UPDATE: Warped Wing brings home a gold medal for one of its specialty beers

Warped Wing has captured a gold medal for one of its specialty beers. Staff file photo by Connie Post
Warped Wing has captured a gold medal for one of its specialty beers. Staff file photo by Connie Post

Dayton's own Warped Wing Brewing Company collected some prestigious hardware this weekend for one of its specialty beers.

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The Festival of Barrel Aged Beers (FOBAB), a Chicago-based beer competition that drew entries from more than 200 breweries in its 15th year, awarded Warped Wing its gold medal in the Other Pale Beer category for the brewery's Chardonnay Barn Gang, a saison-style farmhouse ale aged in chardonnay barrels, FOBAB announced today, Saturday Nov. 11.

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The Gem City has had a long love affair with beer. The beverage has been part of our history as far back as the early 1800s. Today the area is flush with new breweries - more than a dozen have opened in the last five years.

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Warped Wing was the only brewery in the immediate Dayton area that captured a medal in the competition, although Ohio and the Cincinnati area snagged several more medals, including Listermann Brewery in Cincinnati, which was runner-up in best of show, according to the FOBAB web site.

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