Oregon winners at the GABF

The Great American Beer Festival wrapped up today, and the 2007 winners are announced. Naturally I’ve gotta highlight the Oregon winners, with a big congrats to my local breweries: Deschutes Brewery and Bend Brewing Company. Deschutes brought home 3 gold medals and the BBC brought home a silver:

  • 4K Pils (Deschutes) – International Style Pilsner category (10 entries)
  • Pub Bitter (Deschutes) – Bitter or Pale Mild Ale category (43 entries)
  • The Abyss (Deschutes) – Imperial Stout category (44 entries)
  • Outback X (BBC) – Old Ale or Strong Ale category (32 entries)

Other Oregon winners:

  • Laurelwood Brewing, the gold for their Organic Deranger
  • Pelican Pub & Brewery, 2 gold and a silver for their Doryman’s Dark, MacPelican’s Wee Heavy, and Kiwanda Cream Ale, respectively
  • Rogue got a bronze for their Russian Imperial Stout
  • Widmer brought home a silver and a bronze for their Brewmaster Reserve (wheat ale) and their Export Lager, respectively

11 medals in all. Go Oregon!

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