DENVER (CBS4) The Great American Beer Festival is wrapping up in Denver, and festival goers were not the only winners.

(credti: Great American Beer Festival)

(credti: Great American Beer Festival)

Along with beer sampling, the Festival features a beer competition. Breweries from across the country enter their beers in 96 categories for judging.

(credit: Great American Beer Festival)

(credit: Great American Beer Festival)

The judging panel is made up of industry professionals from around the world. Groups of judges identify the three beers that best represent each beer-style category, and then award gold, silver, or bronze medals.

Colorado Winners include:

Upslope Brewing Company, Silver, American-Style Brown Ale

Telluride Brewing Company, Bronze, American-Style Brown Ale

Coors Brewing Co., Silver, American-Style Lager

Carver Brewing Company, Silver, American-Style Light Lager

Coors Brewing Co., Bronze, American-Style Light Lager

SKA Brewing, Bronze, American-Style or International-Style Pilsener

Bootstrap Brewing, Gold, American-Style Pale Ale

Cannonball Creek Brewing, Gold, Belgian-Style Blond Ale

12Degree Brewing, Bronze, Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale

Black Bottle Brewery, Silver, Belgian-Style Tripel

Cerebral Brewing, Silver, Brett Beer

14er Brewing Co., Gold, Chili Beer

The Post Brewing Company, Gold, Classic Saison

Baere Brewing Company, Bronze, Classic Saison

Echo Brewing Cask and Barrel, Gold, English-Style Brown Ale

CooperSmith’s Pub & Brewing, Bronze, English-Style Brown Ale

Colorado Boy Pub & Brewery, Silver, English-Style Summer Ale

Front Range Brewing Co., Silver, European-Style Dark Lager

Left Hand Brewing Company, Silver, Export Stout

Blue Moon Brewing Company, Silver, Fruit Wheat Beer

Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, Gold, German-Style Altbier

Rockyard American Grill & Brewing Co., Gold, German-Style Doppelbock

Fiction Beer Co., Silver, German-Style Schwarzbier

Steamworks Brewing Company, Silver, German-Style Wheat Ale

Echo Brewing Co., Gold, Golden or Blonde Ale

El Rancho Brewing, Gold, Historical Beer

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewing, Bronze, Historical Beer

Bootstrap Brewing Co., Bronze, Imperial Red Ale

Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co, Silver, Irish-Style Red Ale

Dry Dock Brewing Co., Silver, Munich-Style Helles

Steamworks Brewing Co., Silver, Oatmeal Stout

Copper Kettle Brewing Company, Gold, Other Belgian-Style Ale

4 Noses Brewing Co., Gold, Pumpkin Spice Beer

Cannonball Creek Brewing Co., Gold, Sessions India Pale Ale

Prost Brewing, Silver, South German-Style Hefeweizen

Denver Beer Co., Gold, Wood-and-Barrel-Aged Beer

Verboten Brewing, Bronze, Wood-and-Barrel-Aged Strong Stout

LINK: A Complete List of Winners at The Great American Beer Festival 


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