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Breweries medal at World Expo of Beer
West Michigan breweries have brought home several accolades from a beer competition.
Bell’s Brewery, Perrin Brewing Company and a handful of other West Michigan breweries were recognized at the 2019 World Expo of Beer last month in Frankenmuth.
Gold, silver and bronze awards were given in 41 categories covering beer, cider and mead.
The competition judged over 800 entries from across the U.S., as well as Canada and Germany.
Lumber Baron’s Brewery in Bay City won Best of Show for its 1842 Pilsner.
West Michigan medalists
Grand Armory Brewing, Grand Haven
Beechtree – silver in the Standard American Beer category
Nutter Your Business – gold in the Spiced category
Odd Side Ales, Grand Haven
Beer Me – silver in the International Lager category
Touch of Red – silver in the American Wild category
Rockford Brewing Company
Forever Young – bronze in the Czech Lager category
Rogue River – gold in the British Brown category
Cernunnos – gold in the Scottish category
Carriage House – gold in the American Pale Ale category
Blackfin – bronze in the Specialty IPA category
Thornapple Brewery, Grand Rapids
Busch League – silver in the Pale Bitter European category
Pacific Sessions – bronze in the Pale Commonwealth category
Thunder Cloud Ride – sliver in the Strong American category
Perrin Brewing Company, Comstock Park
Amber – bronze in the British Bitter category
Roeselare – silver in the Strong American category
Bell’s Brewery, Comstock Township
Kalamazoo Stout – gold in the Dark British category
Third Coast Old Ale – gold in the Strong British category
Expedition Stout – gold in the American Porter and Stout category
Porter – silver in the American Porter and Stout category
Third Coast Old Ale – gold in the Strong American category
Pigeon Hill Brewing Company, Muskegon
Cinna Mom – bronze in the Spiced category
Oatmeal Crème Pie – gold in the Alternative Fermentables category
Cinna Mom – bronze in the Alternative Fermentables category
The Mitten Brewing Company, Grand Rapids
Peanuts & Crackerjack, silver in the Specialty category