Breweries from the Commonwealth of Virginia won 13 medals in the 2019 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado.
Crozet-based Starr Hill Brewery was the state’s top performer with a gold medal for its Jomo Lager and a bronze for Festie, a German-style Marzen.
Our 2019 VA medalists are:
Starr Hill Brewery (Crozet), Jomo, Vienna-style Lager Category
Bear Chase Brewing Co (Bluemont), Oktoberfest, German-style Maerzen
Port City Brewing Co (Alexandria), German Pilsner, Kellerbier Category
Precarious Beer Project Beer Hall (Williamsburg), Leicht, Pro-Am Comp
Lost Rhino (Ashburn), Shooter McMunn’s, Classic Irish-style Dry Stout Category
Bingo Beer Co, (RVA), Black Lager, German-style Dark Lager Category
Bull Island Brewing Co (Hampton), Oyster Jalapeno Porter, Chili Beer Category
6 Bears & A Goat Brewing Co (Fredericksburg), O’Dark Thirty, Classic Irish Dry Stout Category
The Vanguard (Hampton), Red Ale, Extra Special Bitter Category
Starr Hill Pilot Brewery (Crozet), Festie, German-style Marzen Category
Hardywood West Creek (RVA), Pils, German-style Pilsener Category
Pale Fire Brewing Co (Harrisonburg), “Red Molly Irish Red, Irish-style Red Ale Category
Devils Backbone (Roseland), Eis Vienne, German-style Doppelbock Category