Colorado breweries take home World Beer Cup medals in 2018

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Winner winner, beer for dinner. WeldWorks won a bronze at the “beer Olympics”. (Andy Cross, The Denver Post)

Colorado breweries took home a whole trophy case of hardware Thursday night at what is known as the “Olympics of Beer Competitions.”

The biannual World Beer Cup Awards – presented at the Craft Brewers Conference hosted by the Boulder-based Brewers Association – celebrates the brewers who exemplify the guidelines in 101 different styles.

More than 2,500 breweries submitted beers, including 807 from outside the United States. Here are the Colorado breweries who took home awards — including seven golds:

American-style Wheat Beer
Silver: Whacked Out Wheat, Telluride Brewing Co., Telluride

American-style Wheat Beer with yeast
Silver: Beehive Honey Wheat, Bristol Brewing Co., Colorado Springs

Fruit Beer
Silver: Razz Against the Machine, Little Machine, Denver
Bronze: American Sour Ale with Guava, Loveland Aleworks, Loveland

Field Beer
Bronze: Beet Cream Ale, Cogstone Brewing Co., Colorado Springs

Session Beer
Bronze: Peacekeeper, Launch Pad Brewery, Aurora

Experimental Beer
Silver: Hickory Peach Wee Heavy, The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project, Denver

Fresh or Wet Hop Ale
Gold: More Like Bore-O-Phyll, Call To Arms Brewing Co., Denver

Gluten-Free Beer
Gold: Gueten Beer, Sleeping Giant Brewing Co., Denver

Brett Beer
Gold: Saison Trystero, Our Mutual Friend Brewing, Denver

Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer
Bronze: Bligh’s Barleywine Ale, Dry Dock Brewing Co. – North Dock, Aurora

Fruited Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
Bronze: Peach Climacteric, WeldWerks Brewing Co., Greeley

Aged Beer
Gold: Vladislav, Diebolt Brewing Co., Denver

Smoke Beer
Bronze: 18022/42, The Sandlot Brewery at Coors Field, Denver

German-Style Pilsener
Gold: Primadonna Pilsner, Rockyard American Grill & Brewing Co., Castle Rock

Dortmunder/Export or German-Style Oktoberfest
Bronze: The Weasel, C.B. & Potts / Big Horn Brewery – Fort Collins, Fort Collins

Munich-Style Dunkel or European-Style Dark Lager
Bronze: Fearless Youth, Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, Loveland

Dark Lager
Gold: Night Train, Steamworks Brewing Co., Durango
Silver: Alternate Present, Fiction Beer Co., Denver

Australian-Style Pale Ale or International-Style Pale Ale
Bronze: Pete’s Stash Pale, Vail Brewing Co., Avon

German-Style Koelsch
Bronze: NBD Kolsch, Cerberus Brewing Co., Colorado Springs

Belgian-Style Witbier
Silver: White Rascal, Avery Brewing Co., Boulder

Belgian-Style Dubbel or Belgian-Style Quadrupel
Silver: BJ’s Quad, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse – Boulder, Boulder

English-Style Brown Ale
Gold: Big Ben Brown Ale, Bull & Bush Brewery, Denver

American-Style Strong Pale Ale
Bronze: Gore Creek IPA, Vail Brewing Co., Avon

Imperial Red Ale
Bronze: Wreak Havoc, Bootstrap Brewing, Niwot

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