Void of Light
Gun Hill Brewing Co.
Bronx
NY
Export Stout
2019

Gold
ESB
Hillman Beer
Asheville
NC
Extra Special Bitter
2019

Silver
Bridgeview
Henderson Brewing Co.
Henderson
KY
Extra Special Bitter
2019

Bronze
Red Ale
The Vanguard Brewpub & Distillery
Hampton
VA
Extra Special Bitter
2019

Gold
Scoring Discrepancies
Listermann Brewing Co.
Cincinnati
OH
Field Beer
2019

Silver
Dessert Station: Cherry Almond Cookie
Corporate Ladder Brewing Co.
Palmetto
FL
Field Beer
2019

Bronze
Grandma’s Pecan
The Dudes’ Brewing Co.
Somis
CA
Field Beer
2019

Gold
Fresh Hop Green Battles
Pinthouse Pizza North
Austin
TX
Fresh Hop Beer
2019

Silver
Hop Stalker
Fat Head’s Brewery – Canton
Canton
OH
Fresh Hop Beer
2019

Bronze
Aqua Seafoam Shame
Cloudburst Brewing
Seattle
WA
Fresh Hop Beer
2019

Gold
Bitchin’ Berry
Great Basin Brewing Co. – Production Facility
Reno
NV
Fruit Wheat Beer
2019

Silver
Cherry Wheat
Sierra Blanca Brewing Co.
Moriarty
NM
Fruit Wheat Beer
2019

Bronze
Smash
10 Barrel Brewing Co.
Bend
OR
Fruit Wheat Beer
2019

Gold
Roxanne
St. Elmo Brewing Co.
Austin
TX
Fruited American-Style Sour Ale
2019

Silver
Hoochie Mama
Storm Peak Brewing Co.
Steamboat Springs
CO
Fruited American-Style Sour Ale
2019

Bronze
Sour Blackberry Raspberry
Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co.
Charleston
SC
Fruited American-Style Sour Ale
2019

Gold
Midnight Choir
Sun King Brewing
Indianapolis
IN
Fruited Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
2019

Silver
Crimson Cherry Variant
Upland Brewing Co. – Bloomington Brewpub
Bloomington
IN
Fruited Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
2019

Bronze
Rossano
Kings Brewing Co.
Rancho Cucamonga
CA
Fruited Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
2019

Gold
Rhine Heights ALT
Vintage Brewing Co. – Madison
Madison
WI
German-Style Altbier
2019

Silver
Howitzer Amber
Red Leg Brewing Co.
Colorado Springs
CO
German-Style Altbier
2019

Bronze
Jeremy Altbier
The Royal Oak Brewery
Royal Oak
MI
German-Style Altbier
2019

Gold
Pious Monk Dunkel
Church Brew Works – Lawrenceville Brewery
Pittsburgh
PA
German-Style Dark Lager
2019

Silver
Black Lager
Bingo Beer Co.
Richmond
VA
German-Style Dark Lager
2019

Bronze
Don’t Drop That Dun Dun Dunkel
TAPS Brewery & Barrel Room
Tustin
CA
German-Style Dark Lager
2019

Gold
Eis Nine
Sun King Brewing – Fishers Small Batch
Fishers
IN
German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock
2019

Silver
Doppelbock
Scorched Earth Brewing Co.
Algonquin
IL
German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock
2019

Bronze
Eis Vienne
Devils Backbone Brewing Co. – Basecamp
Roseland
VA
German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock
2019

Gold
Altstadt Kolsch
Altstadt Brewery
Fredericksburg
TX
German-Style Koelsch
2019

Silver
Ice Cutter Kölsch
Joyride Brewing Co.
Edgewater
CO
German-Style Koelsch
2019

Bronze
Dry Creek Blonde Ale
Santa Clara Valley Brewing
San Jose
CA
German-Style Koelsch
2019

Gold
Oktoberfest
Bear Chase Brewing Co.
Bluemont
VA
German-Style Maerzen
2019

Silver
Rocktoberfest
Hutton & Smith Brewing Co.
Chattanooga
TN
German-Style Maerzen
2019

