Pro-Am Competition Booth

Sponsored by Briess Malt & Ingredients Co., The Country Malt Group, Yakima Chief-Hopunion and White Labs

Great American Beer Festival ProAm Booth

GABF Pro-Am entries are brewed by professional craft brewers based on award-winning homebrew recipes from American Homebrewers Association (AHA) members. Homebrew recipes are scaled up and brewed at a craft brewery for submission into the competition.

2017 Location

The Pro-Am booth is located in the Backyard (near Meet the Brewer).

2016 Pro-Am Compeititon Winners

Gold: Just Rye’te

  • Style: American Pale Ale with Rye Malt
  • Brewing Company: Panther Island Brewing Co., Fort Worth, Texas
  • Brewmaster: Panther Island Brewing Team
  • AHA Member: Clifton Ellis

Silver: Vernal Equinox

  • Style: English IPA
  • Brewing Company: Starr Hill Brewery, Crozet, Va.
  • Brewmaster: Starr Hill Brewing Team
  • AHA Member: Gary Layton

Bronze: The Kolsch Experiment

  • Style: German Kolsch
  • Brewing Company: Altitude Chophouse and Brewery, Laramie, Wyo.
  • Brewmaster: Jesse Brown
  • AHA Member: Shawn Miller

View the complete 2016 Great American Beer Festival winners list.