Canadian Breweries Take 7 Medals at 2010 World Beer Cup

CHICAGO, IL – The winners of the 2010 edition of the biannual World Beer Cup (WBC) were announced yesterday in Chicago as part of the closing event of the annual Craft Brewers Conference. Presented by the Brewers Association, the competition featured 3,330 beers from 642 breweries representing 44 countries and 6 continents, making it the largest commercial beer judging competition in history.

Amongst the 90 style categories, Canadian breweries were honoured with 7 medals:

Category 5: Fruit Beer or Field Beer
Bronze – Ephémère Apple, Unibroue, Chambly QC

Category 48: Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
Bronze – Fin du Monde, Unibroue, Chambly QC

Category 49: Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale
Silver – La Grivoise de Noel, Micro-Brasserie le Trou du Diable, Shawinigan QC

Category 53: English-Style India Pale Ale
Bronze – Russell IP’eh!, Russell Brewing, Surrey BC

Category 57: Scottish-Style Ale
Bronze – Russell Wee Angry Scotch Ale, Russell Brewing, Surrey BC

Category 58: English-Style Mild Ale
Bronze – Whistler Black Tusk Ale, Whistler Brewing, Vancouver BC

Category 68: Barley Wine-Style Ale
Silver – Thor’s Hammer, Central City Brewing, Surrey BC

The full list of winners is available at the WBC website.

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