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.