Bronze
Festie
Starr Hill Pilot Brewery & Side Stage
Roanoke
VA
German-Style Maerzen
2019

Gold
Parliament Drive
Blind Owl Brewery
Indianapolis
IN
German-Style Pilsener
2019

Silver
Golden Age Pilsner
Family Business Beer Co.
Dripping Springs
TX
German-Style Pilsener
2019

Bronze
Pils
Hardywood West Creek
Richmond
VA
German-Style Pilsener
2019

Gold
Meier
Rowley Farmhouse Ales
Santa Fe
NM
German-Style Sour Ale
2019

Silver
Meersalz
Narrow Gauge Brewing Co.
Florissant
MO
German-Style Sour Ale
2019

Bronze
And the Award Gose to…
Big Dog’s Brewing Co.
Las Vegas
NV
German-Style Sour Ale
2019

Gold
Krystal Clear
TAPS Brewery & Barrel Room
Tustin
CA
German-Style Wheat Ale
2019

Silver
Dunkelweisse
Swashbuckler Brewing Co.
Manheim
PA
German-Style Wheat Ale
2019

Bronze
HefeWeizen
Live Oak Brewing Co.
Austin
TX
German-Style Wheat Ale
2019

Gold
Boombastic Hazy IPA
Holidaily Brewing Co.
Golden
CO
Gluten-Free Beer
2019

Silver
Co-Conspirator Apricot Sour
Revelation Craft Brewing Co.
Rehoboth Beach
DE
Gluten-Free Beer
2019

Bronze
Grandpa’s Nap
Evasion Brewing – Production Facility
McMinnville
OR
Gluten-Free Beer
2019

Gold
1956 Golden Ale
Bootstrap Brewing
Longmont
CO
Golden or Blonde Ale
2019

Silver
MadeWest Standard
MadeWest Brewing Co.
Ventura
CA
Golden or Blonde Ale
2019

Bronze
Luke’s Original
Lucky Luke Brewing Co.
Palmdale
CA
Golden or Blonde Ale
2019

Gold
Kveik Thai Tom Kha
Shades Brewing
Park City
UT
Herb and Spice Beer
2019

Silver
One Night in Bangkok Smoothie IPA
Midland Brewing Co.
Midland
MI
Herb and Spice Beer
2019

Bronze
Deck Daze
Vail Brewing Co. – Vail Village Pilot
Vail
CO
Herb and Spice Beer
2019

Silver
Afterburner Smoked Lager
Four Day Ray Brewing
Fishers
IN
Historical Beer
2019

Bronze
Decorah Nordic Gruit
PIVO Brewery
Calmar
IA
Historical Beer
2019

Gold
A&M Honey Bock
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery – Boulder
Boulder
CO
Honey Beer
2019

Silver
Honey Hole
SpindleTap Brewery
Houston
TX
Honey Beer
2019

Bronze
Jetty
Great South Bay Brewery
Bay Shore
NY
Honey Beer
2019

Gold
Double Cone
Alvarado Street Brewery
Salinas
CA
Imperial India Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Westbound Double IPA
Westbound & Down Brewing Co.
Idaho Springs
CO
Imperial India Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
Sharrow
Brew Hub
Lakeland
FL
Imperial India Pale Ale
2019

Gold
Bone Head Imperial Red
Fat Head’s Brewery & Saloon
North Olmsted
OH
Imperial Red Ale
2019

Silver
Frogs Like Possum
King’s Court Brewing Co.
Poughkeepsie
NY
Imperial Red Ale
2019

Bronze
Gifted Gunslinger
Big Sexy Brewing Co.
Sacramento
CA
Imperial Red Ale
2019

Gold
The Russian
2SP Brewing Co.
Aston
PA
Imperial Stout
2019

Silver
Black Cauldron Imperial Stout
Grand Teton Brewing
Victor
ID
Imperial Stout
2019

Bronze
Rescue Buoy Imperial Stout
Rip Current Brewing
San Marcos
CA
Imperial Stout
2019

