The US Open Beer Championships (USOBC) have announced the medal winners and Grand National Champion, after judging over 9000 beers, which represented more than 170 beer styles from across the States.

After winning four gold medals, two silver and two bronze medals, Third Eye Brewing of Hamilton, Ohio was named as the 2024 Grand National Champion. Their gold medal winners included Higher Consciousness, Double Astral, Dark Aura, and Inner Sight.

In announcing the winners, the USOBC said: “Third Eye Brewing is known for brewing some style-defining beers that are consistent winners throughout many competitions. Most notably, Third Eye won the Brewery of the Year at the 2023 Great American Beer Festival.”

Monday Night Brewing, from Atlanta, Georgia, which has placed in the USOBC Top 10 on several occasions was placed second overall after winning four gold and four bronze medals. Gold medals included Spoken Wisdom, Tears of Our Enemies, Madrigal, and Simple Illusion.

Sun King Brewery out of Indianapolis, Indiana placed Third by winning after golds for its Barrel Aged Scout Badge, Banana Daquiri, and its Collaboration Beer, Up For Anything, brewed with 18th Street Brewery.

Sun King Brewery also took home a silver and two bronze medals and was crowned Grand National Champion in the 2019 and 2022 US Open Beer Championship.

The USOBC said: “The US Open Beer Championship judges more beer styles than any other competition in the world. The US Open is also the only major beer competition to allow the gold medal winners of the AHA’s National Homebrew Competition to participate.

“This year, three homebrewers won medals which ties the US Open record. Big congratulations go to Christopher Burgess from Castle Rock, CO for winning a gold medal for his Like Falling Off A Bike, Brutt IPA, to Lucas Orr from San Diego, CA for winning a gold medal for his Kilt Dropper, Strong Scottish Ale, and to Mark Kunzelmann from St Louis, MO for winning bronze for his Belgian Pale Ale.”

Top 10 Breweries in 2024’s US Open Beer Championships

1. Third Eye Brewing — Ohio
2. Monday Night Brewing – Georgia
3. Sun King Brewery – Indiana
4. O.H.S.O. Brewery Gilbert – Arizona
5. Cherry Street Brewpub at Halcyon – Georgia
6. Urban Artifact – Ohio
7. Boulevard Brewing Co. – Missouri
8. Feather Falls Brewing Co. – California
8. Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. – Iowa
9. Sonder Brewing – Ohio
10. Burgeon Beer Co. – California

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