Overview

Each year, The Great American Beer Festival represents the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in a public tasting event plus a private competition. GABF brings together the brewers and diverse beers that make the U.S. the world’s greatest brewing nation.

Winners

Category

Gold Silver Bronze

Aged Beer

Freetail Brewing Company
2016 La Muerta Imperial Stout

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
Solzhenitsyn

The BottleHouse Brewing Company
There Is No Quad

American-Belgo-Style Ale

Lynnwood Brewing Concern
Saison Du Bois

Metazoa Brewing Co.
Klipspringer

Nedloh Brewing Company
5 & 20 IPA

American-Style Amber Lager

Mad Anthony Brewing Company
Auburn Lager

Spoetzl Brewery
Shiner Bock

Second Street Brewery
Rod's Steam Bitter

American-Style Amber/Red Ale

Copper Club Brewing Company
F-Town Amber

Second Chance Beer Company
Legally Red

Galveston Island Brewing
Blue Bridge Amber Ale

American-Style Black Ale

Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
Hoppa Emeritus

Cannonball Creek Brewing Company
Black 28

Fat Head's Brewery
Midnight Moonlight

American-Style Brown Ale

Springfield Brewing Company
Bull Creek Brown Ale

Fort Rock Brewing
FRB Brown

Goldwater Brewing Company
Machine Gun Teddy

American-Style Cream Ale

Eureka Heights Brewing Company
Buckle Bunny

Überbrew
Canu

Artifex Brewing Company
Artifexican

American-Style Fruit Beer

Little Machine Beer
Razz Against The Machine

Cismontane Brewing Company
The Mesa

BrewDog
Elvis Juice

American-Style India Pale Ale

Hailstorm Brewing Company
Prairie Madness I.P.A.

