A local Austin brewery was accolated in the Great American Beer Festival in Denver held last October 6 to 8. The South Austin brewery Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co won the gold medal for the German Style Pilsner Category and bronze for the Munich-Style Helles category thanks to their Industry pilsner and Hell Yes helles respectively. The brewery also won the Large Brewpub and Large Brewpub Brewer of the Year award. Several other Texas-based brewers were also honored in the event for various categories. At least 1,752 breweries took part in this year’s competition according to the organizers, which makes it the most prestigious beer awards in the country.
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