PHOENIX - Four Arizona breweries took home awards at the 2018 World Beer Cup competition on Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee.
O.H.S.O. Brewery: The brewery took home bronze in the "American-style amber lager" category for its 89Ale.
McFate Brewing Co: The Scottsdale brewery's Hatch Chile Gatos won gold in the "chili beer" category.
Saddle Mountain Brewing Co: The Goodyear brewery won silver in the "Scottish-style ale" category for its Taildragger Clan-Destine.
Four Peaks Brewing: The Tempe brewery was awarded bronze for its Four Peaks Golden Lager in the "other international-style lager" category.
The Brewers Association, which puts on the biennial event, said 295 judges tasted 8,234 beers of 101 different styles for the competition. A total of 2,515 breweries competed for 303 awards. The awarded were announced at the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America.
Past Arizona winners:
SanTan Brewing Co. won silver for its Mr. Pineapple
Four Peaks Brewing won gold for its Kiltlifter
Lumberyard Brewing won bronze for its Knotty Pine Pale Ale
Lumberyard Brewing's Lumberyard Red and Knotty Pine Pale Ale both took silver in 2014.
Four Peaks Brewing's Scottsdale-style Ale, Kiltlifter, won bronze.
Four Peaks Brewing's Sunbru was awarded gold; it's 8th Street Ale won bronze, and Hop Knot won gold.