Gold
Timbo Pils
Highland Park Brewery – Chinatown
Los Angeles
CA
India Pale Lager or Malt Liquor
2019

Silver
Go Kart Mozart
MotoSonora Brewing Co.
Tucson
AZ
India Pale Lager or Malt Liquor
2019

Bronze
Yeah Buoy IPL
Logboat Brewing Co.
Columbia
MO
India Pale Lager or Malt Liquor
2019

Gold
Dark Horse
Snake River Brewing Co.
Jackson
WY
International-Style Dark Lager
2019

Silver
El Corn
The Post Brewing Co.
Lafayette
CO
International-Style Dark Lager
2019

Bronze
Schwarzbier
Hofbräuhaus Cleveland
Cleveland
OH
International-Style Dark Lager
2019

Gold
Torcido
Barebottle Brewing Co.
San Francisco
CA
International-Style Pilsener
2019

Silver
Upslope Craft Lager
Upslope Brewing Co. – Flatiron Park
Boulder
CO
International-Style Pilsener
2019

Bronze
Party
MAP Brewing Co.
Bozeman
MT
International-Style Pilsener
2019

Gold
Outraged Daughters
Wise Man Brewing
Winston-Salem
NC
Irish-Style Red Ale
2019

Silver
Balefire Irish Red
Mirror Image Brewing Co.
Frederick
CO
Irish-Style Red Ale
2019

Bronze
Red Molly Irish Red Ale
Pale Fire Brewing Co.
Harrisonburg
VA
Irish-Style Red Ale
2019

Gold
Extra Extra Juicy Bits
WeldWerks Brewing Co.
Greeley
CO
Juicy or Hazy Imperial India Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Juice Jockey
Phantom Ales
Anaheim
CA
Juicy or Hazy Imperial India Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
Chaos Emeralds
Lone Pine Brewing Company – Gorham
Gorham
ME
Juicy or Hazy Imperial India Pale Ale
2019

Gold
Beezer
Old Irving Brewing Co.
Chicago
IL
Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Hazy IPA
City Lights Brewing Co.
Milwaukee
WI
Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
Devil’s Gulch
Pond Farm Brewing Co.
San Rafael
CA
Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale
2019

Gold
Gulp
Tribus Beer Co.
Milford
CT
Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Itsy Bits
WeldWerks Brewing Co.
Greeley
CO
Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
Mo-Haze-Ic
Migration Brewing Co. – Wilkes
Portland
OR
Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale
2019

Gold
Breakside What Rough Beast
Breakside Brewery – NW Slabtown
Portland
OR
Juicy or Hazy Strong Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Kaaterskill
West Kill Brewing
West Kill
NY
Juicy or Hazy Strong Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
Goofy Boots
Penrose Brewing Co.
Geneva
IL
Juicy or Hazy Strong Pale Ale
2019

Gold
German Pilsner
Port City Brewing Co.
Alexandria
VA
Kellerbier or Zwickelbier
2019

Silver
Loral Zwickelbier
Haas Innovations Brewing
Yakima
WA
Kellerbier or Zwickelbier
2019

Bronze
Stand By
Rockwell Beer Co.
St. Louis
MO
Kellerbier or Zwickelbier
2019

Gold
Altitude Banquet
Altitude Chophouse and Brewery
Laramie
WY
Light Lager
2019

Silver
Sif’s Light Lager
Odin Brewing Co.
Tukwila
WA
Light Lager
2019

Bronze
Lightner Creek Lager
Carver Brewing Co.
Durango
CO
Light Lager
2019

Gold
Standard Issue
Central Standard Brewing
Wichita
KS
Mixed-Culture Brett Beer
2019

Silver
Farmer’s Reserve No. 5
Almanac Beer Co.
Alameda
CA
Mixed-Culture Brett Beer
2019

Bronze
Côte d’Or – Double Cerise
Rowley Farmhouse Ales
Santa Fe
NM
Mixed-Culture Brett Beer
2019

Gold
Altstadt Lager
Altstadt Brewery
Fredericksburg
TX
Munich-Style Helles
2019

Silver
Florida Sunshine
Crooked Can Brewing Co.
Winter Garden
FL
Munich-Style Helles
2019

