Brewery and Brewpub of the Year winners are determined based on the results of the competitive beer judging held at the Great American Beer Festival. If you’re looking to keep up with the happenings at GABF from the comfort of your home, The Brewing Network has you covered. The Great American Beer Festival, October , #GABF GABF Beer Winners. Do you know how many Lager categories were in the #GABF competition?.
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Experimental Beer — Entries Gold: Prospective judges must communicate in fluent written and verbal English, must have formal sensory training, and must participate in regular flavor panels or competitions. Festival attendees can also sip the beer entered in the competition during the tasting sessions.
Belgian-Style Tripel — 68 Entries Gold: When judges decide reuslts category contains three excellent examples of the style, they award gold, silver and bronze medals for the first, second and third place beers, respectively.
Berliner-Style Weisse — Entries Gold: October 17th, by Jess Baker.
Ventura Coast Brewing Co. Sunshine Express, Butcherknife Brewing Co.
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GABF Winners – Great American Beer Festival
Kellerbier or Zwickelbier — 67 Entries Gold: Imperial Red Ale — reslts Entries Gold: We allow a team concept for the Brewer of the Year award. Passionate Envy, 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
Saison, Bent Paddle Brewing Co. Chocolate Beer — 59 Entries Gold: Gold, silver and bronze medals were also awarded in the GABF Pro-Am gahf, which pairs homebrewers with professional brewers, who scale up their award-winning homebrew recipes. Refer to Brewery of the Year entry guide for more information. Robot, Stereo Brewing Co. Noble Miner, Burgeon Beer Co.
Breweries may restrict the styles eligible for Pro-Am entry selection tos tyles they can reasonably brew. Great American Beer Festival Awards Philosophy The Great American Beer Festival awards gold, silver and bronze medals for excellence in beer-style categories but does not necessarily award medals to the top three finishers in a particular category. Just log in using your Google, Facebook or Twitter account and fill out a quick form to share your latest and gbaf with craft beer fans across the country.
Ordinary or Special Bitter — 41 Entries Gold: German-Style Pilsener — Entries Gold: Sippin on Dank 2. Once filled, reslts additional pro-am entries can be accepted. Shimmergloom, Loowit Brewing Co.
The Great American Beer Festival invites industry professionals from around the world to sit together in small groups and, without knowing the brand name, taste beers in each specified style category. Medals are issued to both the winning brewery and the winning homebrewer. It is imperative that beers are entered into the proper gabg and subcategory since judges evaluate beers on the basis of these category and subcategory descriptions.
About the Beer Competition – Great American Beer Festival
Winners of the Brewing Company of the Year and Brewmaster of rewults Year awards will also be announced at this time. Field Beer — 90 Entries Gold: The homebrewer brewing their recipe with the professional brewery CANNOT be, or have ever been, an employee of that brewery or on the brewing staff, which includes employees involved in the brewing process i. Apricot Saison, West Brewing Co. Entries are accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Root Down Brewing Co. Baywindow, 10 Barrel Brewing Co. Brown Porter — 61 Entries Gold: