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Local brewer takes the gold in national competition

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Blaine Stuckey, president of Mad Anthony Brewing Co., displays some of the beers his company brews. They're "a local product for local people," he says.

Judges at Denver's Great American Beer Festival, held Thursday through Saturday, singled out a Fort Wayne brewer with a gold medal.

Mad Anthony Brewing Co. (1109 Taylor St.) received a gold medal in the Fruit Wheat Beer category for its Ruby Raspberry Wheat, being judged against 37 other entries.

According to the festival's website, a gold metal denotes "a world-class beer that accurately exemplifies the specified style, displaying the proper balance of taste, aroma and appearance."

Mad Anthony last took home a medal in 1999, when its Auburn beer won a silver medal in American-Style Amber Lager.

Be sure to check out Wednesday's Dish column for reactions from Mad Anthony brewers.