North Texas breweries took home 18 awards in the 2023 Texas Craft Brewers Cup competition. The winners were revealed during the closing ceremony at the Texas Craft Brewers Guild’s Annual Meeting in Austin on February 11, 2023.
There were 851 beer entries judged for the 27 categories of the Texas Craft Brewer Cup. Out of the 81 medal-winning beers, 17 are from North Texas breweries. Additionally, Vector Brewing won a Brewery of the Year award in the under 600 barrels group.
Here are the breweries with their winning beer(s) italized and the category in parentheses. Congratulations to all!
Armor Brewing: Smoked Porter (Category 23: Smoke & Chili Beer)
Celestial Beerworks: Polymath (Category 2: American & International Lager/Light Lager)
Maple Branch Craft Brewery: Raspberry Fields (Category 18: Fruit & Field Beer)
Celestial Beerworks: Double Stars (Category 12: Strong Hoppy Beer)
Lakewood Brewing: Mechanical Grizzly (Category 19: Chocolate & Coffee)
ODD Muse Brewing Company: 500 Pesos (Category 2: American & International Lager/Light Lager)
Siren Rock Brewing Company: The Divine Monk (Category 16: Belgian & Farmhouse Ales)
Vector Brewing: Open Rhythms (Category 9: Session & Standard Hoppy Pale Ales and Lagers)
White Rock Alehouse & Brewery: Big Ticket Blonde (Category 3: Golden, Blonde, & Light Ales)
Deep Ellum Brewing Company: Neato Bandito (Category 3: Golden, Blonde, & Light Ales)
Edgewise Eight Brewing: First of His Name (Category 8: Stout & Porter)
Funky Picnic Brewery & Café: Banjo! Banjo! Banjoooooooo! (Category 23: Smoke & Chili Beer)
Lakewood Brewing: Lion Share X (Category 24: Barrel & Wood Aged Beer)
Maple Branch Craft Brewery: Battle on Britain (Category 15: Barleywine & Strong Ale)
Rollertown Beerworks: Juice Serum (Category 11: Hazy IPA)
Vector Brewing: Moonsmoke (Category 25: Experimental, Hybrid & Specialty Beer) and Pho Sho (Category 18: Fruit & Field Beer)