Bronze
Wayfinder Hell
Wayfinder Beer
Portland
OR
Munich-Style Helles
2019

Gold
Enough Said N/A
Two Roots Brewing Co.
San Diego
CA
Non-Alcohol Beer or Alcohol-Free Beer
2019

Silver
Bravus Oatmeal Stout
Bravus Brewing Co.
Newport Beach
CA
Non-Alcohol Beer or Alcohol-Free Beer
2019

Bronze
Bravus Barrel-Aged Bourbon Stout
Bravus Brewing Co.
Newport Beach
CA
Non-Alcohol Beer or Alcohol-Free Beer
2019

Gold
80 Chain Stout
MAP Brewing Co.
Bozeman
MT
Oatmeal Stout
2019

Silver
Yonder Mountain Stout
Vine Street Pub & Brewery
Denver
CO
Oatmeal Stout
2019

Bronze
Shaman Stout
Toltec Brewing Co.
Albuquerque
NM
Oatmeal Stout
2019

Gold
Private Stock Ale
AleSmith Brewing Co.
San Diego
CA
Old Ale or Strong Ale
2019

Silver
Old Scrooge
Silver City Brewery
Bremerton
WA
Old Ale or Strong Ale
2019

Bronze
Last Will and Testament
Monday Night Brewing – Garage
Atlanta
GA
Old Ale or Strong Ale
2019

Gold
Chronic Amber Ale
Pizza Port – Bressi Ranch
Carlsbad
CA
Ordinary or Special Bitter
2019

Silver
Cousin Jack
Dostal Alley Brewpub & Casino
Central City
CO
Ordinary or Special Bitter
2019

Bronze
Milford Pub Ale
River’s Edge Brewing Co.
Milford
MI
Ordinary or Special Bitter
2019

Gold
Very, Very Far
Off Color Brewing
Chicago
IL
Other Belgian-Style Ale
2019

Silver
Conquer Then Divide
Barrage Brewing Co.
Farmingdale
NY
Other Belgian-Style Ale
2019

Bronze
Pentuple
Hoppin’ Frog Brewing
Akron
OH
Other Belgian-Style Ale
2019

Gold
Northstar Imperial Porter
Twisted Pine Brewing Co.
Boulder
CO
Other Strong Beer
2019

Silver
False Hope
Spilled Grain Brewhouse
Annandale
MN
Other Strong Beer
2019

Bronze
Double Brown Ale
Tumbleroot Brewery and Distillery
Santa Fe
NM
Other Strong Beer
2019

Gold
Distemper
IMBIB Custom Brews
Reno
NV
Pro-Am Comp
2019

Silver
Leicht
Precarious Beer Project – Beer Hall
Williamsburg
VA
Pro-Am Comp
2019

Bronze
Chess with Checkers
New Belgium Brewing Co.
Fort Collins
CO
Pro-Am Comp
2019

Gold
Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale
Stevens Point Brewery
Stevens Point
WI
Pumpkin/Squash Beer or Pumpkin Spice Beer
2019

Silver
Pumpkin Rumble
Mistress Brewing Co.
Ankeny
IA
Pumpkin/Squash Beer or Pumpkin Spice Beer
2019

Bronze
Pumpkinator
Saint Arnold Brewing Co.
Houston
TX
Pumpkin/Squash Beer or Pumpkin Spice Beer
2019

Gold
Tabula Rasa
Second Chance Beer Co.
San Diego
CA
Robust Porter
2019

Silver
Powell Street Porter
Bartlett Hall
San Francisco
CA
Robust Porter
2019

Bronze
Shadowcaster Porter
Folklore Brewing & Meadery
Dothan
AL
Robust Porter
2019

