Colorado Breweries Win 38 Medals at the Great American Beer Festival

Another Great American Beer Festival has come and gone, and with it our beloved state of Colorado has taken 38 medals including 13 gold medals from 37 breweries total — Lone Tree Brewing based out of Lone Tree, Colorado took home both a gold and silver medal. There were 296 medals awarded at this years event.

Below, find a comprehensive list in alphabetical order of all 38 winners and their winning brews:

  • 105 West Brewing Co. — Castlerock brewery took home silver in the American Wheat-style category for its Lemon Rye.
  • Baere Brewing Co. — Denver-based brewery took home bronze in the Berliner-style Weisse category for its Blackberry Table Sour.
  • Black Project Spontaneous and Wild Ales — Denver-based brewery took home silver in the Experimental Beer category for its Rosewell: Grudge brew.
  • Breckinridge Brewing Co. (Littleton) — This Littleton brewery took home bronze in the Bock category for its Mountain Series: Maibock.
  • Broken Plough Brewery — Greeley brewery placed bronze in the Herb and Spiced Beer category for its Ale.
  • Bull and Bush Brewery — Denver-based brewery took home a bronze medal in the Wood and Barrel-aged category for its Woody Pils.
  • Cannonball Creek Brewing Co. — This Golden brewery took silver for its Black 28 in the American-style Black Ale category.
  • Cellar West Artisan Ales — This Boulder brewery took silver for its Make Hay in the Specialty Saison category.
  • Coopersmith’s Pub & Brewing — The Fort Collins brewery took home gold for its English-style IPA, Punjabi.
  • CO-Brew — Denver brewery placed bronze in the Specialty Saison category for its Farmhouse Saison.
  • Copper Club Brewing — This Fruita brewery placed gold in the American-style Amber/Red category with the F-Town Amber.
  • Dry Dock Brewing Co. (South Dock) — Aurora-based brewery took home silver in the German-style Pilsner category for its Pilsner brew.
  • Elk Mountain Brewing Co. — This Parker based brewery took home bronze in the German-style Koelsch for its Downhill Kolsch.
  • Finkel & Garf Brewing Co. — The Boulder brewery took home gold for its Sweet Stoudt/Cream Stoudt, Oatmeal Milk Stoudt.
  • Funkwerks Inc. — This Fort Collins-based brewery took home gold for its Classic Saison, Saison.
  • Grimm Brothers Brewhouse — Loveland brewery took home bronze in the German-style Altbier for its Little Red Cap brew.
  • Gordon Biersch Brewing — The Broomfield-based brewery took home bronze for its Hefeweizen in the South German Hefeweizen category.
  • Ironworks Brewery & Pub — Lakewood brewery took home silver in the Historical Beer category for its Hilltopper’s Pride Kentucky Common Ale.
  • Jessup Farm Barrel House — Based out of Fort Collins, this brewery took home gold in the Brett Beer category for its Fancy Pants brew.
  • Launch Pad Brewery — This Aurora-based brewery took home silver for its Peacekeeper beer in the Session Beer category.
  • Loveland Aleworks — based out of Loveland, this brewery took home bronze for its 5th Anniversary Tequila Sour in the Wood and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer category.
  • Little Machine Beer — Denver brewery took home gold in the American-style fruit beer category for its Razz Against the Machine.
  • Lone Tree Brewing — Lone Tree-based brewery took home both gold in the American style Lager/Malt Liquor category for its Mexican Lager and silver in the Imperial Red category for its Hop Zombie brew.
  • New Terrain Brewing — Golden based brewery took home silver in the Belgium-style Witbier category for its Suntrip brew.
  • Odyssey Beerwerks — This Arvada brewery took home silver in the Wood and Barrel-Aged Strong Stoudt category for its Woods Monk beer.
  • Our Mutual Friend Brewing — Denver brewery took home silver in the Brett Beer category for its Trystero.
  • Pug Ryan’s Brewing Co. — Dillon-based brewery took home bronze for its Dunkel beer in the Munich-style Dunkel/European-style Dark Lager category.
  • Rockyard American Grill & Brewing Co. — This Castlerock brewery took home gold for Wood and Barrel Aged Sour, Plum Creek Sour.
  • SquarePeg Brewerks — Alamosa-based brewery took home gold for the Historical Beer category for its Waverly Tulip brew.
  • The Sandlot Brewery — Denver-based brewery took home gold for the Smoke Beer category for its So Long and thanks for all the (smoked) fish.
  • Twisted Pine Brewing Co. — This Boulder brewery took home silver for its Patio Pounder in the Session India Pale Ale category.
  • WeldWerks Brewing Co. — This Greeley brewery took home gold for the Wood and Barrel-aged Strong Stoudt for its Medianoche beer.
  • Wiley Roots Brewing Co. — Another Greeley-based brewery that took home gold for the Mixed Culture Brett Beer category for its Galaxy Dry Hopped Funk Yo Couch beer.
  • Wibby Brewing — Longmont-based brewery took home silver in the Munich-style Dunkel/European-style Dark Lager category for its Moondoor Dunkel.

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