(Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune) Epic’s Hop Syndrome Lager, Red Rock’s Le Quatre Saison, Wasatch’s Summerbrau Lager, Uinta’s Sum’r Organic Ale, Shades of Pale’s Jack Wagon Wheat and Squatters’ Bumper Crop beers photographed in front of hops being grown at Red Butte Garden on Thursday, June 7, 2012.
Utah brewers bring home 5 medals from Denver Beer Fest
Beer » Hoppers Grill brings home state’s only gold
By Kathy Stephenson
| The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published 3 hours ago • Updated 1 hour ago
Utah beer brewers earned five medals — one gold, two silver and two bronze — during the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) held in Denver this past weekend.
Hoppers Grill and Brewing Co. in Midvale and its Helles Festbier beer earned the state’s only gold in the Munich-Style Helles category.
According to GABF officials, there were more than 4,800 entries from 745 brewers in this year’s competition. Medals were awarded in 84 different beer categories, covering 138 different beer styles.
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