Monday, October 3, 2011

Colorado takes home 39 GABF medals in 2011

2011 GABFIt's finally over. All the yelling, the cheering, the massive parties. Time to get back to reality. Grats to all the breweries who won medals at the festival. A complete list of winners can be found on the Brewers Association site.

This year in 2011, the breweries and pro-am contestants from the state of Colorado won 39 medals overall. 15 Gold, 10 Silver, and 14 Bronze. Add to that 5 out of state medals for parent company Rock Bottom of Louisville, CO. The following list outline all of the Colorado state 2011 Great American Beer Festival medal winners.


Colorado 2011 Great American Beer Festival Medal Winners

Category: 4 Fruit Wheat Beer - 48 Entries
Bronze: Vintage Blonde Ale, Blue Moon Brewing Co., Golden, CO

Category: 5 Field Beer or Pumpkin Beer - 37 Entries
Gold: Upslope Pumpkin Ale, Upslope Brewing Co., Boulder, CO
Bronze: Turnip the Beets, Bull & Bush Brewery, Denver, CO

Category: 6 Herb and Spice Beer - 92 Entries
Gold: Mexican Chocolate Stout, Copper Kettle Brewing Co., Denver, CO

Category: 8 Coffee Beer - 60 Entries
Bronze: Coffee Milk Stout, Dry Dock Brewing, Aurora, CO

Category: 9 Specialty Beer - 24 Entries
Bronze: Denver Beer Co. Graham Cracker Porter, Denver Beer Co., Denver, CO

Category: 13 Other Strong Beer - 53 Entries
Silver: Saison du Summer, Backcountry Brewery, Frisco, CO

Category: 14 Experimental Beer - 83 Entries
Bronze: Belgorado, Wynkoop Brewing Co., Denver, CO

Category: 16 Gluten-Free Beer - 15 Entries
Gold: Gluten-Free Lemon Pale, Strange Brewing Co., Denver, CO

Category: 18 American-Style Sour Ale - 21 Entries
Gold: Le Terroir, New Belgium Brewing Co., Fort Collins, CO

Category: 23 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer - 75 Entries
Gold: Friek, Odell Brewing Co., Fort Collins, CO

Category: 24 Aged Beer - 36 Entries
Silver: Release the Hounds, Bull & Bush Brewery, Denver, CO

Category: 25 Kellerbier or Zwickelbier - 48 Entries
Bronze: B3K Schwarzbier, Wynkoop Brewing Co., Denver, CO

Category: 28 German-Style Pilsener - 42 Entries
Gold: Pavlov’s Pils, C.B. & Potts Restaurant & Brewery - Fort Collins, Fort Collins, CO

Category: 29 Bohemian-Style Pilsener - 42 Entries
Silver: Mama’s Little Yella Pils, Oskar Blues Brewery, Longmont, CO

Category: 30 Munich-Style Helles - 38 Entries
Bronze: Órale, Del Norte Brewing Co., Denver, CO

Category: 31 Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest - 20 Entries
Gold: Move Back, The SandLot, Denver, CO

Category: 36 American-Style Amber Lager - 58 Entries
Silver: Colorado Native, AC Golden Brewing Co., Golden, CO

Category: 37 European-Style Dunkel - 23 Entries
Gold: Dunkel Lager, Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co., Glenwood Springs, CO

Category: 38 American-Style Dark Lager - 16 Entries
Gold: Durango Dark, Durango Brewing Co., Durango, CO
Bronze: Schwarzbier, AC Golden Brewing Co., Golden, CO

Category: 40 Bock - 34 Entries
Silver: PrePro Bock, Coors Archive Brewery, Golden, CO

Category: 49 American-Style Pale Ale - 105 Entries
Bronze: Ute Trail Pale Ale, Amicas, Salida, CO

Category: 51 American-Style India Pale Ale - 176 Entries
Silver: Deviant Dale’s, Oskar Blues Brewery, Longmont, CO

Category: 57 Extra Special Bitter - 43 Entries
Silver: Colorado Kind, Mountain Sun Pub and Brewery, Boulder, CO

Category: 59 Irish-Style Red Ale - 31 Entries
Gold: O’Rion Irish Red, Equinox Brewing, Fort Collins, CO
Bronze: Colorado Boy Irish Ale, Colorado Boy Brewing Co., Ridgway, CO

Category: 60 English-Style Brown Ale - 45 Entries
Bronze: Molly’s Titanic Brown, Rock Bottom Brewery (Westminster, CO), Louisville, CO

Category: 63 German-Style Altbier - 30 Entries
Gold: Little Red Cap, Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, Loveland, CO

Category: 64 German-Style Sour Ale - 13 Entries
Gold: Berliner Weisse, Crabtree Brewing Co., Greeley, CO

Category: 65 South German-Style Hefeweizen - 64 Entries
Gold: Hefeweizen, Dry Dock Brewing, Aurora, CO
Silver: Wild Pitch Hefe Weizen, The SandLot, Denver, CO

Category: 68 French- and Belgian-Style Saison - 65 Entries
Silver: Funkwerks Saison, Funkwerks, Fort Collins, CO

Category: 75 Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout - 24 Entries
Bronze: Shaft House Stout, Dostal Alley Brewpub & Casino, Central City, CO

Category: 78 Sweet Stout - 19 Entries
Gold: Steel Toe Stout, Ska Brewing Co., Durango, CO

Category: 79 Oatmeal Stout - 36 Entries
Silver: Oatmeal Stout, Crabtree Brewing Co., Greeley, CO.

Category: 81 Scotch Ale - 39 Entries
Bronze: Old Chub Scotch Ale, Oskar Blues Brewery, Longmont, CO

2011 Great American Beer Festival Pro-Am Competition
Gold: Before Capone, C.B. & Potts Restaurant & Brewery, Westminster, CO
Brewmaster: Dennis O’Harrow, AHA Member: Tom Gardner
Bronze: Kriek, Dry Dock Brewing, Aurora, CO
Brewmaster: Dry Dock Brewers, AHA Member:Ted Manahan



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