Auburn Alehouse
Gold Digger IPA

Breakside Brewery
Breakside IPA

American-Style Lager or Malt Liquor

Lone Tree Brewing Company
Mexican Lager

Pabst Brewing Company
Pabst Blue Ribbon

Sycamore Brewing
Sun Grown Fresh Craft Lager

American-Style Pale Ale

Central Coast Brewing
Monterey Street Pale Ale

Lynnwood Brewing Concern
Mosaic Pale Ale

SweetWater Brewing Company
TripleTail Tropical IPA

American-Style Pilsener or International-Style Pilsener

Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company
Rocket 100

Full Sail Brewing Company
Sesión Cerveza

Elk Horn Brewery
Lemon Pils

American-Style Sour Ale

Flat Tail Brewing
DAM Wild: Hops and Lemon Verbena

Bond Brothers Beer Company
Disenchantment #1

Alvarado Street Brewery
Yeast of Eden: Skeptics & Believers

American-Style Stout

Marble Brewery
Cholo Stout

Wild Wolf Brewing Company
American Stout

Full Pint Brewing Company
Night Of The Living Stout

American-Style Strong Pale Ale

Melvin Brewing
Hubert MPA

Headlands Brewing Company
Wolfback Ridge IPA

Breakside Brewery
Stay West

American-Style Wheat Beer

GoodLife Brewing
Sweet As Pacific Ale

105 West Brewing Company
Lemonrye

Triton Brewing Company
Fieldhouse Wheat

American-Style Wheat Beer With Yeast

Sunriver Brewing Company
Fuzztail Hefeweizen

Lewis & Clark Brewing Company
Miner’s Gold Hefeweizen

Figueroa Mountain Brewing
Wrangler Wheat

Australian-Style or International-Style Pale Ale

Reuben's Brews
Triumvirate

HopSaint Brewing Company
Pure Intention

Scottsdale Beer Company
Cannonball Australian Pale Ale

Baltic-Style Porter

Dust Bowl Brewing
Public Enemy Baltic Porter

Bagby Beer Company
Herd Of Turtles

Ocelot Brewing Company
Powers of Observation

Barley Wine-Style Ale

Silver Harbor Brewing Company
Shipfaced

The Freehouse
No. 20 Barleywine

One Barrel Brewing Company
Behemoth

Belgian and French-Style Ale

Sly Fox Brewing Company
Grisette Summer Ale

Horse Thief Hollow Brewing Company
Bière de Voleurs

Perennial Artisan Ales
Working Title

Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale

Squatters Craft Beers
Hell's Keep

Metazoa Brewing Co.
Breton Blonde

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company
Belgian Pale Ale

Belgian-Style Dubbel or Quadrupel

515 Brewing Company
#QuadGoals

Taxman Brewing Company
Deduction

Hillman Beer
Four Fat Baby

Belgian-Style Fruit Beer

Refuge Brewery
Blood Orange Wit

Logsdon Farmhouse Ales
ZuurPruim

Sun King Brewing
Cherry Busey

Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale

Casa Agria Specialty Ales
El Sur

Side Project Brewing
Blended 2017

Mraz Brewing Company
Drinking with Friends

Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale

Lazarus Brewing Co.
Amandus

Peticolas Brewing Company
It's Always Something

BearWaters Brewing Company
Smells Like Money

Belgian-Style Tripel

Big Dog's Brewing Company
Tripel Dog Dare Belgian-Style Tripel

Corridor Brewery & Provisions
Rapunzel

River Horse Brewing Company
Tripel Horse

Belgian-Style Witbier

Moon River Brewing Company
Wild Wacky Wit

New Terrain Brewing Company
Suntrip

Brewery Ommegang
Witte

Berliner-Style Weisse

Captain Fatty's Brewery
Kalliope

Big Top Brewing Company
Ringmaster Raspberry Berliner

Baere Brewing Company
Blackberry Table Sour

Bock

On Tour Brewing Company
Low Boy

Hailstorm Brewing Company
Rock Out with Mai Bock Out

Breckenridge Brewery
Maibock

Bohemian-Style Pilsener

Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company
Velvet Revolution

TAPS Fish House & Brewery
Bohemian Tapsody

Foothills Brewing
