© 2020 Forbes Media LLC. Category 24: American-Style Sour Ale - 42 Entries Gold: Low pHunk, MobCraft Beer, Milwaukee, WI Silver: Alegria, Millersburg Brewing, Millersburg, OH Bronze: Citra Acid Test, Triple C … For the fourth year in a row, Bell’s Brewery’s Two Hearted Ale secured the … Bell’s Two Hearted Ale* 2. The major takeaway from the study: Americans love American beer. The Alchemist Heady Topper* 5. Bell’s Hopslam* 6. Best Beers Of America The following are the highest rated beers brewed in America as they appear in the ranks at RateBeer.com. Zach Johnston Twitter Life Writer. While Stacker can’t necessarily put a six-pack in your hands, we did take it upon ourselves to list out the 20 best-selling beer brands in America. I hold a Certificate in Whisky from The Edinburgh Whisky Academy and have been writing professionally for over 15 years. Russian River Pliny the Elder* 3. Big Game, Bravery Brewing, Lancaster, CA Bronze: Barrel-Aged Full Malted Jacket, Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, Long Beach, CA, Category 28: Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout - 199 Entries Gold: A Night to End All Dawns, Kane Brewing Co., Ocean, NJ Silver: Ruckus, Melvin Brewing - Thai Me Up, Jackson, WY Bronze: Grasp of Oak, Moksa Brewing Co., Rocklin, CA, Category 29: Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer - 54 Entries Gold: Cuvee De Funk, Lone Pine Brewing Co., Portland, ME Silver: Triad Blanc, IMBIB Custom Brews, Reno, NV Bronze: Freedom 7, True Anomaly Brewing Co., Houston, TX, Category 30: Fruited Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer - 111 Entries Gold: The Many Lives of Our Lives, Big aLICe Brewing Co., Long Island City, NY Silver: Cleft, Little Fish Brewing Co., Athens, OH Bronze: Cherry Busey, Sun King Brewery - Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, Category 31: Kellerbier or Zwickelbier - 71 Entries Gold: Safety Dance, Smartmouth Brewing Co., Norfolk, VA Silver: Royal Bohemian Pilsner, Earth Rider Brewery, Superior, WI Bronze: TF Brewing Granary Keller Bier, Templin Family Brewing, Salt Lake City, UT, Category 32: Smoke Beer - 60 Entries Gold: O’Fallon Smoked Porter, O’Fallon Brewery, Maryland Heights, MO Silver: Holy Smokes!, Santa Maria Brewing Co., Atascadero, CA Bronze: Buchenrauch, Wolf’s Ridge Brewing, Columbus, OH, Category 33: American Lager - 137 Entries Gold: Lager at World’s End, Epidemic Ales, Concord, CA Silver: Seismic Tremor, Seismic Brewing Co., Santa Rosa, CA Bronze: Lite Thinking, Pollyanna Brewing Co., Lemont, IL, Category 34: Light Lager - 85 Entries Gold: Wander Litely, Wander Brewing, Bellingham, WA Silver: Chuckanut Chuck Lite, Chuckanut Brewery - North Nut, Bellingham, WA Bronze: Pachanga, Sun King Brewery - Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, Category 35: American Pilsener - 120 Entries Gold: Beachscape, Ventura Coast Brewing Co., Ventura, CA Silver: Imagine a World with Beer Cellars Instead of 401ks, Freetail Brewing Co., San Antonio, TX Bronze: Pilsner, Old Town Brewing, Portland, OR, Category 36: International Pilsener - 114 Entries Gold: Japanese Lager, pFriem Family Brewers, Hood River, OR Silver: Rioveza, Kern River Brewing Co. - The Backyard, Kernville, CA Bronze: Little Wing, Horse Thief Hollow Brewing Co., Chicago, IL, Category 37: American-Style Cream Ale - 135 Entries Gold: Moonlite, Moontown Brewing Co., Whitestown, IN Silver: Cerveza, True North Ale Co., Ipswich, MA Bronze: Let’s Talk About Mex, Cannonball Creek Brewing Co., Golden, CO, Category 38: American Amber Lager - 111 Entries Gold: Volksbier Vienna, Wibby Brewing, Longmont, CO Silver: Oktoberfest, Founders Brewing Co., Grand Rapids, MI Bronze: Amber Lager, Skipping Rock Beer Co., Staunton, VA, Category 39: German-Style Pilsener - 200 Entries Gold: Sprockets, Gravely Brewing Co., Louisville, KY Silver: Prost Pils, Prost Brewing Co., Denver, CO Bronze: Pils, Kansas City Bier Co., Kansas City, MO, Category 40: Bohemian-Style Pilsener - 137 Entries Gold: Perle Haggard, Ex