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]

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

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