The 2017 Great American Beer Festival is over, and the winners of the annual competition that is part of the event have been announced.

This year, there was a 15 percent increase in both the number of entries and a 24 percent increase in the number of breweries participating compared to last year. Winners were chosen out of 7,923 competition entries from a total of 2,217 breweries.

The competition itself was held over six different sessions over three days and was judged by 276 judges hailing from 13 countries.

Here are the 2017 Brewery and Brewer of the Year Awards:

  • Large brewpub brewer of the year — The Austin Beer Garden Brewing (Austin, Texas)
  • Very small brewer of the year — On Tour Brewing (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Brewery group of the year — Melvin Brewing (Alpine, Wyo.)
  • Small brewer of the year — Sunriver Brewing (Sunriver, Ore.)
  • Mid-size brewer of the year — St. Arnold’s Brewing (Houston, Texas)
  • Mid-size brewpub of the year — Moon River Brewing (Savannah, Ga.)
  • Small brewpub of the year — Rockford Brewing (Rockford, Mich.)

Here are the gold metal winners for the 2017 Great American Beer Festival Competition:

  • American-style wheat — Sweet as Pacific Ale (GoodLife Brewing — Bend, Ore.)
  • American-style wheat with yeast — Fuzztail (Sunriver Brewing — Sunriver, Ore.)
  • American-style fruit beer — Razz against the Machine (Little Machine Brewing — Denverm Colo.)
  • Fruit wheat beer  — Sierra Blanca Cherry Wheat (Sierra Blanca — Moriarty, N.M.)
  • Belgian-style fruit beer – Blood orange Witt (Refuge Brewing — Temecula, Calif.)
  • Pumpkin/squash beer — Pumpkinator (St. Arnold Brewing — Houston)
  • Field beer – C Porter (LauderAle — Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
  • Chili beer — Ghost pepper imperial stout  (ZwanzigZ Brewing — Columbus, Ind.)
  • Herb/spice beer — Lemon balm & beets wheat (New Sarum Brewing — Salisbury, N.C.)
  • Chocolate beer — Imperial smoked porter with cacao nibs (Joseph James Brewing — Henderson, Nev.)
  • Coffee beer — Heritage Coffee Brown Ale  (Alaskan Brewing — Juneau, Alaska)
  • Coffee stout/porter — Speargun Coffee Milk Stout (Snake River Brewing — Jackson, Wyo.)
  • Specialty beer — Barrel-aged sweet potato soufflé rye (Odd Side Ales  — Grand Haven, Mich.)
  • Rye beer — Unite The Clans (Third Spice Brewing — Milwaukee, Wis.)
  • Honey ale — Orange Blossom Common (Karl Strauss Brewing — Carlsbad, Calif.)
  • Session beer — Guillaume (Pizza Port Ocean Beach — San Diego, Calif.)
  • Session IPA — Rome City IPA (Brew Hub — Lakeland, Fla.)
  • Other strong beer — Imperial Cream Ale (Nexus Brewery — Albuquerque, N.M.)
  • Experimental beer — Source Series Opuntia (Carolina Bauernhaus — Anderson, S.C.)
  • Fresh or wet hop ale — Wet Hop Melvin (Melvin Brewing — Alpine, Wyo.)
  • Historical beer — Waverly Tulip (Square Pegs Brewing —  Alamosa, Colo.)
  • Gluten free beer — Dark ale (Ground Breaker Brewing — Portland, Ore.)
  • American Belgo-style ale — Saison du Bois (Lynwood Brewing — Raleigh, N.C.)
  • American-style sour ale — Dam Wild: Hops and Lemon Verbena (Flat Tail Brewing — Corvallis, Ore.)
  • Brett beer — Fancy Pants (Jessup Farm Barrel House — Fort Collins, Colo.)
