Canadian Breweries Take 14 Medals at 2018 World Beer Cup

NASHVILLE, TN – The winners of the 2018 edition of the biannual World Beer Cup were announced earlier this week as part of the Craft Brewers Conference in Nashville. Presented by the Brewers Association, the competition featured 8,234 beers from 2,515 breweries representing 66 countries.

Among the 101 style categories, Canadian breweries were honoured with 14 of the 302 medals that were awarded, including the following:

American-Belgo-Style Ale
Silver: Juxtapose, Four Winds Brewing

Belgian-Style Flanders Oud Bruin or Oud Red Ale
Bronze: Flanders Sour Ale, Rebellion Brewing

Belgian-Style Tripel
Silver: 33 Acres of Euphoria, 33 Acres Brewing

Coffee Beer
Bronze: Breakfast of Champions Coffee Lager, Riot Brewing

English-Style Mild Ale
Gold: Working Class Hero Dark Mild, Riot Brewing
Bronze: Black Tusk Ale, Whistler Brewing

Extra Special Bitter
Gold: Old Jalopy Pale Ale, Powell Brewery

French & Belgian-Style Saison
Silver: Bord du Lac, Amsterdam Brewing

Leipzig-Style Gose or Contemporary Gose
Gold: Corvus Lingonberry Lime Gose, Ravens Brewing

Ordinary or Special Bitter
Silver: Kirke, Corsaire Microbrasserie

Rye Beer
Silver: Ryes Against the Machine, Hell’s Basement Brewery

Scotch Ale
Gold: Scotch Ale Wee Heavy, Microbrasserie Gainsbourg

Smoke Beer
Silver: Smoke & Mirrors Imperial Smoked Ale, Coal Harbour Brewing

Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer
Silver: Scarlet, Steamworks Brewing

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

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