Canadian Breweries Take Medals at 2010 U.S. Open Beer Championship

ATLANTA, GA – The winners of the 2010 United States Open Beer Championship – the only brewery competition to include professional breweries and award-winning home brewers – were announced earlier this month, 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 included the following:

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

Irish Red Ale
GOLD – Red Mountain Ale – Silverton Brewing
SILVER – Cameron’s Auburn Ale – Cameron’s Brewing
BRONZE – Samuel Adams Red Ale – Boston Beer Company

American Lager / Pilsener
GOLD – Cameron’s Lager – Cameron’s Brewing
SILVER – Grain Belt Premium – August Schell Brewing
BRONZE – Belikin – Belize Brewing

American Cream Ale
GOLD – Deer Brand – August Schell Brewing
SILVER – Cameron’s Cream Ale – Cameron’s Brewing
BRONZE – Summer Solstice Cerveza Crema – Anderson Valley Brewing Company

Fruit / Vegetable Beer
GOLD – Samuel Smith’s Organic Raspberry – Samuel Smith Brewing
SILVER – Sweetwater Blue – Sweetwater Brewing
BRONZE – St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale –  McAuslan Brewing

Specialty / Anything Goes
GOLD – Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous – Stone Brewing
SILVER – Aged Porter – Neustadt Brewing
BRONZE – Mbege Ale – Sprecher Brewing

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