Bell’s Porter, Kalamazoo Stout take medals at Colorado State Fair
COMSTOCK, Mich. - Bell’s Brewery is proud to announce that two of its classic beers have won medals at this year’s Colorado State Fair.
Bell’s Porter received a gold medal in the competition’s American Porter and Stout category and Kalamazoo Stout won a silver medal in the Dark British Beer category.
Porter was first released in 1987 and Kalamazoo Stout in 1988. Both brands debuted refreshed packaging earlier this year.
“It’s incredible to see these darker, classic beers continue earning awards today,” he added.
Upper Hand Brewery, a division of Bell’s, also brought home three medals: bronze for Laughing Fish and its SISU Stout in addition to a gold for Yellow Hex.
Here’s a breakdown of all the awards:
Gold in American Porter Category, 20A (American Porter) for Bell’s Porter
Silver in Dark British Beer Category, 16D (Foreign Extra Stout) for Kalamazoo Stout
Gold in Historical Beer Category for Yellow Hex
Bronze in British Bitter and Pale Commonwealth Beer Category, 12A (British Golden Ale) for
Bronze in American Porter and Stout Category, 20C (Imperial Stout) for SISU Stout