CINCINNATI - A Cincinnati beer won the gold medal at this year's World Beer Cup.
Sarah's Two-Headed Buffalo Gold from Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery scored the top honor as the best craft beer.
The Buffalo Gold Ale is aged in a buffalo trace bourbon barrel for more than four months. The beer is named after the two buffalo products used in the beer, as well as brewer Mitchell Dougherty's girlfriend, Sarah.
Held every two years and presented by the Brewers' Association, the World Beer Cup is sometimes referred to as the "Olympics" of the brewing world.
A field this year of 3,921 entries from 799 breweries representing 54 countries was the largest field in the history of the World Beer Cup.
Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery has been Cincinnati's original brewpub since it opened in 1996.
Rock Bottom brewer Dougherty also won a Bronze Medal at the 2010 World Beer Cup for his Rudolph's Bourbon Scotch Ale.
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