Monday, September 6, 2021

Locals land 16 medals at 2021 U.S. Open Beer Championship

Image credit: U.S. Open Beer Championship.

The hits just keep on coming for North Texas at the U.S. Open Beer Championship, as area breweries have landed 16 medals (6 gold, 5 silver, 5 bronze) at the 2021 competition. In fact, including this year's tally, North Texas brewing companies have brought home more than 100 medals from the U.S. Open during the course of the last 10 years.

At this year's event, breweries from around the world sent in over 8000 beers for evaluation, with those entries representing over 140 different styles. Among the winners were 11 local brewers, with first time honorees including Pathfinder Brewery of Hudson Oaks, along with Cowtown Brewing Co. and Maple Branch Craft Brewery of Fort Worth.

A list of winning beers from North Texas is provided below. You can also click here for a full competition summary.

903 Brewers, Sherman
  • Silver for Fragile Like a Bomb in the Imperial Stout Extreme category.
  • Gold for Mile Marker 12 in the Triple IPA category.
  • Bronze for Low Hood in the Belgian Tripel category.
  • Silver for Cold Fort Worth Beer in the American Premium Lager category.
  • Silver for Coco Añejo in the Coconut Beer category.
  • Silver for Coalition Coffee Stout in the Coffee Beer category.
  • Gold for Tipsy Goat in the Heller Bock/Maibock category.
  • Gold for Freaky Deaky in the Aged Beer category.
  • Bronze for Tejano Pecano in the Nut Beer category.
Pathfinder Brewery, Hudson Oaks
  • Gold for 3 Dragons in the Belgian Quadrupel category.
  • Silver for Great Scot! in the Scottish Ale category.
Tupps Brewery, McKinney
  • Bronze for Full Grown Man in the American Imperial Stout category.
  • Bronze for Monospace: Nelson in the New Zealand IPA category.
  • Bronze for Squoze in the Vegetable Beer category.
  • Gold for Dreamsicle Capsized Kayak in the Specialty/Anything Goes category.
  • Gold for Dave's Perfect Pils in the Kellerbier or Zwickelbier category.

Cheers and congratulations to all!

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