Torch Pilsner

Brett Beer

Jessup Farm Barrel House
Fancy Pants

Our Mutual Friend Brewing
Saison Trystero

Alesong Brewing & Blending
Touch Of Brett

Brown Porter

Back East Brewing Company
Porter

Stadium Pizza
Pinch Hit Porter

Dock Street Brewery
Man Full Of Trouble

Chili Beer

ZwanzigZ Pizza & Brewing
Ghost Pepper Imperial Stout

Eight & Sand Beer Co.
Bad Hombre

Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
Dia De Los Mangos

Chocolate Beer

Joseph James Brewing Company
Imperial Smoked Porter With Cacao Nibs

Cranker's Brewery
Aphrodisiac Chocolate Pomegranate Imperial Stout

Monday Night Brewing
Tears Of My Enemies

Classic English-Style Pale Ale

Social Kitchen & Brewery
Mr. Kite's

Summit Brewing Company
Extra Pale Ale

Third Street Aleworks
Annadel Pale Ale

Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout

Pinthouse Pizza
Bearded Seal

Rockford Brewing Company
Sheehan's Irish Stout

PT's Brewing Company
Boulder Stout

Classic Saison

Funkwerks
Saison

Night Shift Brewing
Matisse

Hobbs Tavern & Brewing Company
One Arm Farmhouse Ale

Coffee Beer

Alaskan Brewing Company
Heritage Coffee Brown Ale

Torched Hop Brewing Company
It's 8 O'clock Somewhere

Stony Creek Brewery
Stony Joe

Coffee Stout or Porter

Snake River Brewing
Speargun Coffee Milk Stout

RAM Restaurant & Brewery
Udder Chaos

Currahee Brewing Company
Kawi Coffee Stout

Dark Lager

Six Ten Brewing
Mischievous Black

Desperate Times Brewery
Black Forest Schwarzbier

Figueroa Mountain Brewing
Lighter Than I Look

Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest

Lupulin Brewing Company
Dortmunder

Kona Brewing Company
Longboard Island Lager

Cinder Block Brewery
Northtown Native

Double Red Ale

Auburn Alehouse
Hop Donkey

ColdFire Brewing Company
St. James

Masthead Brewing Company
Midwest Red IPA

English-Style Brown Ale

Orlison Brewing Company
Boulder Garden Brown

Wichita Brewing Company
Shaven Yak

Rockford Brewing Company
Rogue River Brown

English-Style India Pale Ale

CooperSmith's Pub & Brewing
Punjabi Pale Ale

Figueroa Mountain Brewing
Hoppy Poppy IPA

Claremont Craft Ales
Jacaranda Rye IPA

English-Style Mild Ale

Brink Brewing Company
Hold The Reins

Logboat Brewing Company
Mamoot

Bonn Place Brewing Company
Nemo

English-Style Summer Ale

Eel River Brewing Co.
California Blonde Ale

Monkey Paw Brewing
Back In The ESSA

Half Full Brewery
Bright

Experimental Beer

Carolina Bauernhaus
Source Series Opuntia

Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales
ROSWELL: Grudge

Four Day Ray Brewing
Hot Pink

Export Stout

Wander Brewing
Correspondent

Pizza Port Brewing Company
Z-Man

Crossroads Brewing Company
Black Rock Stout

Extra Special Bitter

Bent Paddle Brewing Company
14° ESB

Yards Brewing Company
Extra Special Ale

Holler Brewing Co.
ESB

Field Beer

LauderAle Brewery
C Porter

Funky Buddha Brewery
No Crusts

Ohana Brewing Company
Spa Water Saison

Fresh or Wet Hop Ale

Melvin Brewing
Wet Hop

Fremont Brewing
Field To Ferment

Mother Earth Brew Co.
Fresh As It Gets

Fruit Wheat Beer

Sierra Blanca Brewing Company
Cherry Wheat

Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.
Purple Line

Trim Tab Brewing Company
Paradise Now

Fruited American-Style Sour Ale

Ballast Point Brewing Company
Sour Wench Blackberry Ale

Breakside Brewery
Passionfruit Sour Ale

Fruited Wood and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer

Corralitos Brewing Company
Zoned AG Apricot

Max Lager's Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery
BA Excommunication

