The U.S. Open Beer Championship has wrapped up for this year and they've announced their 2020 winners. There is good news for Michigan beers and breweries too. The state of Michigan brought 15 winners in 3 categories including Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.

Breweries from Luxembourg to Louisiana sent in over 6,000 beers representing over 140 different styles to compete for the Gold.

According to the U.S. Open Beer web site, this competition is the only one to include beers from professional breweries and beers from gold medal winners from the National AHA Homebrew Competition.

Here's how our Michigan breweries did and the beer they entered.

Gold Medal Winners from Michigan: 

Dragon’s Milk White – New Holland Brewing (Holland)

Küsterer Pils – Cedar Springs Brewing

KU47 – Third Monk Brewing (South Lyon)

Classic Irish Dry Stout – Cedar Springs Brewing
Lyon Pride – Third Monk Brewing (South Lyon)

Silver Medal Winners from Michigan:

Grand Cru – American Harvest Brewpub (Livonia)
Mallet – Workshop Brewing (Traverse City)
Jinkies – Fetch Brewing (Whitehall)
Hazy River – New Holland Brewing (Holland)
Bronze Medal from Michigan:

Dragon’s Milk Solera – New Holland Brewing (Holland)

Sturgill -Haymarket Brewing (Bridgman)

Maple Grenade – Silver Harbor Brewing ( St. Joseph)

Bollocks – Haymarket Brewing (Bridgman)

Cinful Imperial Porter – American Harvest Brewpub (Livonia)

Gose Like Swayze – Territorial Brewing (Springfield)

For the record, here's how the top 10 breweries category across the country panned out:

Top 10 Breweries
1. Deschutes Brewery – Oregon
2. Monday Night Garage – Georgia
3. Narrow Path Brewing – Ohio
4. Barnaby Brewing – Alaska
5. Reuben’s Brew Taproom – Washington
6. Amsterdam Brewing – Ontario
7. Big Sexy Brewing – California
8. Main & Six Brew Company – Florida
9. Spearfish Brewing – South Dakota
10. Wellington Brewery – Ontario

One of my favorite categories was the favorite Beer names. Check out the top 10 here:

Top 10 Favorite Beer Names
1. Menace to Sobriety Stout – Hank Hudson Brewing – New York
2. Purple Floors and Dinosaurs IPA – Double Branch Brewing – Florida
3. Breaking Bud IPA – Knee Deep Brewing – California
4. Flavus Maximus Ale – Soul Fire Brewing – Texas
5. Straight Kick to the Scotch Ale – Urban Brew Labs – Illinois
6. Double Rogg Dare You – Gezellig Brewing – Iowa
7. Fog Eat Fog World Hazy DIPA – Slice Beer Company – California
8. I Don’t Give A Schnitzel Oktoberfest – de Bine Brewing Co. – Florida
9. Arrowmatic DIPA – Arrow Lodge Brewing – California
10. Tipsy Goat Bock – Oak Highlands Brewery – Texas
10. You’re Killin’ Me S’mores – Brewfinity Brewing – Wisconsin

107.7 WRKR-FM logo
Enter your number to get our free mobile app

UP NEXT: 7 Foods Michiganders Eat When It's Cold Outside


More From 107.7 WRKR-FM