GABF 1996 Winners

1996 Great American Beer Festival Winners
Denver, Colorado Sept. 26-28, 1996

Classic English-Style Pale Ale, 27 Entries Silver - Custer's Last Ale, Snake River Brewing, Jackson, WY Bronze - Brickhouse Extra Pale Ale, SLO Brewing Co., San Louis Obispo, CA India Pale Ale, 76 Entries Gold - Ponderosa I.P.A., Prescott Brewing Co., Prescott, AZ Silver - India Pale Ale, Blind Pig Brewing Co., Temecula, CA Bronze - India-pendence Pale Ale, Pacific Brewing Co., San Rafael, CA American Pale Ale, 80 Entries Gold - Mr. Whitney, Butterfield Brewing Co., Fresno, CA Silver - Snake River Pale Ale, Snake River Brewing, Jackson, WY Bronze - South Platte Pale Ale, Columbine Mill Brewery, Littleton, CO American Amber Ale, 89 Entries Gold - Twisted Amber, Twisted Pine Brewing Co., Boulder, CO Silver - Angel Creek Amber Ale, Ruby Mountain Brewing Co., Wells, NV Bronze - Alaskan Frontier, Alaskan Brewing Co., Juneau, AK Traditional English-Style Bitter, 53 Entries Gold - English Extra Special Bitter, Blind Pig Brewing Co., Temecula, CA Silver - Jackson's ESB, Snake River Brewing, Jackson, WY Bronze - Belk's Extra Special Bitter, Anderson Valley Brewing Co.,Boonville, CA Scottish-Style Ale, 23 Entries Gold - YCBC Scotch Ale, Yegua Creek Brewing Co., Dallas, TX Silver - Laughing Lab Scottish Ale, Bristol Brewing Co., Colorado Springs, CO Bronze - Arapahoe Amber Ale, Great Divide Brewing Co., Denver, CO Golden Ale/Canadian-Style Ale, 34 Entries Gold - Bacchanal Blonde, Angelic Brewing Co., Madison, WI Silver - Alaskan Pale, Alaskan Brewing Co., Juneau, AK Bronze - Independence Gold, Independence Brewing Co., Philadelphia, PA Koelsch, 20 Entries Bronze - Koelsch, Water Street Brewery, Milwaukee, WI English-Style Brown Ale, 44 Entries Gold - Midlands Mild, Bradley's Restaurant and Brewery, Webster, TX Silver - Poppy Jasper Amber Ale, El Toro Brewing Co., Morgan Hill, CA Bronze - Golden Gate Nut Brown, Golden Pacific Brewing Co., Emeryville, CA American Brown Ale, 32 Entries Gold - Rio Grande Brown, O'Ryan's Tavern & Brewery, Las Cruces, NM Silver - Tenderfoot Brown Ale, Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza & Brewery, Salida, CO Bronze - Buffalo Ale, Hoffbrau Steaks Brewery, Addison, TX German-Style Brown Ale/Düsseldorf-Style Altbier, 21 Entries Silver - Cliffhanger Alt, Coppertank Brewing, Austin, Austin, TX Bronze - Louisville Alt, Bluegrass Brewing Co., Louisville, KY German-Style Wheat Ale, 52 Entries Gold - Heavenly Hefe-Weizen, Heavenly Daze Brewery, Steamboat Springs, CO Silver - Wixa Weiss, Wynkoop Brewing Co., Denver, CO Bronze - Gudenteit Hefe Weizen, Mickey Finn's Brewery, Libertyville, IL Robust Porter, 65 Entries Gold - Makanudo Porter, Cervecerias La Cruda, San Diego, CA Silver - O. Henry's Porter, Waterloo Brewing Co., Austin, TX Bronze - Deep Enders Dark Porter, Anderson Valley Brewing Co., Boonville, CA Brown Porter, 19 Entries Gold - Black Butte Porter, Deschutes Brewery Inc., Bend, OR Silver - Total Disorder Porter, Big Horn Brewing Co., Englewood, CO Bronze - St. Charles Porter, Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery, Nashville, TN Dry Stouts, 41 Entries Gold - Skookum Stout, Captains City Brewery Inc., Coupeville, WA Silver - Mambe Stout, Mile High Brewing Co., Denver, CO Bronze - Heart of Darkness XXX Stout, 20 Tank Brewery, San Francisco, CA Specialty Stouts, 53 Entries Gold - Kinnikinick Old Scout Stout, 20 Tank Brewery, San Francisco, CA Silver - Rodeo Stout, Crested Butte Brewery & Pub, Crested Butte, CO Bronze - Holy Cow! Stout, Holy Cow! Casino, Cafe & Brewery, Las Vegas, NV Strong Ale, 53 Entries Gold - Imperial Stout, Valley Forge Brewing Co., Wayne, PA Silver - Jeremiah Red, BJ's Pizza, Grill & Brewery, Brea, CA Bronze - Auld Lang Syne Holiday Ale, Coast Range Brewing Co., Gilroy, CA Barley Wine, 40 Entries Gold - Big 12 Barleywine, Little Apple Brewing Co., Manhattan, KS Silver - Centurion Barleywine Ale, Golden City Brewery, Golden, CO Bronze - Old Weasel Barleywine,Steelhead Brew.,Burlingame Station,Burlingame,CA