248 medals awarded; 18 first-time entering breweries earn medals; Indiana claims winningest entry rate
Boulder, CO • October 1, 2011—The 2011 Great American Beer Festival® (GABF) competition drew an impressive field of competitors, with 2011 topping last year’s entries by 11 percent. GABF remains the largest commercial beer competition in the world, with 3,930 beers vying for medals (compared to 3,523 entries in 2010).
A total of 248 medals were awarded. View the 2011 winners or download a PDF list of the winners.
Competition entries were received from 526 breweries from 48 states plus Puerto Rico.