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Download the PDF of the 2015 Beer Competition Results

Download the PDF of the 2014 Beer Competition Results



Best of Show: New English Brewing, Zumbar Chocolate Coffee Imperial Stout

1 - American-Style Wheat Beer
Gold Medal: Lakewood Brewing Company, Rock Ryder
Silver Medal: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Wrangler Wheat
Bronze Medal: Intergalactic Brewing Company, Red Shirt # 29

46 - Classic English-Style Pale Ale
Gold Medal: Einstok Beer, Icelandic Pale Ale
Silver Medal: Ballast Point Brewing - Miramar, Ballast Point Pale Ale
Bronze Medal: South Park Brewing Co., 2 Griffs

2 - American-Style Wheat Beer with Yeast
Gold Medal: Latitude 42 Brewing Co., Beach Cruiser Wheat
Silver Medal: Widmer Brewing Co., Hefeweizen
Honorable Mention: Evans Brewing Company, Hefewizen

47 - English-Style India Pale Ale
Gold Medal: Green Flash Brewing Co., Soul Style IPA
Silver Medal: Ladyface Ale Co., Ladyface IPA
Bronze Medal: North Peak Brewing Company, Diabolical

3 - American-Style Fruit Beer
Gold Medal: Dr. Jekyll's, Beer Belly
Silver Medal: Coachella Valley Brewing Company, Harvester
Bronze Medal: Moylans Brewing Company, Orange and Black Congrats Ale

48 - International-Style Pale Ale
Gold Medal: Alvarado Street Brewery, Mai Tai
Silver Medal: Mother Earth Brew Co., Bookoo
Bronze Medal: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Lizard's Mouth
Honorable Mention: Ballast Point Brewing - Miramar, Sculpin

4 - Fruit Wheat Beer
Gold Medal: Ballast Point Brewing - LI, Coral
Silver Medal: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat
Bronze Medal: Latitude 42 Brewing Co., Taylor's Wish

49 - American-Style Pale Ale
Gold Medal: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
Silver Medal: Four Sons Brewing, Beach Pail
Bronze Medal: Epic Brewing Company, Element 29 Pale Ale

5 - Fruit Beer
Gold Medal: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Porch Rocker
Silver Medal: Garage Brew Pizza, Apricot Wit
Bronze Medal: Elevation Beer Co., Raspberry Gulch

50 - American-Style Strong Pale Ale
Gold Medal: Wicks Brewing Co., Paladin
Silver Medal: 21st Amendment Brewery, Gigantes IPA
Bronze Medal: Mike Hess Brewing, Hartley Pale Ale
Honorable Mention: Mother Earth Brew Co., Pin Up

6 - Pumpkin Beer
Gold Medal: San Pedro Brewing Company, SPBC Pumpkin Red
Silver Medal: Coachella Valley Brewing Company, Saison L'automne

51 - American-Style India Pale Ale
Gold Medal: Mike Hess Brewing, Solis IPA
Silver Medal: Alvarado Street Brewery, Minesweeper
Bronze Medal: Knee Deep Brewery, Lupulin River
Honorable Mention: Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, Betty IPA

7 - Field Beer
Gold Medal: Coachella Valley Brewing Company, Monument on Fire
Silver Medal: Garage Brew Pizza, Hatch Chile IPA
Bronze Medal: Skyland Ale Works, Anahammer

52 - Imperial India Pale Ale
Gold Medal: Island Brewing Company, King Tide Double IPA
Silver Medal: Pinthouse Pizza Craft Brewpub, Fully Adrift Double IPA
Bronze Medal: Mother Earth Brew Co., Hop Digitty
Honorable Mention: Ironfire Brewing Company, Devil Within Double IPA

8 - Herb & Spice Beer
Gold Medal: Latitude 42 Brewing Co., Island Fever
Silver Medal: Eagle Rock Brewery, Ginger Saison
Bronze Medal: Deschutes Brewery, Zarabanda
Honorable Mention: Ballast Point Brewing - Scripps, Indra Kunindra

53 - American-Style Amber/Red Ale
Gold Medal: Latitude 42 Brewing Co., Red Beard's India Red Ale
Silver Medal: Ritual Brewing Co., Extra Red
Bronze Medal: New English Brewing, Dragoon

