With 8,234 beers from 66 countries, the Brewer’s Association, Nashville saw it’s largest turnout yet! Called the “Olympics of Beer,” the awards ceremony was held on May 3 during the Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) and has announced it’s results!
The panel consisted of 295 judges from 33 countries and wasn’t biased in any way. The USA secured the first place with 242 wins. Canada came second with 14 awards, and then came Germany with 9. The country with the highest winning rate of 10% was Belgium. We’re not surprised though, have you ever had Belgian beer? If you have, you’ll know what I mean.
The judges evaluated 8,234 beers for 303 awards in 101 beer style categories over six sessions in three days. 302 awards were given; there was no gold award given for International-style Pilsener.
Here’s how it went:
American-Style India Pale Ale (377 entries):
Gold – Revision Brewing Co. Revision IPA
Silver – Green Cheek Beer Co. Radiant Beauty
Bronze – Pinthouse Pizza Bailing Room
Imperial India Pale Ale (196 entries):
Gold – Noble Ale Works Nobility
Silver – Revision Brewing Revision DIPA
Bronze – MadeWest Brewing MadeWest Donlon
Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer (196 entries):
Gold – Milwaukee Brewing Co. Gin Barrel O-Gii
Silver – Steamworks Brewing Co. Scarlet
Bronze – Dry Dock Brewing Co. Bligh’s Barleywine Ale
Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout (190 entries):
Gold – Wild Acre Brewing Thunder Hug
Silver – Fat Bottom Brewing the Baroness
Bronze – Hermitage Brewing Three Tun
You can check out the complete list at - https://www.worldbeercup.org/winners/award-winners/