2021 U.S. Open Hard Seltzers Medal Winners

U.S. Open Hard Seltzer Championship

2021 U.S. Open Hard Seltzer Championship
Over 60 Hard Seltzer brewers from Maui to Massachusetts entered almost 250 hard seltzers in the 2021 U.S. Open Hard Seltzer Championship.   Fort Myers Brewing out of Florida took home 6 medals including 3 golds to win the “Grand National Champion” plaque for being name the best hard seltzer brewer in this year’s competition. 15 different brewers won gold medals in 18 categories.

The U.S. Open  Championships work with the Niagara College Teaching Winery and Teaching Brewery. Our judges come from England, Canada and the United States.  The American entries were judged at the  new U.S. Open Event Center in Oxford, Ohio while the Canadian entries were judged in Welland, Ontario.

2021 U.S. Open Hard Seltzer Medal Winners
Mixed Fruit
Gold – SeekOut Pineapple + Passion Fruit – SeekOut Hard Seltzer – Oregon
Silver – Wise Water Dragon Fruit & Pomegranate – Wise Man Brewing – North Carolina
Bronze – Mango Peach Hard Seltzer – Alaskan Brewing – Alaska

Grapefruit
Gold – Lake City Grapefruit – Wisconsin Brewing – Wisconsin
Silver – Westwater Hard Seltzer – Grapefruit – Uinta Brewing – Utah
Bronze – Sparkalicious Greyhound – Bootstrap Brewing – Colorado

Peach
Gold – Wipeout Peach – Olde Salem Brewing – Virginia
Silver – Fruit in the Blender – Peach – Mosinee Brewing – Wisconsin
Bronze – Sweet Peach Heat – Kové – California
Bronze – Bacardi Seltzer Botanical Peach – Baracardi – Quebec

Pineapple
Gold – Spyk’d Pineapple – Fort Myers Brewing – Florida
Silver – Pineapple – Nebraska Brewing – Nebraska
Bronze – Pineapple Kiwi Spiked Seltzer – Sibling Revelry – Ohio

Pina Colada
Gold – Agra Pina Colada – More Brewing – Illinois
Silver – Pina Colada – The Explorium Brewpub – Wisconsin
Bronze – Pina Colada Hard Seltzer Slushy – 903 Brewers – Texas

Cherry
Gold – Agra Tart Cherry – More Brewing – Illinois
Silver – Chill with Cherry – Third Eye Brewing – Ohio
Silver – Cherry Black Lime Mint – Provincial Spirits – British Columbia
Bronze – Full Transparency Black Cherry – DC Brau – Washington DC

Black Berry
Gold – Black Berry – Nebraska Brewing – Nebraska
Silver – Sisters Hard Seltzer Black Berry – Three Creeks Brewing – Oregon
Bronze – SeekOut Blackberry Lemonade – SeekOut Hard Seltzer – Oregon

Açaí berry
Gold -Açaí – Maui Brewing – Hawaii
Silver – Açaí – Elevated Seltzer – Colorado
Bronze – AlphaWater Blueberry Açaí – New Realm Brewing – Georgia

Mixed Berry
Gold – Pomegranate Apple – Elevated Seltzer – Colorado
Silver – Space Horse – Missing Falls Brewery missing falls brewery (space horse)
Bronze – Mixed Berry – Alaskan brewing – Alaska

Strawberry
Gold – Strawberry – Haymaker Brewing – Illinois
Silver – Spy’kd Strawberry – Fort Myers Brewing – Florida
Bronze – Blur Strawberry Daiquiri – TUPPS Brewery – Texas
Bronze – Shaker seltzer Fraise – BREW-ALLIANCE – Quebec

Herb
Gold – Holy Water – Thristy Monk Brewing –
Silver – Spy’kd Mojito – Fort Myers Brewing – Florida
Bronze – Ginger – Ola Brew Company – Hawaii

Orange
Gold – Astra Orange Crush – March First Brewing – Ohio
Silver – Orange Zest – Wormtown Craft Hard Seltzer – Massachusetts
Bronze – Mandarin – Stone Buenavida Hard Seltzer – California

Lemon-Lime
Gold – Spyk’d Lemon Lime – Fort Myers Brewing – Florida
Silver – Aligned Citrus – Revision Brewing – Nevada
Bronze – Lemon-Lime Hard Seltzer – Alaskan Brewing – Alaska

Lemon/Lemonaide
Gold – Spyk’d Lemonaide – Fort Myers Brewing – Florida
Silver – Aligned Lemonade – Revision Brewing – Nevada
Bronze – Marker 48 Brewing – Florida

Raspberry
Gold – Suzie’s Organic Raspberry – Suzie’s Brewery – Oregon
Silver – Black Raspberry – Three Creeks Brewing – Oregon
Bronze – Raspberry Lime – Yonders Brewing – New York

Mango
Gold – Suzie’s Organic Kiwi Mango – Suzie’s Brewery – Oregon
Silver – Sisters Hard Seltzer – Mango – Three Creeks Brewing – Oregon
Bronze – Pineapple Mango – Stillmank Brewing – Wisconsin
Bronze – Buenavida Hard Seltzer Mango – Stone Brewing – California

POG(passion fruit-orange-guava)
Gold – Full Transparency P.O.G – DC Brau Brewing – Washington DC
Silver – POG – Urban South – Louisanna
Bronze – POG Seltzer – Revelation Craft Brewing – Delaware

Anything Goes
Gold – Black Berry – Whistle Hop Brewing – North Carolina
Gold – Apricot Lemon Almond Sour – Provincial Spirits – British Columbia
Silver – Spyk’d Blue Raspberry – Fort Myers Brewing – Florida
Bronze – Bahama Mama Hard Seltzer Slushy – 903 Brewers – Texas