9 - Chocolate Beer
Gold Medal: Cerveceria Mexicana, Day of the Dead Chocolate Stout
Silver Medal: Skyland Ale Works, Chocolate Porter
Bronze Medal: Denver Beer Company, Cocoa Cream Graham Cracker Porter
Honorable Mention: New Helvetia Brewing Co., Mystery Airship 2.0 Second Sighting

54 - Imperial Red Ale
Gold Medal: GoodLife Brewing Co., GTwo Imperial Red Ale
Silver Medal: Green Flash Brewing Co., Hop Head Red
Bronze Medal: Mission Brewery, Carrack Imperial Red Ale
Honorable Mention: Pint's Sports Bar & Brewery, Imperial Red

10 - Rye Beer
Gold Medal: Coachella Valley Brewing Company, Monumentous
Silver Medal: Claremont Craft Ales, Jacaranda
Bronze Medal: Surf Brewery, County Line Rye

55 - English-Style Mild Ale
Gold Medal: Eagle Rock Brewery, Solidarity
Silver Medal: Ballast Point Brewing - LI, Ballast Point English Dark Mild
Bronze Medal: Intergalactic Brewing Company, Pluto's Honey Porter

11 - Specialty Honey Beer
Gold Medal: Evans Brewing Company, Honey Blonde
Silver Medal: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Honey Queen

56 - Ordinary or Special Bitter
Gold Medal: Latitude 42 Brewing Co., Glen's Best Bitter
Silver Medal: Eel River Brewing Co., Organic Amber
Bronze Medal: Enegren Brewing, Hickman

12 - Session Beer
Gold Medal: Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Mosaic Session Ale
Silver Medal: Acoustic Ales, Tush
Bronze Medal: 21st Amendment Brewery, MCA Stout

57 - Extra Special Bitter
Gold Medal: Pedernales Brewing Company, Pedernales Classic IPA
Silver Medal: New English Brewing, Explorer ESB
Bronze Medal: Ballast Point Brewing - Miramar, Calico
Honorable Mention: Monkey Paw Brewing, Patas

 

58 - Scottish-Style Ale
Gold Medal: Intergalactic Brewing Company, Astro Amber Ale
Silver Medal: Oggi's Sports Brewhouse Pizza, McGarvey's Scottish
Bronze Medal: Anaheim Brewery, Anaheim Dark Scotch Ale
Honorable Mention: Stevens Point Brewery, Whole Hog Scotch Ale

14 - Experimental Beer
Gold Medal: Bottle Logic Brewing, Hanamachi
Silver Medal: Ballast Point Brewing - Linda Vista, Barmy
Bronze Medal: Taps Fish House, Hiya!
Honorable Mention: Saint James Brewery, White Downs

59 - Irish-Style Red Ale
Gold Medal: Ballast Point Brewing - Miramar, Piper Down
Silver Medal: Ironfire Brewing Company, Killarney's 10th Irish Red
Bronze Medal: Alaskan Brewing Company, Alaskan Amber

15 - Indigenous Beer/Regional Beer
Gold Medal: Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Feral Vinifera
Silver Medal: BJ's Restaurant & Brewery - Boulder, Got Beer
Honorable Mention: 21st Amendment Brewery, Mr. Poom's Thai'd House Ale

60 - English-Style Brown Ale
Gold Medal: Golden Road, Get Up Offa That Brown
Silver Medal: Rök House Brewing Company, Berserker Brown Ale
Bronze Medal: Inland Empire Brewery, Inland Empire Brown Ale

16 - Gluten-Free Beer
Bronze Medal: Lakefront Brewery, New Grist Ginger

61 - American-Style Brown Ale
Gold Medal: New English Brewing, Brewers Special Brown Ale
Silver Medal: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Davy Brown Ale
Bronze Medal: Kelsen Brewing Company, Kelsen Brewing Paradigm Brown Ale

17 - American-Belgo-Style Ale
Gold Medal: Rincon Brewery, Bates Blonde Ale
Silver Medal: Babe's Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse, Babe's Bin 1214 Red Ale
Bronze Medal: Island Brewing Company, Variance Belgian, IPA

62 - American-Style Black Ale
Gold Medal: BJ's Restaurant & Brewery - Boulder, BJ's CDA
Silver Medal: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Big Cone Black Ale
Bronze Medal: Mike Hess Brewing, Deceptio
Honorable Mention: Intergalactic Brewing Company, Dark Sun Black Ale

