40 state breweries win medals at GABF

DENVER — Forty Colorado breweries, 13 from Northern Colorado and the Boulder Valley, earned medals at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver this past weekend. 

The full list of winners can be found here. Winners from Northern Colorado and the Boulder Valley were:

  • Honey Beer category, Gold, A&M Honey Bock, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery, Boulder.
  • International-style Pilsner, Silver, Upslope Craft Lager, Upslope Brewing Co., Boulder.
  • International-style Dark Lager, Silver, El Corn, The Post Brewing Co., Lafayette.
  • Golden or Blonde Ale, Gold, 1956 Golden Ale, Bootstrap Brewing Co., Longmont.
  • Australian-Style Pale Ale, Silver, Mountain Standard IPA, Odell Brewing Co., Fort Collins.
  • Juicy or Hazy Imperial India Pale Ale, Gold, Extra Extra Juicy Bits, WeldWerks Brewing Co., Greeley.
  • Irish-Style Red Ale, Silver, Balefire Irish Red, Mirror Image Brewing Co., Frederick.
  • English-Style Brown Ale, Silver, Eclipse Brown Ale, Equinox Brewing Co, Fort Collins.
  • Specialty Saison, Silver, Westfield, Cellar West Artisan Ales, Lafayette.
  • Belgian- and French-Style Ale, Gold, Junebug, Echo Brewing Co., Erie.
  • Other Strong Beer, Gold, Northstar Imperial Porter, Twisted Pine Brewery Co., Boulder.
  • Experimental Beer, Silver, Shibbleshabble, Primitive Beer, Longmont.
  • Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale, Silver, Italy Bits, WeldWerks Brewing Co., Greeley.

In addition, New Belgium Brewing Co., Fort Collins, and Erich Purcell won a bronze medal in the Pro-Am Competition with a beer called Chess with Checkers.

In all, 320 beers medaled. A total of 138 breweries from Colorado entered the competition.

 

DENVER — Forty Colorado breweries, 13 from Northern Colorado and the Boulder Valley, earned medals at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver this past weekend. 

The full list of winners can be found here. Winners from Northern Colorado and the Boulder Valley were:

  • Honey Beer category, Gold, A&M Honey Bock, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery, Boulder.
  • International-style Pilsner, Silver, Upslope Craft Lager, Upslope Brewing Co., Boulder.
  • International-style Dark Lager, Silver, El Corn, The Post Brewing Co., Lafayette.
  • Golden or Blonde Ale, Gold, 1956 Golden Ale, Bootstrap Brewing Co., Longmont.
  • Australian-Style Pale Ale, Silver, Mountain Standard IPA, Odell Brewing Co., Fort Collins.
  • Juicy or Hazy Imperial India Pale Ale, Gold, Extra Extra Juicy Bits, WeldWerks Brewing Co., Greeley.
  • Irish-Style Red Ale, Silver, Balefire Irish Red, Mirror Image Brewing Co., Frederick.
  • English-Style Brown Ale, Silver, Eclipse Brown Ale, Equinox Brewing Co, Fort Collins.
  • Specialty Saison, Silver, Westfield, Cellar West Artisan Ales, Lafayette.
  • Belgian- and French-Style Ale, Gold, Junebug, Echo Brewing Co., Erie.
  • Other Strong Beer, Gold, Northstar Imperial Porter, Twisted Pine Brewery Co., Boulder.
  • Experimental Beer, Silver, Shibbleshabble, Primitive Beer, Longmont.
  • Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale, Silver, Italy Bits, WeldWerks Brewing Co., Greeley.

In addition, New Belgium Brewing Co., Fort Collins, and Erich Purcell won a bronze medal in the Pro-Am Competition…