Results of the 2015 NAGBW Awards

  • 27 Sep 2015 10:14 AM
    Message # 3548811
    Erika Bolden (Administrator)

    The 2015 North American Guild of Beer Writers Awards

    Saturday, Sept. 26 | The Great American Beer Festival


    BEST BLOG 

    1. This Is Why I'm Drunk by Bryan Roth 
    2. Literature and Libation by Oliver Gray 
    3. The Beer Bible Blog by Jeff Alworth, All About Beer Magazine

    BEST PODCAST 

    1. Strange Brews, hosts Andrew Gill and Alison Cuddy
    2. Tales From the Cask, hosts Chip Mims, Tony Walldroff and Jennifer Balik
    3. Beer O'Clock!, host Lisa Morrison 

    BEST FOOD WRITING

    1. Feeding Frenzy by Jeff Cioletti, All About Beer Magazine
    2. The When, Where and How of Proper Food Pairing by Marty Nachel, Jollity Magazine
    3. The Potent Flavors of Barrel-aged Beer by Ken Weaver, FSR Magazine

    BEST TRAVEL WRITING

    1. Dusseldorf vs. Cologne: My two rounds of a friendly German beer bout by Will Hawkes, The Washington Post
    2. Smoke and Shadow: Exploring lager's roots around Bamberg by Joe Stange, All About Beer Magazine
    3. Oregon Breweries by Brian Yaeger, Stackpole Books

    BEST SHORT FORM WRITING, (600 words or fewer)

    1. A Theology Ph.D. is Putting His Faith in Brewing by Sarah Bennett, The L.A. Weekly
    2. Wheatwine, A beer style to warm up your winter by Zak Stambor, Chicago Tribune
    3. The Belgian Highlands by Drew Beechum, BeerAdvocate magazine

    BEST HUMOR/ EDITORIAL WRITING

    1. Pittsburghers, relax: The mayor is fixed, by Chris Togneri, Pittsburgh Tribune Review
    2. Hop Farm Harmony by Josh Noel, Chicago Tribune
    3. IPA Spinoffs: The Rise of the India Silly Ale by Brian Yeager, All About Beer Magazine online

    BEST HISTORY/ TECHNICAL WRITING

    1. Brew Britannia by Jessica Boak and Ray Bailey, pub. Aurum Press
    2. Experimental Homebrewing by Drew Beechum and Denny Conn, pub. Voyageur Press
    3. Practical Parti-Gyle Brewing by Joe Stange, Craft Beer and Brewing Magazine

    BEST LOCAL/ REGIONAL WRITING

    1. Alaska Beer: Liquid Gold in the Land of the Midnight Sun by William Howell pub. Arcadia Publishing
    2. Creativity is the name of the game by Patrick Evans, Grand Rapids Business Journal
    3. Casey Brewing and Blending finds the sweet life with sour beers by Eric Gorski, The Denver Post

    BEST NATIONAL/ INTERNATIONAL WRITING

    1. Unlocking the Secrets of Smell by Aleszu Bajak, BeerAdvocate magazine
    2. Craft: What does it mean anymore? by Joshua Bernstein, Imbibe Magazine
    3. Stocking the Cellar without Breaking the Bank by Patrick Dawson, Craft Beer and Brewing Magazine
    Last modified: 28 Sep 2015 12:45 PM | Erika Bolden (Administrator)
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