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Oregon’s 2013 GABF winners

I was planning a party yesterday so I didn’t get a chance to watch the livestream of the Great American Beer Festival awards live I’ve done in recent years, but I was still very pleased to see that Oregon breweries brought home 25 medals this year! The big Oregon winner (again) is Barley Brown’s over in Baker City: They won five(!) medals under the name of both Barley Brown’s Brew Pub and Baker City Brewing … Continue reading →

Oregon’s 2012 GABF winners

The Great American Beer Festival awards ceremony took place today, issuing 3 medals apiece across 84 categories to breweries across the nation. Oregon produced its share of winners (and you can view the full list of all winners here.) 10 Barrel Brewing (Bend) Silver in German-Style Sour Ale (category 65): German Sparkle Party Silver in American-Style Stout (category 78): Power to the People American Stout Barley Brown’s Brewpub (Baker City) Silver in American-Style Wheat Beer … Continue reading →

GABF 2012

It would be remiss of me not to note that there’s this little beer festival going on Denver this week, from Thursday the 11th through Saturday the 13th. Some 49,000 people will be descending on the Colorado Convention Center over those three days, and the city of Denver becomes awash with beeranistas. The Great American Beer Festival is the American brewing industry‚Äôs top public tasting opportunity and competition. Tasting sessions will offer attendees the opportunity … Continue reading →

GABF categories I don’t quite get

One thing I noticed while I was live(ish)blogging the GABF awards ceremony this weekend was the existence of some… odd… styles of beer that were being judged. I suppose the full descriptions explain them somewhat but considering all the pedantantry that has gone on with the GABF styles and their perhaps excessive sub-categorizing in the past, I just have to wonder how these got slipped through? Field Beer: Subcategory of Category 5, “Field Beer or … Continue reading →

GABF 2011 results (live-ish)

Today at one o’clock Mountain Time (noon on the west coast, 3pm on the east) is the Great American Beer Festival‘s award ceremony: arguably the best part of the GABF. If you can’t be there in person, the next best thing is the live video feed, which I’m starting to watch as I first post this. So, as the results roll in live(ish), I’ll be trying to update this post as soon as possible with … Continue reading →