Minn. brewers bring home World Beer Cup Awards

A handful of Minnesota breweries have won 2014 World Beer Cup Awards. August Schell Brewing brought home two awards, one included a gold for their Vienna-Style Lager. Steel Toe Brewing won a gold for their Scotch Ale.  Canal Park Brewing Co. Summit Brewing Co. and Northbound Smokehouse & Brewpub also won awards this year. 

Category 77: Scotch Ale, 47 Entries 

Gold: Wee Heavy, Steel Toe Brewing, St. Louis Park, MN Silver: Heavy Red Horseman Scottish Style Ale, Apocalypse Ale Works, Forest, VA Bronze: Drafty Kilt Scotch Ale, Monday Night Brewing, Atlanta, GA

Category 72: English-Style Brown Ale, 49 Entries 

Gold: Wind Walker Brown, 51 North Brewery, Lake Orion, MI Silver: Nut Hatchet Nut Brown, Canal Park Brewing Co., Duluth, MN Bronze: No Name, Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co., Glenwood Springs, CO

Category 68: Classic English-Style Pale Ale, 30 Entries 

Gold: Audible Ale, Redhook Brewery, Woodinville, WA Silver: Extra Pale Ale, Summit Brewing Co., Saint Paul, MN Bronze: HopFish, Flying Fish Brewing Co., Somerdale, NJ

Category 49: German-Style Sour Ale, 40 Entries

Gold: The Dare, Druthers Brewing Co., Saratoga Springs, NY Silver: Signature Gose, Choc Beer Co., Krebs, OK Bronze: Schell’s Framboise du Nord, August Schell Brewing, New Ulm, MN

Category 35: Vienna-Style Lager, 39 Entries 

Gold: Schell’s Firebrick, August Schell Brewing, New Ulm, MN Silver: Vienna Lager, Devils Backbone Brewing Co. – Outpost, Lexington, VA Bronze: Danish Red Lager, Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. – Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Category 7: Chocolate Beer, 51 Entries Gold: Shake Chocolate Porter, Boulder Beer Co., Boulder, CO Silver: Snownami Chocolate/Raspberry Imperial Stout, Northbound Smokehouse & Brewpub, Minneapolis, MN Bronze: Decadent Dark Chocolate, Atwater Brewery, Detroit, MI

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