Belgian-Style Ales, 26 Entries Gold - Abbey Belgian Style Ale, New Belgium Brewing Co., Ft. Collins, CO Silver - Blue Moon Honey Blonde, Blue Moon Brewing Co., Denver, CO Bronze - Celis Grand Cru, Celis Brewery Inc., Austin, TX Belgian-Style Specialty Ales, 16 Entries Gold - Little Red Raspberry, Wynkoop Brewing Co., Denver, CO Silver - RedRock White, RedRock Brewing Co., Salt Lake City, UT Bronze - Overland White, Overland Stage Stop Brewery, Longmont, CO European-Style Pilsener, 41 Entries Gold - DeGroen's Pils, Baltimore Brewing Co., Baltimore, MD Silver - Wild River Bohemian Pils, Wild River Brewing, Grants Pass, OR Bronze - Pecks Pilsener, Great Dane Pub and Brewing Co., Madison, WI Muenchener Helles and Export, 25 Entries Gold - Munich Gold, Brewmoon / Broadway Ventures, Saugus, MA Silver - Hubsch Lager, Sudwerk Privatbrauerei Hubsch, Davis, CA Bronze - Garten Brau Lager, Capital Brewing Co. Inc., Middleton, WI American Light Lager, 18 Entries Gold - Pabst Genuine Draft Light, Pabst Brewing Co., Milwaukee, WI Silver - Coors Light, Coors Brewing Co., Golden, CO Bronze - Bud Light, Anheuser-Busch Inc., St. Louis, MO American Lager, 17 Entries Gold - Budweiser, Anheuser-Busch Inc., St. Louis, MO Silver - Pabst Blue Ribbon, Pabst Brewing Co., Milwaukee, WI American Premium Lager, 19 Entries Gold - Original Coors, Coors Brewing Co., Golden, CO Silver - Coors Extra Gold, Coors Brewing Co., Golden, CO Bronze - Point Special, Stevens Point Brewery, Stevens Point, WI American Specialty Lager, 17 Entries Gold - Rainier Ice, Rainier Brewing Co., Seattle, WA Silver - Mickey's Malt Liquor, G. Heileman Brewing Co., LaCrosse, WI Bronze - Eagle Malt Liquor, Evansville Brewing Co. Inc., Evansville, IN Amber Lager, 42 Entries Gold - Coyote Amber Lager, Black Moon Brewing Co., St. Paul, MN Silver - Killian's Red, Coors Brewing Co., Golden, CO Bronze - Augsburger Red, Augsburger Brewing Co., St. Paul, MN Maerzen/Oktoberfest, 31 Entries Gold - Independence Franklinfest, Independence Brewing Co., Philadelphia, PA Silver - Garten Brau Octoberfest, Capital Brewing Co. Inc., Middleton, WI Bronze - Dominion Octoberfest, Old Dominion Brewing Co., Ashburn, VA Dark Lager, 38 Entries Gold - Latrobe Bavarian Black, Latrobe Brewing Co., Latrobe, PA Silver - Uffda Bock, New Glarus Brewing Co., New Glarus, WI Bronze - Thomas Kemper Bohemian Dunkel, Thomas Kemper Lagers, Seattle, WA Bock, 26 Entries Gold - Jack Frost Doppelbock, Saxer Brewing Co., Lake Oswego, OR Silver - Stoudt's Honey Double Mai Bock, Stoudts Brewery, Adamstown, PA Bronze - Samuel Adams Double Bock, Boston Beer Co., Boston, MA American Lager/Ale or Cream Ale, 23 Entries Silver - Scrimshaw Beer, North Coast Brewing Co., Fort Bragg, CA Bronze - Lodgepole Light, Prescott Brewing Co., Prescott, AZ American Wheat Ale or Lager, 47 Entries Gold - Happy Valley Hefeweizen, Desert Edge Brewing Co., Salt Lake City, UT Silver - New World Wheat, Redwood Coast Brewing Co., Mt. View, CA Bronze - Stoddard's Kristall Weizen, Stoddard's Brewhouse, Sunnyvale, CA Fruit Beers, 83 Entries Gold - Belgian Red Wisconsin Cherry, New Glarus Brewing Co., New Glarus, WI Silver - Wild Boar Honey Raspberry Wheat, Wild Boar Brewing Co., Dubuque, IA Herb/Spice Beers, 29 Entries Gold - Bundaberg Ginger Beer, Bardo Rodeo, Arlington, VA Silver - Pancho Verde Chili, Rio Grande Brewing Co., Albuquerque, NM Bronze - Belgian Wheat, Beartooth Brewing Co., Boulder, CO Specialty, 52 Entries Gold - Powderfinger, Big Time Brewing Co., Seattle, WA Silver - Naked Aspen Honey Wheat, Naked Aspen Beer Co., Littleton, CO Bronze - Maple Nut Brown Ale, Tommyknocker Brewery & Pub, Idaho Springs, CO Smoke-Flavored Beers, 19 Entries Gold - Smoke, Rogue Ales, Newport, OR Silver - Alaskan Smoked Porter, Alaskan Brewing Co., Juneau, AK Bronze - VBC Smoked Beer, Virginia Beverage Co., Alexandria, VA Non-alcoholic Malt Beverages, 10 Entries Gold - Kingsbury Red NA, G. Heileman Brewing Co., LaCrosse, WI Silver - O'Doul's, Anheuser-Busch Inc., St. Louis, MO http://beertown.org/gabf/gabfinfo.html