Featured photo: (Left to Right)  Anna Laizure, Ashley May Valente, Charlie (Craft Brewers Association), and Chase Wilkerson. From Nashville Brewing Co.

Over the weekend, the Great American Beer Festival was hosted at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. A competition was held with over 102 beer categories covering 167 beer styles. The beer was judged based on its best representation on that particular category across the country and was awarded for its brewing excellence.

Three Tennessee breweries went home with medals from the event:

Pro-Am Competition – 101 Entries

  • Gold: Deer Crossing, Little Harpeth Brewing Co., Nashville, TN Brewmaster: Jesse Brown, AHA Memeber: Chris Allen

Blackberry Farm Team. Photo Credit: Beall and Thomas

Category 86: Belgian- and French-Style Ale – 39 Entries

  • Silver: Biere de Garde, Blackberry Farm Brewery, Walland, TN

Category 33: Kellerbier or Zwickelbier – 67 Entries

  • Bronze: NashZwickel, Nashville Brewing Co., Nashville, TN

Photo Credit: Nashville Brewing Co.

Congratulations, Little Harpeth Brewing Co., Blackberry Farm Brewery, and Nashville Brewing Co. Thank you for making Tennessee proud!

To see all of the categories and this year winners. Go to GABF 2018 Competition Winners