Thursday, 10 May 2012

Wold Beer Cup

Now in its 9th year, the World Beer Cup winners were announced early on Sunday morning (just about the time the hangovers where setting in??

The event was hosted by the 2012 Craft Brewers Conference which included submissions from 799 breweries across 54 countries and 45 US states. All in all, the 211 lucky adjudicators got to judge 3921 beers in 95 style categories. 5 Breweries and Brewmasters were named champions in Various size categories:

Small Brewing Company Category: Brauerei Michael Plank, Michael Plank
Mid-Size Brewing Company Category: Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Matthew Brynildson
Large Brewing Company Category: AB InBev, Claudio Ferro
Small Brewpub Category: Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, Iron Hill Brewery Team
Large Brewpub Category: Pelican Pub & Brewery, Darron R S Welch

Of the BC winners:
Central City Oaked Porter, from the Central City Brewing Co., Surrey, BC won Bronze in the Wood and Barrel Aged Beer category.

 IP’Eh!, from the Russell Brewing Co., Surrey, BC. Won Silver for their English-Style India Pale Ale and
Red Racer ESB, also from the Central City Brewing Co., Surrey, BC won Gold for their Extra Special Bitter


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