Novo Brewing Co., Portland, OR Silver: Fortune & Glory, Precarious Beer Project - Precarious Beer Hall, Williamsburg, VA Bronze: Tres Tres, Ocean Beach Brewery, San Diego, CA, Category 41: Munich-Style Helles - 131 Entries Gold: Augenblick Light Lager, Masthead Brewing Co., Cleveland, OH Silver: Nashville Lager, Nashville Brewing Co., Nashville, TN Bronze: Helles, Kulshan Brewing Co. - K2, Bellingham, WA, Category 42: Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest - 90 Entries Gold: CounterWeight Fest Bier, Counter Weight Brewing Co., Hamden, CT Silver: The Prince of DORTness, Quarter Celtic Brewpub, Albuquerque, NM Bronze: Funfest, Bootlegger’s Brewery, Fullerton, CA, Category 43: Vienna-Style Lager - 109 Entries Gold: RhinO’fest, Lost Rhino Brewing Co., Ashburn, VA Silver: Vienna Lager, East Rock Brewing Co., New Haven, CT Bronze: Oktoberfest, Port City Brewing Co., Alexandria, VA, Category 44: German-Style Maerzen - 142 Entries Gold: Amber’s Lager-Amber Lager, Irwin Brewing Co., Crested Butte, CO Silver: White Rocktoberfest, White Rock Alehouse & Brewery, Dallas, TX Bronze: Big Grove Oktoberfest, Big Grove Brewery, Iowa City, IA, Category 45: German Dark Lager - 98 Entries Gold: Maximilian, La Reforma, Albuquerque, NM Silver: Dozer Line, Topa Topa Brewing Co., Ventura, CA Bronze: Umbeereon, GameCraft Brewing, Laguna Hills, CA, Category 46: International Dark Lager - 89 Entries Gold: Baltic Porter, Skipping Rock Beer Co., Staunton, VA Silver: Murder Ballads, Noble Beast Brewing Co., Cleveland, OH Bronze: Public Enemy Baltic Porter, Dust Bowl Brewing Co., Turlock, CA, Category 47: Bock - 50 Entries Gold: Chuckanut Maibock, Chuckanut Brewery - North Nut, Bellingham, WA Silver: Maibock, NoDa Brewing Co. - NE, Charlotte, NC Bronze: Skool House Bock, Moontown Brewing Co., Whitestown, IN, Category 48: German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock - 40 Entries Gold: Agent Provocator, Clandestine Brewing, San Jose, CA Silver: Duck-Rabbit Duck-Rabbator, Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery, Farmville, NC Bronze: Doppelbock, Lupulin Brewing, Big Lake, MN, Category 49: Golden or Blonde Ale - 137 Entries Gold: Carolinian, Columbia Craft Brewing Co., Columbia, SC Silver: Salty Crew, Coronado Brewing Co., Coronado, CA Bronze: Sunlight Cream Ale, Sun King Brewery - Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, Category 50: German-Style Koelsch - 162 Entries Gold: Kolsch, pFriem Family Brewers, Hood River, OR Silver: Kodiak Kolsch, Bear Chase Brewing Co., Bluemont, VA Bronze: Kolsch Money, Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers, Framingham, MA, Category 51: English Ale - 93 Entries Gold: Proper Beer, Proper Brewing Co., Salt Lake City, UT Silver: Summer Lovin’, Blue Mountain Brewery, Afton, VA Bronze: Uncle Dave’s, Discretion Brewing, Soquel, CA, Category 52: International Pale Ale - 87 Entries Gold: Locals Only, Pizza Port Carlsbad, Carlsbad, CA Silver: Carlsbad Crush, Burgeon Beer Co., Carlsbad, CA Bronze: Inner Light, Our Mutual Friend Brewing, Denver, CO, Category 53: American-Style Pale Ale - 156 Entries Gold: Featherweight Pale Ale, Cannonball Creek Brewing Co., Golden, CO Silver: Somewhere Golden, Institution Ale Co., Camarillo, CA Bronze: Pantsless, Alarmist Brewing, Chicago, IL, Category 54: Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale - 137 Entries Gold: Moon Haze, Blue Moon Brewing Co., Denver, CO Silver: Hazy L IPA, Bale Breaker Brewing Co., Yakima, WA Bronze: Mosaic Pale Ale, Random Row Brewing Co., Charlottesville, VA, Category 55: American-Style Strong Pale Ale - 149 Entries Gold: Built For Speed, Grains of Wrath Brewing, Camas, WA Silver: Superpower IPA, Comrade Brewing Co., Denver, CO Bronze: Mai Tai P.A., Alvarado Street Brewery & Tasting Room, Salinas, CA, Category 56: Juicy or Hazy Strong Pale Ale - 145 Entries Gold: Goofy Boots, Penrose Brewing Co., Geneva, IL Silver: Reuben’s Crush, Reuben’s Brews - The Taproom, Seattle, WA Bronze: Tight Quarters, Slice Beer