Rogue Wins Three GABF Medals, Two in Same Category
Rogue Ales’ Dry-hopped Saint Rogue Red claimed the title of America’s best red ale, leading a three-medal finish for Rogue at the 27th Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colo.
Dry-hopped Saint Rogue Red, first brewed in 1989 for famous Seattle ale-house Latona Pub, won the gold medal in the American-style Amber/Red Ale category, topping a field of 65 entries. Rogue’s American Amber won the bronze medal in the same category.
Hazelnut Brown Nectar won the silver medal in the Specialty Beer Category.
The Great American Beer Festival is the largest and most prestigious competition for American craft beers. According to the Brewers Association, craft brewers are defined as small, independent and traditional. This year’s competition featured 2,902 beers from 472 breweries. A panel of 127 judges worked three days to award 222 medals in 75 categories.
Dry-hopped Saint Rogue Red is made with 10 ingredients: Great Western Harrington, Klages, Munich & Hugh Baird Carastan 30-37 and 13-17, Crystal 70-80 malts; Chinook and Centennial hops; Rogue’s Pacman yeast and free-range coastal water. It is available in six-packs, 22-ounce bottles and on draft.
Hazelnut Brown Nectar is one of the most honored brown ales in America. It has won more than 40 national and international awards for taste and quality and is brewed with 13 ingredients: Harrington, Klages, Munich, Hugh Baird Brown, Carastan 13-17, Crystal 70-80, Crystal 135-165 and Beeston Chocolate malts; Perle and Sterling hops; Hazelnuts, Rogue’s Pacman yeast and free-range coastal water. It is available in 22-ounce bottles and on draft.
American Amber has won more than 35 national and international awards for taste and quality. It is brewed from eight ingredients: Northwest Harrington and Klages, 95-115 and 135-165 Crystal malts; Kent Golding and Cascade hops; Rogue’s Pacman Yeast and free-range coastal water. American Amber is available in six-packs, 22-ounce bottles, 64-ounce growlers and on draft.
Celebrating its second century, Rogue Ales is an Artisan Varietal Brewery founded in Oregon in 1988, as one of America’s first 50 microbreweries. Rogue has 550+ awards for taste and quality and is available nationally and in 20 countries.