Posted May 4, 2018
Amsterdam Brewery takes silver at World Beer Cup 2018
Nashville, TN – The annual Craft Brewers Conference put on by the US’ Brewers Association (BA) culminated this week with the World Beer Cup competition which brought in more than 8000 beer entries worldwide for 2018.
Amsterdam Brewery was among the 14 Canadian brewery winners – and the only brewery from Ontario – earning a silver for their Bord du Lac Saison.
“Beers were judged during six sessions over a period of three days by an elite panel of 295 judges from 33 countries—72 percent of whom were from outside the United States. Judges evaluated 8,234 beers—a 25 percent increase in the number of entries from the 2016 World Beer Cup. Of the 2,515 participating breweries, 807 were from outside the United States,” stated the BA.
The World Beer Cup is held every two years.
Here are the 14 Canadian winners as listed by the World Beer Cup:
|Silver||Juxtapose||Four Winds Brewing Co.||American-Belgo-Style Ale|
|Bronze||Flanders Sour Ale||Rebellion Brewing Co.||Belgian-Style Flanders Oud Bruin or Oud Red Ale|
|Silver||33 Acres of Euphoria||33 Acres Brewing Co.||Belgian-Style Tripel|
|Bronze||Breakfast of Champions Coffee Lager||Riot Brewing Co.||Coffee Beer|
|Bronze||Black Tusk Ale||Whistler Brewing Co.||English-Style Mild Ale|
|Gold||Working Class Hero Dark Mild||Riot Brewing Co.||English-Style Mild Ale|
|Gold||Old Jalopy Pale Ale||Powell Street Craft Brewery||Extra Special Bitter|
|Silver||Bord du Lac||Amsterdam Brewing Co.||French & Belgian-Style Saison|
|Gold||Corvus Lingonberry Lime Gose||Ravens Brewing Co.||Leipzig-Style Gose or Contemporary Gose|
|Silver||Kirke||Corsaire Microbrasserie||Ordinary or Special Bitter|
|Silver||Ryes Against the Machine||Hell’s Basement Brewery||Rye Beer|
|Gold||Scotch Ale Wee Heavy||Microbrasserie Gainsbourg||Scotch Ale|
|Silver||Smoke & Mirrors Imperial Smoked Ale||Coal Harbour Brewing Co.||Smoke Beer|
|Silver||Scarlet||Steamworks Brewing Co.||Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer|