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SoCal Brewers Win 26 Medals @ GABF 2014

Oct 6
Beachwood BBQ won big at this year's GABF - photo courtesy of The Brewing Network

Beachwood BBQ & Brewing won big at this year’s GABF – photo courtesy of The Brewing Network

Southern California brewers earned twenty-six medals at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival; 10 gold medals, 7 silver medals and 9 bronze medals overall.

In addition to winning one Gold and one Silver medal, Long Beach’s Beachwood BBQ & Brewing was awarded the Large Brewpub & Brewpub Brewer of the Year for 2014.

For this year’s competition, there were 5507 beers entered that were rated by 222 judges from 10 countries.

Large Brewpub and Large Brewpub Brewer of the Year
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, Long Beach, CA
Julian Shrago & Ian McCall

Category: 10 Coffee Beer – 116 Entries
Gold: Mocha Machine, Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, Long Beach, CA

Category: 14 Session Beer – 94 Entries
Gold: Oatmeal Stout, Benchmark Brewing Co., San Diego, CA
Silver: Guillaume, Pizza Port Ocean Beach, Ocean Beach, CA
Bronze: Mosaic Session Ale, Karl Strauss Brewing Co. – La Jolla, La Jolla, CA

Category: 21 American-Belgo-Style Ale – 69 Entries
Bronze: Le Freak, Green Flash Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

Category: 28 Kellerbier or Zwickelbier – 48 Entries
Silver: Surfliner Lager, Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. – Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Category: 31 German-Style Pilsener – 75 Entries
Gold: Pivo, Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Paso Robles, CA

Category: 37 Vienna-Style Lager – 48 Entries
Gold: Danish Red Lager, Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. – Buellton, Buellton, CA

Category: 41 American-Style Dark Lager – 19 Entries
Gold: Lagerithm, Bottle Logic Brewing, Anaheim, CA

Category: 51 International-Style Pale Ale – 88 Entries
Bronze: The Pupil, Societe Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

Category: 52 American-Style Pale Ale – 145 Entries
Gold: Grunion, Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits – Scripps Ranch, San Diego, CA

Category: 55 Imperial India Pale Ale – 135 Entries
Silver: Hop 15, Port Brewing Co., San Marcos, CA

Category: 56 American-Style Amber/Red Ale – 140 Entries
Bronze: Rocco Red Ale, Bootlegger’s Brewery, Fullerton, CA

Category: 57 Imperial Red Ale – 62 Entries
Bronze: Shark Attack, Port Brewing Co., San Marcos, CA

Category: 62 Irish-Style Red Ale – 60 Entries
Silver: Piper Down, Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits – Scripps Ranch, San Diego, CA

Category: 66 German-Style Sour Ale – 80 Entries
Gold: Reserve Wheat Ale, Telegraph Brewing Co., Santa Barbara, CA

Category: 68 South German-Style Hefeweizen – 89 Entries
Silver: Hefeweizen, Black Market Brewing Co., Temecula, CA

Category: 70 Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale – 44 Entries
Silver: Babe’s Belgian Vanilla Blonde Ale, Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse, Rancho Mirage, CA

Category: 71 Belgian-Style Witbier – 65 Entries
Gold: White Ale, Saint Archer Brewing Co., San Diego, CA

Category: 72 French- and Belgian-Style Saison – 115 Entries
Silver: Un Atout, Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, Long Beach, CA

Category: 74 Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale – 60 Entries
Bronze: Jon Flanders, Tustin Brewing Co., Tustin, CA

Category: 76 Belgian-Style Tripel – 58 Entries
Bronze: La Flama Dorada, Pizza Port Ocean Beach, Ocean Beach, CA

Category: 78 Other Belgian-Style Ale – 26 Entries
Gold: Witty Moron, Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station, San Diego, CA

Category: 81 Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout – 26 Entries
Bronze: Asphalt Jungle, Bagby Beer Co., Oceanside, CA

Category: 89 Barley Wine-Style Ale – 51 Entries
Gold: AleSmith Old Numbskull, AleSmith Brewing Co., San Diego, CA
Bronze: Galaxian, Bootlegger’s Brewery, Fullerton, CA

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