Co., Lincoln, CA, Category 57: American-Style India Pale Ale - 355 Entries Gold: IPA, Perry Street Brewing, Spokane, WA Silver: Updrift India Pale Ale, Pelican Brewing Co. - Tillamook, Tillamook, OR Bronze: Nothing Noble, Von Ebert Brewing - Pearl, Portland, OR, Category 58: Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale - 377 Entries Gold: Spellbinder, Wren House Brewing Co., Phoenix, AZ Silver: Yojo, Moonraker Brewing Co., Auburn, CA Bronze: Wicked Pawesome, Metazoa Brewing Co. - Stringtown Production Facility, Indianapolis, IN, Category 59: Imperial India Pale Ale - 166 Entries Gold: Hammerland DIPA, El Segundo Brewing Co., El Segundo, CA Silver: Double Cone, Alvarado Street Brewery & Tasting Room, Salinas, CA Bronze: Freak of Nature Double IPA, Wicked Weed Brewing, Asheville, NC, Category 60: Juicy or Hazy Imperial India Pale Ale - 192 Entries Gold: The Hopsplainer, Burke-Gilman Brewing Co., Seattle, WA Silver: Not A Scientist, Cloudburst Brewing, Seattle, WA Bronze: Sugar on My Tongue, Highland Park Brewery, Los Angeles, CA, Category 61: American-Style Amber/Red Ale - 110 Entries Gold: Avalon Amber Ale, Bowigens Beer Co., Casselberry, FL Silver: Justin’s Easy Going Amber, Zuni Street Brewing Co., Denver, CO Bronze: Paulie’s Not Irish, Old Town Brewing, Portland, OR, Category 62: Strong Red Ale - 75 Entries Gold: Happy Days, Claremont Craft Ales, Claremont, CA Silver: Side Hike, Kern River Brewing Co., Kernville, CA Bronze: Devil’s Path, El Segundo Brewing Co., El Segundo, CA, Category 63: English Mild or Bitter - 57 Entries Gold: Deep Roots, Three Weavers Brewing Co., Inglewood, CA Silver: English Pale Mild Ale, Wallenpaupack Brewing Co., Hawley, PA Bronze: MSB (McFleshman’s Special Bitter), McFleshman’s Brewing Co., Appleton, WI, Category 64: Extra Special Bitter - 56 Entries Gold: Wicket Awesome, Eureka Heights Brew Co., Houston, TX Silver: Extra Special StormBreaker, StormBreaker Brewing, Portland, OR Bronze: English Sporting Beer, Midwest Coast Brewing Co., Chicago, IL, Category 65: Scottish-Style Ale - 43 Entries Gold: Back Country, Lewis & Clark Brewing Co., Helena, MT Silver: It Takes a Tribe Red Ale, Goat Patch Brewing Co., Colorado Springs, CO Bronze: Taildragger Clan-Destine, Saddle Mountain Brewing Co., Goodyear, AZ, Category 66: Irish-Style Red Ale - 78 Entries Gold: Balefire Irish Red, Mirror Image Brewing Co., Frederick, CO Silver: Crimson Lass, Quarter Celtic Brewpub, Albuquerque, NM Bronze: Vixen, Old Bust Head Brewing Co., Vint Hill, VA, Category 67: English-Style Brown Ale - 55 Entries Gold: Get Up Offa That Brown, Golden Road Brewing, Anaheim, CA Silver: Bloodhound Brown Ale, Attic Brewing Co., Philadelphia, PA Bronze: Brown Ale, Lowercase Brewing - Production Facility, Seattle, WA, Category 68: American-Style Brown Ale - 60 Entries Gold: Brown Ale, Second Street Brewery, Santa Fe, NM Silver: Wallops Island, Rocket Frog Brewing Co., Sterling, VA Bronze: All-American Brown, Auburn Alehouse, Auburn, CA, Category 69: American-Style Black Ale or American-Style Stout - 69 Entries Gold: Wookey Jack, Firestone Walker Brewing Co. - The Propagator, Marina del Rey, CA Silver: Black the Riipper, Riip Beer Co., Huntington Beach, CA Bronze: 1979 Stout, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. - Mills River, Mills River, NC, Category 70: German-Style Sour Ale - 54 Entries Gold: Breakside Gose, Breakside Brewery, Portland, OR Silver: Slightly Sour, Second Chance Beer Co., San Diego, CA Bronze: First Steps on a Sour Planet, Aeronaut Brewing Co., Somerville, MA, Category 71: Specialty Berliner-Style Weisse - 74 Entries Gold: Razzle Fo Shazzle, Great Basin Brewing Co. - Reno, Reno, NV Silver: Glitz & Glam, Eppig Brewing, Vista, CA Bronze: Plumpricot, Beale’s, Bedford, VA, Category 72: Contemporary Gose - 81 Entries Gold: Cruise to Nowhere, Town Brewing Co., Charlotte, NC Silver: Haole Punch, Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill, Monterey, CA Bronze: Steady As She Gose - P.O.G., Big Ugly Brewing, Chesapeake, VA, Category 