The focus of this festival is the promotion and education of craft beers and a celebration of the brewers who create them. There were over 150 participating breweries and approximately 25,000 people in attendance.
Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA took 3rd place in the the IPA category.
Shipyard Melonhead took home a 2nd place award in the Lambic-Fruit Beer category.
And Sea Dog Wild Blueberry Wheat Ale (commonly referred to as Blue Paw) received 2nd place honors is the Wheat Beer category.
The winners were selected through blind taste tests by a panel of independent beer tasting experts.