Three local breweries brought home medals from the 2018 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) which concluded this past weekend. The Brewers Association awarded 306 medals to 280 breweries in 102 beer categories covering 167 different beer styles (including all subcategories). There were a total of 8,496 entries plus 101 Pro-Am and 49 Collaboration entries. 2,404 breweries were in the competition from 49 states plus Washington, D.C. (c’mon Mississippi!).

Here are our local winners…

Medal — Beer Name — Brewery — Category
Gold — Bananenhängematte — FiftyFifty Brewing Co. — German-Style Wheat Ale
Bronze — Eclipse — FiftyFifty Brewing Co. — Wood & Barrel-Aged Strong Stout
Silver — Triad — IMBIB Custom Brews — Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale
Bronze — Nevada Weisse — IMBIB Custom Brews — Berliner-Style Weisse
Silver — Blood-Orange Wit — Great Basin Brewing Co. — Belgian-Style Fruit Beer
Bronze — Wicked Shifty — Shoe Tree Brewing Co. — American-Style Sour Ale

Congratulations to our local winners!! For a complete list of all GABF medal winners, go HERE.


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