73: German-Style Altbier - 44 Entries Gold: Howitzer Amber, Red Leg Brewing Co., Colorado Springs, CO Silver: Control ALT, Devil’s Logic Brewing, Charlotte, NC Bronze: Altitude Alt, Altitude Chophouse & Brewery, Laramie, WY, Category 74: German-Style Wheat Ale - 145 Entries Gold: Goggle Fogger Hefeweizen, Fat Head’s Brewery & Saloon, North Olmsted, OH Silver: Hefeweizen, Kansas City Bier Co., Kansas City, MO Bronze: Doc’s Dunkel, Gravely Brewing Co., Louisville, KY, Category 75: Belgian-Style Ale or French-Style Ale - 74 Entries Gold: First To Fall, The Good Society, Seattle, WA Silver: Crazy Train, Fretboard Brewing Co., Blue Ash, OH Bronze: III Belgian Blond, Third Window Brewing Co., Santa Barbara, CA, Category 76: Belgian-Style Witbier - 72 Entries Gold: White, Allagash Brewing Co., Portland, ME Silver: Boeman Belgian White, Ogopogo Brewing, San Gabriel, CA Bronze: Wolk, Lock 27 Brewing, Centerville, OH, Category 77: Classic Saison - 80 Entries Gold: Beyond the Gnome World, Silver Branch Brewing Co., Silver Spring, MD Silver: Tomorrow’s Verse, Urban Roots Brewing & Smokehouse, Sacramento, CA Bronze: Meadowlark, Metazoa Brewing Co. - Taproom, Indianapolis, IN, Category 78: Specialty Saison - 74 Entries Gold: Farmhouse Cuvée, Alesong Brewing & Tasting Room, Eugene, OR Silver: Seeds of Infinity, Coldfire Brewing, Eugene, OR Bronze: Obeisance, Von Ebert Brewing - Glendoveer, Portland, OR, Category 79: Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale - 108 Entries Gold: Funk Yeah, Beachwood Blendery, Long Beach, CA Silver: Peche, Block 15 Brewing Co., Corvallis, OR Bronze: Cerise Morte, Wicked Weed - Funk House, Arden, NC, Category 80: Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale - 103 Entries Gold: Cosmic Sloth, Pinthouse Pizza - South Lamar, Austin, TX Silver: Qualified, Taxman Brewing Co., Bargersville, IN Bronze: Hell Camino Belgian Quad, Dos Desperados Brewery, San Diego, CA, Category 81: Belgian-Style Abbey Ale - 106 Entries Gold: Dubbel or Nothing, Monkless Belgian Ales, Bend, OR Silver: 228 Tripel, Stormcloud Brewing Co., Frankfort, MI Bronze: Lux Mundi, Save The World Brewing Co., Marble Falls, TX, Category 82: Belgian-Style Specialty Ale - 47 Entries Gold: Tangible Passion, Riip Beer Co., Huntington Beach, CA Silver: Goin’ Stag, Cabin Boys Brewery, Tulsa, OK Bronze: Orange Diva, StillFire Brewing, Suwanee, GA, Category 83: Brown Porter - 54 Entries Gold: Brown Claw, Kern River Brewing Co., Kernville, CA Silver: FivePine Porter, Three Creeks Brewing Co., Sisters, OR Bronze: Old Normal, Bend Brewing Co., Bend, OR, Category 84: Robust Porter - 60 Entries Gold: Tabula Rasa, Second Chance Beer Co., San Diego, CA Silver: Porter, Founders Brewing Co., Grand Rapids, MI Bronze: Thriller Pillar Porter, Bron Yr Aur Brewing Co., Naches, WA, Category 85: Stout - 72 Entries Gold: ODIS, O’Connor Brewing Co., Norfolk, VA Silver: Void of Light, Gun Hill Brewing Co., Bronx, NY Bronze: Dry Stout, The Post Brewing Co., Lafayette, CO, Category 86: Sweet Stout or Cream Stout - 39 Entries Gold: Moozie Milk Stout, Brink Brewing Co., Cincinnati, OH Silver: Korova Milk Porter, Gnarly Barley Brewing Co., Hammond, LA Bronze: Irish Prenup, Barley Naked Brewing Co., Stafford, VA, Category 87: Oatmeal Stout - 52 Entries Gold: Settlers’ Oatmeal Stout, Vallensons’ Brewing Co., Pearland, TX Silver: North Tower Stout, Earth Rider Brewery, Superior, WI Bronze: Stagecoach Stout, Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Buellton, CA, Category 88: Imperial Stout - 88 Entries Gold: The Snow, Community Beer Works, Buffalo, NY Silver: Doggin Wrench, Five Branches Brewing, Tarpon Springs, FL Bronze: Stoutacus, Shoe Tree Brewing Co., Carson City, NV, Category 89: Scotch Ale - 58 Entries Gold: No. The complete list of Zymurgy’s “Best Beers in America,” top ranked breweries, results by state, and recipes for the winners are available at HomebrewersAssociation.org. The Great American Beer Festival might be all virtual this year, but the show’s iconic beer competition