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Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and New England GABF Regional Breakdown

Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and New England GABF Regional Breakdown

Today we continue our regional coverage by breaking down the Mid-Atlantic and New England Regions.  All of these are smaller regions which is why we decided to group them all together, however what they do have to offer packs a punch.  With the likes of Ommegang, DogFish Head, Surly, Boston Beer and Allagash, these are can’t miss regions!

Mid-Atlantic (CT, DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV)

Brewery Ommegang- Cooperstown, NY

Ommegang Witte

  1. Ommegang Hennepin
  2. Ommegang Belgian Independence Day Trippel
  3. Ommegang Rare Vos
  4. Ommegang Biere D’Hougoumont
  5. Ommegang Scythe and Sickle
  6. Ommegang Abbey Ale
  7. Ommegang Three Philosophers
  8. Ommegang XV Anniversary Tripel

D.C. Brau Brewing- Washington D.C.

  1. The Public American Pale Ale
  2. The Citizen Belgium-Style Ale
  3. The Corruption IPA
  4. Penn Quarter Porter
  5. Oak-Aged Penn Quarter Porter
  6. On the Wing of Armegeddon Imperial IPA
  7. Your Favorite Foreign Movie Patersbier.

The Dogfish Head Craft Brewery- Milton, DE

  1. Choc Lobster
  2. Chateau Jiahu
  3. Midas Touch
  4. Noble Rot
  5. Sah’ Tea
  6. Palo Sanot Marron
  7. World Wide Stout
  8. Indian Brown Ale
  9. Hot Thoup
  10. Positive Contact

Saranac Brewery- Utica, NY

  1. Saranac Pumpkin Ale
  2. Saranac Wet Hop IPA
  3. Lake Placid IPA
  4. Flying Bison Aviator Red
  5. Saranac White IPA

Troegs Brewing Company- Hershey, PA

  1. The Mad Elf
  2. Perpetual IPA
  3. Hopback Amber Ale
  4. DreamWeaver Wheat
  5. Troegenator Doublebock

Victory Brewing Company- Downingtown, PA

  1. Prima Pils
  2. Festbier
  3. Summer Love Ale
  4. Headwaters Pale Ale
  5. Ranch DIPA
  6. Helios
  7. Golden Monkey
  8. Storm King Stout

Weyerbacher Brewing Company- Easton, PA

  1.  Double Simcoe
  2. Sour Black
  3. Imperial Pumpkin Ale
  4. Merry Monks Ale
  5. Blithering Idiot

Midwest (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD, OK)

Boulevard Brewing Company- Kansas City, MO

  1. Unfiltered Wheat Beer
  2. Saison-Brett
  3. Reverb Imperial Pilsner
  4. Tank 7
  5. Collaboration No. 3 Stingo
  6. Double-Wide I.P.A.
COOP Ale Works- Oklahoma City, OK
  1. Wild Wheat Wine
  2. F5 IPA
  3. Native Amber
  4. Gran Sport Porter
  5. DNR

Free State Brewing Company- Lawrence, KS

  1.  Copperhead Pale Ale the first of their flagships, Copperhead is an American pale featuring Columbus, Cascade, Chinook, and Centennial hops, balanced with a generous portion of English malt.
  2. Ad Astra the second of their flagships is the first legal beer brewed in Kansas since Prohibition, a roasty, chocolaty Amber hopped with Fuggles.
  3. Octoberfest is the #2 rated Octoberfest in the world on Ratebeer and was named the best Octoberfest in America by Draft Magazine.
  4. Ironman Imperial Stout is an Imperial Stout that blends American and British Stout traditions. Roasty, complex, hoppy, and delicious.
  5. C4 Imperial Black IPA features Columbus, Centennial, & Citra hops and Carafa Malt (hence the C4) in a bold Black IPA exploding with hop flavor and aroma.

Summit Brewing Company- Saint Paul, MN

  1. Summit Pilsener
  2. Summit Oktoberfest
  3. Summit Extra Pale Ale
  4. Summit SAGA
  5. Summit Unchained 10 Belgian Style Abbey Ale

Surly Brewing Company- Brooklyn Center, MN

  1. Coffee Bender
  2. Pentagram
  3. Smoke
  4. Hell

New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)

Allagash Brewing Company- Portland, ME

With a past silver medal, Portland’s Allagash Brewing Company is trucking down from Maine with five beers for this year’s Great American Brewing Fest.

Allagash is pouring…

  1. Allagash White | Belgian Wheat Beer | 5% ABV
  2. Allagash Fluxus | Rye Beer | ABV varies
  3. Allagash Curieux | Bourbon Barrel-Aged Strong Ale | 11% ABV
  4. Resurgam | Silver medal at the 2010 GABF and Latin for “I shall rise again” | 6.6% ABV
  5. Vrienden | Made in collaboration with New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, CO | 9.2% ABV

Boston Beer Company- Boston, MA

  1. Samuel Adams Boston Lager
  2. Samuel Adams Octoberfest
  3. Samuel Adams Norse Legend
  4. Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
  5. Samuel Adams Double Bock
  6. Samuel Adams Cream Stout
  7. Samuel Adams Fat Jack
  8. Samuel Adams Utopias 2012
  9. Samuel Adams New World Tripel

Red Hook Brewery- Portsmouth, NH

  1. Wit
  2. Longhammer IPA
  3. Ben Harris Beer
  4. ESB
  5. Pumpkin Porter

Shipyard Brewing Company- Portland, ME

  1. Shipyard Export Ale
  2. Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA
  3. Old Thumper
  4. Shipyard Pumpkinhead
  5. Smashed Pumpkin
  6. Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat

Smuttynose Brewing Company – Portsmouth, NH

Gunning for Medium-Sized brewery of the year, Smuttynose comes to the table with 8 beers and three previous gold medals. They’re also featuring Old Brown Dog and Smuttynose IPA at the Farm-to-Table Pavilion.

Previous Golds by Beer and Category

2001 for Robust Porter in Robust Porter

2005 for Wheat Wine Ale in Other Strong Ale

2011 for Wheat Wine Ale in Other Strong Beer

The brewers also won a silver in 1989 for Old Brown Dog while brewing at Northampton Brewery

They’ll Be Pouring…

  1. Smuttynose Baltic Porter | Category 43 Baltic-style Porter | 9.36% ABV
  2. Smuttynose Robust Porter | Category 75 Robust Porter | 6.18% ABV
  3. Vunderbar Pilsner | Category 26 A German Pilsner | 5.1% ABV
  4. Smuttynose Wheat Wine Ale | Category 13C Wheat Wine Ale | 11.87% ABV
  5. Smuttynose Winter Ale Category 72 – A Belgian-Style Dubbel Ale | 5.83% ABV
  6. Also in the Running…
  7. Smuttynose Imperial Stout | 81B American-Style Imperial Stout | 9.98% ABV
  8. Smuttynose Really Old Brown Dog | Category 83A Old Ale | 10.08% ABV
  9. Homunculus | Category 18 Belgo-American Ale | 9.82% ABV

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