Raleigh, N.C. — Five North Carolina breweries took home medals from the Great American Beer Festival, which was held last week in Denver, Colo.
Breweries west of the Triangle took home some hardware too:
- Pisgah Brewing Company - Chocolatized (Chocolate Beer) - Gold medal
- Fonta Flora Brewery - Irish Table (Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout) - Gold medal
- Wicked Weed Brewing - Mampara (Specialty Honey Beer) - Gold medal
According to the Great American Beer Festival website, 268 medals were awarded this year after 222 beer experts from 10 countries evaluated 5,507 entries. That's a lot of good beer!
Congratulations to the winners from North Carolina!