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

Sep 29, 2015

Aardwolf Brewery took home the bronze medal for its flagship brew, Belgian Style Pale Ale, at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival in the Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale category.
Credit 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.