Yesterday, organizers of the 2011 U.S. Open Beer Championship announced the results of this year’s competition and three Bay Area Breweries won medals: Moylan’s Brewery, 21st Amendment Brewery and Bison Brewing. The unique event pits professional brewers against award winning home brewers and accepts entries from around the world. Congratulations to our winners!

Here’s the results from the award winning categories:

English IPA

GOLD –  Green Monsta IPA – Wachusetts Brewing

SILVER –  Flyin’ HI.P.Hay – Maui Brewing

BRONZE –  Moylan’s IPA – Moylan’s Brewery

Imperial IPA

GOLD –  Hop Hedge – Deschutes Brewing

SILVER –  Swamp Ape IPA – Florida Beer Company

BRONZE –  Moylan’s Double IPA – Moylan’s Brewery

Strong Scottish Ale

GOLD –  Big Sound – Cigar City Brewing

SILVER –  Piper’s Scotch Ale – Sprecher Brewing

BRONZE –  Moylan’s Kilt Lifter – Moylan’s Brewing

American Pale Ale

GOLD – Teton Ale – Grand Teton Brewing Company

SILVER – Bitter American – 21st Amendment Brewing

BRONZE – Tap Room No. 21 Pale Ale – Tap Room No. 21 Brewing

Fruit/Vegetable Beer

GOLD – Wailua – Kona Brewing Company

SILVER –  The Sour Kraut – Neustadt Springs Brewery

BRONZE –  Hell or High Watermelon – 21st Amendment Brewery

Specialty / Anything Goes

GOLD –  Monk’s Indiscretion – Sound Brewing Company

SILVER – Monk’s Blood – 21st Amendment Brewing

BRONZE – Maui Onion Ale – Maui Brewpub

Best of Show Organic

GOLD –  Mothership Wit – New Belgium Brewing

SILVER –  Green Lakes Organic Ale – Deschutes Brewing

BRONZE –  Organic I.P.A. – Bison Brewing