Meet the winners of Great American Beer Festival 2012

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This year's Great American Beer Festival played temporary home to 580 breweries -- and with more than 2,700 beers poured, the fest's professional judge panel had its hands (and mouths) full when making decisions on the winners of all 84 categories. Continue reading for the full list of the weekend's winners.

See also:
- Great American Beer Festival 2012: The People
- Great American Beer Festival: The Beer
- Best Beer Swag of Great American Beer Festival

This year's winners:

Category 1: American-Style Wheat Beer
Gold
Wagon Box Wheat
Black Tooth Brewing Co.
Sheridan, WY
Silver
Shredders Wheat
Barley Brown's Brew Pub,
Baker City, OR
Bronze
American Wheat
Gella's Diner and Lb. Brewing Co.
Hays, KS

Category 2: American-style Wheat Beer with Yeast
Gold
MDC Wheat Ale
Montana Brewing Company
Billings,MT
Silver
Tumblewheat
Altitude Chophouse and Brewery
Laramie,WY
Bronze
Wrangler Wheat
Figuaroa Mountain Brewing Company
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Category 3: Fruit Beer
Gold
Dry Dock Apricot Blonde
Dry Dock Brewing Co.
Aurora,CO
Silver
Chchchch-Cherry Bomb
Thai Me Up Brewery
Jackson, WY
Bronze
Strawberry Blonde Ale
DESTHIL
Normal,IL

Category 4: Fruit Wheat Beer
Gold
Ruby Raspberry Wheat
Mad Anthony Brewing Co.
Fort Wayne, IN
Silver
Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.
Chippewa Falls, WI
Bronze
5 Lizard Latin-style Witbier
5 Rabbit Cerveceria
Bedford Park, IL

Category 5: Field Beer or Pumpkin Beer
Gold
Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale
Stevens Point Brewery
Stevens Point, WI
Silver
Anaheim IPA
RAM Restaurant and Brewery Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN
Bronze
Cucumber Saison
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, FL

Category 6: Herb and Spice Beer
Gold
Sweet Heat
Burnside Brewing Co.
Portland, OR
Silver
CBC Heather Ale
Cambridge Brewing Co.
Cambridge, MA
Bronze
Utah Sage Saison
Epic Brewing Co.
Salt Lake City, UT

Category 7: Chocolate Beer
Gold
Cocoa for Coconuts
Chicago Brewing Co.
Las Vegas, NV
Silver
X - 1
DuClaw Brewing Co.
Bel Air, MD
Bronze
Milk Chocolate Cherry Stout
Il Vicino Brewing Co.
Albuquerque, NM

Category 8: Coffee Beer
Gold
Smog City Groundwork Coffee Porter
Tustin Brewing Co.
Tustin, CA
Silver
Hazelnut Coffee Cream Stout
Redwood Brewing Co.
Flint, MI
Bronze
Big Shot Espresso Stout
Twisted Pine Brewing Co.
Boulder, CO

Category 9: Specialty Beer
Gold
Hazelnut Brown Nectar
Rogue Brewery
Newport, OR
Silver
Alaskan Birch Bock
Alaskan Brewing Co.
Juneau, AK
Bronze
Exit 8
Flying Fish Brewing Co.
Somerdale, NJ

Category 10: Rye Beer
Gold
Gramarye
Heretic Brewing Co.
Pittsburg, CA
Silver
Kyle's Baltic Porter
Flat Branch Pub and Brewery
Columbia, MO
Bronze
Roggenbier
Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant
Phoenixville, PA

Location Info

Map

Colorado Convention Center

700 14th St., Denver, CO

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k.schleu
k.schleu

So happy Dry Dock won for Apricot Blonde, one of the best fruit beers I've ever had.

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