GABF 2018 Denver Winners

By Aaron Burns on Friday, September 28, 2018

Great American Beer Festival - Denver, Colorado


At this year’s Great American Beer Festival (GABF), Denver-area breweries made an impressive showing, as usual. Here is a list of those that won medals, along with their winning beer and category. We highly recommend visiting these spots when you can.

Congratulations to all!

Gold Medals

Banded Oak Brewing – “Drunkard's Cloak” (Old Ale or Strong Ale style)

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewery – “BJ’s Quad” (Belgian-style Dubbel or Quadrupel)

Cannonball Creek Brewing – “Netflix and Pils” (German-style Pilsener)

Denver Beer Co. – “Barrel-Aged Japance Off” (Wood and Barrel-aged beer)

Denver Beer Co. – “Graham Cracker Porter” (Specialty beer)

Golden City Brewery – “Legendary Red” (German-style Altbier)

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant – “Bohemian Pilsner” (Bohemian-style Pilsner)

Wit’s End Brewing – “Jean-Claude Van Blond” (Belgian-style Blonde ale or Pale ale)

Silver Medals

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery – “Honeycomb Cream Ale” (Honey Beer)

Bronze Medals

Comrade Brewing Co. – “Defcon Red” (Irish-style Red Ale)

Fiction Beer Co. – “Madame Psychosis” (Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale)

Thirsty Monk Pub & Brewery – “Abby Blonde” (Belgian and French-style Ale)

Cheluna Brewing Co.(Pro-Am) – “La Bomba” (Belgian Blonde/Golden style)