2022 Fresh Hop Winners

On behalf of Specialty Competitions LLC and the Washington Beer Commission, we are proud to announce the winners of the second Washington Beer Awards® Fresh Hop Competition.  136 fresh hop beers were entered in the competition by 60 Washington breweries.  All of the beers submitted must have been both brewed, made commercially available in the state of Washington, and utilize fresh hops.  The entries were evaluated in a blind format using the Brewers Association Style Guidelines by panels of trained beer judges who awarded Gold, Silver, and Bronze placements for each category grouping.  

 (You can download a PDF version of the winners list here).




WABA Award


Fresh Hop American-Style Pale Ales:
Gold: Single Hill Brewing Company - Moxee Milieu

Silver: Stoup Brewing - Fresh Hop Fiend Pale Ale
Bronze: Old Stove Brewing - Talus Fresh Hop Pale Ale


Fresh Hop Juicy or Hazy Pale Ales:
Gold: Brothers Cascadia Brewing - Six-String Samurai
Silver: Old Stove Brewing - Citra Hazy Fresh Hop Pale
Bronze: Icicle Brewing Company - Alpenhaze Fresh Hop


Fresh Hop American-Style Strong Pale Ales:
Gold: Old Stove Brewing - Mosaic Of Time
Silver: Heathen Brewing - Sultry: Mosaic
Bronze: Grains Of Wrath Brewing - Fresh Hop Built For Speed


Fresh Hop Juicy or Hazy Strong Pale Ales:
Gold: Old Stove Brewing - Citra-Tastic
Silver: Trap Door Brewing - Fresh Glowed Up
Bronze: Reuben's Brews - Fresh Hop Hazealicious


Fresh Hop American-Style India Pale Ales:
Gold: Cloudburst Brewing - Wet Warp
Silver: Grains Of Wrath Brewing - Fresh Hop Dystopia IPA
Bronze: Vice Beer - The Freshmaker


Fresh Hop Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ales:
Gold: Sound To Summit Brewing - Bine To Haze Fresh Hop Hazy IPA
Silver: RAVENNA BREWING CO - Wet Season: Chinook
Bronze: Burke-Gilman Brewing Company - FH Citra Hopsplainer


Fresh Hop Double IPAs and Juicy or Hazy Imperial or Double IPAs:
Gold: Reuben's Brews - Fresh Hop Double Crush
Silver: Wandering Hop - NUMINOUS
Bronze: Single Hill Brewing Company - Time Bandit


Other Fresh Hop Beers:
Gold: McMenamins Breweries - Citra Fresh Hop Lager
Silver: Mount Olympus Brewing, LLC - Stream Team - Citra Fresh Hop
Bronze: Haas Innovations Brewing LLC. - Loral Lager, Fresh Hop Edition