Tennessee breweries take home 8 medals at GABF in Denver

Great American Beer Festival medal
Photo © Brewers Association

Tennessee craft breweries were awarded eight medals, including four gold, at the 2023 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) today in Denver.

The competition, sponsored by the Brewers Association, is the nation’s largest professional beer competition. This year, there were 303 medals awarded to 263 breweries, spanning 99 beer categories.

While no Memphis-based breweries won today, breweries in Nashville, Hendersonville, Knoxville and Chattanooga took home awards.

Both Soul & Spirits Brewery and Wiseacre Brewing Co. from Memphis served beers at the festival this weekend.

Tennessee GABF winners

MedalBeer nameBreweryCityCategory
GoldSunsphereBalter BeerworksKnoxvilleAmerican Wheat Beer
GoldNashville LightNashville Brewing Co.NashvilleLight Lager
GoldPumpkin AleBlackstone Brewing Co.NashvillePumpkin Beer
GoldWet Hop Strata (2023)Barrique Brewing & BlendingNashvilleWood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
SilverVecinoBalter BeerworksKnoxvilleAmerican Amber Lager
BronzeBasecamp BlondeHutton & Smith Brewing Co. – Production FacilityChattanoogaGolden or Blonde Ale
BronzeEngine 402Orange Hat Brewing Co.KnoxvilleIrish-Style Red Ale
Bronze Contemplation TimeHalf Batch BrewingHendersonvilleStrong Red Ale

 View the full list of winners here: https://www.greatamericanbeerfestival.com/the-competition/2023-winners/.

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