Gold
Rye Dawn
Breakwater Brewing Co.
Oceanside
CA
Rye Beer
2019

Silver
Unite the Clans
Third Space Brewing
Milwaukee
WI
Rye Beer
2019

Bronze
Suss it Out
Level Crossing Brewing Co.
South Salt Lake
UT
Rye Beer
2019

Gold
Knuckle Dragger
Dueces Wild Brewery
Colorado Springs
CO
Scotch Ale
2019

Silver
Real Heavy
Real Ale Brewing Co.
Blanco
TX
Scotch Ale
2019

Bronze
Wee Heavy Metal
Hutton & Smith Brewing Co. – M. L. King
Chattanooga
TN
Scotch Ale
2019

Gold
Taildragger Clan-Destine
Saddle Mountain Brewing Co.
Goodyear
AZ
Scottish-Style Ale
2019

Silver
Yarmouth
Arkane Aleworks
Largo
FL
Scottish-Style Ale
2019

Bronze
Thistle Dew
Ursa Minor Brewing
Duluth
MN
Scottish-Style Ale
2019

Gold
Texas Lager
Community Beer Co.
Dallas
TX
Session Beer
2019

Silver
Lite It!
Light the Lamp Brewery
Grayslake
IL
Session Beer
2019

Bronze
Peacekeeper
Launch Pad Brewery
Aurora
CO
Session Beer
2019

Gold
Gravity Check
Kern River Brewing Co. – The Backyard
Kernville
CA
Session India Pale Ale
2019

Silver
Trump Hands
Cannonball Creek Brewing Co.
Golden
CO
Session India Pale Ale
2019

Bronze
That IPA
Community Beer Works
Buffalo
NY
Session India Pale Ale
2019

Gold
Red-Fish Rauchbock
Sockeye Brewing
Boise
ID
Smoke Beer
2019

Silver
TF Brewing Rauch Bier
Templin Family Brewing
Salt Lake City
UT
Smoke Beer
2019

Bronze
Up In Smoke
Fat Head’s Brewery – Canton
Canton
OH
Smoke Beer
2019

Gold
Prosperity Wheat
Market Garden Brewery – Production Brewery
Cleveland
OH
South German-Style Hefeweizen
2019

Silver
Hug Deal Gone Sideweiss
Gezellig Brewing Co.
Newton
IA
South German-Style Hefeweizen
2019

Bronze
Leisel Weapon
Noon Whistle Brewing Co.
Lombard
IL
South German-Style Hefeweizen
2019

Gold
Rye Hipster Brunch Stout
Odd Side Ales
Grand Haven
MI
Specialty Beer
2019

Silver
Agavemente
SouthNorte Beer Co.
San Diego
CA
Specialty Beer
2019

Bronze
I Did It All For The Cookie
FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
Truckee
CA
Specialty Beer
2019

Gold
Midwestern Exotic
Barrel Theory Beer Co.
St. Paul
MN
Specialty Berliner Weisse
2019

Silver
Jungalow Juice
Arrow Lodge Brewing
Covina
CA
Specialty Berliner Weisse
2019

Bronze
Raspberry Vermonter Weiss
14th Star Brewing Co.
Saint Albans
VT
Specialty Berliner Weisse
2019

Gold
Obeisance
Von Ebert Brewing – Glendoveer
Portland
OR
Specialty Saison
2019

Silver
Westfield
Cellar West Artisan Ales
Lafayette
CO
Specialty Saison
2019

Bronze
Palisade #2
Fortside Brewing Co.
Vancouver
WA
Specialty Saison
2019

Gold
Moozie
Brink Brewing Co.
Cincinnati
OH
Sweet Stout or Cream Stout
2019

Silver
Emperor Norton’s Sweet Stout
21st Amendment Brewery
San Leandro
CA
Sweet Stout or Cream Stout
2019

Bronze
Volcano Mudslide Sweet Stout
Feather Falls Brewing Co.
Oroville
CA
Sweet Stout or Cream Stout
2019

Gold
Jomo
Starr Hill Brewery
Crozet
VA
Vienna-Style Lager
2019

Silver
Vienna Lager
Grains of Wrath Brewing
Camas
WA
Vienna-Style Lager
2019

Bronze
Moonlight Sonata
Chilly Water Brewing Co.
Indianapolis
IN
Vienna-Style Lager
2019

