Monday, July 10, 2023

Area breweries win 11 medals at 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship

Image credit: U.S. Open Beer Championship.
The U.S. Open Beer Championship has announced the winners from its fifteenth annual competition.

For the 2023 event, breweries submitted over 9000 beers representing 160 different categories. Incidentally, the U.S. Open now lays claim to judging more beers styles than any competition in the world.

As far as our local showing, eight breweries from North Texas were awarded 11 medals combined (6 silver, 5 bronze). First time U.S. Open medalists for 2023 include Celestial Beerworks of Dallas, Odd Muse Brewing Co. of Farmers Branch, Union Bear Brewing Co. of Plano, and the yet-to-open Armor Brewing Co. of Allen.

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

  • Silver for R&D Sticke Altbier in the Historical Beer category.
  • Bronze for Classy Chassis in the French/Belgian Ale - Belgian-Style Blonde Ale category.
  • Silver for Ground Control in the Mixed Culture Brett Beer category.
  • Bronze for Mailer Daemon in the New England/Juicy DIPA category.
  • Silver for Raspberry Field in the American Berry/Fruit Beer - Raspberry category.
  • Bronze for Bavarian Classic in the Münchner Dunkel category.
  • Bronze for Barrel-Aged Vanilla Porter with Tart Cherries in the Barrel-Aged Fruit Beer category.
Odd Muse Brewing Co., Farmers Branch
  • Silver for Fun Tolerance Grapefruit IPA in the American Berry/Fruit Beer - Grapefruit category.
Union Bear Brewing Co., Plano
  • Silver for Union Bear Bock in the Bock category.
  • Silver for Union Bear Foeder Saison in the Foeder and Cask-Aged Beer category.
  • Bronze for Dreamsicle Kayak Specialty/Anything Goes category.

Cheers and congratulations to all!

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