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NC breweries win medals at Great American Beer Festival

Posted October 8, 2014 9:51 a.m. EDT

Great American Beer Festival. Photo © Brewers Association

— Five North Carolina breweries took home medals from the Great American Beer Festival, which was held last week in Denver, Colo.

Mystery Brewing Company earned a silver medal for La Querelle, a Belgian-style ale. Duck-Rabbit Brewery won two medals - a silver for their Marzen and a bronze for their Schwarzbier.

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!