L.A. Brewers Win Big at San Diego International Beer Competition

31 medals were awarded to 17 breweries in the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild at this year’s San Diego International Beer Competition including the honors of 2019 Champion Brewery to Angel City Brewery. The results come after some great local wins at the Los Angeles International Beer Competition and are on par with the hardware the L.A. region has earned in previous years of the competition. A list of L.A. County wins are as follows:

2019 Champion Brewery: Angel City Brewery

Gold (9 medals)
Arts District Brewing – Hermano (American Wheat Ale)
Arts District Brewing – Umbra Tertia (Specialty Beer)
Angel City Brewery – Funky Seoul Medina (Brett and Other Sour Beer)
Smog City Brewing – Bourbon OE (Wood and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer)
Pocock Brewing – Pococktoberfest (Dark Lager)
Arrow Lodge Brewing – O.G. (American-style Juicy or Hazy IPA)
14 Cannons – Powder Chest (American-style Black India Ale)
Arrow Lodge Brewing – Mi Hoppy Vida (Imperial IPA)
Eagle Rock Brewery – Manifesto (Belgian-style Wit or White Ale)

Silver (9 medals)
HopSaint Brewing – Fistful of Peel (Fruit Wheat Beer and Vegetable Beer)
Angel City Brewery – Rye 9 Problems (Wood and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer)
Angel City Brewery – Little Tokyo Super Dry (Pilsner)
Angel City Brewery – Cream Ale (Golden or Blonde Beer)
Smog City Brewing – Wow Pop! (American Strong Pale Ale)
Smog City Brewing – Sabre-toothed Squirrel (American Amber or Red Ale)
Angel City Brewery – Berliner (German-style Weiss)
Alosta Brewing – Mrs. Adam’s Oatmeal Stout (Specialty Stout)
Trustworthy Brewing – Bear Temper (Barley Wine)

Bronze (13 medals)
Smog City Brewing – Coffee Porter (Coffee Beer)
Bravery Brewing – Bourbon Barrel-Aged The Shroud (Wood and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout)
HopSaint Brewing – Pure Intention (Australian/International-style Pale Ale)
Three Weavers Brewing – Day Job (American Pale Ale)
Beachwood Brewing Long Beach – Hoppa Emeritus (American-style Black India Ale)
Lucky Luke Brewing – Better Strangers (American-style Juicy or Hazy Imperial IPA)
Claremont Craft Ales – Happy Days (Imperial Red Ale)
Three Weavers Brewing – Deep Roots (Bitter)
Bravery Brewing – Buster’s Brown (American Brown Ale)
Bravery Brewing – Kobi (German-style Ale)
Ladyface Ale Companie – Blind Ambition (Belgian-style Dark Ale)
Imperial Western Brewing – Ahoy-Hoy (Belgian-style Strong Pale Ale)
Bravery Brewing – Korova (Specialty Stout)


For more information on this year’s winners and the SD International Beer Competition, click here.


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