Downtown Cody, Wyoming was packed last Saturday with beer lovers and folks looking for some weekend fun.

The 4th annual Yellowstone Beer Festival has become one of the premier beer tasting events and contests in the Rocky Mountain region. Wyoming breweries were well represented, including Cody's own Millstone Pizza Company & Brewery, which one best overall brewery.

Laramie's Altitude Chop House and Brewery picked up best amber for their Heat & Repeat beer, and breweries from Oregon, Colorado, Montana, and South Dakota all walked about with awards.

After letting it's patrons decide the best beers in many categories, here were the big winners...

Best IPA: Deschutes Brewery...fresh squeezed ipa
Best Blonde: Millstone Pizza Company & Brewery
Best Porter:  Avery Brewing Company-Coconut Porter
Best Amber: Altitude Chophouse and Brewery-Heat & Repeat Amber
Best Brown:  Big Sky Brewing Company - Moose Drool Brown
Best Wheat: Breckenridge Brewery-Agave Wheat
Best Fruit Beer: Crow Peak Brewing Company- Black Current
Best Specialty: Meadowlark Brewing- Fungus Shui

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