Meet Your Maker recognized at world’s largest professional beer competition
Twin Oast was awarded a silver medal at the 2021 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition, presented by the Brewers Association®. The best beers in 97 beer categories covering 175 different beer styles (including all subcategories) were awarded gold, silver, and bronze medals at a ceremony at the Bellco Theatre in Denver on Friday evening during the Craft Brewers Conference® and livestreamed on The Brewing Network.
Twin Oast was recognized in the Wood - and - Barrel Aged Strong Stout beer-style category for its Meet Your Maker. This Maker’s Mark Barrel-aged Imperial Stout beams an untamed resilience. Notes of Tobacco, bitter chocolate, and dark maraschino cherries greet the nose and speak to it’s decadent flavors. It’s garnet legs showcase the richness that awaits to meet its consumer. Hops: Ekuanot, Fuggle - IBU: 100 | ABV 12.6%.
Judging took place in 34 sessions over 17 days with strict health and safety measures in place. 170 judges evaluated 9,680 entries from 2,192 breweries from all 50 states plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.
“Despite being forced to cancel the festival portion of GABF, our brewing community rallied together to make this year’s GABF competition one for the books — our largest competition judged to date,” said Chris Swersey, competition director, Great American Beer Festival. “Judges continue to be impressed with the quality and innovation of all entries they evaluated. The Brewers Association is proud to honor this year’s deserving winners.”
For more information on the GABF competition, including a complete 2021 winners list and photos, visit GreatAmericanBeerFestival.com.