Full Sail

 

Full Sail Brewing's Awards

From our Session Lager to our bourbon barrel-aged beers, balance and elegance are our defining brewery characteristics. We don’t brew our beers to win medals, but we are honored when we do. We know that you, our customers, are the ultimate judges and we strive to consistently brew complex, balanced beers with you in mind. Over the years, our passion and commitment have earned us a long list of over 300 awards and accolades including 130 Gold Medals. Thanks to all our beer fans and friends for your ongoing support. Cheers - The Full Sail Crew

 

BREWERY AWARDS

Beverage World Magazine Craft Brewer of the Year 2014
Travel Oregon Gold Level Recognition for Sustainability 2013

New York International Beer Competition Oregon Brewery of the Year, 2013

Outside Magazine Best Places to Work 2012

District Impact Award 2011 Small Business Association of Portland

One of the Most Sustainable American Breweries 2011 ChasingGreen.Org
Woman Executive of the Year 2010 Portland Business Journal
Best Brewpub and Brewery Tours 2010 Gorge Guide Best of the Gorge
Most Sustainable Brewery in Oregon 2010 GOOD.IS

Best Green Companies to Work for in Oregon 2009 & 2010 Oregon Business Magazine

Best Green Small Scale Brewery 2010 Treehugger.com

Top 8 Green US Breweries 2009 Huffingtonpost.com
Sustainable Tourism Award 2008 Travel Oregon and the Oregon Tourism Commission
Businesses for An Environmentally Sustainable Tommorrow "BEST"Award 2008 The City of Portland Office of Sustainability and Planning
Governor's Award for Sustainablity 2008 State of Oregon
Recycleworks Award City of Portland Office of Sustainability and Planning

  

AMBER ALE

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional, 90 points, 2014
Best of Craft Beer Awards
, Gold Medal, American Amber, 2014
World Beer Awards, Gold Medal & World's Best Dark Beer/American Brown Ale, 2013
Denver International Beer Competition, Gold Medal, 2013
San Diego County Fair Gold Medal 2008
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 2008
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 2007
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 2006
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 2005
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 2004
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 2003
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 2001
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 2000
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 1999
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 1998
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 1996
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 1994
Great American Beer Festival® Gold Medal 1989
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 87 Points, 2013
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2012
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2011
US Open Beer Championship Silver Medal 2010
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2010
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2009
San Diego County Fair Silver Medal 2009
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 1997
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 1995
Los Angeles International Beer Competition, American-Style Amber/Red Ale, Bronze Medal, 2014
L.A. County Fair Bronze Medal, American Style Amber 2011
New Zealand Beer Awards Bronze Medal 2006
Great International Beer & Cider Competition 3rd Place American Amber Ale 2013
Wine Enthusiast Magazine 90 Points, Superb - Highly Recommended 2010

Beer Connoisseur 95 Points, "The quintessential American amber ale" 2010
Great International Beer & Cider Competition 1st Place American Ale 2010

Draft Magazine 92 Points "Exceptional" 2010

Businessweek Magazine Best Beers in America 2008
Rate Beer.com One of Top Breweries in the World 2004 
Celebrator Beer News Five Stars, Exceptional 2004
Beer Advocate "A-" Rating, Excellent 2002
American Tasting Institute Taste Award of Excellence 2000
Bon Appetit Magazine Recommended Taste Panel Report 1994
Chefs of America Award of Merit 1993
Leading Consumer Reports Magazine "One of the Top Three Beers in the US" 1996
Michael Jackson, Author Three Stars 1989

 

PALE ALE

World Beer Championships "Best Beers of 2012"

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 90 Points, Exceptional 2012
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2011
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2010
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2009
Great American Beer Festival® Gold Medal, Classic Pale Ale Style 2008
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2003
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 1999

US Open Beer Championship Silver Medal 2010

LA County Fair Silver Medal 2009
LA County Fair Silver Medal 2008

World Beer Championships Silver Medal, Highly Recommended 2008
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2007
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2006
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2005
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2001
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2000
North American Beer Awards Bronze Medal 2008
West Coast Brewers Festival 3rd Place Bronze Medal 2004
World Beer Championships Bronze Medal 1998

World Beer Championships "Best Beer of 2011"

World Beer Championships "Best Beer of 2010"
Wine Enthusiast Magazine 90 Points, Superb - Highly Recommended 2010

Men’s Journal Magazine “One of the Best Beers in America” 2008
Beerinfo.com Magazine "One of the Top Ten Pales in America" 2008
Draft Magazine 90 Points, Recommended 2007
Men’s Journal Magazine “One of the Top 50 Beers in the World”, Bronze 2005
American Tasting Institute Taste Award of Excellence 2000
Hemispheres Magazine "Three Perfect Days in Portland", Recommended 1997
Beer Connoisseur Magazine 90 Points, Recommended 1997

