American Stout Wins Prestigious Brewing Honor in American-Style Stout Category
Wild Wolf Brewing Company received a silver medal at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition. GABF is the largest commercial beer competition in the world and recognizes the most outstanding beers produced in the United States. The top three winners in the competition’s 98 beer-style categories were announced October 7 at the Great American Beer Festival awards ceremony held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.
This is the first GABF medal Wild Wolf Brewing Company has received. The American Stout was recognized in the American-Style Stout category, beating 58 other entries. The American Stout has been previously awarded the USBTC(United States Beer Tasting Championship) National Grand Champion Stout in 2015.
Owner Mary Wolf, “Our team has continuously worked hard to make great beer, especially with our stouts. I am so happy that our team is being recognized at this level. We’re excited to see what the future brings for us.”
The 2017 GABF competition winners were selected by an international panel of 276 expert judges from 7,923 entries, plus 118 Pro-Am entries, received from 2,217 U.S. breweries.
“Each year the Great American Beer Festival showcases the best that American brewers have to offer,” said Chris Swersey, competition manager, Great American Beer Festival. “With a record 8,000 + entries, this year’s competition was the most competitive to date. Congratulations to all the winners who truly demonstrated why the U.S. is the world’s best and most diverse brewing nation.”
Wild Wolf Brewing Company will be celebrating this medal as well as their 6th anniversary throughout the weekend of November 17-19. In addition, American Stout kick off parties will be taking place across Virginia throughout the month of November and will be announced on their events page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wildwolfbeer/events/