The North American Brewers Association awarded the Alaskan Brewing Co. two gold medals and one silver medal during a brew competition held in June in Idaho.
Alaskan ESB took gold in the English bitters ESB category; Alaskan Smoked Porter was awarded a gold medal in the flavored herbed/spiced beer category; and the brewery's Winter Ale won a silver medal in the strong ale/English old ale category.
The beers competed against more than 500 beers from all over America, Alaskan Brewing representatives said. The local brewery has been honored in each of the seven North American Brewers Association competitions it has entered.
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