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Best of Show: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red

1 - American-Style Wheat Beer
Gold: New English Brewing Co, Why Not American Wheat Ale
Silver: Goose Island, 312
Bronze: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Longshot Beer Flower Wheat

43 - Golden or Blonde Ale
Gold: Alaskan Brewing Co., Alaskan Summer
Silver: Pabst Brewing Company, Ballantine Ale
Bronze: TAPS Fish House & Brewery, TAPS Cream Ale

2 - American-Style Wheat Beer with Yeast
Gold: Alcatraz Brewing Co., Weiss Guy Wheat
Silver: Tail Gate Beer, LLC, Hefeweizen
Bronze: Widmer Brothers Brewing Co., Hefeweizen
Honorable Mention: Morgan Street Brewery, Honey Wheat

44 - German-Style Kolsch
Gold: Mission Brewery, Mission Blonde
Silver: Alcatraz Brewing Co., Search Light Golden Ale
Bronze: Saint Archer Brewing Company, Saint Archer Brewing Co.
Blonde Ale

3 - Fruit Beer
Gold: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Strawberry Lager
Silver: Shipyard Brewing Company, Pugsley's Signature Series
Smashed Blueberry
Bronze: Pints, Bodacilous Blueberry

45 - English-Style Summer Ale
Silver: Chameleon Brewing Co., Fire Light
Honorable Mention: Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits Pale Ale

4 - Fruit Wheat Beer
Gold: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Blackberry Witbier
Silver: Maui Brewing Co., Mana Wheat
Bronze: Widmer Brothers Brewing Co., Marionberry Hibiscus Gose
Honorable Mention: Shock Top Brewing Co, Shocktop Lemon Shandy

46 - Classic English-Style Pale Ale
Gold: Odell Brewing Company, 5 Barrel

5 - Field Beer or Pumpkin Beer
Gold: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale
Silver: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Fat Jack
Bronze: Manzanita Brewing Company, Witch's Hair

47 - English-Style India Pale Ale
Gold: Full Sail Brewing Company, Full Sail IPA
Silver: New English Brewing Co, Troopers Tipple IPA
Bronze: Bass, Bass IPA
Honorable Mention: Rahr and Sons Brewing Co., Stormcloud

6 - Herb and Spice Beer
Gold: Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, Indra Kunindra, Export Stout
Silver: Old Hangtown Beer Works, Mountain Meadow Honey Basil Pale Ale
Bronze: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Merry Mischief
Honorable Mention: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams White Christmas

48 - International-Style Pale Ale
Gold: Deschutes Brewery Inc., Twilight Summer Ale
Silver: Church Beer Works, Pipe Organ Pale Ale
Bronze: Ladyface Ale Co., Palo Comado XPA
Bronze: Tap It Brewing Co., American Pale Ale

7 - Chocolate Beer
Gold: Monkeypaw Brewing, Great Ape Nectar
Silver: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock
Bronze: Deschutes Brewery Inc., Black Butte XXIV

49 - American-Style Pale Ale
Gold: Drakes Brewing, Drake's 1500 Pale Ale
Silver: Kona Brewing Co., Fire Rock
Bronze: Manzanita Brewing Company, Pale Ale

8 - Coffee Flavored Beer
Gold: New English Brewing Co, Zumbar Chocolate Coffee Imperial Stout
Silver: Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, Belgian-Style Coffee Ale

50 - American-Style Strong Pale Ale
Gold: Eagle Rock Brewery, Populist
Silver: Mad River Brewing, Jamaica Sunset IPA
Bronze: Alaskan Brewing Co., Alaskan IPA

9 - Specialty Beer
Gold: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Double Agent
Silver: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Hazel Brown Ale
Bronze: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Griffins Bow

51 - American-Style India Pale Ale
Gold: Old Hangtown Beer Works, North South Rd IPA
Silver: Tap It Brewing Co., India Pale Ale
Bronze: Mother Earth Brew Co, Kismet

10 - Rye Beer
Gold: Claremont Craft Ales, Jacaranda Rye IPA
Silver: Surf Brewery, County Line Rye

52 - Imperial India Pale Ale
Gold: Rough Draft Brewing Company, Hop Therapy Double IPA
Silver: Monkey Paw Brewing, Rich Man's IPA
Bronze: Left Coast Brewing Co., Hop Juice

