Three Michigan breweries won multiple awards at the 2021 New York International Beer Competition that took place in February. There were over of 800 beer submissions from 14 different countries that spanned more than 30 beer categories.
According to the New York International Beer Competition “Judging Process” page, trade-buyers are the judges for this competition. Their voting, discussion, and consensus are each important for which beers are awarded a medal. There are four medal awards:
- Double Gold – Phenomenal Product (must be a unanimous decision)
- Gold – Buyers “love” it
- Silver – Buyers “like” it
- Bronze – Buyers would repurchase it
Within the medal awards are categories for beer style and price point.
Check out the winning breweries and the award winning brews!
HomeGrown Brewing Company (Oxford)
- Gold – Belgian-Style Witbier, $10-Less – PollyAnn Witbier
- Silver – Golden or Blonde Ale, $10-Less – Oxford Ale
- Bronze – American-Style Amber/Red Ale, $10-Less – Whamber Ale
- Bronze – American-Style Stout, $10-Less – Steamboat Stout
- Michigan Belgian Style Brewery of the Year
New Holland Brewing (Holland)
- Gold – American-Style India Pale Ale, $10-Less – Tangerine Space Machine
- Gold – Old Ale or Strong Ale, $16+ – Dragon’s Milk Solera
- Gold – Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout, $11-15 – Dragon’s Milk
- Bronze – American-Style India Pale Ale, $10-Less – Hazy River
- Michigan Brewery of the Year
Third Monk Brewing Company (South Lyon)
- Silver – German-Style Brown Ale/Düsseldorf-Style Altbier, $10-Less – U47
- Bronze – Classic English-Style Pale Ale, $10-Less – Britney Pears
- Michigan IPA Brewery of the Year
Check out all of the results for the 10th Annual New York International Beer Competition here.