Yeah, so I forgot to check this year's list of winners at the World Beer Cup
Which was announced, like, over a month ago ... ahem.
Which subsequently means I didn't realize that the sole Colorado Springs brewery to medal was Red Leg Brewing Company
, until I was on the phone with Army vet and brewery president Todd Baldwin
today, discussing other sudsy matters, like their new fermenting capacity which will finally enable canning for distribution very soon.
So, to make amends now, let all give a cheers to Red Leg's crew, who in their first year of business, nabbed a bronze award in the Foreign-Style Stout category, for their Devil Dog Stout
. The category had a total of 38 entrants.
Here's a full list of winners, which at a quick glance appears to feature around 30 Colorado awards:
See related PDF
Opening a military-appropriate can of whoop-ass inside of their first year of operation. Way to bring the big guns, boys.