 

IPA

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2014
Los Angeles International Beer Competition
Gold Medal, 2013
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 91 Points, Exceptional 2013
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2012
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2011
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2010
Denver International Beer Competition Gold Medal 2010
US Open Beer Championships Gold Medal 2009
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2009
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2008
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2007
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2006
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2005
Denver International Beer Competition
, Silver Medal, 2013
New York International Beer Competition Silver Medal, 2013
Denver International Beer Competition, Silver Medal, 2012
LA County Fair Silver Medal, 2012
US Open Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2012
Denver International Beer Competition, Silver Medal, 2011
Denver International Beer Competition, Best in Show, Silver Medal 2010
LA County Fair Bronze Medal, 2010
LA County Fair Bronze Medal, 2009
World Beer Championships
"Best Beer of 2010 & 2011"

Wine Enthusiast Magazine 90 Points, Superb - Highly Recommended 2010

Draft Magazine 89 Points, "Delicious" 2006
All About Beer Magazine Highly Recommended 2005
 

PILSNER

Colorado State Fair, Gold Medal, Pilsner, 2014
Denver International Beer Competition, Gold Medal, German Pilsner, 2014
Best of Craft Beer Awards,
Gold Medal, American Lager, 2014
World Beer Championships
Gold Medal, 91 points, 2013

 

LTD 01 BOCK

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 92 Points, Exceptional 2010
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2009
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2008
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2007
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2006
World Beer Championships "Best Beer of 2010"
US Beer Tasting Championships Best of the Pacific NW, Honorable Mention 2009
All About Beer Magazine Recommended 2008
Pacific Brew News Highly Recommended 2007
Beer Advocate “A” Rating 2007
Patterson’s Beverage Journal Recommended 2007
Rocky Mountain News Beer of the Month 2007

 

LTD 02 MAIBOCK

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 92 Points, Exceptional 2010
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2009
World Beer Championships
Gold Medal, 2008
North American Beer Awards
Gold Medal, 2008
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2007
LA County Fair Silver Medal, 2010
LA County Fair Silver Medal, 2009
San Diego County Fair Bronze Medal 2009
World Beer Championships "Best Beer of 2010"

World Beer Championships “Best Beers of 2009 – Maibock” 

Horizon Air Taste Panel Recommended 2008
Beer Advocate "A-" Rating 2007
The Denver Post Beer of the Week 2007

 

LTD 03 BOHEMIAN PILSNER

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 91 points, Excellent 2013
U.S. Open Beer Championships Gold Medal 2013
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2012
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2011
Colorado State Fair Gold Medal, 1st Place 2011
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2010
U.S. Open Beer Championships Silver Medal 2011
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, Highly Recommended 2009
U.S. Open Beer Championship Bronze Medal 2009
Colorado Craft Lager Festival, Second, Pilsner Category, 2013

United States Beer Tasting Championship Best of the Northwest/Pacific 2011
World Beer Championships "Best Beer of 2010"

U.S. Beer Tasting Championships Best of the Northwest 2009
GOURMET MAGAZINE 2009 Recommended 

 

LTD 04 PALE BOCK

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 93 Points, 2014
Best of Craft Beer Awards,
Gold Medal, Maibock, 2014
World Beer Championship
s Gold Medal, 92 Points, 2013
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 93 Points, Excellent, 2011
New York International Beer Competition
Silver Medal, 2013
World Beer Championships "Best Beers of 2012"
World Beer Championships "Best Beers of 2011"

United States Beer Tasting Championship Best of the PNW 2011 

 

LTD 05 VIENNA LAGER

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 90 Points, Excellent 2011
Denver International Beer Competition, Silver Medal, Amber Lager/Oktoberfest/Marzen, 2014
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 89 Points, 2013
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2012
Wine Enthusiast, "Top 25 Beers of 2013," 2013

 

LTD 06 BLACK BOCK

Best of Craft Beer Awards, Gold Medal, Doppelbock, 2014
World Beer Championships
Gold Medal, 91 Points, 2013
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 89 Points, 2012
Modern Brewery Age Tasting 5 Mugs, "Excellent", 2013
Good Food Awards
2012
Great International Beer & Cider Competition 2nd Place-Dark Lager Category, 2012
 

LTD 07 OKTOBERFEST LAGER

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, "Exceptional," 1999
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 1998
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 1997
World Beer Championships
, Silver Medal, 88 Points, Highly Recommended, 2013

 

PUB SERIES NUT BROWN ALE

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 91 Points, 2014
World Beer Championships
Gold Medal, 90 Points, 2013
World Beer Championships Gold Medal 1996
World Beer Championships Silver Medal 1997
Great American Beer Festival® Gold Medal Brown Ale Category 1989
 

