Local Winners Abound At GABF

GABF-gold-medalThe Great American Beer Festival is the biggest brewing industry event in the United States and each year it closes out with a medal ceremony. And of course many local breweries were rightfully honored.

17 local beers won a medal including 7 Golds, among the gold winners were Flying Fish’s Exit 4 and Troegs Troegenator. Troegs and Dogfish Head each completed the trifecta, winning a Gold, Silver and Bronze.

See the complete list after the jump.


Gold Medals

  • Dogfish Head Chateau Jiahu - Specialty Beer
  • Flying Fish Brewing Co. Exit 4 - American-Belgo-Style Ale
  • Iron Hill Brewery (Phoenixville) Schwarzbier - German Style Schwarzbier
  • McKenzie Brew House Saison Vautour - French and Belgian Style Saison
  • Triumph Brewing (New Hope) Hefeweizen German - Style Wheat Ale
  • Triumph Brewing (Philadelphia) KinderPils - Session Beer
  • Troegs Brewing Troegenator - Bock

Silver Medals

  • Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron - Specialty Beer
  • Fegley's Allentown & Bethlehem Brew Works Bag Piper's Scotch Ale - Scotch Ale
  • Iron Hill Brewery (Media) Raspberry Torte - American-style Sour Ale
  • Nodding Head Brewing Co. George's Fault - Specialty Honey Beer
  • Troegs Brewing Dead Reckoning - American Style Stout

Bronze Medals

  • Dogfish Head Midas Touch - Specialty Honey Beer
  • Fegley's Allentown & Bethlehem Brew Works Rude Elf's Reserve - Herb and Spice or Chocolate Beer
  • Flying Fish Brewing Co. Hopfish - Classic English Style Pale Ale
  • Nodding Head Brewing Co. Phruit Phunk - Wood and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
  • Stoudt's Brewing Co. Kolsch - German Style Kolsch
  • Troegs Brewing Sunshine PIls - German-Style Pilsener

2009 GABF Winners [Great American Beer Festival]

Be respectful of our online community and contribute to an engaging conversation. We reserve the right to ban impersonators and remove comments that contain personal attacks, threats, or profanity, or are flat-out offensive. By posting here, you are permitting Philadelphia magazine and Metro Corp. to edit and republish your comment in all media.

  • http://www.thebrewworks.com Rich Fegley

    Fegley’s Brew Works also won a Silver for our Bagpiper’s Scotch Ale.