18 - American-Style Sour Ale
Gold Medal: Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Bretta Rose
Silver Medal: Paradox Beer Company, Skully #22, Elderberry Sour
Bronze Medal: Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Queen of Tarts

63 - German-Style Altbier
Gold Medal: Alvarado Street Brewery, Monterey Common
Gold Medal: Enegren Brewing, Valkyrie
Bronze Medal: Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, Schlossturm

19 - American-Style Brett Ale
Gold Medal: Atlas Brew Works, La Saison de Brett
Silver Medal: Community Beer Co., Brett's Get It On!
Bronze Medal: Insurgente, Tres Cabras

64 - German-Style Sour Ale
Gold Medal: Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, Ku'damm
Silver Medal: Front Range Brewing Company, Bluebird Berliner Weisse
Bronze Medal: BJ's Restaurant & Brewery - Boulder, BJ's Berliner Weisse
Honorable Mention: DESTIHL Brewery, Counter ClockWeisse Berliner Weisse

20 - Wood-and Barrel-Aged Beer
Gold Medal: BJ's Restaurant & Brewery - Chandler, Whiskey Barrel Abbey Normal
Silver Medal: Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company, Midnight Rush
Bronze Medal: BJ's Restaurant & Brewery - Reno, BJ's Whiskey Barrel Stout

65 - South German-Style Hefeweizen
Gold Medal: Sprecher Brewing Co., Hefe' Weiss
Silver Medal: Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Windansea Wheat
Bronze Medal: Mission Brewery, Mission Hefeweizen

21 - Wood-and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer
Gold Medal: Ballast Point Brewing - Scripps, Victory at Sea
Silver Medal: Island Brewing Company, Jubilee
Bronze Medal: Ironfire Brewing Company, Collateral Damage

66 - German-Style Wheat Ale
Gold Medal: Stumblefoot Brewing, Vixen Dunkelweizen
Silver Medal: Rahr & Sons Brewing Co., Angry Goat

22 - Wood-and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout
Gold Medal: Pinthouse Pizza Craft Brewpub, Jaguar Shark
Silver Medal: Community Beer Co., Barrel Aged Legion
Bronze Medal: Joseph James Brewing Co., Inc., Bourbon Barrel-aged Imperial Stout

67 - Belgian-Style Witbier
Gold Medal: Lakefront Brewery, Lakefront Organic Belgian White
Silver Medal: Port City Brewing, Optimal Wit
Bronze Medal: Eagle Rock Brewery, Manifesto
Honorable Mention: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Cold Snap

23 - Wood-and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
Gold Medal: Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Feral One
Silver Medal: Lost Rhino Brewing Company, Home Turf
Bronze Medal: Ladyface Ale Co., Verruckt Weizen

68 - French- and Belgian-Style Saison
Gold Medal: Saint James Brewery, Daily Wages
Silver Medal: Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, Apotheosis
Honorable Mention: Rok House Brewing Company, Shieldmaiden Saison

24 - Other Strong Beer
Silver Medal: Intergalactic Brewing Company, Intergalactic: The Second Anniversary Ale
Bronze Medal: Lakewood Brewing Company, The Temptress

69 - Belgian- and French-Style Ale
Gold Medal: Belgh Brasse, Mons Blonde d’Abbaye
Silver Medal: Hinterland Brewery, Hinterland Saison
Bronze Medal: Iron Fist Brewing Company, Spice of Life
Honorable Mention: Bottle Logic Brewing, Tattered Prince

25 - Kellerbier/Zwickelbier
Gold Medal: Woodfour Brewing Co., Gold Ridge Lager
Silver Medal: Atlas Brew Works, District Common
Bronze Medal: Atlas Brew Works, Home Rule

70 - Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale
Gold Medal: Surf Brewery, Scientific Series A-02
Silver Medal: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red
Bronze Medal: Saint James Brewery, Grand Cru

26 - Smoke Beer
Gold Medal: Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company, Smoke Chaser Barleywine
Silver Medal: Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, Holzrauch

