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Whitefish Brewery Wins Big

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The Great Northern Brewing Company in Whitefish beat out more than thirty entrants in the nation's largest beer festival for a silver medal.

Their Wheatfish Wheat Lager impressed the international panel of more than a hundred judges.

Although the brewery has entered the competition before, they have never seen such success.

The good news comes right as they are increasing their fermentation capacity by fifty percent.

"A silver medal on the national stage has really been a unique experience and really good for our brand," said Marcus Duffey, the brewery's general manager.

The Great Northern Brewing Company distributes throughout Montana, and just expanded its brand into Billings.

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