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Try These Beers Now: Colorado Breweries Win Awards at U.S. Open Beer Championship

The Post, Crow Hop, and City Star performed the best

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

Denver Beer Co

1695 Platte Street, , CO 80202 (303) 433-2739 Visit Website

Liquid Mechanics

, Lafayette, CO 80026

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