The winners of the 2013 Great American Beer Festival’s competition were announced yesterday morning in the always electrically charged and highly anticipated ceremony before the final session of the massive brewfest.
It was the biggest competition yet, on beer’s biggest stage, with 4,809 entries from 732 breweries evaluated by 201 judges from eleven countries. When the blind judging was finished, four Montana beers came away with medals:
- Wheatfish, Great Northern Brewing Co., silver medal in the American-Style Wheat Beer with Yeast category (32 entries).
- Helio Hefeweizen, Red Lodge Ales, bronze medal in the American-Style Wheat Beer with Yeast category (32 entries).
- Power Wagon, Big Sky Brewing Co., silver medal in the Other Strong Beer category (51 entries).
- Resurrection Doppelbock, Red Lodge Ales, bronze medal in the German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock category (32 entries).
Congrats to all the winners! For the complete list, head here.