Two Arizona breweries earned medals in the 2018 U.S. Open Beer Championship.
Tempe-based Huss Brewing Company earned a silver medal for its Scottsdale Blonde brew in the golden or blonde ale category and Grand Canyon Brewing, which is based in Williams, Arizona, earned a silver medal for its Expeditions Wheat beer in the American specialty wheat category.
Peticolas Brewing, based in Dallas, Texas, was named the grand national champion and was recognized with three gold medals and two silver medals.
In 2017, Grand Canyon Brewing was the only Arizona brewery to claim a medal. Its Pokemon Gose earned a silver medal.
Huss' Scottsdale Blonde received the bronze medal in 2016. That year, Grand Canyon received a gold medal for its American wheat hybrid.
In 2015, Flagstaff's Mother Road Brewing took home a silver medal in the English Pale Ale category and Chandler-based SanTan Brewing claimed gold for its HopShock IPA in the IPA category.