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Utah brewers bring home dozen of medals — including 15 gold — from Idaho competition

Sponsored by the Northern American Brewers Association, the contest attracts breweries from California, Oregon, Washington and other western states.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Chris Detrick, head brewer for Level Crossing Brewing Co. pours beer on tap.

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Utah brewers and cider makers brought home more than three dozen medals — including 15 gold — from the North American Brewers Association competition, held recently in Idaho Falls.

Leading the Utah medal count was Templin Family Brewing, in Salt Lake City, with eight awards including two gold for its Atlas Zwickel Bier and its Lingonberry Sour beers.

Level Crossing Brewing Co., in South Salt Lake, captured six medals with a first-place finishes for both The Black Album and the Coffee Uncommon.

In all, 15 Utah breweries and one cider maker had a top-three in at least one of the 89 different categories and divisions which range from pilsners and pale ales to stouts and ciders.

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The competition was held in conjunction with Mountain Brewers Beer Fest at Sandy Downs Race Track in Idaho Falls. Competitors came from around the country — but mostly from the Western states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Here’s a full list of all the award-winning Utah brewers along with the beer and categories in which they won.

Bohemian Brewery, Midvale

Gold • Helles Bock (Helles Bock/Maibock/Traditional Bock)

Silver • Export Lager (Dortmunder Export)

Grid City Beer Works, Salt Lake City

Gold • Brown Ale (English-Style Brown Ale)

Silver • Extra Pale Ale (American-Style Strong Pale Ale)

Bronze • Rose Seltzer (Hard Seltzers)

Hopkins Brewing Co., Salt Lake City

Silver • Silent H Dub Nectar (American-Style Standard or Premium Lager)

Kiitos Brewing, Salt Lake City

Silver • Coffee Cream Ale (Coffee Beers)

Silver • Amber Ale (Scottish-Style Export)

Level Crossing Brewing Co., South Salt Lake

Gold • The Black Album(Cascadian Style Dark Ale/American Black Ale)

Gold • Coffee Uncommon (Coffee Beers)

Bronze • Vienna Lager (Vienna-Style Lager)

Bronze • Eternal Pursuit (Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale)

Bronze • XII XI XIII (American-Style Barley Wine)

Bronze • Look Up! (American-Style Amber Ale)

Moab Brewery

Gold • Rocket Bike Lager (American-Style Strong Ale, California Common)

Mountain West Hard Cider, Salt Lake City

Bronze • Sweet Alice (Specialty/Flavored Cider)

Bronze • GULB (Farmhouse Style Cider and Apple Wine)

Proper Brewing, Salt Lake City

Silver • Whispers of the Primordial Sea (Fruit Beers)

Red Rock Brewing, Salt Lake City

Gold • Marvella (Tripel)

Gold • 20th Anniversary (Double Imperial Red Ale)

Silver • White Rainbow (Belgian-Style India Pale Ale)

Roosters Brewing, Ogden

Bronze • Bees Knees Honey Wheat (Honey Beer)

Salt Flats Brewery, Salt Lake City

Gold • Deuce Coupe (American-Style Amber Lager)

Silver • Lowrider (Sweet Stout)

Shades Brewing, South Salt Lake

Gold • Peach Cobbler (Specialty and Experimental Beers)

Gold • Tropical Storm (Fruit Beers)

Gold • Livli Raspberry (Hard Seltzers)

Talisman Brewing, Ogden

Bronze • Uplifted (Scottish-Style Export)

Templin Family Brewing, Salt Lake City

Gold • TF Lingonberry Sour (American Sour Ale)

Gold • Atlas Zwickel Bier (Collaboration Beers)

Silver • TF Terpene Northern Lights (Specialty and Experimental Beers)

Bronze • TF Mexican Lager Bier (Latin American or Tropical-Style Lager or Ale)

Bronze • TF Beechwood Rauch Bier (German-Style Rauchbier, Smoke-Flavored Beer)

Bronze • TF Northern (Double Imperial Red Ale)

Bronze • TF Munchen Helles (Helles Lager)

Bronze • TF Albion Trippel (Tripel)

Utah Brewers Cooperative, Salt Lake City

Silver • Squatters Hells Keep (Belgian-Style Pale/Golden Strong Ale)

Uinta Brewing, Salt Lake City

Gold • 801 Pilsner (German-Style Pilsner)

Gold • Golden Spike Hefeweizen (American-Style Hefeweizen)

Gold • Pumpkin (Pumpkin or Pumpkin Spiced Beers)

Bronze • Baba Black Lager (Schwarzbier/Black Beer)

Bronze • Was Angeles (American-Style Standard or Premium Lager)



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