Local Winners Abound At GABF

The 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]