2014 Great American Beer Festival Winners


They brewed, they drank, the conquered…





A big CONGRATULATIONS to all of the winners of the 2014 Great American Beer Festival especially those in our portfolio! 1,309 breweries from all 50 states plus Washington, D.C. joined together to create this years festival. 145 different styles in 90 commercial categories were tasted and ranked by 222 judges form 10 different countries. It’s hard to imagine that much beer in just 3 days, but I think we can all assume it was an amazing time! The winners from our portfolio of breweries are below and you can check out the full list HERE


Pumpkin Beer:

Silver medal – Spiced Harvest – Old Dominion

Chocolate Beer:

Silver medal- Death by Coconut – Oskar Blues

Indigenous/Regional Beer:

Silver Medal- Choc Lobster – Dogfish Head Brewery

Historical Beers:

Bronze Medal – Poor Richard’s Tavern Spruce – Yards Brewing Co

American-Belgo-Style Ale:

Bronze Medal – Le Freak – Green Flash Brewing Co

Smoke Beer:

Silver Medal – Smokejumper Smoked Imperial Porter – Left Hand Brewing Co


Gold Medal – Troegenator – Troegs Brewing Co

German – Style Dopplebock or Eisbock:

Silver Medal – The Kaiser – Avery Brewing Co

Classic English-Style Pale Ale:

Bronze Medal- Extra Pale Ale – Summit Brewing

American Style Pale Ale:

Gold Medal – Grunion – Ballast Point Brewing Co

Imperial India Pale Ale:

Silver Medal – Hop 15 – Port Brewing Co.

German-Style Sour Ale:

Bronze Medal – Berliner Weiss- Fegley’s Brew Works

Belgian and French Style Ale

Gold Medal – Grisette – Sly Fox Brewing Co

Silver Medal – The Citizen – DC Brau Brewing Co

Belgian Style Lambic or Sour:

Silver Medal – Coolship Resurgam – Allagash Brewing Co

Brown Porter:

Silver Medal – Black Jack Porter – Left Hand Brewing Co

Robust Porter:

Silver Medal – Porter – Founders Brewing Co

Sweet Stout or Cream Stout:

Silver Medal – Milk Stout – Left Hand Brewing Co

Old Ale or Strong Ale:

Gold Medal – Arctic Alchemy – Fegley’s Brew Works

Bohemian Style Pils:
Bronze Medal – Double Aught – Bear Republic Brewing Co

German style Marzen

Bronze Medal – Abita – Octoberfest

Imperial Red Ale:

Bronze Medal – Shark Attack – Port Brewing Co

Irish Red:

Silver Medal – Piper Down – Ballast Point Brewing Co



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