Good Food Awards

Good Food Awards Finalists 2013

BEER

Ballast Point Brewing Company, Winter San Salvador Black Lager, California
Bear Republic Brewery, Racer 5 IPA & Tartare, California
Deschutes Brewery, Obsidian Stout, Oregon
Elm City Brewing Company, Monadnock Mountain Pale Ale, New Hampshire
Full Sail Brewing Co., Ltd6, Oregon
Fullsteam Brewery, First Frost, North Carolina
Hops and Grain Brewery, Alteration, Texas
Hopworks Urban Brewery, Deluxe Organic Ale & Hub Organic Lager, Oregon
Independence Brewing Co., Convict Hill Stout & Stash IPA, Texas
Jester King Craft Brewery, Boxer’s Revenge, Texas
Lakefront Brewery, My Turn: Luther & Wisconsinite, Wisconsin
Mill Valley Beerworks, Four Brothers, California
Pagosa Brewing Company, Chili Verde, Colorado
Rolling Meadows Brewery, Abe’s Ale, Illinois
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers, Payback Porter, California
The Pike Brewing Company, Harlot’s Harvest, Washington

CHARCUTERIE

CHOP Butchery & Charcuterie, Chicken Liver Bourbon Mousse, Oregon
Columbus Foods, Finocchiona, California
Crested Duck Charcuterie, Moroccan Lamb Coppa, Pennsylvania
Cypress, Picante Salami, South Carolina
EcoFriendly Foods, Iberico Americana Long Leg Ham 20 Month, Virginia
Fatted Calf Charcuterie, Duck Pate with Pistachio and Stone Fruit, California
Fra’ Mani Handcrafted Foods, Salame Toscano, California
Kings County Jerky Co., Sichuan Ginger Jerky, New York
La Quercia, Borsellino Dry Sausage & Tamworth Prosciutto, Iowa
Olympic Provisions, Lomo Di Parma & Mortadella, Oregon
Red Apron Butchery, Pastrami Schmear, Virginia
S. Wallace Edwards & Sons, Surry Farms Surryano Ham, Virginia
Tender Greens, P. Balistreri Salumi – Salami Point Loma “Rosemary & Garlic,” California
The Linkery, Country Ham, California
The Meat Hook, House Ham, New York
The Meat Market, Chicken Liver Mousse, Massachusetts
Trace at W Austin, Lamb Sweetbread Terrine, Texas
Transatlantic Foods/Aux Delices des Bois, Chorizo, New York
Underground Meats, Coppa & Goat Salami, Wisconsin

CHEESE

Avalanche Cheese Company, Goat Cheddar, Colorado
Barinaga Ranch, Txiki, California
Belle Chevre, Pimento Chevre, Alabama
Bellwether Farms, Whole Milk Ricotta, California
Briar Rose Creamery, Briar Rose Chevre, Oregon
Carr Valley Cheese Company, Cave Aged Marisa, Wisconsin
Cobb Hill Cheese, Ascutney Mountain, Vermont
Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, Petit Frere, Wisconsin
CROPP Cooperative/Organic Valley, CROPP Blue, Wisconsin
Gina’s Homemade, Gina’s Ricotta, Arizona
Nature’s Harmony Farm, Fortsonia Gruyere, Georgia
Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co., Bay Blue, California
Spring Brook Farm, Tarentaise, Vermont
Uplands Cheese Company, Pleasant Ridge Reserve, Wisconsin
Weirauch Farm & Creamery, Saint Rose, California

