U.S. beers shine in Sweden

October 18th, 2006 | Posted by Real Beer

American brewers showed their skill for brewing big and bold beers in the Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival (that’s Stockholm, Sweden), sweeping the cateogires for strong beers above 6% alcohol.

The U.S. medalists:

Category: Dark Lager max 5.9% ABV
Silver-Boston Beer Company, Black Lager

Category: Porter/Stout max 5.9% ABV
Bronze-Sierra Nevada, Porter

Category: Strong Beer 6.0% to 7.9% ABV
Gold –Stone Brewing Company, Stone IPA
Silver- Oskar Blue Brewery, Dale’s Pale Ale
Bronze-Great Divide, Titan IPA

Category: Strong Beer 8.0% ABV and above
Gold-North Coast Brewing Co, Old Rasputin Imperial Stout
Silver-Flying Dog Ales, Gonzo Imperial Porter
Bronze-Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, 90 Minute IPA

Category: Other Beer Category
Bronze-Rogue Ales, Chipotle Ale

The beers were entered in the festival’s judging thanks to the Export Development Program of the Brewers Association.

Thanks to Oskcar Blues for providing the results.

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