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From: ileaf!io!penguin!hds@EDDIE.MIT.EDU (H.David Scarbro x6608)
Subject: Results of GABF
Date: 1989-10-26 20:31:38 GMT

Official Results of the Great American Beer Festival
Oct 20 & 21, 1989
Denver, CO

Produced by the Association of Brewers, Boulder, CO


PROFESSIONAL BLIND TASTING:

Alt Beer
Gold Samuel Adams Boston Stock Ale, Boston Beer Co., Boston, MA
Silver Sun Valley White Cloud Ale, Sun Valley Brewing Co, Sun Valley, ID

Cream Ale
Gold Little Kings Cream Ale, Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co, Cincinnati, OH
Silver Sun Valley Cream Ale, Sun Valley Brewing Co, Sun Valley, ID

Wheat Beer
Gold Stoudt's Weizen, Stoudt Brewery, Adamstown, PA
Silver Chicago Vice Weizen, Goose Island Brewing Co, Chicago, IL
Bronze Marin Weiss, Marin Brewing Co, Larkspur, CA

Brown Ale
Gold Full Sail Brown Ale, Hood River Brewing Co, Hood River, OR
Silver Old Brown Dog Ale, Northampton Brewery, Northampton, MA

Pale Ale
Gold Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, Chico, CA
Silver Post Road Real Ale, Old Marlborough Brewing Co, Marlborough, MA
Bronze Mount Tamalpais Ale, Marin Brewing Co, Larkspur, CA

Blond/Golden Ale
Gold Catamount Gold, Catamount Brewing Co, White River Jct, VT
Silver Oldenberg Blonde, Oldenberg Brewery, Fort Mitchell, KY
Bronze Summit Sparkling Ale, Summit Brewing Co, St. Paul, MN

Scottish Ale
Gold Sun Valley Our Holiday Ale, Sun Valley Brewing Co, Sun Valley, ID
Silver Blue Whale Ale, Pacific Coast Brewing Co, Oakland, CA

India Pale Ale
Gold Rubicon India Pale Ale, Rubicon Brewing Co, Sacramento, CA
Silver Liberty Ale, Anchor Brewing Co, San Francisco, CA

Fruit Beer
Gold Oldenberg Cherry Lager, Oldenberg Brewery, Fort Mitchell, KY

Herb Beer
Gold Christmas Ale, Anchor Brewing Co, San Franciso, CA
Silver Tri-City Winter Warmer, Tri-City Brewing Co, Kennewick, WA

Porter
Gold Tower Dark, Butterfield Brewing Co, Fresno, CA
Silver George Washington Porter, Philadelphia Brewing Co, Philadelphia, PA
Bronze Anchor Porter, Anchor Brewing Co, San Francisco, CA

Stout
Gold San Quentin Breakout Stout, Marin Brewing Co, Larkspur, CA
Silver Sierra Nevada Stout, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, Chico, CA
Bronze Rubicon Stout, Rubicon Brewing Co, Sacramento, CA

Barley Wine
Gold Old Foghorn Barley Wine, Anchor Brewing Co, San Francisco, CA
Silver Old Dipsea Barley Wine, Marin Brewing Co, Larkspur, CA

Amber Ale
Gold Full Sail Amber Ale, Hood River Brewing Co, Hood River, OR
Silver 1989 Autumn Ale, Alaskan Brewing Co, Douglas, AL
Bronze Hope Red Rooster Ale, Hope Brewery Co, Providence ,RI

Bock Beer
Gold Kessler Grand Teton Dopplebock, Montana Beverage Ltd, Helena, MT
Silver Old German-Style Bock, Frankenmuth Brewery Inc, Frankenmuth, MI
Bronze Dark Horse, Virginia Brewing Co, Virginia Beach, VA

European Amber
Gold Schildbrau, Millstream Brewing Co, Amana, IA
Silver Erin Brew, Cleveland Brewing Co, Cleveland, OH
Bronze Wild Boar Special Amber, Georgia Brewing Co, Atlanta, GA

Vienna/Maerzen/Octoberfest Beer
Gold Market Street Oktoberfest, Bohannon Brewing Co, Nashville, TN
Silver Gartenbrau Octoberfest, Capital Brewery, Middleton, WI
Bronze Newman's Albany Amber, William S. Newman Brewing Co, Albany, NY

European Pilsener
Gold Manhattan Gold Lager, Manhattan Brewing Co, New York, NY
Silver D'Agostino Fresh, Manhattan Brewing Co, New York, NY
Bronze Saranac 1888, F.X. Matt Brewing Co, Utica, NY

Muenchner
Gold Old German Dark, Frankenmuth Brewing Inc, Frankenmuth, MI
Silver Helenbock Beer, Friends Brewing Co, Helen, GA

American Pilsener
Gold Busch, Anheuser-Busch Inc, St. Louis, MO
Silver Miller High Life, Miller Brewing Co, Milwaukee, WI
Bronze Budweiser, Anheuser-Busch Inc, St. Louis, MO

American Light Pilsener
Gold Hudepohl 14-K, Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co, Cincinnati, OH
Silver Michelob Light, Anheuser-Busch Inc, St. Louis, MO
Bronze Boston Lightship, Boston Beer Co, Boston, MA

American Premium Pilsener
Gold Coors Extra Gold, Adolph Coors Co, Golden, CO
Silver Coors, Adolph Coors Co, Golden CO

American Premium Dark Pilsener
Gold Lowenbrau Dark Special, Miller Brewing Co, Milwaukee, WI
Silver Michelob Classic Dark, Anheuser-Busch Inc, St. Louis, MO
Bronze Berghoff Dark, Berghoff-Huber Brewing Co, Monroe WI

Dry Beer
Gold Bud Dry, Anheuser-Busch Inc, St. Louis, MO
Silver Diamond Head Dry, Honolulu Brewing Co, Honolulu, HI
Bronze Esquire Extra Dry Beer, Jones Brewing Co, Smithton, PA

Malt Liquor
Gold St. Ides Premium Malt Liquor, McKenzie River Corp, San Francisco, CA
Silver Midnight Dragon Malt Liquor, Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing, Cincinnati, OH
Bronze King Cobra, Anheuser-Busch Inc, St. Louis, MO



CONSUMER PRERERENCE POLL:

1 Samuel Adams Boston Lager, Boston Beer Co, Boston, MA
2 Pete's Wicked Ale, Pete's Brewing Co, Palo Alto, CA
3 Telluride Beer, Telluride Brewing Co, Telluride, CO
4 Erin Brew, Cleveland Brewing Co, Cleveland, OH
5 Wild Boar Special Amber, Georgia Brewing Co, Atlanta, GA
6 Pecan St. Lager Beer, Old City Brewing Co, Austin, TX
7 Alaskan Amber Beer, Alaskan Brewing & Bottling Co, Juneau, AK
8 Oldenberg Blonde, Oldenberg Brewery, Ft. Mitchell, KY
9 Raspberry Ale, Marin Brewing Co, Larkspur, CA
10 Vail Ale, Vail Brewery Co, Vail, CO


There you have it.

If I get motivated enough, I will post my opinions as well
as the Boston Beer Society's top ten festival beers.

- Chuck Cox - certified national beer judge & all-around great guy
(...!uunet!bose!chuck)


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