2017 GABF Medal Winners

The 35th annual Great American Beer Festival took place October 5-7, 2017 in Denver, CO, bringing together more than 800 of the world’s best breweries and thousands of the world’s biggest beer enthusiasts.

Four tasting sessions over the three-day festival offered upwards of 3,500 unique beers to sample, along with lots of food, music, merchandise, and the opportunity to meet brewers and industry professionals.

GABF isn’t just about sampling and celebrating beer; brewers also enter their beers into a professionally judged beer competition,  contending for coveted gold, silver, or bronze medals in 98 unique beer style categories.

Leon Farmer & Company is pleased to announce that several of our distribution partners were awarded medals for their beer submissions in this year’s competition!

Breckenridge Brewery

  • Bronze – Mountain Series: Maibock

Kona Brewing

  • Silver – Longboard Island Lager

Lonerider Brewery

  • Bronze – Goldie’s Big Bock

Monday Night Brewing

  • Silver – Laissez-Faire Barleywine
  • Bronze – Tears of My Enemies Scotch Barrel-aged Milk Stout

The complete winner’s list can be found at GABF Winners List. Congratulations and cheers to each of our brewing partners! We’re proud to offer beers from these award-winning breweries to our customers in Athens and Northeast Georgia.