Chuckanut Brewery Wins Gold at Great American Beer Festival

Chuckanut Brewery was awarded a Gold Medal for their Chuckanut Helles Lager at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, Colorado October 8, 2014. The GABF this year had 7,227 entries by 1,752 breweries. It is the largest commercial beer competition in the world. This is the second time Chuckanut Helles has been awarded a gold medal at the GABF.

Chuckanut’s Helles Lager has a well developed bready flavor that rewards the drinker with sublime balance and a subtle elegant maltiness. Brewed with a gentle, sure touch Helles Lager is the “go to” beer all day long. Golden yellow in color, fresh biscuit aroma, and a sublime balance of flavors and tastes. Chuckanut Helles is a traditional Munich style Helles Lager.

Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen (North Nut), located at 601 West Holly St in Bellingham, was awarded the National Small Brewpub of the Year 2009 and Small Brewing Company 2011 at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, CO. The full service “Kitchen” serves lunch, happy hour, and dinner with an eclectic fresh local menu for all ages. South Nut (Chuckanut Brewery & Tap Room at 11937 Higgins Airport Way, Burlington) at the Port of Skagit Airport welcomes all ages and is open Wednesday through Monday.

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