  • Mixed culture Brett beer — Funk Yo Couch (Wiley Roots Brewing — Greeley, Colo.)
  • Wood & Barrel-aged beer — Porter aged on Palo Santo wood (Spellbound Brewing — Mount Holly, N.J.)
  • Wood/barrel-aged strong beer — Hurly Burly Port barrel-aged barleywine (Out Of Bounds Brewing — Rocklin, Calif.)
  • Wood/barrel-aged strong stout — Medianoche (Weldwerks Brewing — Greeley, Colo.)
  • Wood/barrel-aged sour beer — Plum creek sour (Rockyard American Grill — Castle Rock, Colo.)
  • Fruited wood/barrel aged sour beer — Zoned Ag Apricot (Corralitos Brewing — Watsonville, Calif.)
  • Aged beer — La Muerta (Freetail Brewing — San Antonio, Texas)
  • Kellerbier or Zwickelbier — Zwickelbier (Red Rock Brewing — Salt Lake City, Utah)
  • Smoked beer — So Long and Thanks for all the (Smoked) Fish (Sandlot Brewery — Denver, Colo.)
  • American-style pilsener or international-style pilsener —Rocket 100 (The Austin Beer Garden Brewing — Austin, Texas)
  • Light lager — Super Awesome Lager (Austin Beerworks — Austin, Texas)
  • American-style lager or malt liquor — Mexican Lager (Lone Tree Brewing — Lonetree, Colo.)
  • American-style cream ale — Buckle Bunny (Eureka Heights Brewing — Houston)
  • American-style amber lager — Auburn Lager (Mad Anthony Brewing — Fort Wayne, Ind.)
  • German-style pilsener — Zoigl Pils (Zoiglhaus Brewing — Portland, Ore.)
  • Bohemian-style pilsener — Velvet Revolution (The Austin Beer Garden Brewing — Austin, Texas)
  • Munich-style helles — Penn Gold (Pennsylvania Brewing — Pittsburgh, Pa.)
  • Dortmunder or German-style Oktoberfest — Dortmunder (Lupulin Brewing — Big Lake, Minn.)
  • Vienna-style lager — Gustav (Taft’s Ale House — Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • German-style Marzen — Asheville Lager (Wedge Brewing — Asheville, N.C.)
  • Munich-style dunkel or European-style dark lager — Chuckanut Dunkel (Chuckanut Brewing — Bellingham, Wash.)
  • Dark lager — Mischievous Black (Six Ten Brewing — Tampa, Fla.)
  • Bock — Low Boy (On Tour Brewing — Chicago, Ill.)
  • German-style doppelbock — Wobblor (Crooked Lane Brewing — Auburn, Calif.)
  • Baltic-style porter — Public Enemy Baltic Porter (Dust Bowl Brewing — Turlock, Calif.)
  • Golden or blonde ale — Boone Creek Blonde (Appalachian Mountain Brewing — Portsmouth, N.H.)
  • German-style kolsch — Chuckanut Kolsh style (Chuckanut Brewing — Bellingham, Wash.)
  • English-style summer ale — Organic California Blonde ale (Eel River Brewing — Fortuna, Calif.)
  • Classic English-style pale ale — Mr. Kite’s Pale Ale (Social Kitchen & Brewery — San Francisco, Calif.)
  • English-style IPA — Punjabi by Cooper (Smith’s Pub & Brewing — Fort Collins, Colo.)
  • Australian-style or international-style pale ale — Triumvirate (Rueben’s Brews Taproom — Seattle, Wash.)
  • American-style pale ale — Monterrey Street (Central Coast Brewing — San Luis Obispo, Calif.)
  • American-style strong ale — Hubert MPA (Melvin Brewing — Alpine, Wyo.)
  • Imperial IPA — Manta Ray (Ballast Point Brewing — San Diego, Calif.)
  • American-style amber or red ale — F-Town Amber (Copper Club Brewing — Fruita, Colo.)
  • Double red ale — Hop Donkey (Auburn Ale House — Auburn, Calif.)
