Several Florida Breweries continued to make names for themselves recently at the
2013 US Open Beer Championships held in Atlanta. Over 2500 beers competed in 68 categories in this year's competition.
Orlando Brewing had an impressive showing in the competition by taking home
a Bronze Medal in the Organic Best of Show Category with its Doble Imperial IPA. Tampa's Cigar City won Gold for its Hunahpu's Imperial Stout and a Bronze Medal for Marshall Zhukov's Imperial Stout . Melbourne's Florida Beer Co won Gold for its Florida Lager and a Silver Medal for its Hurricane Reef Caribbean Pilsner which finished ahead of Oscar Blues Mama's Little Yellow Pils in the Bohemian Pilsner Category.
Results of the Florida winners are listed below. You can also go to the United States
Open Beer Championship's official website for a complete rundown on the competition and for a full list of the winners. Cheers!
GOLD - Nectar Ales Black Xantus - Firestone Walker Brewing - California
SILVER - Giant Slayer - Tri City Brewing - Michigan
BRONZE - Zhukov's Imperial Stout - Cigar City Brewing – Florida
American Premium Lager
GOLD - Florida Lager - Florida Beer Co. - Florida
SILVER - Lager - Neustadt Brewing - Canada
BRONZE - Kraftig Lager - William K Busch Brewing - Missouri
GOLD - LTD Bohemian Pilsner - Full Sail Brewing - Oregon
SILVER - Hurricane Reef Caribbean Pilsner - Florida Beer - Florida
BRONZE - Mama's Little Yella Pils - Oskar Blues Brewing – Colorado
BRONZE - Golden Pilsner - Morgan Brewing - Missouri
Fruit / Vegetable beer
GOLD - Maui CoCoNut PorTeR - Maui Brewing Company - Hawaii
SILVER - Passion Fruit Saison - Brewzzi Brewing – Florida
BRONZE - Son of a Peach - RJ Rockers Brewing Company - South Carolina
BRONZE - Maracuy - Cerveceria Brumar – Columbia
Chocolate / Cocoa Beer
GOLD - Hunahpu's Impertial Stout - Cigar City Brewing - Florida
SILVER - Chocolate Porter Rabbits Reserve Series - Red Hare Brewing - Georgia
BRONZE - Sex Panther Double Chocolate Porter - SanTan Brewing - Arizona
Out of Bounds Pale Ale
GOLD - Our Dark Secret - Moylans Brewing – California
SILVER - Macho - Proof Brewing Company – Florida
BRONZE - Hazed and Infused Pale Ale - Boulder Beer Company – Colorado
Best of Show Organic
GOLD - Organic Strawberry - Samuel Smith's Brewing - England
SILVER - Bare Scott - Pagosa Brewing – Colorado
BRONZE - Doble Imperial IPA - Orlando Brewing - Florida
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