still goes on. You can follow what I’m up to now on Twitter @emily. Top 10 Best Beers in America. May 18, 2017. iStock . The association’s members—homebrewers with some of the most discerning palates in the country—passionately voted for their favorite commercial beers and breweries. Judges for the 34th edition of the competition were tasked with evaluating 8,806 entries from 1,720 breweries from all 50 states plus Washington, D.C. Life is an adventure, and I’m always on the hunt for the next exciting journey. Mex Lager, SouthNorte Beer Co., San Diego, CA Silver: Los Dudes’ Cerveza Lager Mexicana, The Dudes’ Brewing Co., Somis, CA Bronze: Gold Style, Ballast Point Brewing Co. - Chicago, Chicago, IL, Category 42: American-Style Amber Lager - 101 Entries Gold: Märzen, Sudwerk Brewing Co., Davis, CA Silver: Oktoberfest, Huss Brewing Co., Tempe, AZ Bronze: Grist Maerzen, Grist Brewing Co., Highlands Ranch, CO, Category 43: German-Style Pilsener - 183 Entries Gold: Parliament Drive, Blind Owl Brewery, Indianapolis, IN Silver: Golden Age Pilsner, Family Business Beer Co., Dripping Springs, TX Bronze: Pils, Hardywood West Creek, Richmond, VA, Category 44: Bohemian-Style Pilsener - 123 Entries Gold: Bohemian Shine, Castle Island Brewing Co., Norwood, MA Silver: Bo Pils, East Brother Beer Co., Richmond, CA Bronze: The People’s Pilsner, Sudwerk Brewing Co., Davis, CA, Category 45: Munich-Style Helles - 138 Entries Gold: Altstadt Lager, Altstadt Brewery, Fredericksburg, TX Silver: Florida Sunshine, Crooked Can Brewing Co., Winter Garden, FL Bronze: Wayfinder Hell, Wayfinder Beer, Portland, OR, Category 46: Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest - 96 Entries Gold: Schnitzengiggles, New England Brewing Co., Woodbridge, CT Silver: Lindauer Lager, Wit’s End Brewing Co., Denver, CO Bronze: Chuckanut Fest Bier, Chuckanut Brewery - South Nut, Burlington, WA, Category 47: Vienna-Style Lager - 93 Entries Gold: Jomo, Starr Hill Brewery, Crozet, VA Silver: Vienna Lager, Grains of Wrath Brewing, Camas, WA Bronze: Moonlight Sonata, Chilly Water Brewing Co., Indianapolis, IN, Category 48: German-Style Maerzen - 165 Entries Gold: Oktoberfest, Bear Chase Brewing Co., Bluemont, VA Silver: Rocktoberfest, Hutton & Smith Brewing Co., Chattanooga, TN Bronze: Festie, Starr Hill Pilot Brewery & Side Stage, Roanoke, VA, Category 49: German-Style Dark Lager - 127 Entries Gold: Pious Monk Dunkel, Church Brew Works - Lawrenceville Brewery, Pittsburgh, PA Silver: Black Lager, Bingo Beer Co., Richmond, VA Bronze: Don’t Drop That Dun Dun Dunkel, TAPS Brewery & Barrel Room, Tustin, CA, Category 50: International-Style Dark Lager - 31 Entries Gold: Dark Horse, Snake River Brewing Co., Jackson, WY Silver: El Corn, The Post Brewing Co., Lafayette, CO Bronze: Schwarzbier, Hofbräuhaus Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, Category 51: Bock - 45 Entries Gold: Tackle Bock, Bobbing Bobber Brewing Co., Hutchinson, MN Silver: Maibock, Dry Dock Brewing Co. - South Dock, Aurora, CO Bronze: Dunkel Bock, Pilot Brewing Co., Charlotte, NC, Category 52: German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock - 57 Entries Gold: Eis Nine, Sun King Brewing - Fishers Small Batch, Fishers, IN Silver: Doppelbock, Scorched Earth Brewing Co., Algonquin, IL Bronze: Eis Vienne, Devils Backbone Brewing Co. - Basecamp, Roseland, VA, Category 53: Baltic-Style Porter - 51 Entries Gold: Snap Yo’ Baltics, Freetail Brewing Co. - Brewpub, San Antonio, TX Silver: Dark Reckoning, Morgan Territory Brewing, Tracy, CA Bronze: Murder Ballads, Noble Beast Brewing Co., Cleveland, OH, Category 54: Golden or Blonde Ale - 150 Entries Gold: 1956 Golden Ale, Bootstrap Brewing, Longmont, CO Silver: MadeWest Standard, MadeWest Brewing Co., Ventura, CA Bronze: Luke’s Original, Lucky Luke Brewing Co., Palmdale, CA, Category 55: German-Style Koelsch - 167 Entries Gold: Altstadt Kolsch, Altstadt Brewery, Fredericksburg, TX Silver: Ice Cutter Kölsch, Joyride Brewing Co., Edgewater, CO Bronze: Dry Creek Blonde