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 150 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

Triple Pundit Top Ten Sustainable U.S. Breweries 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 Awards, Gold Medal, Amber Ale, 2015
World Beer Awards
, Gold Medal & The Americas Best American Brown Ale, 2014
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
Great International Beer & Cider Competition Gold - 1st Place American Ale 2010
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
LA 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
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

 

FULL SAIL IPA

World Beer Awards, Gold Medal & The Americas Best Golden Ale, 2014
World Beer Championship
s 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
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, American Style IPA, 2015
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
 

FULL SAIL 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
The US Beer Tasting Championships Best of the PNW Pilsner 2014
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, Pilsner Lager, 2014
World Beer Awards
Bronze Medal, The Americas German Pilsner Lager, 2014

 

FULL SAIL 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
 

FULL SAIL OKTOBERFEST LAGER

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, Märzen/Octoberfest Lager, 2014
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


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

 

WASSAIL

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 94 Points, 2015
World Beer Championships
Gold Medal, 2014
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

World Beer Awards, Gold Medal, Munich Helles Lager 2014
World Beer Awards
, Gold Medal & The Americas Best Helles/Munchner Lager, 2014
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
World Beer Championships Silver Medal, Dark Lager 2014
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

World Beer Awards Bronze Medal, The Americas Dark Lager, 2014
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, Vienna Lager, 2014
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"

 

SESSION IPA

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 90 Points, American Style Pale Ale, 2015
World Beer Championships
Silver Medal, 85 Points, 2014

 

SESSION EXPORT

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 90 Points, 2014

 

BREWER'S SHARE AND BREWMASTER RESERVE

"27" ANNIVERSARY WHEATWINE ALE

World Beer Championships Silver Medal, 2015


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


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, 2014
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

 

WRECK THE HALLS

World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 2014
World Beer Championships Gold Medal, 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