PUB SERIES EXTRA SPECIAL BITTER

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 90 Points, 2014
World Beer Championships
Gold Medal, 90 Points, 2013
Denver International Beer Competition, Bronze Medal, Pale Ales/Bitters, 2014


PUB SERIES ENGLISH PALE

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 91 Points, 2013

 

WASSAIL

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 93 Points, "Exceptional" 2013
World Beer Championships
Gold Medal, 2012
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2011
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2010
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2009
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2008
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2007
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2006
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2004
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2001
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2000
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 1999
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 1995
World Beer Championships
"Best Beers of 2012"

World Beer Championships "Best Beers of 2011"

Denver Post Recommended 2010

Wine Enthusiast 95 Points 2010
U.S. Beer Tasting Championship Best of the Pacific Northwest 2009
Beer Advocate Magazine "A-" Rating, Excellent 2007
World Beer Championships Platinum Medal, 96 Points, Superlative 2005

 

SESSION PREMIUM LAGER

Colorado State Fair, Gold Medal, Light Lager, 2014
U.S. Open Beer Championships
Gold Medal, American Lager/Pilsener, 2014
World Beer Awards
, Gold Medal & The Americas Best Helles/Munchner Lager, 2013
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 93 Points 2013
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2012
U.S. Open Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2012
U.S. Open Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2011
World Beer Awards Gold Medal & America's Best Premium Lager 2010
LA County Fair Gold Medal, 2010
U.S. Open Beer Championship Gold Medal, 2009
Great American Beer Festival® Gold Medal, International Pilsner Category, 2008
World Beer Awards Gold Medal and World’s Best Premium Lager, 2007
North American Beer Awards Gold Medal, 2007
West Coast Brewer’s Festival Gold Medal, 2006
LA County Fair Gold Medal, 2006
World Beer Championships Packaging Gold Medal, 2005
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2005
Los Angeles International Beer Competition, American-Style Lager, Silver Medal, 2014
Best of Craft Beer Awards
, Silver Medal,  Helles Lager, 2014
US Open Beer Championship
 Silver Medal, 2013
Los Angeles International Beer Competition Silver Medal, 2013
Great American Beer Festival® Silver Medal, Munich-Style Helles Category 2012
L.A. County Fair Silver Medal, American-Style Premium Lager 2011
Colorado State Fair Silver Medal, 2nd Place 2011
Denver International Beer Competition Silver Medal 2011
US Open Beer Championship Silver Medal, 2010
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2010
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2009
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2008
LA County Fair Silver Medal, 2008
LA County Fair Silver Medal, 2007
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2007
Brew NZ Awards Silver Medal, 2007
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2006
Denver International Beer Competition Bronze Medal, 2013, 2014
World Beer Championships Bronze Medal, 2011
World Beer Cup Bronze Medal, 2006
Colorado Craft Lager Festival, Third Place, 2013
World Beer Championships "Best Beers of 2012"
Colorado Craft Lager Festival Second Place 2009
Draft Magazine Recommended 2008
Pacific Brew News “Perfect Summertime Beer” 2007
Men’s Journal Magazine "One of the Best Beers in America" 2006
Pacific Brews News Highest Recommendation 2006

 

SESSION BLACK PREMIUM LAGER

Colorado State Fair, Best of Show Beer, 2014
Colorado State Fair, Gold Medal, Dark American Lager, 2014
U.S. Open Beer Championships Gold Medal, Munchner Dunkel/Dark Category, 2014
Best of Craft Beer Awards,
Gold Medal, Dark Lager, 2014
Los Angeles International Beer Competition
Gold Medal, 2013
U.S. Open Beer Championships Gold Medal 2012
Denver International Beer Competition Gold Medal 2012
U.S. Open Beer Championships Gold Medal 2011
LA County Fair Gold Medal, American Style Dark Lager 2011
World Beer Cup® Gold Medal, American Dark Lager Category 2010
Great American Beer Festival® Gold Medal, American Dark Lager Category 2009
World Beer Championships
Gold Medal 2009
Colorado State Fair
Gold Medal, 1st Place, 2009
Los Angeles International Beer Competition, American-Style Dark Lager, Silver Medal, 2014
Denver International Beer Competition
Silver Medal, 2013
World Beer Championships Silver Medal 2013
World Beer Championships Silver Medal 2012
World Beer Championships Silver Medal 2011
Colorado Craft Lager Festival Silver Medal 2011
Great American Beer Festival® Silver Medal, American Dark Lager 2011
World Beer Championships Silver Medal 2010

Great American Beer Festival® Bronze Medal, American-Style Dark Lager Category, 2012

