Canadian Breweries Take 8 Medals at 2016 World Beer Cup


PHILADELPHIA, PA – The winners of the 2016 edition of the biannual World Beer Cup were announced last Friday in Philadelphia as part of this year’s Craft Brewers Conference. Presented by the Brewers Association, the competition featured 6,596 beers from 1,907 breweries representing 55 countries.

Among the 96 style categories, Canadian breweries were honoured with 8 of the 287 medals that were awarded, including the following:

Category 21: Gluten-Free Beer (40 entries)
Gold: Glutenberg India Pale Ale, Brasseurs Sans Gluten, Montreal, QC
Silver: Glutenberg Lapsang d’Automne, Brasseurs Sans Gluten, Montreal, QC

Category 56: French & Belgian-Style Saison (116 entries)
Silver: La Saison du Tracteur, Microbrasserie Le Trou Du Diable, Shawinigan, QC

Category 62: Belgian-Style Tripel (76 entries)
Silver: 33 Acres of Euphoria, 33 Acres Brewing Co., Vancouver, BC

Category 64: Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale (37 entries)
Bronze: La Grivoise de Noel, Microbrasserie Le Trou Du Diable, Shawinigan, QC

Category 70: Extra Special Bitter (68 entries)
Bronze: Old Jalopy Pale Ale, Powell Street Craft Brewery, Vancouver, BC

Category 75: Robust Porter (92 entries)
Bronze: Stranger than Fiction Porter, Collective Arts Brewing, Hamilton, ON

Category 93: American-Style Brown Ale (81 entries)
Silver: Open Road Brown Ale, Troubled Monk Brewery, Red Deer, AB

The full list of winners is available on the World Beer Cup website.

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