Hoosier Brewers Fare Well at Major Competition

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Seven Indiana breweries earned medals this weekend at one of the country's most high-profile beer competitions. Entries from brewers in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Bloomington took home gold at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado.

In all, 275 medal were awarded to 242 different brewers from throughout the country. The competition is in its 29th year and featured entries from nearly 1,600 brewers vying for awards for more than 140 styles of beer. All 50 states and Washington D.C. were represented in the entries.

The Indiana Gold medal winners are:

  • Auburn Lager - Mad Anthony Brewing Co. - Fort Wayne - American-Style Amber Lager Category
  • Sanitarium - Bier Brewery and Taproom - Indianapolis - Belgian-Style Dubbel or Quadruple Category
  • Sunlight Cream Ale - Sun King Brewing Co. - Indianapolis - Golden or Blonde Ale Category
  • Gold - Electric Stinger - The Tap Beer Co. - Bloomington - Honey Beer Category

Silver medalists from the state are:

  • Antonius 1742 Oktoberfest - Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. - Indianapolis - German-Style Märzen Category
  • Batch 666: Sympathy For The Devil - Sun King Brewing Co.Indianapolis - Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer Category
  • Generation Alt - Flix Brewhouse - Indy - Carmel - German-Style Altbier Category

Indiana winners of the Bronze are:

  • Hot for Teacher Ms. Doppelbock - Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. - Indianapolis - German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock Category
  • Qualified - Taxman Brewing Co. - Bargersville - Belgian-Style Dubbel or Quadruple Category
  • Cherry Busey - Sun King Brewing Co.Indianapolis - Belgian-Style Fruit Beer Category
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