11 - Specialty Honey Beer
Gold: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Honey Porter
Silver: New English Brewing Co, Big Sting

53 - American-Style Amber/Red Ale
Gold: Lightning Brewery, Amber Ale
Silver: Lakefront Brewery, Fixed Gear
Bronze: Firestone Walker, Nectar Ales, Red Nectar

12 - Session Beer
Gold: Widmer Brothers Brewing Co., Citra Blonde
Silver: Epic Brewing Company, Hop Syndrome Lager
Bronze: Tap It Brewing Co., American Standard

54 - Imperial Red Ale
Gold: Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, Tongue Buckler Imperial Red Ale
Silver: Oskar Blues Brewery, G'Knight Imperial Red IPA
Bronze: Manzanita Brewing Company, Danger Ranger Imperial Red Ale

13 - Other Strong Beer
Gold: Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Off the Rails (Imperial Irish Red Ale)
Silver: Sundowner Brewery, Big Wheat

55 - English-Style Mild Ale
Gold: Eagle Rock Brewery, Solidarity
Silver: Flyers Restaurant and Brewery, Barnstormer Brown Ale

14 - Experimental Beer
Gold: Morgan Street Brewery, Lactovision
Silver: Rahr and Sons Brewing Co., Pecker Wrecker
Bronze: Widmer Brothers Brewing Co., Hopside Down IPL

56 - Ordinary or Special Bitter
Silver: Dale Bros. Brewery, Dude of York
Bronze: Enegren Brewing, Dean Hickman Pale Ale

15 - Indigenous Beer
Gold: Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, 4th Anniversary Ale
Silver: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Veloren
Bronze: Maui Brewing Co., Liquid Breadfruit

57 - Extra Special Bitter
Gold: New English Brewing Co., Explorer ESB
Silver: Shipyard Brewing Company, Old Thumper
Bronze: Community Beer Co., Public Ale
Honorable Mention: Bootstrap Brewing, Flagstaff Amber

16 - Gluten-Free Beer
Gold: New Planet Beer Co., Raspberry Ale
Silver: New Planet Beer Co., Tread Lightly Ale
Bronze: New Planet Beer Co., Amber Ale
Honorable Mention: Sprecher Brewing Co., Shakparo

58 - Scottish-Style Ale
Gold: Madison River Brewing Company, Copper John Scotch Ale
Silver: Shipyard Brewing Company, Bourbon Barrel Aged Double Scotch

17 - American-Belgo-Style Ale
Gold: Nebraska Brewing Company, Barrel Aged Hop God
Silver: Epic Brewing Company, Brainless IPA
Bronze: Stone Brewing Co., Stone Cali-Belgique IPA

59 - Irish-Style Red Ale
Gold: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Irish Red
Silver: Old Hangtown Beer Works, Connor's Pride Irish Red Ale
Bronze: Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Red Trolley Ale

18 - American-Style Sour Ale
Silver: Ladyface Ale Co., Trebuchet
Bronze: Manzanita Brewing Company, Kentucky Common Sour Mash

60 - English-Style Brown Ale
Gold: Rahr and Sons Brewing Co., Winter Warmer
Silver: Rock Bottom Brewery, Brown Ale
Bronze: Bull & Bones Brewhaus, Maroon Effect

20 - Wood-and Barrel-Aged Beer
Gold: Eagle Rock Brewery, Barrel Aged Jubilee
Silver: Rock Bottom Brewery, Winter Tartan Scottish Ale
Bronze: Rahr and Sons Brewing Co., Bourbon Barrel Aged Winter Warmer
Honorable Mention: Babe's Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse,
Babe's 10th Anniversary Ale

61 - American-Style Brown Ale
Gold: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Davey Brown Ale
Silver: Bootstrap Brewing, Boomer Brown
Bronze: Manzanita Brewing Company, Gillespie Brown Ale

21 - Wood-and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer
Gold: Sprecher Brewing Co., Commando
Silver: Rough Draft Brewing Company, Barrel-aged Emboozlement Tripel
Bronze: Lightning Brewery, Barrel-aged Black Lightning Porter
Honorable Mention: Enegren Brewing, Brother Joseph

