Oregon Breweries Win 9 Medals (5 Golds, 4 Silvers) at European Beer Star

Oregon breweries won 9 medals at the 2017 European Beer Star competition at BrauBeviale in Nuremberg. Deschutes Brewery, Pelican Brewing Company and pFriem Family Brewers were the Oregon breweries honored with medals from the prestigious competition.

The European Beer Star Award is given to particularly authentic beers with lots of character, which impress the jury in terms of both flavor and quality, and which best meet the criteria for the type of beer. Winners were selected from over 2,150 entries (a 2.2% increase from 2016) from 46 countries by a panel of judges

Medal Style Beer Name Brewery
GOLD Traditional Belgian-Style Saison (Farmhouse Ales) Saison pFriem Family Brewers
GOLD Traditional Style Pale Ale Mirror Pond Pale Ale Deschutes Brewery
GOLD English-Style Golden Ale/Summer Ale Kiwanda Cream Ale Pelican Brewing Co.
GOLD Dry Stout Obsidian Stout Deschutes Brewery
GOLD Imperial India Pale Ale Beak Breaker Double India Pale Ale Pelican Brewing Co.
SILVER Traditional India Pale Ale Fresh Squeezed IPA Deschutes Brewery
SILVER Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy MacPelican’s Wee Heavy Pelican Brewing Company
SILVER Dry Stout Tsunami Stout Pelican Brewing Co.
SILVER Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Beer Captain of the Coast Pelican Brewing Co.