57 Medals Awarded to California Breweries at the Great American Beer Festival

Out of the 293 gold, silver and bronze medals awarded to commercial breweries across the U.S. last week at the Great American Beer Festival Competition, California breweries took home 57 awards across style categories – more than any other state in the nation.

At the ceremony at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, 7,923 beers were entered into 98 beer categories covering 161 beer styles at the largest competition in the U.S. for commercially brewed beer. The full list of award winners can be found online here. 

Award winners at GABF this year from California CCBA breweries members included below:

    • AleSmith Brewing Co.
    • Alvarado Street Brewery
    • Artifex Brewing Co.
    • Auburn Alehouse
    • Bagby Beer Co.
    • Beachwood BBQ and Brewing
    • Bruery Terreux
    • Casa Agria Specialty Ales
    • Central Coast Brewing Co.
    • Cismontane Brewing Co.
    • Claremont Craft Ales
    • Corralitos Brewing Co.
    • Crooked Lane Brewing Co.
    • Culture Brewing Co.
    • Danville Brewing Co.
    • Dust Bowl Brewing Co.
    • Eel River Brewing Co.
    • Figueroa Mountain Brewing
    • Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
    • Fort Rock Brewing
    • Headlands Brewing Co.
    • HopSaint Brewing Co.
    • Humble Farmer Brewing Co.
    • Karl Strauss Brewing Co.
    • Knee Deep Brewing Co.
    • Left Coast Brewing/Oggi’s
    • Monkey PawBrewing
    • Mraz Brewing Co
    • Ohana Brewing Co.
    • Out of Bounds Brewing Co.
    • Packinghouse Brewing Co.
    • Pizza Port Brewing
    • Redwood Curtain Brewing Co.
    • Refuge Brewery
    • Sanctum Brewing Co.
    • Second Chance Beer Co.
    • Social Kitchen and Brewery
    • Stereo Brewing Co.
    • Stone Brewing
    • Third Street Aleworks
    • Three Weavers Brewing Co.

Congratulations to all California breweries who participated in the 2017 GABF!  Cheers to California craft beer!