Gold
Amburana Dream
Denver Beer Co. – Olde Town Arvada
Arvada
CO
Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer
2019

Silver
Gran Muckle
Sun King Brewing
Indianapolis
IN
Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer
2019

Bronze
Bourbon Barrel Aged Lady In Red
Bombshell Beer Co.
Holly Springs
NC
Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer
2019

Gold
Sour Brown Aged on Palo Santo
Hi-Wire Brewing – South Slope
Asheville
NC
Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
2019

Silver
Agent Orange – Apple Brandy Barrel
Rowley Farmhouse Ales
Santa Fe
NM
Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
2019

Bronze
Reserve Doree
The Chamber By Wooden Robot Brewery
Charlotte
NC
Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
2019

Gold
Knotty Dog
Big Dog’s Brewing Co.
Las Vegas
NV
Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer
2019

Silver
Double Barrel Louie
Westbound & Down Brewing Co.
Idaho Springs
CO
Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer
2019


This list is compiled and published for the purpose of providing consumer information only. This list likely contains errors and will never be 100% accurate. Results herein are not intended to serve as the basis for any official cumulative results or for the purposes of any marketing campaign, brewing industry statistics or other official or unofficial brewing company, public relations or related efforts. Results are valid at the time of competition. Results herein are not intended to initiate, cause, resolve or finalize any factual disputes regarding brand or brewery information. Brand name information and brand ownership may evolve or change over time. Brewery name and location information may change over time. Persons who encounter what they believe are factual errors in this list may report them by contacting Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup Competition Manager Chris Swersey by email.

The 2019 Champion Breweries are:

Small Brewpub and Small Brewpub Brewer of the Year


Rowley Farmhouse Ales Santa Fe, NM

Rowley Farmhouse Ales

Sponsored by Briess Malt & Ingredients Co.

Mid-Size Brewpub and Mid-Size Brewpub Brewer of the Year


Westbound & Down Brewing Co. Idaho Springs, CO

Westbound & Down Brewery Team

Sponsored by Brewers Supply Group

Large Brewpub and Large Brewpub Brewer of the Year


Vintage Brewing Co. – Madison Madison, WI

Drinking Fresh Thinking

Sponsored by Country Malt Group

Very Small Brewing Company and Very Small Brewing Company Brewer of the Year


Brink Brewing Co. Cincinnati, OH

Kelly Montgomery

Sponsored by Brewers Supply Group

Small Brewing Company and Small Brewing Company Brewer of the Year


Comrade Brewing Co. Denver, CO

Marks Lanham & David Lin

Sponsored by ABS Commercial

Mid-Size Brewing Company and Mid-Size Brewing Company Brewer of the Year


Silver City Brewery Bremerton, WA

Silver City Brew Team

Sponsored by MicroStar Logistics

Brewery Group and Brewery Group Brewer of the Year


Kern River Brewing Co. Kernville, CA

KRBC Brew Team

Sponsored by Live Oak Bank

2019 Pro-Am Winners

Distemper

Gold Medal
Brewing Company: IMBIB Custom Brews

Brewmaster: IMBIB Brew Crew

AHA Member: Lance Newlin

Leicht

Silver Medal
Brewing Company: Precarious Beer Project – Beer Hall

Brewmaster: Greg Fleehart

AHA Member: Joel Miller

Chess with Checkers

Bronze Medal
Brewing Company: New Belgium Brewing Co.

Brewmaster: The Employee Owners of New Belgium

AHA Member: Erich Purcell

2019 Collaboration Winners

Getting By on Central Time

Gold Medal
Brewery Name: Sun King Brewery

Collaborating Brewery Name:I ndiana Beer Brigadiers

Beer Style: Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout

Dave Colt & The Sun King Crew

Silver Medal
Brewery Name: Taft’s Brewing Co.