71 - Belgian-Style Abbey Ale
Gold Medal: Saint James Brewery, The Third Man
Silver Medal: DESTIHL Brewery, Quadrupel
Bronze Medal: Moab Brewery, Desert Select Tripel
Honorable Mention: Rahr & Sons Brewing Co., DFW Lakewood/Rahr Collaboration

27 - American-Style or International-Style Pilsner
Gold Medal: Taps Fish House, TAPS Amend This!
Silver Medal: Golden Road, 329 Days of Sun Lager
Bronze Medal: Stevens Point Brewery, Point Smiley Blue Pilsner

72 - Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale
Gold Medal: Community Beer Co., Trinity Tripel
Silver Medal: Anheuser-Busch, Goose Island Matilda
Bronze Medal: Barley Forge Brewing Co., The Black Dahlia

28 - German-Style Pilsner
Gold Medal: Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Pivo Pils
Silver Medal: Trumer Brauerei, Trumer Pils
Bronze Medal: Cerveceria Mexicana, Mexicali Pilsner

73 - Brown Porter
Gold Medal: Badger State Brewing, Porte des Morts
Silver Medal: Inland Empire Brewery, Pepin The Short Porter
Bronze Medal: Eel River Brewing Co, Organic Porter

29 - Bohemian-Style Pilsner
Gold Medal: Oskar Blues Brewery, Mama's Little Yella Pils
Silver Medal: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Boston Lager
Bronze Medal: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Paradise Road Pilsner

74 - Robust Porter
Gold Medal: Latitude 42 Brewing Co., Powerline Porter
Silver Medal: Drakes Brewing, Black Robusto Porter
Bronze Medal: Faultline Brewing Company, London Porter
Honorable Mention: Kelsen Brewing Company, Kelsen Brewing Draken Robust Porter

30 - Munich-Style Helles
Gold Medal: Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, Helles Lager

75 - Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
Gold Medal: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Stearn's Stout
Silver Medal: New English Brewing, Pacific Storm Stout
Bronze Medal: Sprecher Brewing Co., Irish Stout

31 - Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest
Gold Medal: Left Coast Brewing Company, Del Mar St.
Silver Medal: Rahr & Sons Brewing Co., Oktoberfest
Bronze Medal: Saint James Brewery, Brasserie Octoberfest

76 - Foreign-Style Stout
Gold Medal: New Helvetia Brewing Co., Homeland
Silver Medal: Island Brewing Company, Starry Night Stout
Bronze Medal: Phantom Ales, Wraith Stout

32 - American-Style Lager, Light Lager or Premium Lager
Gold Medal: Stevens Point Brewery, Point Special Lager
Silver Medal: William K Busch Brewing Company, Kraftig Light
Bronze Medal: William K Busch Brewing Company, Kraftig Lager

77 - American-Style Stout
Gold Medal: Public House Brewing Company, Revelation Stout
Silver Medal: Badger State Brewing, Dubious Ruffian
Bronze Medal: Monkey Paw Brewing, Mighty Joe Young
Bronze Medal: Oggi's Sports Brewhouse Pizza, Black Magic

33 - American-Style Specialty Lager, Cream Ale or Lager
Gold Medal: Dale Bros Brewery, Nuff
Silver Medal: Pedernales Brewing Company, Robert Earl Keen Honey Pils
Bronze Medal: Wicks Brewing Co, Squire
Honorable Mention: Public House Brewing Company, Rod's Cream Ale

78 - Sweet Stout
Gold Medal: Garage Brew Pizza, Marshmallow Milk Stout
Silver Medal: Alvarado Street Brewery, Milk Stout
Bronze Medal: Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams Cream Stout

34 - Vienna-Style Lager
Gold Medal: Coachella Valley Brewing Company, Phoenix
Silver Medal: Lakewood Brewing Company, Lakewood Lager
Bronze Medal: Community Beer Co., Vienna Lager

79 - Oatmeal Stout
Gold Medal: Intergalactic Brewing Company, Orion's Stout
Silver Medal: South Park Brewing Co., Scripps Pier Stout
Bronze Medal: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Stagecoach Stout
Honorable Mention: Pizza Port Solana Beach, Oats

35 - German-Style Marzen
Gold Medal: Faultline Brewing Company, Oktoberfest
Silver Medal: Ladyface Ale Co., Conejo Lager
Bronze Medal: Pedernales Brewing Company, Lobo Oktoberfest

