Minnesota craft breweries are celebrating a strong showing at a prestigious beer competition this weekend.
The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild reported that breweries from the state received 12 medals at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver on Saturday. That's Minnesota's best showing at the event, going back nearly two decades.
Four Minnesota breweries earned gold medals:
"Minnesota craft beer fans know that our breweries are making some of the best beers in the country and we are excited to see that the judges for the prestigious GABF awards agree," Lauren Bennett McGinty, executive director of the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild, said in a news release.
Other medal-winning beers from Minnesota included: