3 Georgia breweries pick up awards at beer competition

DENVER (WXIA) – What's described as the "most prestigious" beer competition – the 2014 edition of the World Beer Cup -- took place over the weekend in Denver and three Georgia home-grown favorites came away with some high accolades.

Savannah's Moon River Brewing earned a gold medal against 35 other entries in the Classic Irish-style Dry Stout category for its The Bomb Dry Stout.

Competing against 48 other entries, Atlanta's SweetWater Brewing's Happy Ending picked up a silver medal in the American-style Stout category. SweetWater also landed a bronze medal in the American-Belgo-Style Ale category for its Whiplash.

Another Atlanta brewery, Monday Night Brewing, picked up a bronze medal in the Scotch Ale category for its Drafty Kilt Scotch Ale. Forty-six other entries competed against Drafty Kilt in the category.

Breweries from all over the world competed in 94 individual beer categories.


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