Ale, Santa Clara Valley Brewing, San Jose, CA, Category 56: English-Style Summer Ale - 39 Entries Gold: Organic California Blonde Ale, Eel River Brewing Co., Scotia, CA Silver: Quid, Rhinegeist - Innovation Brewery, Cincinnati, OH Bronze: Breakside Wentworth by the Sea, Breakside Brewery, Portland, OR, Category 57: English-Style or International-Style Pale Ale - 104 Entries Gold: Ferment Pale Ale, Ferment Brewing Co., Hood River, OR Silver: Annadel Pale Ale, Third Street AleWorks, Santa Rosa, CA Bronze: Endless Summer Nights, Cloudburst Brewing, Seattle, WA, Category 58: Australian-Style Pale Ale - 61 Entries Gold: Australian For Pale, Green Cheek Beer Co., Orange, CA Silver: Mountain Standard IPA, Odell Brewing Co., Fort Collins, CO Bronze: Pete’s Stash, Vail Brewing Co. - Vail Village Pilot, Vail, CO, Category 59: American-Style Pale Ale - 169 Entries Gold: Johnny Utah, Georgetown Brewing Co., Seattle, WA Silver: Acclimated APA, La Cumbre Brewing Co., Albuquerque, NM Bronze: Breakside Woodlawn Pale Ale, Breakside Brewery, Portland, OR, Category 60: Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale - 114 Entries Gold: Gulp, Tribus Beer Co., Milford, CT Silver: Itsy Bits, WeldWerks Brewing Co., Greeley, CO Bronze: Mo-Haze-Ic, Migration Brewing Co. - Wilkes, Portland, OR, Category 61: American-Style Strong Pale Ale - 131 Entries Gold: Superpower IPA, Comrade Brewing Co., Denver, CO Silver: NoPac IPA, Crossbuck Brewing, Walla Walla, WA Bronze: JAF IPA, JAFB Wooster Brewery, Wooster, OH, Category 62: Juicy or Hazy Strong Pale Ale - 106 Entries Gold: Breakside What Rough Beast, Breakside Brewery - NW Slabtown, Portland, OR Silver: Kaaterskill, West Kill Brewing, West Kill, NY Bronze: Goofy Boots, Penrose Brewing Co., Geneva, IL, Category 63: American-Style India Pale Ale - 342 Entries Gold: More Dodge Less RAM, Comrade Brewing Co., Silver: Radiant Beauty, Green Cheek Beer Co., Orange, CA Bronze: Weekend Vibes IPA, Coronado Brewing Co. - Production Facility, San Diego, CA, Category 64: Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale - 348 Entries Gold: Beezer, Old Irving Brewing Co., Chicago, IL Silver: Hazy IPA, City Lights Brewing Co., Milwaukee, WI Bronze: Devil’s Gulch, Pond Farm Brewing Co., San Rafael, CA, Category 65: Emerging India Pale Ale - 124 Entries Gold: Pure Tropics, Parish Brewing Co., Broussard, LA Silver: Vladimir Brutin, Cannonball Creek Brewing Co., Golden, CO, Category 66: Imperial India Pale Ale - 173 Entries Gold: Double Cone, Alvarado Street Brewery, Salinas, CA Silver: Westbound Double IPA, Westbound & Down Brewing Co., Idaho Springs, CO Bronze: Sharrow, Brew Hub, Lakeland, FL, Category 67: Juicy or Hazy Imperial India Pale Ale - 165 Entries Gold: Extra Extra Juicy Bits, WeldWerks Brewing Co., Greeley, CO Silver: Juice Jockey, Phantom Ales, Anaheim, CA Bronze: Chaos Emeralds, Lone Pine Brewing Company - Gorham, Gorham, ME, Category 68: American-Style Amber/Red Ale - 127 Entries Gold: Diablo Rojo, Boneyard Beer, Bend, OR Silver: 1890 Founder’s Ale, Grayton Beer Co., Santa Rosa Beach, FL Bronze: Red Alert, Aftershock Brewing Co., Temecula, CA, Category 69: Double Hoppy Red Ale - 49 Entries Gold: Station 101, Claremont Craft Ales, Claremont, CA Silver: Side Hike, Kern River Brewing Co., Kernville, CA Bronze: Cannon Ball, Migration Brewing Co. - Glisan, Portland, OR, Category 70: Imperial Red Ale - 38 Entries Gold: Bone Head Imperial Red, Fat Head’s Brewery & Saloon, North Olmsted, OH Silver: Frogs Like Possum, King’s Court Brewing Co., Poughkeepsie, NY Bronze: Gifted Gunslinger, Big Sexy Brewing Co., Sacramento, CA, Category 71: English-Style Mild Ale - 40 Entries Gold: Hold The Reins, Brink Brewing Co., Cincinnati, OH Silver: Sliding Rock, BearWaters Brewing Co., Canton, NC Bronze: Saddle Bronc Brown, Black Tooth Brewing Co., Sheridan, WY, Category 72: Ordinary or Special Bitter - 41 Entries Gold: Chronic Amber Ale, Pizza Port - Bressi Ranch, Carlsbad, CA Silver: Cousin Jack, Dostal Alley Brewpub & Casino, Central City, CO Bronze: Milford Pub Ale, River’s Edge Brewing Co., Milford, MI, Category 73: Extra Special Bitter - 63 Entries Gold: ESB, Hillman Beer, Asheville, NC Silver: Bridgeview, Henderson Brewing Co., Henderson, KY Bronze: Red Ale, The Vanguard Brewpub & Distillery, Hampton, VA, Category 74: English-Style India Pale Ale - 39 Entries Gold: Hop’lin IPA, Southbound Brewing Co., Savannah, GA Silver: Shanghai’d IPA, Old Town Brewing, Portland, OR Bronze: Hoppy Poppy, Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, Category 75: Scottish-Style Ale - 56 Entries Gold: Taildragger Clan-Destine, Saddle Mountain Brewing Co., Goodyear, AZ Silver: Yarmouth, Arkane Aleworks, Largo, FL Bronze: Thistle Dew, Ursa Minor Brewing, Duluth, MN, Category 76: Irish-Style Red Ale - 82 Entries Gold: Outraged Daughters, Wise Man Brewing, Winston-Salem, NC Silver: Balefire Irish Red, Mirror Image Brewing Co., Frederick, CO Bronze: Red Molly Irish Red Ale, Pale Fire Brewing Co., Harrisonburg, VA, Category 77: English-Style Brown Ale - 67 Entries Gold: Bobcat Brown Ale, Bridger Brewing, Bozeman, MT Silver: Eclipse Brown Ale, Equinox Brewing, Fort Collins, CO Bronze: Mischievous Brown, Helltown Brewing, Export, PA, Category 78: American-Style Brown Ale - 99 Entries Gold: Naked Sunbather, Mad Swede Brewing Co., Boise, ID Silver: Bull Creek Brown Ale, Springfield Brewing Co., Springfield, MO Bronze: Browner Than Ivan, Chula Vista Brewery, Chula Vista, CA, Category 79: American-Style Black Ale - 35 Entries Gold: Alpha Force Double Tap, Überbrew, Billings, MT Silver: Bowie Knife, Thunderhawk Alements, San Diego, CA Bronze: Turmoil, Barley Brown’s Beer, Baker City, OR, Category 80: German-Style Sour Ale - 63 Entries Gold: Meier, Rowley Farmhouse Ales, Santa Fe, NM Silver: Meersalz, Narrow Gauge Brewing Co., Florissant, MO Bronze: And the Award Gose to..., Big Dog’s Brewing Co., Las Vegas, NV, Category 81: Specialty Berliner Weisse - 82 Entries Gold: Midwestern Exotic, Barrel Theory Beer Co., St. Paul, MN Silver: Jungalow Juice, Arrow Lodge Brewing, Covina, CA Bronze: Raspberry Vermonter Weiss, 14th Star Brewing Co., Saint Albans, VT, Category 82: Contemporary Gose - 102 Entries Gold: Cruise to Nowhere, Town Brewing Co., Charlotte, NC Silver: Mimosa Gose, Pilot Brewing Co., Charlotte, NC Bronze: Galactic Minotaurt, True Vine Brewing Co., Tyler, TX, Category 83: German-Style Altbier - 64 Entries Gold: Rhine Heights ALT, Vintage Brewing Co. - Madison, Madison, WI Silver: Howitzer Amber, Red Leg Brewing Co., Colorado Springs, CO Bronze: Jeremy Altbier, The Royal Oak Brewery, Royal Oak, MI, Category 84: South German-Style Hefeweizen - 150 Entries Gold: Prosperity Wheat, Market Garden Brewery - Production Brewery, Cleveland, OH Silver: Hug Deal Gone Sideweiss, Gezellig Brewing Co., Newton, IA Bronze: Leisel Weapon, Noon Whistle Brewing Co., Lombard, IL, Category 85: German-Style Wheat Ale - 37 Entries Gold: Krystal Clear, TAPS Brewery & Barrel Room, Tustin, CA Silver: Dunkelweisse, Swashbuckler Brewing Co., Manheim, PA Bronze: HefeWeizen, Live Oak Brewing Co., Austin, TX, Category 86: Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale - 51 Entries Gold: Nènette, Kern River Brewing Co. - The Backyard, Kernville, CA Silver: Hell’s Keep, Squatters Craft Beers, Salt Lake City, UT Bronze: Suddenly a Saint, Moonraker Brewing Co., Auburn, CA, Category 87: Belgian-Style Witbier - 94 Entries Gold: Way West Wit, Zuni Street Brewing Co., Denver, CO Silver: Boeman Belgian White, Ogopogo Brewing, San Gabriel, CA Bronze: Under a Blood Orange Sky, Temblor Brewing Co., Bakersfield, CA, Category 88: Classic Saison - 106 Entries Gold: Meadowlark, Metazoa Brewing Co., Indianapolis, IN Silver: Summer Opal, Firestone Walker - The Propagator, Marina Del Rey, CA Bronze: Gray Matter, Aspetuck Brew Lab, Bridgeport, CT, Category 89: Specialty Saison - 91 Entries Gold: Obeisance, Von Ebert Brewing - Glendoveer, Portland, OR Silver: Westfield, Cellar West Artisan Ales, Lafayette, CO Bronze: Palisade #2, Fortside Brewing