Washington’s winners at the 2019 North American Beer Awards


Judging for the 2019 North American Brewers Association International Beer Awards (NABA) concluded last week and the winners have now been announced. More than 1,900 beers entered the competition this year. In all, 41 Washington-brewed beers brought home medals for 18 different breweries.

Chuckanut Brewery led the pack with six medals, followed by Reuben’s Brews with five medals. In all, 17 Washington breweries brought home hardware from this year’s competition.

Speaking of Chuckanut Brewing, Bellingham as a whole had an impressive showing. Aslan Brewing, Kulshan Brewing, Melvin Brewing, and Wander Brewing also brought home medals this year.

We share the list of Washington winners below, as well as the complete list of all winners.

(Medal Awarded – Beer Name – Style Category)

20 Corners Brewing, Woodinville

Bronze – Zicatela – Chili Beer

Aslan Brewing Co, Bellingham

Bronze – Frances Farmer – Brett Beer

Bronze – A Study of Dreams – Berliner-Style Weisse

Bron Yr Aur Brewing Co., Naches 

Bronze – Gentlemens Stout – American-Style Stout

Cardinal Craft Brewing, Burlington 

Silver – Smokey the Beer – Smoke-Flavored Beer

Chuckanut Brewery, Bellingham and Burlington

Silver – Chuckanut Maibock – Helles BockMaibock

Gold – Chuckanut Asian Lager – Latin American or Tropical-Style Lager or Ale

Silver – Chuckanut Mexican – – Latin American or Tropical-Style Lager or Ale

Silver – Chuckanut Rye Lager – Rye Beer

Gold – Chuckanut Altbier 9 – Altbier

Gold – Chuckanut Dortmunder – DortmunderExport

Elysian Brewing, Seattle

Silver – Liminal Space – American-Style Pale Ale

Bronze – Scrum Stout – Dry Stout

Bronze – Cyclops – Barrel-Aged Strong Beer

Flyers Restaurant and Brewery, Oak Harbor

Gold – Spitfire Best Bitter – Ordinary Bitter Best Bitter (ESB)

Fortside Brewing Co., Vancouver

Silver – Couve Alicious – English-Style Brown Ale

Grains of Wrath Brewing, Camas

Bronze – Ticklish Warrior – Session-Style India Pale Ale

Bronze – Hefeweizen – Bavarian-Style Hefeweizen, Kristall Weizen

Icicle Brewing Company, Leavenworth

Bronze – Dark Persuasion – ChocolateCocoa Beers

Gold – Priebe Porter- Robust Porter

Silver – Lifeguard – Biere de Garde

Silver – The Decline – English-Style Barley Wine

Kulshan Brewing Co., Bellingham

Bronze – Helles – Helles Lager

Silver – Cherry Gose – Flavored Gose

Melvin Brewing, Bellingham

Silver – Honey, Wheat Shrunk the Kids – American-Style Wheat Ale

Reuben’s Brews, Seattle

Gold – Gose – Classic Gose

Bronze – Ink – Cascadian Style Dark Ale American Black Ale

Gold – Lilywhite Wit – Belgian-Style Wit (White)

Silver – Brettania, Boysenberry and Blackberry – Other Belgian-Style Ales

Gold – Three Ryes Men – English-Style Barley Wine

Silver City Brewery, Bremerton

Silver – Magnificent Bastard – Scotch Ale (Wee Heavy)

Stoup Brewing, Seattle

Silver – Robust Porter – Robust Porter

Gold – Bavarian Hefeweizen – Bavarian-Style Hefeweizen, Kristall Weizen

Bronze – Darker Fields – DunkelweizenWeizen Bock

Ten Pin Brewing, Moses Lake

Bronze – Snake Eye Stout – Oatmeal Stout

Bronze – BeWILDering C – Barrel-Aged Beer

Silver – Black Eyed Katy – Imperial Stout

Trap Door Brewing, Vancouver

Gold – Funkanomics – Sour Ale with Brettanomyces Mixed-Culture Brett Beer

Wander Brewing, Bellingham

Silver – Correspondent – Foreign-Style Stout

Gold – Oud Bruin – Flanders-Style Red or Brown Ale

Gold – Champagne Toast – Berliner-Style Weisse


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