Eight Colorado breweries took home awards at the annual U.S. Open Beer Championship, held this month in Oxford, Ohio.
Nearly 5,000 beers across 90 style categories were judged in a blind tasting for the event.
Lafayette's The Post Brewing Company, Loveland's Crow Hop Brewing, and Berthoud's City Star Brewing performed the best of Colorado breweries, taking home two awards each.
Here are the winning breweries and your next beers to try by category.
IPA: Silver – All American IPA by City Star Brewing
Chili Beer: Silver – Chilli the Kid by City Star Brewing
Brown Ale: Bronze – Big Water Nut by Crow Hop Brewing
Irish Red Ale: Bronze – Rado's Red Ale by Crow Hop Brewing
American Lager/Pilsner: Gold – Howdy Beer by The Post Brewing Company
American Premium Lager: Bronze – Top Rope Lager by The Post Brewing
Imperial Porter: Gold – Imperial Porter by Liquid Mechanics; Bronze – Bad Motor Finger Coffee Stout by Denver Beer Co.
Scottish Ale: Bronze – Old Chub by Oskar Blues Brewery
American Pale Ale: Gold – Stick’s Pale Ale by Bootstrap Brewing
Near Gluten Free: Silver – Glutiny Pale Ale by New Belgium Brewing