Nine Washington Breweries Take Home Medals From World Beer Cup in San Diego

May 7th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Washington Breweries

Breweries from all over the world competed in last week’s World Beer Cup competition, which recognizes outstanding beers in a wide variety of styles. 799 breweries from 54 countries and 45 U.S. states entered 3,921 beers in 95 style categories. 284 total medals were awarded this year.

Washington breweries fared well at the competition, with 9 breweries taking home a total of 11 medals: 1 gold, 6 silver and 4 bronze. The big winner was Silver City Brewery from Bremerton; they took home 3 medals total, including a gold for their imperial stout. Congrats to all the winning breweries, and cheers to all of the local breweries that submitted beer to the competition. With so many great breweries these days, it is tough to take home the hardware at competitions like the World Beer Cup.

Here is a full list of the WA winners:

Category 2: American-Style Wheat Beer With Yeast, 28 Entries
Bronze: Leavenworth Boulder Bend Dunkelweizen, Fish Brewing Co., Olympia, WA

Category 5: Field Beer or Pumpkin Beer, 19 Entries
Bronze: The Great Pumpkin, Elysian Brewing Co., Seattle, WA

Category 21: Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer, 91 Entries
Bronze: Bourbon Abominable Winter Ale, Fremont Brewing Co., Seattle, WA

Category 22: Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout, 58 Entries
Silver: Great Grandfather Raven, Black Raven Brewing Co., Redmond, WA

Category 39: Traditional German-Style Bock, 30 Entries
Silver: Winter Bock, Silver City Brewery, Bremerton, WA

Category 48: German-Style Kölsch/Köln-Style Kölsch, 46 Entries
Silver: Chuckanut Kolsch, Chuckanut Brewery, Bellingham, WA

Category 73: English-Style Brown Ale, 30 Entries
Silver: Nut Brown Ale, Redhook Ale Brewery, Woodinville, WA

Category 74: Brown Porter, 42 Entries
Silver: Poundage Porter, Sound Brewery, Poulsbo, WA

Category 80: Old Ale or Strong Ale, 51 Entries
Bronze: Old Scrooge, Silver City Brewery, Bremerton, WA

Category 94: American-Style Stout, 34 Entries
Silver: Pike XXXXX Extra Stout, Pike Brewing Co., Seattle, WA

Category 95: American-Style Imperial Stout, 36 Entries
Gold: Imperial Stout, Silver City Brewery, Bremerton, WA


One Comment so far ↓

  • Marti

    Congratulations to all. So very happy for our local breweries Silver City and Sound. Looking forward to the opening of the taproom at Silver City Brewery in Bremerton next week.

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