The past few days have brought some accolades to some Boulder-area startups and entrepreneurs. From the Great American Beer Festival to Esprit Entreprenur, here’s a quick run-down of the recently honored locals.
Here’s a quick look at who landed the accolades:
Lifetime achievement award: Steve Bosley
A host of craft beer startups recently have sprung up in Boulder and Broomfield counties thanks to the industry’s boom. A mix of younger and established local brewers snagged some medals at the 2012 Great American Beer Festival.
Here’s a quick look at who won what:
Avery Brewing Co., Boulder — White Rascal (Belgian-Style Witbier, 50 entries)
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery – Boulder, Boulder — Gold for Got Beer (Indigenous Beer, 27 entries)
Left Hand Brewing Co., Longmont — Bronze for Sawtooth Ale (Ordinary of Special Bitter, 37 entries)
New Planet Beer Co., Boulder — Silver for its Brown (Gluten-Free Beer, 20 entries)
Twisted Pine Brewing Co., Boulder — Gold for West Bound Braggot (Specialty Honey Beer, 33 entries); Big Shot Espresso Stout (Coffee Beer, 63 entries)
Upslope Brewing Co., Boulder — Silver for Upslope Brown Ale (American-Style Brown Ale, 61 entries)