Saturday, February 12, 2022

North Texas takes 20 medals at inaugural Texas Craft Brewers Cup

Image credit: Texas Craft Brewers Guild.

The first ever Texas Craft Brewers Cup concluded this evening in Austin, with 12 North Texas breweries appearing among the winners.

Put on by the Texas Craft Brewers Guild, the inaugural competition was open to any Texas brewery meeting the Guild's Craft Brewer membership definition, but being an active member was not a requirement to participate. At this year's event, 755 entries from 131 Texas breweries were evaluated across 27 categories. The chosen groupings covered over 150 different beer styles combined.

Breweries from North Texas were awarded 20 total medals at the competition - 4 Gold, 8 Silver, and 8 Bronze. A complete list of local beers honored is provided below, or you can click here for a full competition summary.


Celestial Beerworks, Dallas

  • Technical Skillset, Gold in the Strong Hoppy Beer category.

Denton County Brewing Co., Denton

  • Small Town Strong, Bronze in the Barrel & Wood Aged Beer category.

False Idol Brewing, North Richland Hills

  • Spirit of Energy, Silver in the Hazy IPA category.
  • Law Enforcement Cheetah, Silver in the Session & Standard Hoppy Pale Ales and Lagers category.
  • 2 Live & Die in LA, Bronze in the American IPA category.

Lakewood Brewing Co., Garland

  • French Quarter Temptress, Silver in the Chocolate & Coffee Beer category.
  • Lakewood Live Vol. 3, Bronze in the Experimental, Hybrid & Specialty Beer category.
  • Tangerine Queen, Bronze in the Fruit & Field Beer category.

Maple Branch Craft Brewery, Fort Worth

  • Jack's Wandering Soul, Gold in the Fruit & Field Beer category.
  • Monkey Business, Silver in the Wheat or Rye Beer category.
Odd Muse Brewing, Farmers Branch 
  • Museverse, Gold in the Chocolate & Coffee Beer category.
  • 500 Pesos, Silver in the American & International Lager category.
On Rotation, Dallas
  •  Jalapeño Saison, Silver in the Smoke & Chili Beer category.
  • Velvet Hammer, Bronze in the Barleywine & Strong Ale category.
  • Moonsmoke, Silver in the Experimental, Hybrid & Specialty Beer category.
  • The Divine Monk, Bronze in the Belgian & Farmhouse Ale category.
  • 100 Million Angels Singing, Silver in the Strong Hoppy Beer category.
  • Urban Parakeet, Gold in the Session & Standard Hoppy Pale Ales and Lagers category.
  • Figment of Your Imagination, Bronze in the Decadent Beer category.
  • Flaaaaanders, Bronze in the Wood & Barrel-Aged Sour & Brett Beer category.


Cheers and congratulations to all!

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