Without the support from our fans from around the world these awards would not be possible. Thank you for your continued support!!!

Our extensive awards are cataloged below.

Top Brewer, Top Beer, and Top Brewer Taproom In Ohio
2014 |

RateBeer.com is the world's largest beer-rating website. It has compiled over 4 million ratings from over 13,000 brewers worldwide, and we've won an impressive round of awards from them!

Released in early 2014 for the previous year, here's our latest round of RateBeer.com awards:

  • D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial Stout is rated the Top Beer in Ohio for 2013. Full list.
  • Hoppin’ Frog Brewery is rated the Top Brewery in Ohio for 2013. Full list.
  • Hoppin' Frog Tap Room is rated the Top Brewer Taproom in Ohio for 2013. Full list.

We are extremely proud of these honors! Thanks to all of our loyal fans for making these awards possible!

17th Best Brewer In The World
2013 |

Hoppin’ Frog Brewery has been rated the 17th best brewer in the world by RateBeer.com. RateBeer.com conducts the largest beer competition in the world with more than 180,000 beers from over 13,000 brewers worldwide tallied in the 2013 results.

Hoppin’ Frog Brewery has been rated in the Top 25 brewers in the world for the last four years and six years in the top 100 brewers. A true testiment to our intense focus on making great beer.

We are extremely proud of all of our beers and especially proud of our flagship beer – B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal Imperial Stout rated the best beer in Ohio for 2013 by RateBeer.com. More details on RateBeer.com.

Best Beer & Best Brewer In Ohio
2013 |

B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal Imperial Stout is rated the best beer in Ohio for 2013 by RateBeer.com and Hoppin’ Frog Brewery is rated the best brewery in Ohio for 2013. We are really proud of these honors. More details on RateBeer.com.

Barrel-Aged B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher - Bronze - GABF
2013 |

Hoppin’ Frog wins again at the Great American Beer Festival! On Saturday, October 12, we won the Bronze Medal for our Barrel-Aged B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Imperial Stout!! With the enormous growth of the craft beer industry in the past few years, this is a huge testament to our continued dedication in making world-class beer! The GABF is one of the most respected contests in America, is the largest contest we can enter, with more than 4000 beers entered this year – an increase of over 25 percent in just 2 years.

Frosted Frog Wins Blind Tasting
2013 |

Frosted Frog Christmas Ale wins the 2013 Christmas Ale blind taste testing at Vintage Estates Wine and Beer in Boardman, Ohio. This is the fourth year in a row that Frosted Frog has won this special taste testing.

International Beer Fest: Hoppin' Frog wins big again
2012 |

  • Gold Medal - Barrel-Aged B.O.R.I.S. Imperial Stout – Wood and Barrel Aged Beer Category
  • Silver Medal - Hop Heathen Imperial Black Ale – Specialty Beer Category
  • Bronze Medal - Outta Kilter Wee-Heavy Scotch Red Ale – Irish, Scottish, and English Brown Ales Category
  • Bronze Medal - Turbo Shandy – Fruit Beers Category

Barrel-Aged B.O.R.I.S. takes the gold at the World Beer Cup
2012 |

At the World Beer Cup in San Diego, Hoppin’ Frog’s Barrel-Aged B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout won the GOLD MEDAL in its category!! This is the Olympics of Brewing - the world’s most prestigious contest, with over 3900 beers entered from almost 800 breweries in 54 countries. We are so happy to be recognized for Barrel-Aged B.O.R.I.S, winning GOLD in the Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Stout category – this is truly a great honor for us!

20th Best Brewery in the World
2012 |

THE WORLD’S LARGEST BEER COMPETITION – Hoppin’ Frog Brewery was just rated 20th Best Brewery In The World for 2012 by RateBeer.com!! That is 3 years in the Top 25, and 5 years in the TOP 100 – a testiment to our intense focus on making great beer!

RateBeer’s Best was again the largest beer competition in the world — more than 140,000 beers from over 12,000 brewers worldwide were tallied. A particular emphasis was placed on tastings made in the last twelve months. We at Hoppin’ Frog are prouder than ever to be RateBeer’s 20th Best Brewery In The World for 2012!

Number One Ohio Brewery/Brewpub
2012 |

The results of the Beacon’s Best contest for 2012 are published today and we would like to Thank You for voting Hoppin’ Frog Brewery – Number One in the “Ohio Brewery / Brewpub” catagory. This makes four years in a row that Hoppin’ Frog Brewery has been number one in this catagory, and we thank each and every one of you for voting for us! We are truly delighted.

We also are very proud that our D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer, Hopped Up Goose Juice, and Turbo Shandy were voted in the Top 10 in the “Ohio Craft Beer Microbrew” catagory.

Best Of The City
2012 |

Hoppin’ Frog Brewing Company is proud to receive the “Best Of The City” award for 2012 from Akron Life and Leisure Magazine. We appreciate everyone who helped make this possible. akronlife.com

B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher - Gold - GABF
2011 |

Hoppin’ Frog Brewery won the Gold Medal for B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal Imperial Stout at the 2011 Great American Beer Festival held in Denver, Colorado. The GABF is considered one of the premier beer competitions in the world, and 516 breweries competed for awards in 83 different catagories. Over 4000 beers were judged in the competition. This is the second Gold Medal for B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher, having also won the competition in 2008. Congratulations Fred and staff.

Barrel-Aged Naked Evil BBW - Bronze - GABF
2011 |

Hoppin’ Frog Brewery won the Bronze medal for Barrel-Aged Naked Evil BBW Belgian-style Barley Wine-style Ale, in one of the largest catagories at the GABF: The “Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Beer” catagory.

“BA Naked Evil is our Fifth Anniversary celebration beer and winning a medal at the 2011 GABF makes all of us extremely happy.” President and Brewmaster Fred Karm.

International Beer Fest: Hoppin' Frog wins big
2011 |

  • Gold Medal - Turbo Shandy won the Gold Medal at the International Beer Festival in Cleveland.
  • Silver Medal - B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher won the Silver Medal at the International Beer Festival in Cleveland.
  • Silver Medal - Barrel-Aged B.O.R.I.S. won the Silver Medal at the International Beer Festival in Cleveland.
  • Silver Medal - Café B.O.R.I.S. won the Silver Medal at the International Beer Festival in Cleveland.

Frog's Hollow Double Pumpkin - Gold - GABF
2010 |

Hoppin’ Frog won the gold medal in the field style category for Frog’s Hollow Double Pumpkin Ale! There’s a Place just south they call Frog’s Hollow, with cauldrons afire in Fall, and they only speak in whispers of the name. There’s a brewery they say who has the secret, of spices picked just right. With a crying shout, they’ll knock it out, and hand you this Frog’s delight.

B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher - Gold - GABF
2008 |

B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal Imperial Stout won the Gold Medal at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver.