Four Ohio breweries won medals at the World Beer Cup in Denver. The awards were announced Friday night. The competition, held every two years, is sponsored by the Brewers Association.
The Ohio winners and their beers were:
-- Willoughby Brewing Co., a gold for Peanut Butter Cup Coffee Porter in the specialty category. There were 30 entries in the category.
-- Columbus Brewing Co., a gold for Uncle Rusty in the imperial red ale category. There were 90 entries.
-- Fat Head's Brewery, a silver for Head Hunter IPA in the American-style India pale ale category and a silver for Bonehead in the imperial red ale category. There were 224 entries in the IPA category.
--Thirsty Dog Brewing Co., a bronze for Siberian Night Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels in the wood- and barrel-aged strong stout category. There were 72 entries.
I will update this story with comments from the brewers next week.
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