Last weekend, brewers and beer lovers converged in Denver for the Great American Beer Festival (GABF). According to the Guinness  Book of World records, there are more beers on tap at GABF than anywhere else. More than 2,000 different beers from more than 450 of the nation’s finest breweries were available for tasting. In addition to the public tasting, beers were submitted for judging in 79 different beer categories.

Congratulations to the six Washington breweries that won seven medals at the 2010 Great American Beer Festival

Gold Medal Beers

  • Chuckanut Vienna Lager – Chuckanut Brewery – Vienna-Style Lager
  • Kolsch – Hale’s Ales – Kellerbier/Zwickelbier
  • Total Disorder Porter – Ram Production Brewery – Brown Porter

Silver Medal Beers

  • Apricot Ale – Pyramid Breweries – Fruit Beer
  • Dark o’ the Moon – Elysian Brewing Co.- Field Beer

Bronze Medal Beers

  • Chuckanut Pilsner – Chuckanut Brewery –German-Style Pilsener
  • Imperial Oatmeal Stout – Boundary Bay Brewery – Other Strong Beer