Six Loudoun breweries won medals during tonight’s Virginia Craft Brewers Guild awards program in Richmond.
Lost Rhino Brewing Company, Dirt Farm Brewery and Old Ox Brewery each won first place awards. Corcoran Brewing Co., Beltway Brewing Company, and Old 690 Brewery Company also took home medals.
Lost Rhino led the Loudoun delegation, landing one first place and two second place medals. The Ashburn brewery took home first place in the German Wheat Beer category for its Final Glide Hefeweizen. It took second in the Czech Lager category for its Rhino Chasers Pilsner and in the Specialty IPA category for its Dawn Patrol Session IPA.
Dirt Farm in Bluemont won first place in the Irish Red Ale category for its Red Merl.
Old Ox in Ashburn won first place in the American Dark Ale category for its Black Ox. It won third in the American IPA category for its Hoppy Place.
Corcoran in Purcellville won third place in the Sour European Ale category for its Life Gose Round.
Old 690 in Hillsboro took home a third place medal for its Old 690 Chocolate Milk Stout in the Irish Stout category.
Beltway Brewing in Sterling took third place in the American Pale Ale category for its Buffalo Wing Factory-Rain or Shine Session IPA.
In total, 378 beers were entered for judging in the competition.
The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild is a coalition of independent, small and commercial breweries dedicated to growing the craft beer industry in Virginia.