Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Colorado shows well in Denver International Beer Competition 2014

There were two big beer competitions in Denver metro area last week. Not only was the Craft Brewers Conference / World Beer Cup in town, but also the 5th Annual Denver International Beer Competition was held at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, Colorado on April 12th & 13th, 2014.

Beers from all over the world were judged by a panel of BJCP Judges. In total, 108 medals in 41 style categories were awarded. Among the winners, Colorado breweries took home the lion's share of the medals (25) including several breweries who were fairly new to the brewing scene. The following list shows the Colorado brewery winners in their respective categories.

Local breweries winning medals this year included: Bootstrap Brewing, Fate Brewing, Tommyknocker Brewery, Durango Brewing Co, 300 Suns Brewing, Upslope Brewing, Front Range Brewing, Kannah Creek Brewing, Black Bottle Brewing, 1933 Brewing Company, High Hops Brewery, River North Brewery, and Verboten Brewing. Congrats to all of these Colorado breweries for winning medals this year.

Colorado Winners - 2014 Denver International Beer Competition

BLONDE ALE
Gold - 1956 Golden Ale - Bootstrap Brewing

KOLSCH
Silver - Laimas - Fate Brewing Co

BOCK
Bronze - Butthead Bock - Tommyknocker Brewery

AMERICAN PALE ALE
Gold - Stick's Pale Ale - Bootstrap Brewing
Silver - Durango Pale Ale - Durango Brewing Co

ORDINARY/SPECIAL/EXTRA SPECIAL BITTER (ESB)
Gold - Cap'n Long - 300 Suns Brewing
Silver - Flagstaff Amber - Bootstrap Brewing

AMERICAN BROWN ALE
Silver - Brown Ale - Upslope Brewing Co

ENGLISH BROWN ALE
Silver - Boomer Brown - Bootstrap Brewing

ALTBIER
Silver - ALTitude Red Ale - Front Range Brewing Co
Bronze - Lands End - Kannah Creek Brewing Co

AMERICAN AMBER/RED ALE
Silver - Ginger - Black Bottle Brewery

DRY STOUT
Bronze - Sudice Stout - Fate Brewing Co

OATMEAL STOUT
Gold - The Enforcer - 1933 Brewing Co

ENGLISH BARLEYWINE
Gold - The Foot Warmer - High Hops Brewery

STRONG SCOTCH ALE
Gold - Windsor Wee Heavy - High Hops Brewery

AMERICAN WHEAT ALE OR LAGER
Silver - The Witty One - High Hops Brewery

WEIZEN/WEISSBIER
Gold - The Weize One - High Hops Brewery

WITBIER
Bronze - River North White - River North Brewery

SAISONS
Silver - J. Marie - River North Brewery
Bronze - Homesteader Farmhouse Ale - Front Range Brewing Co

BELGIAN BLONDE ALE
Gold - Nona - Fate Brewing Co
Bronze - Parcae Belgian PA - Fate Brewing Co

BELGIAN DUBBELS AND OTHER TRAPPIST/ABBEY ALE
Gold - The Noble One - High Hops Brewing

WOOD AND BARREL AGED BEER
Silver - Mountain Man - Verboten Brewing


A Complete list of winners can be found at: www.denverbeercomp.com.


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