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Canada Wins 14 Awards at The 2022 World Beer Cup

Canada takes home some big award wins.

Canada has taken home some serious award wins after this year’s World Beer Cup.

Returning after cancellation in 2020 due to the pandemic, the 2022 World Beer Cup was the largest competition to date, with 10,542 entries from 2,493 breweries representing 57 countries.

Entries were evaluated by an elite panel of 226 judges from 28 countries. Competition judging took place in 18 sessions over nine days. Judges bestowed 307 out of 309 total possible awards, reflecting the opportunity for  one gold, silver, and bronze award in each of 103 beer style categories

While US breweries took home the majority of the awards, Canada had a strong representation with 14 award wins spread across 13 different breweries.

BC was one of the most represented provinces in the country, with awards going to Mount Arrowsmith Brewing, 33 Acres, Neighbourhood Brewing, Brewhall and Parallel 49. Mount Arrowsmith was the only Canadian brewery to win multiple awards, with gold for their experimental IPA and bronze for their porter.

Other provincial winners included Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The full list of Canadian winners are:

GoldAmber AleRebellion Brewing Co.American-Style Amber/Red AleCanada1
BronzeRed LineTorque BrewingAmerican-Style Amber/Red AleCanada3
GoldBord du LacAmsterdam Brewing Co.Classic SaisonCanada1
SilverCraft Pale AleParallel 49 Brewing Co.English AleCanada2
GoldThe SprutMount Arrowsmith Brewing Co.Experimental India Pale AleCanada1
GoldSunshine CityNeighbourhood BrewingFruit Wheat BeerCanada1
SilverAzedo Tropical Fruit SourBrewhall Beer Co.Fruited American-Style Sour AleCanada2
BronzeBlood MoonWhitewater Brewing Co.Fruited American-Style Sour AleCanada3
SilverBerlin AlexanderplatzHopfenstark BreweryGerman-Style Sour AleCanada2
BronzeGlutenberg Session IPAGlutenbergGluten-Free BeerCanada3
SilverBraggotSiboireHoney BeerCanada2
SilverBaby Azacca33 Brewing ExperimentJuicy or Hazy Pale AleCanada2
BronzeSaison du RosskaIndie Alehouse Brewing Co.Mixed-Culture Brett BeerCanada3
BronzeLow Pressure PorterMount Arrowsmith Brewing Co.Robust PorterCanada3

Historically a biennial event, the World Beer Cup competition will move to an annual event beginning in 2023, it was announced. Brewery registration for the 2023 World Beer Cup will open in October 2022, with the awards presented May 10, 2023, at the Craft Brewers Conference in Nashville, Tenn.

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