During the weekend of Jan. 26 – 28, 2018 professional brewers and judges went to the picturesque beer and ski town of Bend, Oregon to judge over 2,000 entries in the 2018 Best of Craft Beer Awards competition. Breweries of all sizes, from nearly every state in the union, as well as Columbia, Canada, and Belgium, sent over 10,000 containers of their finest product for evaluation based on a combined 156 specific beer styles.
Judging took place in five sessions over a 3-day period, by nearly 80 of the finest judges from the West Coast. The awarded 245 gold, silver and bronze medals to 152 breweries locations in a total of 86 categories.
- Gold: Gose
- Silver: Kulshan Doppelbock
- Silver: Belgian Blond
- Silver: Premium Lager
Kulshan has participated in the Best of Craft Beer Awards for the past few years, and they have brought home 12 medals from this competition since 2014.