GABF Winners

*Please note that the official list of Style Categories varies between years.

View 2018 Winners List

The 2018 Champion Breweries are:

Small Brewpub and Small Brewpub Brewer of the Year
Ocean Beach Brewery San Diego, CA
Jim Millea & Scott Watkins
Sponsored by Briess Malt & Ingredients Co.
Mid-Size Brewpub and Mid-Size Brewpub Brewer of the Year
Root Down Brewing Co. Phoenixville, PA
Root Down Brewing Co. Brewing Team
Sponsored by Brewers Supply Group
Large Brewpub and Large Brewpub Brewer of the Year
Austin Beer Garden The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. Austin, TX
Amos Swifty Kim
Sponsored by Country Malt Group
Very Small Brewing Company and Very Small Brewing Company Brewer of the Year
Brink Brewing Co. Cincinnati, OH
Kelly Montgomery
Sponsored by Brewers Supply Group
Small Brewing Company and Small Brewing Company Brewer of the Year
Lewis & Clark Brewing Co. Helena, MT
Lewis & Clark Brewing and Packaging Crew
Sponsored by ABS Commercial
Mid-Size Brewing Company and Mid-Size Brewing Company Brewer of the Year
pFriem Family Brewers Hood River, OR
pFriem Family Brewers
Sponsored by MicroStar Logistics
Brewery Group and Brewery Group Brewer of the Year
FiftyFifty Brewing Truckee, CA
FiftyFifty BrewCrew
Sponsored by Live Oak Bank

2018 Pro-Am Winners

Deer Crossing
Gold Medal Brewing Company: Little Harpeth Brewing Co.
Brewmaster: Jesse Brown
AHA Member: Chris Allen
Gone for a Burton
Silver Medal Brewing Company: Rock Bottom Brewery
Brewmaster: Erik Pizer
AHA Member: Jim Todd
La Bomba
Bronze Medal Brewing Company: Cheluna Brewing Co.
Brewmaster: Eric Nichols
AHA Member: Chris Cardillo

2018 Collaboration Winners

TransAtlantique Kriek
Gold Medal Brewery Name: New Belgium Brewing Co.
Collaborating Brewery Name: Oud Beersel
Beer Style: Golden Sour Ale with Cherries
Pixie Dusted
Silver Medal Brewery Name: Firestone Walker Barrelworks
Collaborating Brewery Name: Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer Style: Wheat Blonde Ale Fermented in Neutral Oak Barrels with Pixie Tangerines
Mocha Hipster Bomb
Bronze Medal Brewery Name: Quarter Celtic Brewpub
Collaborating Brewery Name: Palmer Brewery and Cider House
Beer Style: Export Stout with Cold-Pressed Coffee, Chocolate and Lactose