CHOCOLATE

Amano Artisan Chocolate, Chuao 70% Dark Chocolate, Utah
Askinosie Chocolate, Dark Milk Chocolate Bar + Fleur de Sel, Missouri
BAR AU CHOCOLAT, Chiapas, Mexico 70, California
Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker, Madagascar Wild Pepper, Vermont
Dandelion Chocolate, Dominican Republic 70% & Madagascar 70% & Venezuela 70%, California
Fresco Chocolate, PNG 220 Peru: 223, Washington
Fruition Chocolate Inc., Dark Milk with Fleur de Sel, New York
Madre Chocolate, Coconut Milk and Caramelized Ginger & Triple Cacao, Hawaii
Mindo Chocolate Makers, 100% Pure Baking Disks (Baking Button), Michigan
Patric Chocolate, 67% Madagascar Bar & 75% Madagascar Bar & In-NIB-itable Bar, Missouri
Potomac Chocolate, Upala 70% Nib and Salt, Virginia
Raaka Chocolate, Bourbon Cask Aged Bolivia, New York
Ritual Chocolate, Costa Rica & Madagascar, Colorado
Rogue Chocolatier, Hispaniola & Rio Caribe & Sambirano, Massachusetts

COFFEE

1000 Faces Coffee, Ethiopia – Shikaso Mora Mora, Georgia
Cafe Grumpy, Honduras – Las Flores El Cielito, Santa Barbara, New York
Case Coffee Roasters, Kenya – Nyeri Gaturiri Co-Op-Peaberry, Oregon
Cuvee Coffee, El Salvador – El Molino Witness Project, Texas
Evans Brothers Coffee, Ethiopia – Yirgacheffe Birhanu, Idaho
Flying Goat Coffee, Ethiopia – Wottuna Boltuma, California
Four Barrel Coffee, Ethiopia – Wollega Wato, California
Gimme! Coffee, Colombia – Finca San Luis La Gloria, New York
Heart Roasters, Ethiopia – Yukro & Kenya – Ndumberi, Oregon
Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea, Kenya – Gichathaini & Kenya – Kangocho, Illinois & California
Joe Bean Coffee Roasters, Nicaragua – Pachi, New York
Joe, Ethiopia – Camp, New York
Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Co., Panama – Lerida Estate, Missouri
Kickapoo Coffee, Ethiopia – Organic Yirgacheffe Haru Cooperative, Wisconsin
MADCAP Coffee, Guatemala – Las Aguas Altas, Michigan
Noble Coffee Roasting, Kenya – Kia Ora, Oregon
Panther Coffee, Colombia – Finca El Ventilador, Florida
Portland Roasting Coffee, Ethiopia – Sidamo, Oregon
PT’s Coffee Roasting Co., Kenya – Thiriku & Ethiopia – Nanno Challa Heirloom, Kansas
Sightglass Coffee, Ethiopia – Yukro Gera, California
Square One Coffee, Kenya – Nyeri Gatomboya, Pennsylvania
Verve Coffee Roasters, Panama – Elida Estate Gesha & Ethiopia – Birhanu, California

CONFECTIONS

Barbary Brix, The Salty Dog, California
Bees & Beans, Mint Bar, Oregon
Big Picture Farm LLC, Goat Milk Chai Caramels, Vermont
Chocolats Latour, Honey Basil Chocolate, Ohio
Escazú Artisan Chocolates, Dark Chocolate, Basil Ganache, North Carolina
Fat Toad Farm, Salted Bourbon Goat’s Milk Caramel Sauce, Vermont
Feve Artisan Chocolatier, Pistachio Rosemary, California
Her Coconess Confections, Vanilla Bean Salted Caramels, California
Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery, Pacific Coast Sea Salt Caramel Sauce, Washington
Lillie Belle Farms, The Most Awesome Chocolate Bar EVER, Oregon
Looking Glass Creamery, Carmelita, North Carolina
Serendipity Confections, Fleur de Sel Caramels, Colorado
Sweetdragon Baking Company, Black Sesame Brittle, California
Zoë’s Chocolate Co., Sesame Tahini Crunch in Dark Chocolate, Pennsylvania
Arrowhead Chocolates, Huckleberry Truffle, Oregon

