Washington breweries take home 22 medals, including Named Brewery and Brewer of the Year, and F.X. Matt, Defense of the Industry Award, at this year's Great American Beer Festival.

Author: Northwest Beer Guide
Press ReleaseWashington breweries were awarded 22 medals, including seven gold medals, at the recently concluded Great America Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, CO. The 22 medals were the second most awarded to any state trailing only California for total medals awarded.In addition to the medal haul, Pamela Brulotte of Icicle Brewing, Leavenworth WA. and Cloudburst Brewing, Seattle, WA. both were honored with special recognitions during the awards ceremony.The Brewers Association awarded 290 medals to 265 breweries across the country during the 2021 GABF awards ceremony in the largest competition to date. The best beers in 97 beer categories covering 175 different beer styles (including all subcategories) were awarded gold, silver, and bronze medals during the 35th edition of the celebrated  GABF competition. Here is a list of the 22 medals captured by Washington state breweries:Stoup Brewing, Silver, American Amber/Red Ale: Stoup NW RedCloudburst Brewing, Silver, American Pilsner: Happy Little CloudsStoup Brewing, Silver, America-Style Pale Ale: Mosaic Pale AleThe Good Society, Gold, Belgian-Style Table Beer or Belgian Style Session Ale: First to FallReuben’s Brews, Bronze, Belgian-Style Witbier: Lilywhite WitChainline ...
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