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The Great American Beer Festival in Denver is a weekend in Colorado that doesn't involve their cash crop. Craft breweries from around the country compete for recognition.

Minnesota (including central Minnesota!) were among the winners!

Lupulin Brewing (Big Lake) won a gold medal for their Dortmunder.

St. Cloud's own Beaver Island Brewing Co. won bronze (out of 122 entries) for their Oktoberfest.

Check out the complete list of winners, including another three Minnesota breweries winning accolades!

H/T: Go MN