JTA co-founder Tim Nelson and members of the Fitger’s Brewhouse brewery team, led by Master Brewer Dave Hoops, traveled to Denver, Colorado for the Great American Beer Festival. Fitger’s Brewhouse was among the 2012 medal winners and received a bronze medal in the “American-Style Sour Ale” category for its brew, Fitger’s Framboise.

Fitger’s Brewhouse was one of three Minnesota breweries awarded medals at the GABF. Other Minnesota medalists included Summit Brewing Company and Minneapolis’ Town Hall Brewery.