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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.

World Beer Cup – Nashville (Image: BA / Web)

Here are the 14 Canadian winners as listed by the World Beer Cup:

AwardBeer NameBreweryCategory
SilverJuxtaposeFour Winds Brewing Co.American-Belgo-Style Ale
BronzeFlanders Sour AleRebellion Brewing Co.Belgian-Style Flanders Oud Bruin or Oud Red Ale
Silver33 Acres of Euphoria33 Acres Brewing Co.Belgian-Style Tripel
BronzeBreakfast of Champions Coffee LagerRiot Brewing Co.Coffee Beer
BronzeBlack Tusk AleWhistler Brewing Co.English-Style Mild Ale
GoldWorking Class Hero Dark MildRiot Brewing Co.English-Style Mild Ale
GoldOld Jalopy Pale AlePowell Street Craft BreweryExtra Special Bitter
SilverBord du LacAmsterdam Brewing Co.French & Belgian-Style Saison
GoldCorvus Lingonberry Lime GoseRavens Brewing Co.Leipzig-Style Gose or Contemporary Gose
SilverKirkeCorsaire MicrobrasserieOrdinary or Special Bitter
SilverRyes Against the MachineHell’s Basement BreweryRye Beer
GoldScotch Ale Wee HeavyMicrobrasserie GainsbourgScotch Ale
SilverSmoke & Mirrors Imperial Smoked AleCoal Harbour Brewing Co.Smoke Beer
SilverScarletSteamworks Brewing Co.Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer

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