  • Imperial red ale — Cinder Beast (Sunriver Brewing — Sunriver, Ore.)
  • English-style mild ale — Hold The Reins (Brink Brewing — Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • Ordinary or special bitter — Three Tun (Brew Hub — Lakeland, Fla.)
  • Extra special bitter — 14 degree ESB (Bent Paddle Brewing — Duluth, Minn.)
  • Scottish-style ale — Taildraggers Clan-Destine (Saddle Mountain Brewing — Goodyear, Ariz.)
  • Irish-style red ale — Ridgetop Red (Silver Ciuty Brewing — Bremerton, Wash.)
  • English-style brown ale — Boulder Garden Brown (Orlison Brewing — Spokane, Wash.)
  • American-style brown ale —Bull Creek Brown ale (Springfield Brewing — Springfield, Mo.)
  • American-style black ale — Hoppa Emeritus (Beachwood BBQ & Brewing — Long Beach, Calif.)
  • Berliner-style weirs — Kalliope (Captain Fatty’s — Goleta, Calif.)
  • Leipzig-style Gose or Contemporary Gose — Mermaid’s Scorn ( Benchtop Brewing — Norfolk, Va.)
  • German-style alt bier — Glacier Ale (Red Lodge Ales — Red Lodge, Mt.)
  • South-German-style hefeweizen — Hefeweizen (Gordon Biersch Brewery —  Broomfield, Colo.)
  • German-style wheat ale — AlpenGlow (Fat Head’s Brewery & Saloon — North Olmsted, Ohio)
  • Belgian-style blonde ale or pale ale — Squatters Hell’s Keep (Utah Brewers Cooperative — Salt Lake City, Utah)
  • Belgian-style witbier — Wild Wacky Witt (Moon River Brewing — Savannah, Ga.)
  • Classic saison — Saison (Funkwerks — Fort Collins, Colo.)
  • Specialty saison — Rye saison (Base Camp Brewing — Portland, Ore.)
  • Belgian/French-style ale — Grisette Summer Ale (Sly Fox Brewing — Pottstown, Pa.)
  • Belgian-style lambic or sour ale — El Sur (Casa Agria Specialty Ales — Oxnard, Calif.)
  • Belgian-style dubbel or quadruple — #Quadgoals (515 Brewing — Clive, Iowa)
  • Belgian-style tripel — Tripel Dog Dare (Big Dog’s Brewing — Las Vegas, N.V.)
  • Belgian-style strong specialty ale — Amandus (Lazarus Brewing — Austin, Texas)
  • Other Belgian-style ale — Witty Moron (Stone Brewing — San Diego, Calif.)
  • Brown porter — Porter (Back East Brewing — Bloomfield, Conn.)
  • Robust porter — Tabula Rasta Toasted Porter (Second Chance Beer Co. — San Diego)
  • Classic Irish-style dry stout — Bearded Seal (Pinthouse Pizza North — Austin, Texas)
  • Export stout — Correspondent (Wander Brewing — Bellingham, Wash.)
  • American-style stout — Cholo Stout (Marble Brewery — Albuquerque, N.M.)
  • Sweet stout or cream stout — Oatmeal milk stout (Finkel & Garf Brewing —  Boulder, Colo.)
  • Oatmeal stout — Wall of Sound (Stereo Brewing — Placentia, Calif.)
  • Imperial stout — The Russian (2SP Brewing — Aston, Pa.)
  • Scotch ale — Real Heavy (Real Ale Brewing — Blanco, Texas)
  • Old ale or strong ale — 10&2 Barleywine (Fifty West Brewing — Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • Barleywine style ale — Shipfaced (Silver Harbor Brewing — St. Joseph, Mich.)
  • American-style IPA — Prairie Madness (Hailstorm Brewing — Tinley Park, Ill.)

This year’s Great American Beer Festival featured approximately than 60,000 attendees who were served more than 3,900 beers as well as 4,308 volunteers in both the festival and competition combined.