22 April 2008

Not So Random Beer Roundup: World Beer Cup Winner Beers Avaialable in Indiana

Indiana's brewers do good work - Shoreline, Upland, and Three Floyds were all winners at this year's World Beer Cup, held in San Diego. Of course you know that beers from those breweries are readily available from your local craft beer store - but what other medal winners are available in Indiana? We contacted (or were contacted by) our beer distributor friends and found out.

World Beer Cup Winners available from Cavalier Distributing:

Coffee Flavored Beer: Silver - Meantime Coffee Porter, Meantime Brewing Co. Limited
Bronze - Hitachino Nest Beer Espresso Stout, Kiuchi Brewing

Other Strong Ale or Lager: Gold - Dark Horizon, Nøgne Ø

German-Style Schwarzbier: Bronze - Eisenbahn Dunkel, Cervejaria Sudbrack Ltda.

Traditional German-Style Bock: Silver - Lakefront Bock, Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

Baltic-Style Porter: Bronze - Baltika N6 Porter, Baltika Breweries

Belgian-Style Sour Ale: Gold - Geuze Boon, Boon Brouwerij N.V.

Extra Special Bitter or Strong Bitter: Bronze - Stone Pale Ale, Stone Brewing Co.

Robust Porter: Silver - Porter, Nøgne Ø

Sweet Stout: Gold - Left Hand Brewing Company Milk Stout, Left Hand Brewing Co.

German-Style Pale Wheat Ale: Bronze - Weihenstephan Kristall-Weissbier, Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

German-Style Dark Wheat Ale: Gold - Schneider Weisse Original, Schneider Weisse

South German-Style Weizenbock/Weissbock: Bronze - Aventinus Schneider Weisse

International Pale Ale: Gold - Winter Storm, Clipper City Brewing Co.
Bronze - Punk IPA, BrewDog

World Beer Cup Winners available from World Class Beverages:

American-Style Amber Lager: Bronze - Brooklyn Lager, Brooklyn Brewery
Silver - Old Scratch Amber Lager, Flying Dog Brewery

American-Style Hefeweizen: Silver - UFO Hefeweizen, Harpoon Brewery

American-Style Imperial Stout: Gold - Gonzo Imperial Porter, Flying Dog Brewery

American-Style Wheat Beer: Gold - Crystal Wheat Ale, Pyramid Breweries Inc.

Belgian- and French-Style Ale: Gold - Brugse Zot Blond, Brouwerij De Halve Maan

Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale: Silver - Malheur 12°, Brewery Malheur

Belgian-Style Dubbel: Gold - Allagash Dubbel, Allagash Brewing Co.

Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale: Gold - La Fin du Monde, La Brasserie Unibroue

Belgian-Style Tripel : Gold - Affligem Tripel, Affligem Brewery
Silver - Allagash Tripel, Allagash Brewing Co.
Bronze - Westmalle Trappist Tripel, Westmalle Trappist Brewery

Belgian-Style White (or Wit)/Belgian-Style Wheat: Silver - Ommegang Witte, Brewery Ommegang

British-Style Imperial Stout: Gold - Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout, Brooklyn Brewery

Brown Porter : Gold - Porter, Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Classic English-Style Pale Ale: Gold - MacTarnahan's Amber Ale, Pyramid Breweries Inc.

Imperial or Double India Pale Ale: Bronze - Dread Naught, Three Floyds Brewing Co.

Imperial or Double Red Ale: Gold - Behemoth, Three Floyds Brewing Co.

Old Ale: Silver - Upland Winter Warmer, Upland Brewing Co.

Other Belgian-Style Ale: Silver - Malheur Brut Reserve, Brewery Malheur

Specialty Beer: Gold -Morimoto Soba Ale, Rogue Ales*
Bronze - Morimota Black Obi Soba Ale, Rogue Ales*

Specialty Honey Lager or Ale: Bronze - Midas Touch, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer: Bronze - Allagash Curieux, Allagash Brewing Co.

*I'm a fan of these beers - Though I prefer the Black Obi variety. Hopefully we'll get around to reviewing them soon.


  1. That is all fine and good but the big story is of a Indiana girl winning the big prize.


    She is originally from Marion. I did a show with her out in Oregon. Show 133.


  2. The link is


  3. Well she's all Oregonian now....Thanks for raising her right Indiana.

  4. Great article HBG! Thanks for the tremendous info. I'm linking to this article.

  5. You guys did a lot better than Illinois, thats for sure.