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Atlanta, GA (July 4, 2014) - Breweries from Australia to Iceland sent in more than 3,000 beers and ciders representing 81 different categories for the 2014 U.S. Open Beer Championship, the only brewery competition to include professional breweries and award-winning home-brewers. Today, judges from England, Canada, Finland and the U.S. announced the winners. 

Georgia brewers made an impressive showing.

2014 United States Open Medal Winners

Golden or Blonde ale

GOLD - SweetWater 420 - SweetWater Brewing - Georgia

SILVER - High Road Everyday Ale - Badger Hill Brewing - Minnesota 

BRONZE - Golden Warrior - Valholl Brewing Company - Washington

English Summer Ale

GOLD - Twilight Summer Ale - Deschutes Brewery - Oregon 

SILVER - This Season’s Blonde - Aspen Brewing Company - Colorado

SILVER - Lil Sunshine Golden Ale - Latitude 42 Brewing - Michigan

BRONZE - Nerd Alert - Monday Night Brewing - Georgia

Barley Wine

GOLD - Beard Envy - Red Brick Brewing - Georgia 

GOLD - Stentorian - Valiant Brewing - California 

SILVER - Old Howling Bastard - Blue Point Brewing - New York

BRONZE - Hangman - Lonerider Brewing - North Carolina

American IPA

GOLD - Be Hoppier - Wormtown Brewery - Massachusetts

SILVER - Holy Humulus IPA - Big Island Brewhaus - Hawaii

BRONZE - Johnny Hash - SweetWater Brewing - Georgia

American Brown Ale

GOLD - Paradigm Brown Ale - Kelsen Brewing - New Hampshire 

SILVER - American Brown - Reuben’s Brews - Washington

BRONZE - Watership Brown - Red Hare Brewing - Georgia

German Hefeweizen

GOLD - Bliss - Arbor Brewing Company - Michigan 

Silver - Hefeweissbier - Weihenstephan - Germany

BRONZE - WaterKeeper - SweetWater Brewing - Georgia

BRONZE - Howling Wolf Weisse Bier - Grand Teton Brewing - Idaho

American Amber/California Common

GOLD - American Amber Lager - Santa Fe Beer Factory - Mexico 

SILVER - Toasted Lager - Blue Point Brewing - New York

BRONZE - National Common - Red Hare Brewing - Georgia

American Specialty Wheat

GOLD - Snap Shot - New Belgium Brewing - Colorado 

SILVER - Samuel Adams Summer Ale - Samuel Adams Pennsylvania Brewery

BRONZE - 16 - SweetWater Brewing - Georgia

Coffee beer 

GOLD - Cubano Espresso - Cigar City Brewing - Florida 

SILVER - Big RICCS - Tallgrass Brewing - Kansas

BRONZE - Moonlight Drive - Southbound Brewing - Georgia

Wood / Barrel aged dark beer

GOLD - Barrel Aged Savannah Brown Ale - Coastal Empire Beer - Georgia

SILVER - Innis & Gunn Rum Aged - Innis & Gunn - Scotland 

BRONZE - Bourbon Barrel Aged Winter Warmer - Rahr & Sons Brewing - Texas

Wood / Barrel aged strong beer

GOLD - Utopias - Boston Beer Company - Massachusetts

SILVER - Kalamity - Bent Brewstillery - Minnesota

BRONZE - The Trojan Barrel - Cherry Street Brewing Cooperative - Georgia

BRONZE - Melange a Trois - Nebraska Brewing - Nebraska 

Wood/Barrel-Aged Strong Stout 

GOLD - Silent Night - Mother Earth Brewing - North Carolina

SILVER - The Dogfather - Laughing dog Brewing - Idaho

BRONZE - 20th Anniversary - Red Brick Brewery - Georgia

BRONZE - Kentucky Bastard - Nickel Brook Brewing - Canada

Out of Bounds IPA

GOLD - White IPA - Wolf HIlls Brewing - Virginia

SILVER - The Hurricane - Southbound Brewing - Georgia

SILVER - Batch 300 - Dayton Brewing - Ohio

BRONZE - Lorenzini Blood Orange DIPA - Maui Brewing - Hawaii 

Experimental Beer 

GOLD - Liquid Bliss - Terripan Beer Company - Georgia

SILVER - Vanilla Bean Ascension - Community Beer Co. - Texas 

BRONZE - Spring Bloom IIPA: Jerry’s Birthday Batch - Green Bench Brewing - Florida 

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2nd Annual Hawktoberfest at Philips Arena

Celebrate Atlanta’s local craft breweries! Enjoy the best and latest offerings from each of the breweries below, talk to the brewmasters, enjoy local Atlanta music and sample craft beer treats from Happy Hour Confections!

  • Monday Night
    Fu Manbrew, Eye Patch, Drafty Kilt 
  • JailHouse
    Breakout Stout, Mugshot, Misdemeanor 
  • O’Dempseys
    Cold One, Inukshuk, Your Black Heart
  • Wild Heaven
    Ode to Mercy, Invocation, Let There Be Light
  • Red Brick
    Hop Circle, Hoplanta, Laughing Skull
  • Terrapin
    Hopsecutioner, Recreation Ale, Mosaic 
  • SweetWater
    IPA, LowRYEder, Road Trip
  • Blue Tarp
    Last Place Stout, Hopsided
  • Jekyll
    Hop Dang Diggity, Cooter Brown, Big River
  • Three Taverns
    Single Intent, A Night in Brussels, White Hops 
  • Red Hare
    Long Day Lager, Gangway IPA, Watership Brown

Vote for your 2014 Hawktoberfest Fan Favorite!

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Rum barrels filled with Belgian tripel. Waiting to be bottled as 3 Bagger at Red Brick Brewing Co.