01 October 2011

Maryland Medal Winners at 2011 Great American Beer Festival

Flying Dog won a gold medal for Barley-Wine-Style Ale for its Horn Dog, beating out 41 other entrants.

Gordon Biersch's Rockville outlet won a Bronze in German-Style Sour Ale [?!?] for its Gordon Biersch Goze.

Rock Bottom Bethesda got bronze for Brown Bear Brown in Scottish-Style Ale.

And, well, that's pretty much it.  Nineteen medals, including several golds, were awarded to breweries in Virginia, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.  See the total results here.  As usual, California and Colorado breweries dominated the medal winners, though the Brewers Association noted that Indiana had the greatest winner-to-entry ration--10 medals out of 52 total entries--in its press release.  3,930 beers (compared to 3,523 entries in 2010) competed for 248 medals in 83 beer categories covering 134 beer styles (encompassing subcategories).

1 comment:

Andrew said...

Not a bad show from Iron Hill up in Wilmington. Any idea why they aren't more prominent in the Baltimore market (at least in my experience)?