62 - American-Style Black Ale
Gold: Stone Brewing Co., Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale
Silver: Firestone Walker Brewing Co, Wookey Jack
Bronze: Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Boardwalk Black Rye IPA
Honorable Mention: Island Brewing Co., Night Sail

22 - Wood-and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout
Gold: Nebraska Brewing Company, Black Betty
Silver: Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, Pugachev's Cobra
Bronze: Sprecher Brewing Co., Czar Brew

63 - German-Style Altbier
Gold: Enegren Brewing, Valkyrie
Silver: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Boston Ale
Bronze: Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, Alt-Bier Ale

23 - Wood-and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
Gold: Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Karl Strauss 24th Anniversary
Flanders-style Ale
Silver: Eagle Rock Brewery, Equinox
Bronze: Green Flash Brewing Co., Flanders Drive (Sour Red Ale)

65 - South German-Style Hefeweizen
Gold: Rahr and Sons Brewing Co., Summertime Wheat
Silver: Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, Schnickelfritz
Bronze: Nebraska Brewing Company, EOS Hefeweizen

24 - Aged Beer
Gold: Deschutes Brewery Inc., Jubel 2010

66 - German-Style Wheat Ale
Gold: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Dunkelweizen
Silver: Flyers Restaurant and Brewery, Heat Seeker Hefe’
Bronze: Rahr and Sons Brewing Co., Angry Goat

25 - Kellerbier/Zwickelbier
Gold: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Alpine Spring
Silver: Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, Zwickel
Bronze: TAPS Fish House & Brewery, TAPS Kellerbier

67 - Belgian-Style Witbier
Gold: Einstök Beer Company, Einstök Icelandic White Ale
Silver: Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, Wahoo Wheat Beer
Bronze: Millstream Brewing Co., John's Generation White Ale
Honorable Mention: Rock Bottom Brewery, White Ale

26 - Smoke Beer
Gold: Alaskan Brewing Co., Alaskan Smoked Porter

68 - French- and Belgian-Style Saison
Gold: Green Flash Brewing Co., Saison Diego
Silver: Valiant Brewing Co, Fields Ablaze
Bronze: Goose Island, Sofie
Honorable Mention: Lightning Brewery, Electrostatic Ale

27 - American-Style or International-Style Pilsner
Gold: Grupo Modelo-Crown Imports, Modelo Especial
Silver: Full Sail Brewing Company, Full Sail Session Lager
Bronze: Grupo Modelo-Crown Imports, Pacifico
Honorable Mention: Anheuser Busch, Stella Artois

69 - Belgian- and French-Style Ale
Gold: TAPS Fish House & Brewery, TAPS Biere de Garde
Silver: Goose Island, Matilda

28 - German-Style Pilsner
Gold: Trumer Brauerei, Trumer Pils
Silver: Port Town Brewing Co., Port Town Pilsner
Bronze: Church Beer Works, Celestial Gold

70 - Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale
Gold: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red
Silver: Deschutes Brewery Inc., The Dissident 2012

29 - Bohemian-Style Pilsner
Gold: Legends Beer, Legends American Lager
Silver: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Boston Lager
Bronze: Alcatraz Brewing Co., Penitentiary Pilsner

71 - Belgian-Style Abbey Ale
Gold: Left Coast Brewing Co., Asylum
Silver: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Tetravis
Bronze: Babe's Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse, Babe's Drunk'n Monk
Belgian Style Doubbel
Honorable Mention: Sprecher Brewing Co., Abbey Triple

30 - Munich-Style Helles
Gold: Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, Longfin Lager
Silver: Maui Brewing Co., Bikini Blonde Lager
Bronze: Rahr and Sons Brewing Co., Rahr's Blonde

72 - Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale
Gold: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Thirteenth Hour Stout
Silver: Community Beer Co., Trinity Tripel
Bronze: Goose Island, PePe Nero
Honorable Mention: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Second Anniversary Ale

32 - American-Style Lager, Light Lager or Premium Lager
Gold: Pabst Brewing Company, Pabst Blue Ribbon
Silver: Bull & Bones Brewhaus, All Night Light
Bronze: Epic Brewing Company, Pfeifferhorn Lager

