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Jacksonville's Aardwolf Brewing Company Wins Medal At Great American Beer Fest

Great American Beer Festival

Jacksonville finally has a Great American Beer Fest winner.

Hundreds of beers in 92 different styles competed at the festival, which awarded gold, silver and bronze medals.

San Marco-based Aardwolf's Belgian Style Blonde Ale won a bronze medal in its style, Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale.

The gold medal went to a beer from Missouri and the silver medal to a beer from New York.

The other Florida beer to win came from Tampa-based Brew Bus Brewing. It won a silver medal in the Fruit Wheat Beer category for its "You're my Boy, Blue!".

Aardwolf is first Jacksonville brewery to win a medal in the festival, which has been held since 1983. 

Timothy is editor in chief of the Jacksonville Business Journal.