Canadian Breweries Take Medals at U.S. Open Beer Championship

USOpen_logoThe winners of the first annual United States Open Beer Championship were announced on July 4th in Atlanta, and despite the name of the competition, a number of Canadian breweries entered and won medals in several of the 50 style categories.

Categories with Canadian medal winners include the following:

English Mild Ale
GOLD – Bear Ass Brown, Silverton Brewery
SILVER – 10W30, Neustadt Springs Brewery
BRONZE – Black Cat, Moorhouse Brewery

Porter
GOLD – Black Butte Porter, Deschutes Brewing
SILVER – Big Dog Porter, Neustadt Springs Brewery
BRONZE – Sierra Nevada Porter, Sierra Nevada Brewing

Oatmeal Stout
GOLD – Anderson Valley Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout, Anderson Valley Brewing
SILVER – Shipwrecked Stout, Maui Brewing
BRONZE – St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout, McAuslan Brewing

Scottish Ale
GOLD – Old Chub, Oskar Blues Brewing
SILVER – Scottish Pale Ale, Neustadt Springs Brewery
BRONZE – Satan’s Pony, South Street Brewing

Irish Red Ale
GOLD – Cameron’s Auburn Ale, Cameron’s Brewing
SILVER – Alaska Amber, Alaskan Brewing
BRONZE – River Falls Red Ale, Thomas Creek Brewing

Munchner Dunkel / Dark
GOLD – Sprecher Winter Brew, Sprecher Brewing
SILVER – Cameron’s Dark 266, Cameron’s Brewing
BRONZE – Steelback Tiverton Dark, Steelback Brewing

American Cream Ale
GOLD – Schell’s Deer Brand Original, August Schell Brewing
SILVER – Cameron’s Cream Ale, Cameron’s Brewing
BRONZE – Genesee Cream Ale, High Falls Brewing

Fruit / Vegetable beer
GOLD – Samuel Smiths Organic Strawberry Ale, Samuel Smith Brewery
SILVER – Sam Adams Blackberry Wit, Boston Beer Company
BRONZE – St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale, McAuslan Brewing

Smoked / Rauch beer
GOLD – Smoked Hemp, Maui Brewing
SILVER – Stone Smoked, Stone Brewing
BRONZE – Church Key Holy Smoke Scotch Ale, Church Key Brewing

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