73 - Brown Porter
Gold: Deschutes Brewery Inc., Black Butte Porter
Silver: Firestone Walker Brewing Co, Walker's Reserve
Bronze: Oceanside Ale Works, PIP

33 - American-Style Specialty Lager, Cream Ale or Lager
Gold: Pabst Brewing Company, Old Style Lager
Silver: Oggis Pizza & Brewing Co., California Gold

74 - Robust Porter
Gold: TAPS Fish House & Brewery, TAPS Porter
Silver: Einstök Beer Company, Einstök Icelandic Toasted Porter
Bronze: Drakes Brewing, Black Robusto Porter

34 - Vienna-Style Lager
Gold: Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Karl Strauss Amber
Silver: Peroni, Peroni Rossa
Bronze: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Light

75 - Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
Gold: Bull & Bones Brewhaus, St. Maeve's Stout
Silver: New English Brewing Co., Pacific Storm Stout
Bronze: Sprecher Brewing Co., Irish Stout

35 - German-Style Marzen
Gold: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Octoberfest
Silver: San Pedro Brewing Company, SPBC Oktoberfest

76 - Foreign-Style Stout
Gold: Moab Brewing, Desert Select Export Stout
Silver: New Helvetia Brewing Company, Homeland Stout
Bronze: Island Brewing Co., Starry Night Stout

36 - American-Style Amber Lager
Gold: Anaheim Brewery, Anaheim 1888
Silver: Lakefront Brewery, Riverwest Stein
Bronze: Moab Brewing, Rocket Bike Lager

77 - American-Style Stout
Gold: Sundowner Brewery, Black Soul Stout
Silver: Left Coast Brewing Co., Voo Doo
Bronze: Oggis Pizza & Brewing Co., Black Magic Stout

37 - European-Style Dunkel
Gold: Church Beer Works, Pious Monk Dunkel

78 - Sweet Stout
Gold: Ska Brewing Co., Steel Toe Stout
Silver: Tap It Brewing Co., Full Blown Stout
Bronze: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Cream Stout

38 - American-Style Dark Lager
Gold: Full Sail Brewing Company, Full Sail Session Black
Silver: Dale Bros. Brewery, California Black Beer

79 - Oatmeal Stout
Gold: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Stagecoach Stout
Silver: Madison River Brewing Company, Black Ghost Oatmeal Stout
Bronze: Millstream Brewing Co., Back Road Stout

39 - German-Style Schwarzbier
Gold: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Black Lager
Silver: Sprecher Brewing Co., Black Bavarian

80 - Imperial Stout
Gold: Mission Brewery, Dark Seas Imperial Stout
Silver: Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, Sea Monster Imperial Stout
Bronze: Epic Brewing Company, Epic Imperial Stout
Honorable Mention: Karl Strauss Brewing Company,
Wreck Alley Imperial Stout

40 - Bock
Gold: Peroni, Peroni Doppio Malto
Silver: Sprecher Brewing Co., Mai Bock
Bronze: Rock Bottom Brewery, Maibock

81 - Scotch Ale
Gold: Oskar Blues Brewery, Old Chub Scotch Ale
Silver: Babe's Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse, Babe's Kilted Pig Wee
Heavy Scotch Ale
Bronze: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Wee Heavy
Honorable Mention: Anaheim Brewery, Anaheim Dark Scotch Ale

41 - German-Stule Doppelbock or Eisbock
Gold: Einstök Beer Company, Einstök Icelandic Doppelbock
Silver: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Double Bock
Bronze: Sprecher Brewing Co., Dopple Bock

83 - Barley Wine Style Ale
Gold: Green Flash Brewing Co., Green Flash Barleywine
Silver: Epic Brewing Company, Epic Barley Wine
Bronze: Lightning Brewery, Old Tempestuous Ale

42 - Baltic-Style Porter
Gold: Dale Bros. Brewery, Badlands

84 - Standard Cider & Perry
Gold: Angry Orchard, Angry Orchard Ice Man
Silver: Angry Orchard, Angry Orchard Traditional Dry
Bronze: Angry Orchard, Angry Orchard Strawman

   
   

 

2014 DATES JUNE 7 - 8 | SEE 2013 RESULTS HERE