80 - Imperial Stout
Gold Medal: Iron Fist Brewing Company, Velvet Glove
Silver Medal: Mike Hess Brewing, Umbrix
Bronze Medal: Community Beer Co., Legion

36 - American-Style Amber Lager
Gold Medal: Moab Brewery, Rocket Bike Lager
Silver Medal: Dale Bros Brewery, Pomona Queen
Bronze Medal: Anaheim Brewery, Anaheim 1888

81 - Scotch Ale
Gold Medal: Odyssey Beerworks, Clan Warrior
Silver Medal: Moab Brewery, Desert Select Scotch Ale
Bronze Medal: Intergalactic Brewing Company, Beam Me Up Scotch Ale
Honorable Mention: Sprecher Brewing Co., Piper's Scotch Ale

 

82 - Old Ale or Strong Ale
Gold Medal: Evans Brewing Company, Imperial Brown
Silver Medal: Hinterland Brewery, Hinterland White Out Imperial IPA
Bronze Medal: Eel River Brewing Co., Triple Exultation

38 - American-Style Dark Lager
Gold Medal: Bottle Logic Brewing, Lagerithm
Silver Medal: New English Brewing, Black Lager

83 - Barley Wine Style Ale
Gold Medal: Rahr & Sons Brewing Co., Tenderfoot
Silver Medal: Island Brewing Company, Big Island
Bronze Medal: Ballast Point Brewing - Linda Vista, Three Sheets
Honorable Mention: New English Brewing, Barley Wine

39 - German-Style Schwarzbier
Gold Medal: Pedernales Brewing Company, Lobo Negro
Silver Medal: Rahr & Sons Brewing Co., Ugly Pug
Bronze Medal: San Pedro Brewing Company, Terminal Island Black Lager

84 - Standard Cider & Perry
Gold Medal: Vermont Hard Cider, Wyder's Reposado
Silver Medal: Stevens Point Brewery, Ciderboys Peach County
Bronze Medal: Angry Orchard Cider Company, Angry Orchard Crisp Apple

40 - Bock
Silver Medal: Rahr & Sons Brewing Co., Bucking Bock

85 - Specialty Beer
Gold Medal: Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company, Piece of Cake
Silver Medal: Dr. Jekyll's, Bio Beer
Bronze Medal: Intergalactic Brewing Company, Space Oasis Coconut Porter
Honorable Mention: Hop Dogma Brewing Company, Pyros Prost

41 - German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock
Gold Medal: Sprecher Brewing Co., Dopple Bock
Silver Medal: Eudora Brewing Company, Kevinator
Bronze Medal: Einstok Beer, Icelandic Doppelbock
Honorable Mention: Firemans Brew, Fireman's Brew Brunette

 
42 - Baltic-Style Porter
Gold Medal: Bottle Logic Brewing, Cobaltic Porter
Silver Medal: Einstok Beer, Icelandic Toasted Porter
Bronze Medal: Evans Brewing Company, Chocolate Porter
87 - Fresh or Wet Hop Ale
Bronze Medal: Chameleon Brewing Co., Hop-On-Top

43 - Golden or Blonde Ale
Gold Medal: Alaskan Brewing Company, Alaskan Summer
Silver Medal: La Verne Brewing Co., "B" St.
Bronze Medal: Mad River Brewing Company, Steelhead Extra Pale Ale

 

44 - German-Style Kolsch
Gold Medal: Island Brewing Company, Island Blonde
Silver Medal: San Pedro Brewing Company, Bruin Blonde
Bronze Medal: Kinetic Brewing Company, Potential Blonde
Honorable Mention: Mike Hess Brewing, Claritas

89 - Coffee Beer
Gold Medal & BOS: New English Brewing, Zumbar Chocolate Coffee Imperial Stout
Silver Medal: Intergalactic Brewing Company, The Cake Is A Lie
Bronze Medal: Mike Hess Brewing, Coffee Grazias
Honorable Mention: Ballast Point Brewing - Linda Vista, Calm Before the Storm
45 - English-Style Summer Ale
Gold Medal: Ska Brewing Company, True Blonde
Silver Medal: Latitude 42 Brewing Co., Lil' Sunshine Golden Ale
 
   


 

 

2015 DATES APRIL 18 - 19 | SEE 2015 RESULTS HERE