09/28/2015 -Big Dog’s Red Hydrant Ale Wins Gold Medal at Great American Beer Festival® Big Dog’s Red Hydrant Ale was awarded the Gold Medal in the English-style brown category at the recent Great American Beer Festival, held in Denver, CO.. This year’s Gold medal marks the third GABF medal for Red Hydrant alone, having claimed the Bronze Medal in 1994 and the Silver Medal in 2012. In addition, Red Hydrant has also been awarded the Gold Award at the prestigious World Beer Cup competition in 2006 and 2010. Throughout the years, Big Dog’s has been awarded with nine GABF medals and four World Beer Cup Awards. more >>
Big Dog's Proudly Supports American Craft Beer Week
American Craft Beer Week
With craft beer delighting the palates of Americans nationwide, beer enthusiasts and beginners alike will come together to toast the seventh annual American Craft Beer Week (ACBW). From May 14-20, celebrations are expected to be held across all 50 states as communities come together to show appreciation on a local level for the more than 1,900 small and independent craft brewersresponsible for the steadily advancing American craft beer culture.
“As the craft beer community continues to experience exponential growth, American Craft Beer Week has quickly become an iconic event that underscores the ever-increasing appreciation for small producers in this country,” said Julia Herz, publisher of CraftBeer.com and craft beer program director at the Brewers Association. “This year’s celebrations will once again provide an opportunity for small brewers, enthusiasts and the community of better beer retailers to celebrate this growth and the progressively popular craft beer culture in the U.S. The thousands of scheduled events nationwide underscore the grassroots nature of the craft beer movement."