Co., Vancouver, WA, Category 90: Belgian- and French-Style Ale - 47 Entries Gold: Junebug, Echo Brewing Co., Erie, CO Silver: Swingin’ Single, Piece Brewery, Chicago, IL Bronze: Industrial Gris, Resident Brewing Co., San Diego, CA, Category 91: Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale - 95 Entries Gold: Get The Funk Out, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, Denver, CO Silver: Olly, Free Will Brewing Co., Perkasie, PA Bronze: Saison Apothēca, Yeast of Eden, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA, Category 92: Belgian-Style Dubbel - 26 Entries Gold: Dedication, Vintage Brewing Co. - Madison, Madison, WI Silver: Belgian Dubbel, Sugar Creek Brewing Co., Charlotte, NC Bronze: OB Bubble Dubbel, Kilowatt Brewing, San Diego, CA, Category 93: Belgian-Style Tripel - 83 Entries Gold: Princeps Pacis, Save The World Brewing Co., Marble Falls, TX Silver: Marvella, Red Rock Brewery - Production, Salt Lake City, UT Bronze: Triple-Whirl, 217 Brew Works, Wilson, NC, Category 94: Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale - 44 Entries Gold: Fu Fighter, Good River Beer, Denver, CO Silver: Sandy Dunes Saison, River Bluff Brewing, St. Joseph, MO Bronze: Stay Gold, Bluebird Brasserie, Sherman Oaks, CA, Category 95: Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale or Belgian-Style Quadrupel - 62 Entries Gold: Quad Damn It, Chicago Brewing Co. - Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV Silver: Séréneté Grand Cru, Bruz Beers, Denver, CO Bronze: Sisters Quad, Bitter Sisters Brewing Co., Addison, TX, Category 96: Other Belgian-Style Ale - 30 Entries Gold: Very, Very Far, Off Color Brewing, Chicago, IL Silver: Conquer Then Divide, Barrage Brewing Co., Farmingdale, NY Bronze: Pentuple, Hoppin’ Frog Brewing, Akron, OH, Category 97: Brown Porter - 61 Entries Gold: Maduro Brown Ale, Cigar City Brewing, Tampa, FL Silver: Brown Claw, Kern River Brewing Co. - The Backyard, Kernville, CA Bronze: Honey Porter, Cape May Brewing Co. - Rio Grande, Cape May, NJ, Category 98: Robust Porter - 87 Entries Gold: Tabula Rasa, Second Chance Beer Co., San Diego, CA Silver: Powell Street Porter, Bartlett Hall, San Francisco, CA Bronze: Shadowcaster Porter, Folklore Brewing & Meadery, Dothan, AL, Category 99: Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout - 43 Entries Gold: SeaSide Stout, Pizza Port - Solana Beach, Solana Beach, CA Silver: Shooter McMunn’s, Lost Rhino Brewing Co., Ashburn, VA Bronze: O’Dark Thirty, 6 Bears & A Goat Brewing Co., Fredericksburg, VA, Category 100: Export Stout - 42 Entries Gold: Correspondent, Wander Brewing, Bellingham, WA Silver: Thor’s Shadow Imperial Stout, Odin Brewing Co., Tukwila, WA Bronze: Void of Light, Gun Hill Brewing Co., Bronx, NY, Category 101: American-Style Stout - 55 Entries Gold: Black Cliffs, Boise Brewing, Boise, ID Silver: Stone Liberty Station Cimmerian Portal, Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station, San Diego, CA Bronze: Kilgore, Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, Long Beach, CA, Category 102: Sweet Stout or Cream Stout - 67 Entries Gold: Moozie, Brink Brewing Co., Cincinnati, OH Silver: Emperor Norton’s Sweet Stout, 21st Amendment Brewery, San Leandro, CA Bronze: Volcano Mudslide Sweet Stout, Feather Falls Brewing Co., Oroville, CA, Category 103: Oatmeal Stout - 69 Entries Gold: 80 Chain Stout, MAP Brewing Co., Bozeman, MT Silver: Yonder Mountain Stout, Vine Street Pub & Brewery, Denver, CO Bronze: Shaman Stout, Toltec Brewing Co., Albuquerque, NM, Category 104: Imperial Stout - 93 Entries Gold: The Russian, 2SP Brewing Co., Aston, PA Silver: Black Cauldron Imperial Stout, Grand Teton Brewing, Victor, ID Bronze: Rescue Buoy Imperial Stout, Rip Current Brewing, San Marcos, CA, Category 105: Scotch Ale - 52 Entries Gold: Knuckle Dragger, Dueces Wild Brewery, Colorado Springs, CO Silver: Real Heavy, Real Ale Brewing Co., Blanco, TX Bronze: Wee Heavy Metal, Hutton & Smith Brewing Co. - M. 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