Of course some of the best beers in America comes right from the Empire State. So it shouldn't surprise you that 5 New York beers that won medals at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, CO.

Prison City Brewing in Auburn,  won a silver medal with their Bleek Worden Ale

Newburgh Brewing Company won a silver medal with their Cream Ale

Crossroads Brewing Company in Athens, won a silver medal with their Black Rock Stout

Grimm Artisanal Ales in Brooklyn, won a gold medal for their Double Negative Stout

Great South Bay Brewery in Bay Short, won a gold medal for their Hog Cabin beer

Here is a breakdown of the medal criteria

GoldA world-class beer that accurately exemplifies the specified style, displaying the proper balance of taste, aroma and appearance.
SilverAn excellent beer that may vary slightly from style parameters while maintaining close adherence to the style and displaying excellent taste, aroma and appearance.
BronzeA fine example of the style that may vary slightly from style parameters and/or have minor deviations in taste, aroma or appearance.

If you have plans of attending Syracuse Beer Fest next month, you can almost guarantee that you will get the opportunity to sample these brews.

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