Tuesday, August 26, 2008

The Ale Contest is Over

The winner is: Bell's Amber Ale from Comstock, Michigan. (Cheers, huzzahs, confetti, fireworks, medals, tearful speeches about sacrifice and persistence and loyalty, endorsement deals...)

2nd place: Fat Tire from Fort Collins, Colorado

Honorable mention:
Summit Extra Pale Ale, St. Paul
Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale and Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Chico, CA
Boulevard Ale, Kansas City
Schell's Pale Ale, New Ulm, MN
Goose Island Hex Nut Brown Ale, Chicago
James Page Burly Brown Ale, Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Full Sail Ale, Hood River, Oregon
Bell's Oberon Ale, Comstock, Michigan
Avalanche Ale, Breckenridge Brewing Co., Colorado

Note: These results have not been certified. They could change tomorrow.

1 comment:

Rob Hardy said...

I just discovered, at the Muni, a delightful beer calling itself "Bar Harbor Real Ale," from Maine. Not "real ale" in the British sense, but, in my opinion, exceptionally good.

Here's the brewery's website.