Colorado State Fair Bronze, 3rd Place 2011
Craft Lager Festival, Third, Other Specialty Lager Category, 2013
SIP Northwest Magazine,
Best Lager of Northwest, 2013

Northwest Beer News Readers Choice Award - Best Dark Lager 2011
Best Local Beers Portland Monthly Magazine 2010

U.S. Open Beer Championships Bronze Medal 2010

Draft Magazine 95 Points "A DRAFT Magazine Classic- Top Echelon" 2010

Day 50 Drink Recommended 2010

San Diego County Fair Bronze Medal 2010
Men’s Journal Magazine “One of the Best Beers in America” 2009
Modern Brewery Age Recommended 2009
The Tasting Panel, Gadd’s Six Pack Recommended 2009

SESSION FEST

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 90 Points, 2013
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 90 Points, 2011
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 89 Points 2012
The United States Beer Tasting Championship,
"Grand Champion" 2013
The United States Beer Tasting Championship, "Best of the Northwest" 2013
The United States Beer Tasting Championship, "Best of the Northwest" 2012
World Beer Championships "Best Beers of 2011"
 

BREWER'S SHARE AND BREWMASTER RESERVE
OLD BOARDHEAD BARLEYWINE ALE

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 92 Points, Exceptional 2012
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2011
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2010
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2009
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2008
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2007
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2006
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2005
World Beer Cup Gold Medal 2004
North American Brewers Festival Gold Medal 2000
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2001
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2000
World Beer Cup Silver Medal 2000
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 1999
Great American Beer Festival Silver Medal 1999
North American Brewers Festival Silver Medal 1999

 

"25" PALE DOPPELBOCK

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2012
Modern Brewery Age Tasting,
5 Mugs, "Excellent", 2013
World Beer Championships
"Best Beers of 2012"

 

BREWER'S SHARE EXTRA SPECIAL BARNEY (ESB)

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 93 Points, 2012
World Beer Championships
"Best Beers of 2012"

 

BREWER'S SHARE PHIL'S EXISTENTIAL ALT

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 90 Points, 2012
World Beer Championships
Silver Medal, 87 Points, 2013
Denver International Beer Competition Silver Medal, 2012
LA County Fair
Bronze Medal, 2012
World Beer Championships
"Best Beers of 2012"

 

BREWER'S SHARE CHRIS'S BERLINER WEISS


World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 89 Points, 2013
World Beer Championships
Bronze Medal, 84 Points, 2012

 

BREWER'S SHARE BIG DADDY J'S IMPERIAL LAGER

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 91 Points, 2013
World Beer Championships
Silver Medal, 87 Points, 2012


BREWER'S SHARE VENDELL'S VEIZEN WEIZEN BOCK

World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 89 Points, 2014
World Beer Championships
Silver Medal, 89 Points, 2013
 

BOURBON BARREL AGED IMPERIAL STOUT (formally known as Black Gold)

World Beer Championships Gold Medal 2012
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 94 Points, "Exceptional" 2011
Brew NZ Awards Gold Medal, 2007
World Beer Championships
Silver Medal, 2013
World Beer Championships Silver Medal 2009
Great American Beer Festival® Silver Medal, Wood-Aged Strong Beers Category 2006
Draft Magazine 94 Point Rating 2012

Wine Enthusiasts 92 Point Rating one of the "Top 25 Beers of 2011"
Men's Journal Magazine One of "the best" in the USA, 2011

Alcohol Reviews.com Perfect Score, Five Star Rating 2008

 

TOP SAIL BOURBON IMPERIAL PORTER

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2011
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2010
World Beer Championships
"Best Beers of 2011"

Wine Enthusiast Magazine One of the Top 25 Beers of 2010

Alcohol Reviews.com  Perfect Score, Five Star Rating 2008

 

IMPERIAL PORTER

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 90 Points, "Exceptional" 2011

World Beer Championships Silver Medal 2009

World Beer Championships "Best Beers of 2012"

 

IMPERIAL STOUT

World Beer Championships Silver Medal 2010

 

WRECK THE HALLS

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 92 Points, "Exceptional" 2013
World Beer Championships
Gold Medal, 2011
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2009

World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2010

World Beer Championships "Best Beers of 2012"

Beer Advocate Recommended 2009


LUPULIN FRESH HOP ALE

Satori Award Beervana.blogspot.com 2008

 

HOP PURSUIT

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, "Exceptional" 2011

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, "Exceptional" 2010

 

BUMP IN THE NIGHT

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 2011
World Beer Championships
"Best Beers of 2011"

 

SUN SPOT IPA

NZ Beer Awards Bronze Medal 2005 

 

SLIPKNOT IPA

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Exceptional 2010
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2008
Alcohol Reviews.com Perfect Score, Five Star Rating 2008