Boxing Bear Brewing Company brought home the gold and three other New Mexico breweries took silver and bronze awards at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival held in Denver.
The competion awarded 286 medals to many breweries around the United States including New Mexico’s own, Boxing Bear, Bosque Brewing Co., La Cumbre Brewing Co. and Marble Brewery on Saturday, Oct. 8. The festival ran Oct. 6 through Oct. 8.
Boxing Bear won gold in two categories. It won the highest awards for its The Red Glove in the Double Red Ale category, which had 78 entries, and its Chocolate Milk Stout in the Sweet Stout or Cream Stout category, which had 71 entries.