Wellington Takes Home 5 Medals at US Open

September 7, 2021

usopen-2021For the 10th year in a row, Wellington Brewery took home awards at the US Open Beer Championship. Winning the most medals of any Canadian brewery, Wellington took home 2 Gold Medals and 3 Silver Medals which earned a 4th place overall ranking in this international brewing competition. 

This year’s competition included over 8,000 beer entries in 140 different styles from craft brewers from around the world. Here are the awards by category:

🥇Gold (Brown Ale ) – County Brown Ale

🥇Gold (Chili Pepper Beer) – Raked Over IPA 

🥈 Silver (English Pale Ale)  – Special Pale Ale 

🥈 Silver (British Imperial Stout) – Imperial Russian Stout 

🥈 Silver (Bitter) – Arkell Best Bitter 

You can view a full list of the winners here.

Four of these award-winning beers including County Brown Ale, Special Pale Ale, Imperial Russian Stout, and Arkell Best Bitter are available year-round from the brewery. Raked Over IPA is a seasonal release which is still available at select LCBO stores but no longer available from the brewery. 

Thanks to the judges and congrats to our fellow Ontario craft brewers who took home awards at the competition. Cheers!