Wisconsin Winners at the
1997 Great American Beer Festival

Here are the 1997 GABF winners from Wisconsin craft breweries, brewpubs, and regional breweries. The other winners in those categories are included to show that our Wisconsin brewers are in good company. Not listed are the winners in those categories that have been created simply to be able to give awards to the industrial lager factories.

Congratulations to Wisconsin's winners. Now go have their beers!

Bohemian-Style Pilsener (31 entries)

Gold
Peck's Pilsner, The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co., Madison, WI
Silver
Red Ass Pegasass Pilsener, Red Ass Brewing Co., Fort Collins, CO
Bronze
Golden Bear Lager, Golden Pacific Brewing Co., Berkeley, CA
 

Dortmunder/European-Style Export (13 entries)

Gold
Dominion Lager, Old Dominion Brewing Company, Ashburn, VA
Silver
Ybor Gold, Ybor City Brewing Company, Tampa, FL
Bronze
Berghoff Original Lager Beer, Joseph Huber Brewing Co., Monroe, WI
 

Vienna-Style Lager (23 entries)

Gold
Vienna Lager, Salt Lake Brewing Company, Salt Lake City, UT
Silver
Copper Tank Vienna Lager, Copper Tank Brewing Co.-Dallas, Dallas, TX
Bronze
Devil's Lake Red Lager, The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co., Madison, WI
 

European-Style Dark/Münchener Dunkel (14 entries)

Gold
Tabernash Munich Dark Lager, Tabernash Brewing Co., Denver, CO
Silver
Three Finger Jack Hefedunkel, Saxer Brewing Co., Lake Oswego, OR
Bronze
Garten Brau Dark, Capital Brewery Co., Inc., Middleton, WI
 

American-Style Dark Lager (4 entries)

Gold
Ziegenbock, Specialty Brewing Group of Anheuser Busch, Inc., St. Louis, MO
Silver
Rushmore Bock, USA Cafe/USA Brewing Co., Fort Worth, TX
Bronze
Point Classic Amber, Stevens Point Brewery, Stevens Point, WI
 

Fruit Beers (64 entries)

(Comment: Looks like Dan Carey is going to have to introduce a third fruit beer so he can sweep this category.)

Gold
Belgian Red, New Glarus Brewing Company, New Glarus, WI
Silver
Black Cherry Stout, Main Street Station's Triple 7 Brewpub, Las Vegas, NV
Bronze
Apple Ale, New Glarus Brewing Company, New Glarus, WI
 

Smoke-Flavored Beers (24 entries)

Gold
Smoke, Rogue Ales, Newport, OR
Silver
Alaskan Smoked Porter, Alaskan Brewing Co., Juneau, AK
Bronze
J.T.'s Smokin Ale, J.T. Whitney's Brewpub & Eatery, Madison, WI
 
The complete list of 1997 GABF awards
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Posted 5 October 1997
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