Collaborating Brewery Name: Against the Grain Brewing

Beer Style: Fruit Wheat Beer

Willie Big Dog

Bronze Medal
Brewery Name: Public Coast Brewing Company

Collaborating Brewery Name: Big Dog’s Brewing Company

Beer Style: Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer


PA State Winners:

Silver
Olly
Free Will Brewing Co.
Perkasie
PA
Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale
2019

Silver
St. Eldritch
Cellar Works Brewing Co.
Sarver
PA
Brett Beer
2019

Gold
Lazy River Pils
New Trail Brewing Co.
Williamsport
PA
Contemporary American-Style Pilsener
2019

Bronze
Mischievous Brown
Helltown Brewing
Export
PA
English-Style Brown Ale
2019

Gold
Pious Monk Dunkel
Church Brew Works - Lawrenceville Brewery
Pittsburgh
PA
German-Style Dark Lager
2019

Silver
Dunkelweisse
Swashbuckler Brewing Co.
Manheim
PA
German-Style Wheat Ale
2019

Gold
The Russian
2SP Brewing Co.
Aston
PA
Imperial Stout
2019


318 medals awarded from 9,497 entries in world’s largest commercial beer competition

DENVER — The finest beers in America were celebrated today as the Brewers Association (BA) awarded 318 medals* to 283 breweries at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition in Denver. Gold, silver, and bronze medals were awarded in 107 beer categories covering 174 different beer styles (including all subcategories), establishing the best examples of each style in the country.

In the 33rd edition of the most prestigious professional beer competition in the country, judges evaluated 9,497 entries from 2,295 breweries representing all 50 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, along with 113 Pro-Am Competition and 70 Collaboration Competition entries. Judging took place over the course of three days, with awards presented at a ceremony held Saturday morning at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.

“This year’s GABF competition was the largest and most competitive to date,” said Chris Swersey, competition manager, Great American Beer Festival. “The beers and talent were as impressive as ever, and we congratulate this year’s winners for their achievements in brewing.”

View the 2019 winners or download a PDF list of the winners.

GABF Competition Statistics
  • 33rd edition of the GABF competition
  • 9,497 entries plus 113 Pro-Am and 70 Collaboration entries
  • 2,295 breweries in the competition from all 50 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
  • 322 judges from 18 countries
  • Average number of competition beers entered in each category: 88
  • Category with the highest number of entries: Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale (348)
  • 283 medal-winning breweries (including Pro-Am and Collaboration)
  • 318 total medals awarded plus three (3) each for Pro-Am and Collaboration
  • 401 first-time GABF entrants
  • 37 first-time GABF winners

Most Entered Style Categories

The winners of the top five most-entered categories were:

Category 64: Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale (348 entries)
GOLD: Old Irving Brewing Co., Beezer, Chicago, IL
SILVER: City Lights Brewing Co., Hazy IPA, Milwaukee, WI
BRONZE: Pond Farm Brewing Co., Devil’s Gulch, San Rafael, CA

Category 63: American-Style India Pale Ale (342 entries)
GOLD: Comrade Brewing Co., More Dodge Less RAM, Denver, CO
SILVER: Green Cheek Beer Co., Radiant Beauty, Orange, CA
BRONZE: Coronado Brewing Co. – Production Facility, Weekend Vibes IPA, San Diego, CA

Category 25: Fruited American-Style Sour Ale (215 entries)
GOLD: St. Elmo Brewing Co., Roxanne, Austin, TX
SILVER: Storm Peak Brewing Co., Hoochie Mama, Steamboat Springs, CO
BRONZE: Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co., Sour Blackberry Raspberry, Charleston, SC

Category 43: German-Style Pilsener (183 entries)
GOLD: Blind Owl Brewery, Parliament Drive, Indianapolis, IN
SILVER: Family Business Beer Co., Golden Age Pilsner, Dripping Springs, TX
BRONZE: Hardywood West Creek, Pils, Richmond, VA

Category 66: Imperial India Pale Ale (173 entries)
GOLD: Alvarado Street Brewery, Double Cone, Salinas, CA
SILVER: Westbound & Down Brewing Co., Westbound Double IPA, Idaho Springs, CO
BRONZE: Brew Hub, Sharrow, Lakeland, FL

