CA State Fair Competition: 23 San Diego Awards

West Coaster
June 12, 2018
By Ryan Lamb

The results from the California State Fair’s Commercial Beer Competition have been posted, and San Diegans brewed up 23 award winners. The State Fair takes place in Sacramento from July 13-29, with the Best of California Brewfest on Saturday, July 21.

1st Place

  • Burgeon – Dutchman’s Pipe (Coffee Beer)
  • Burning Beard – Klausbier (Session Beer)
  • Culver – Tiger Ride (Belgian Pale Strong Ale)
  • Eppig – Natural Bridge: Special Lager (International Pale Lager)
  • Karl Strauss – Windansea Wheat (Hefeweizen)
  • Owl Farm – Ginger Bloom (Herb & Spice Beer)
  • Pizza Port Ocean Beach – Athena’s Beer (American Stout)
  • Rip Current – Breakline Bock (Traditional German-Style Bock)
  • Rip Current – Delaminator Doppelbock (Doppelbock)

2nd Place

  • Arcana – Dark Voyage English Ale (Extra Special Bitter)
  • Burning Beard – D’Brücke (Berliner-Style Weisse)
  • Burning Beard – Roggen the Lightning (German-Style Rye Ale)
  • Eppig – Natural Bridge: Baltic Porter (Baltic-Style Porter)
  • Eppig – Kottbusser (American-Style Wheat Beer)
  • Rip Current – Black Lagoon (Wee Heavy/Scotch Ale)

3rd Place

  • Belching Beaver – Beavers Milk Stout (Milk Stout/Cream Stout)
  • Booze Brothers – Snow Blind (American-Style Wheat Beer)
  • Karl Strauss – Red Trolley Ale (Irish Red Ale)
  • Owl Farm – Gin Gose (Experimental Beer)
  • Pizza Port Bressi Ranch – Fanny Pack (Belgian-Style Witbier)
  • SouthNorte – Agavemente (Alternative Sugar Beer)
  • South Park – Baja 500 (Chili Beer)
  • South Park – Totally Bollocks (English-Style Brown Ale)