More than two pages of Kansas! magazine’s 70th Anniversary edition feature Hays’s Chestnut Street District, its businesses and Historic Fort Hays. The issue also includes a bucket list of 70 places and events to experience in Kansas. Out of more than 300 submissions, editors chose 70 to commemorate their anniversary. Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. was selected and touted as possibly being the state’s best-kept secret.
The Weather Channel gave shout out to Hays and Gella's Diner. Gella's was mentioned several times by Meteorologist Mike Bettes on The Weather Channel during the broadcast on April 10, 2014!
"By the way, if you've never been to Hays it is a gem in Kansas. They have a great place called Gella's. Need a place to eat? Go to Gella's. Need a beer? Go to Gella's!"
Huffington Post, a Pulitzer Prize winning online news aggregator and blog, named Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. “The One Thing You Must Do” in Kansas. The feature challenged its editorial staff with one question, “If you could only tell a visitor to do ONE thing in your whole state, what would it be?” >> Click here to read more.
Hays, Kan.—Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. and its brewmaster Gerald Wyman,
obtained the title of Small Brewpub and Small Brewpub Brewer Of The Year
October 12 at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF), the largest
commercial beer competition in the world. This is the first such achievement
for a Kansas brewery in the 27 years of the GABF competition. In addition,
Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. received gold and silver medals for their
American Hefeweizen and American Wheat at this year’s competition.>> Click here to read more.
Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co’s Chef Manuel Hernandez recently completed a
continuing education course in Chicago at The French Pastry School. >> Click here to read more.
Hays, Kan. – Two recipes from Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. of 117 E. 11th
downtown Hays were selected for inclusion in The American Craft Beer
Cookbook by John Holl. The cookbook features over 150 recipes from brewpubs
and breweries across the United States and was named one of Saveur
magazine's "Books Worth Buying". >> Click here to read more.
Hays, Kan.—Recommended for its regionally inspired menu, handcrafted beer and design, Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. received an acclaimed review in the Fall 2013 issue of Kansas! Magazine.
The editors elected to lead the feature encompassing 20 restaurants with a two-page spread on Hays’ original microbrewery and restaurant. Editor Katy Ibsen relays Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co.’s award winning beers as “possibly Kansas’ best-kept secret”. >> Click here to read more.
Beer Advocate Magazine chronicles how Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. became
a reality for local entrepreneur Chuck Comeau and rancher turned brewer
Gerald Wyman in its August 2013 issue. The article, written by Sean Lewis,
details how the two worked to create an acclaimed location, atmosphere and
of course, handcrafted beer.
Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. Part Of Preservation Magazine Feature.
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Chef Manuel Hernandez opens the Autumn issue of Peaks & Plains as the featured chef for the official publication of Great Lakes airlines. Read the full article here...
The only monthly magazine dedicated solely to beer, Beer Advocate, rates Lb. Brewing Co.’s Oatmeal Stout and Liberty Stout in the 90th percentile. Read the full reviews here…
Hays, Kan.—Every year, Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. enters the prestigious Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver to compete with breweries from across the country. This year, Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. obtained a gold medal for the second straight year for its Liberty Stout, an American-Style Stout. This gold medal marks the microbrewery and diner’s third consecutive GABF gold medal and sixth medal overall in six years. >> Click here to read more.