Most Medaled Brewery
  • Rowley Farmhouse Ales, Santa Fe, NM – 3 medals
    • Bronze – Côte d’Or – Double Cerise, 27: Mixed-Culture Brett Beer
    • Silver – Agent Orange – Apple Brandy Barrel, 31: Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
    • Gold – Meier, 80: German-Style Sour Ale
Brewery and Brewpub of the Year Awards

(See criteria here)

Packaging Breweries:

Very Small Brewing Company of the Year – Sponsored by Brewers Supply Group
<1,000 barrels produced in 2018
Brink Brewing Co. – Cincinnati, OH; Brewmaster: Brink Brew Crew

Small Brewing Company of the Year – Sponsored by ABS Commercial
1,000 – 14,999 barrels produced in 2018

Comrade Brewing Co. – Denver, CO; Brewmaster: Marks Lanham & David Lin

Mid-Size Brewing Company of the Year – Sponsored by MicroStar Logistics
15,000 – 6,000,000 barrels produced in 2018
Silver City Brewery – Bremerton, WA; Brewmaster: Silver City Brew Team

Brewpubs:

Small Brewpub of the Year – Sponsored by Briess Malt & Ingredients Co.
<750 barrels produced in 2018

Rowley Farmhouse Ales – Santa Fe, NM; Brewmaster: Rowley Farmhouse Ales

Mid-Size Brewpub of the Year – Sponsored by Brewers Supply Group
750 – 1,500 barrels produced in 2018

Westbound & Down Brewing Co. – Idaho Springs, CO; Brewmaster: Westbound & Down Brewery Team

Large Brewpub of the Year – Sponsored by The Country Malt Group
Over 1,500 barrels produced in 2018

Vintage Brewing Co. – Madison – Madison, WI; Brewmaster: Drinking Fresh Thinking

Large Breweries or Multiple Location Breweries:

Brewery Group of the Year – Sponsored by Live Oak Bank
Over 6,000,000 barrels produced in 2018 or multi-location breweries wishing to compete as a group

Kern River Brewing Co. – Kernville, CA; Brewmaster: KRBC Brew Team

Pro-Am Competition

Sponsored by Briess Malt & Ingredients Co., The Country Malt Group and White Labs

Gold, silver and bronze medals were also awarded in the GABF Pro-Am competition, which pairs homebrewers with professional brewers, who scale up their award-winning homebrew recipes. The medal winners, including the winning professional brewers and American Homebrewers Association (AHA) member homebrewers are:

GOLD: IMBĪB Custom Brews – Reno, NV
Distemper, Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
Brewmaster: IMBĪB Custom Brews
Homebrewer: Lance Newlin

SILVER: Precarious Beer Project – Beer Hall – Williamsburg, VA
Leicht, Light Lager
Brewmaster: Greg Fleehart
Homebrewer: Joel Miller

BRONZE: New Belgium Brewing Co. – Fort Collins, CO
Chess with Checkers, Belgian- and French-Style Ale
Brewmaster: The Employee Owners of New Belgium
Homebrewer: Erich Purcell

Collaboration Competition

Medals were also awarded in the second annual GABF Collaboration Competition, which recognizes the collaborative spirit of the professional craft brewing community.

GOLD: Sun King Brewing Co. – Indianapolis, IN
Getting By on Central Time
Collaboration Brewery: Indiana Brewers Guild Beer Brigade

SILVER: Taft’s Brewing Co. – Cincinnati, OH
Are You Pricklish?
Collaboration Brewery: Against the Grain Brewing – Louisville, KY

BRONZE: Public Coast Brewing Co. – Cannon Beach, OR
Willie Big Dog
Collaboration Brewery: Big Dog’s Brewing Company – Las Vegas, NV

The 2019 Great American Beer Festival was made possible in part by the generous support of its sponsors.

Editor’s note: Photos for media use are available on the GABF website.

*Out of a possible 321 medals in 107 beer style categories, 318 were awarded. Gold medals were not given in Category 1, American-Style Wheat Beer, or Category 21, Historical Beer, and a bronze medal was not awarded in Category 65, Emerging India Pale Ale.

Contact: Calvin Bond (on behalf of the Brewers Association) 970-963-4873 x262

About the Brewers Association

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