PICKLES

Aunt Nita’s Homestyle Foods, Sweet Jalapeño Relish, Texas
Bi-Rite Market, Bi-Rite Market PUBLIC Label Kohlrabi Kraut, California
Blessed Earth Farm, Summer Squash Curry Relish, North Carolina
Central Bottle Wine + Provisions, Pickled Garlic Scapes, Massachusetts
Coldwater Canyon Provisions, Tarragon Cherries, California
Crock & Jar, Ramp Kraut, New York
Cultured Pickle Shop, Japanese Cucumber and Arame Kimchee & Kasu-Zuke Jalapeños, California
Divine Brine Foods, Beet Caviar, New York
Emmy’s Pickles and Jams, Bread n Butter, California
Firefly Kitchens, Ruby Red Kraut, Washington
Gordy’s Pickle Jar, Sweet Chips & Thai Basil Jalapeños, Washington, D.C.
Jarred SF Brine, Pickled Oven Roasted Golden Beets and Shaved Shallots, California
Midori Farm, Organic Horseradish Leek Sauerkraut & Organic Kimchi & Organic Savory Kraut, Washington
Pogue Mahone Pickles, Jalapeño Mint, Texas
Sour Puss Pickles, Plum Shrub (Drinking Vinegar), New York
Southport Grocery & Cafe, Dilly Beans, Illinois
Unbound Pickling, French Quarter Pickled Beans, Aromatic Cajun Spice, Oregon

PRESERVES

Alpenfire Orchards LLC, Orleans Vinegar, Washington
American Spoon, Wild Thimbleberry Jam, Michigan
Ann’s Raspberry Farm & Specialty Crops, Artisan Red Raspberry Jam, Ohio
Atwater’s, Pear and Star Anise & Plum and Vanilla Bean, Maryland
Bathtub Gin LLC, Peaches and Cream Preserves, Tennessee
Chez Pim, Flavor King Pluot, California
Ellelle Kitchen Jams, Backyard Grapefruit Marmalade with Campari, California
Farmer’s Daughter, Rosey Strawberry Rhubarb Preserves, North Carolina
Half-Pint Preserves, Apple Plum Jelly, New York
HeathGlen Organic Farm and Kitchen, Raspberry Chambord, Minnesota
Hoskins Berry Farm, Blackberry Vinegar, Oregon
INNA Jam, Pretty Spicy Fresno Chili Jam, California
Johnson Berry Farm LLC, Raspberry Habanero Jam & Tayberry Jam, Washington
Josephine’s Feast!, Hand Foraged Wild Beach Plum Preserve, New York
Plumline, Damson Plum Jam, California
Rinkon Farm’s Flume Creek Preserves, Raspberry Preserves, Texas
Sosu LLC, Srirachup, California
Sweet Deliverance, Ground Cherry, New York
Winding Drive Jams & Jellies, Wild Elderberry Jelly, Connecticut

SPIRITS

Bittermens Spirits, Commonwealth, New York
Cascade Peak Spirits, ORGANIC NATION Gin & ORGANIC NATION Vodka, Oregon
Catoctin Creek Distilling Company, Roundstone Rye, Virginia
Charbay Winery & Distillery, Charbay R5 Whiskey Aged, California
Clear Creek Distillery, Eau de Vie of Pear, Oregon
Dancing Pines Distillery, Bourbon Whiskey & Rum, Colorado
Dancing Tree Distillery, Dancing Tree Distillery Spicebush Gin, Ohio
High West Distillery, High West Vodka 7000′ Peach & High West Whiskey OMG Pure Rye, Utah
Journeyman Distillery, Silver Cross Whiskey, Michigan
Koval Distillery, Ginger Liqueur, Illinois
Leopold Bros., Leopold’s Navy Strength Gin, Colorado
Mountain Laurel Spirits, Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Pure Distilleries, Boyd and Blair Potato Vodka, Pennsylvania
Smooth Ambler Spirits, Smooth Ambler Greenbrier Gin, West Virginia
St. George Spirits, Agua Libre California Agricole Rum & Aqua Perfecta Poire Eau de Vie, California
Syntax Spirits, Big Cat White Whiskey & Powder White Rum, Colorado
Tuthilltown Spirits, Hudson Manhattan Rye Whiskey, New York
Ventura Limoncello Company, Ventura Limoncello Originale, California