North Texas breweries made a fine showing at Texas Craft Brewers Guild’s inaugural Texas Craft Brewers Cup competition. There were 131 breweries around the state that entered the competition and 57 breweries won medals, including 12 from North Texas. White Rock Alehouse & Brewery, Lakewood Brewing Company and False Idol Brewing each took home three medals. Maple Branch Craft Brewery and ODD Muse Brewing Company took home two including one gold medal each.
Here are each of the 20 winning beers from North Texas breweries and their categories. Congratulations to all who placed.
White Rock Alehouse & Brewery – Figment of Your Imagination (Category 27 – Decadent Beer) and Flaaaaanders (Category 22 – Wood & Barrel-Aged Sour & Brett Beer)
Lakewood Brewing Company – Lakewood Live Vol. 3 (Category 25 – Experimental, Hybrid and Speciality Beer) and Tangerine Queen (Category 18 – Fruit & Field Beer). Hear more about Lakewood Live Vol. 3 on Modern Brews + Beats Podcast.
Denton County Brewing Co – Small Town Strong (Category 24 – Barrel & Wood Aged Beer)
Siren Rock Brewing Company – The Divine Monk (Category 16 – Belgian & Farmhouse Ales)
Peticolas Brewing Company – Velvet Hammer (Category 15 – Barleywine & Strong Ale)
False Idol Brewing – 2 Live & Die in LA (Category 10 – American IPA)
Vector Brewing – Moonsmoke (Category 25). Hear more about Moonsmoke on Modern Brews + Beats Podcast.
On Rotation – Jalapeno Saison (Category 23 – Smoke & Chili Beer)
Lakewood Brewing Company – French Quarter Temptress (Category 19 – Chocolate & Coffee Beer)
Texas Ale Project – 100 Million Angels Singing (Category 12 – Strong Hoppy Beer)
False Idol Brewing – Spirit of Energy (Category 11 – Hazy IPA) and Law Enforcement Cheetah (Category 9 – Session & Standard Hoppy Pale Ales and Lagers)
ODD Muse Brewing Company – 500 Pesos (Category 2 – American & International Lager) Hear more on Modern Brews + Beats Podcast.
Maple Branch Craft Brewery – Monkey Business (Category 26 – Wheat or Rye)
ODD Muse Brewing Co – Museverse (Category 19 – Chocolate & Coffee Beer)
Maple Branch Craft Brewery – Jack’s Wandering Soul (Category 18 – Fruit & Field Beer)
Celestial Beerworks – Technical Skillset (Category 12 – Strong Hoppy Beer)
White Rock Alehouse & Brewery – Urban Parakeet (Category 9 – Session & Standard Hoppy Pale Ales and Lagers)