Weyerbacher Brewing Company
Riserva

German-Style Altbier

Red Lodge Ales Brewing Company
Glacier Ale

Piece Brewery
It's Your Fault

Grimm Brothers Brewhouse
Little Red Cap

German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock

Crooked Lane Brewing Company
Wobblor

On Tour Brewing Company
Spectator

Lonerider Brewing Company
Goldie's Big Bock

German-Style Koelsch

Chuckanut Brewery
Kölsch German Ale

Three Weavers Brewing Company
Seafarer

Elk Mountain Brewing
Downhill Kolsch

German-Style Maerzen

Wedge Brewing Company
Asheville Lager

Rahr & Sons Brewing Co.
Oktoberfest

Beaver Island Brewing Company
Oktoberfest

German-Style Pilsener

Zoiglhaus Brewing Company
Zoigl-Pils

Dry Dock Brewing Company
Pilsner

Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Pivo

German-Style Wheat Ale

Fat Head's Brewery
AlpenGlow

Ocean Beach Brewery
Hidden Gem

Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Weedwacker

Gluten-Free Beer

Ground Breaker Brewing and Gastropub
Dark Ale

Ghostfish Brewing Company
Meteor Shower Blonde Ale

Revelation Craft Brewing Company
Co-conspirator Apricot Sour Ale

Golden or Blonde Ale

Appalachian Mountain Brewery
Boone Creek Blonde Ale

Real Ale Brewing Company
Firemans 4

Culture Brewing Co.
Blond Ale

Herb and Spice Beer

New Sarum Brewing
Lemon Balm & Beet Hoppy Wheat

Humble Farmer Brewing Company
80 Acre Carrot Ale

Broken Plow Brewery
India Spring Honey Cream Ale

Historical Beer

Square Peg Brewerks
Waverly Tulip

Ironworks Brewery & Pub
Hilltopper's Pride Kentucky Common Ale

The BottleHouse Brewing Company
Spring Gruit

Honey Beer

Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Orange Blossom Common

Great South Bay Brewery
Jetty Cream Ale

Armadillo Ale Works
Honey Please Mesquite Bean Blonde Ale

Imperial India Pale Ale

Ballast Point Brewing Company
Manta Ray Double IPA

Knee Deep Brewing Company
Lupulin River Imperial IPA

Danville Brewing Company
Chux Double IPA

Imperial Red Ale

Sunriver Brewing Company
Cinder Beast

Lone Tree Brewing Company
Hop Zombie

Boise Brewing
Jagged Shard

Imperial Stout

2SP Brewing Company
The Russian

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
Russian Imperial Stout

Walking Tree Brewery
Duke Snider's Imperial Stout

Irish-Style Red Ale

Silver City Brewery
Ridgetop Red

Black Tooth Brewing Company
Bomber Mountain Amber

Packinghouse Brewing Company
Riley's Irish Red

Kellerbier or Zwickelbier

Red Rock Brewery
Zwickelbier

Oasis Texas Brewing Company
Luchesa Lager

Marble Brewery
Pilsner

Leipzig-Style Gose or Contemporary Gose

Benchtop Brewing Company
Mermaid's Scorn

The Freehouse
No. 33 Gose

Perrin Brewing Company
Passionfruit Gose

Light Lager

Austin Beerworks
Super Awesome

Pedal Haus Brewery
Light Lager

Sycamore Brewing
Sun Grown Fresh Craft Lager

Mixed-Culture Brett Beer

Wiley Roots Brewing Company
Galaxy Dry Hopped Funk Yo Couch

Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Ten Buck Chuck

Cambridge Brewing Company
Cor Cordium

Munich-Style Dunkel or European-Style Dark Lager

Chuckanut Brewery
Dunkel Lager

Wibby Brewing
Moondoor Dunkel

Pug Ryan's Brewing Company
Dead Eye Dunkel

Munich-Style Helles

Pennsylvania Brewing Company
Penn Gold

Sanctum Brewing Company
Solar

Emmett's Brewing Company
Munich Light

Oatmeal Stout

Stereo Brewing Company
Wall Of Sound

Studio Brew
The Ferguson

Maplewood Brewery & Distillery
Fat Pug Oatmeal Milk Stout

Old Ale or Strong Ale

Fifty West Brewing Company
10&2 Barleywine

Roundabout Brewery
Heini's Good Cheer

New Holland Brewing Company
Pilgrim's Dole

Ordinary or Special Bitter

Brew Hub
Three Tun

Bonn Place Brewing Company
Mooey

Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Amber Ale

Other Belgian-Style Ale+A110

Stone Brewing
Stone Liberty Station Witty Moron

Save The World Brewing Company
Lux Mundi

Stickman Brews
Cousin Stoopid

Other Strong Beer

Nexus Brewery
Imperial Cream Ale

Monday Night Brewing
Laissez-Faire

Batch Brewing Company
Antwerp's Placebo

Pro-Am

Denver Beer Co.
Just Another Pretty Face

Black Bottle Brewery
Lichtenhainer

Odell Brewing Company
Eluxansis

Pumpkin/Squash Beer or Pumpkin Spice Beer

Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Pumpkinator

Schlafly Beer
Pumpkin Ale

Philipsburg Brewing Company
5 Phantoms

Robust Porter

Second Chance Beer Company
Tabula Rasu

Waikiki Brewing Company
Black Strap Molasses Porter

Rivertowne Brewing
JFP

Rye Beer

Third Space Brewing
Unite The Clans

Packinghouse Brewing Company
Nighthawk

Breakside Brewery
Rye Curious?

Scotch Ale

Real Ale Brewing Company
Real Heavy

Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
Wee Heavy Scotch Style Ale

AleSmith Brewing Co
Wee Heavy

Scottish-Style Ale

Saddle Mountain Brewing Company
Taildragger Clan-Destine

Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Company
McGarvey's Scottish Ale

Coal Creek Tap
Heavy 80

Session Beer

Pizza Port Brewing Company
Guillaume

Launch Pad Brewery
Peacekeeper

Three Creeks Brewing Company
Stonefly Session Ale

Session India Pale Ale

Brew Hub
Rome City IPA

Twisted Pine Brewing
Patio Pounder

Boxing Bear Brewing Co.
Featherweight Session IPA

Smoke Beer

The Sandlot Brewery at Coors Field
So Long And Thanks For All The (Smoked) Fish!

Chilly Water Brewing Company
Smoke on the Lager

Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
Croydon Is Burning

South German-Style Hefeweizen

Gordon Biersch Brewery
Hefeweizen

RAM Restaurant & Brewery
Big Horn Hefeweizen

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
Hornet's Nest

Specialty Beer

Odd Side Ales
Sweet Potato Souffle Rye

Odd Side Ales
Rye Hipster Brunch Stout

SouthNorte Beer Co.
Agavamente

Specialty Saison

Base Camp Brewing Company
Rye Saison

Cellar West Artisan Ales
Make Hay

CO-Brew
Farmhouse Saison

Sweet Stout or Cream Stout

Finkel & Garf Brewing Company
Oatmeal Milk Stout

Pinellas Ale Works
Milk Bone Sweet Stout

Mile Wide Beer Co.
McPoyle

Vienna-Style Lager

Taft's Brewing Company
Gustav

Lost Forty Brewing
Logger Rita

Stony Creek Brewery
Dock Time

Wood and Barrel-Aged Beer

Spellbound Brewing
Palo Santo Wood Aged Porter

Sun King Brewing
Magpie Muckle

Bull & Bush Brewery
Woody Pils

Wood and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer

Rockyard Brewing Company
Plum Creek Sour

Bruery Terreux
Train To Beersel

Loveland Aleworks
5th Anniversary Tequila Sour

Wood and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer

Out of Bounds Brewing Company
Hurly Burly Port Barrel Aged Barleywine

Odyssey Beerwerks
Woods Monk

Charleville Vineyard & Microbrewery
Barrel Aged Barley Wine

Wood and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout

WeldWerks Brewing Company
Medianoche

Perennial Artisan Ales
Maman 2017

Big Bend Brewing Company
Barrel-Aged Marfa Light