Thursday, May 3, 2018

Banner night for North Texas at the 2018 World Beer Cup

Image credit: Brewers Association.

This evening in Nashville, Tennessee, four breweries from North Texas were called to the podium to receive medals at the 2018 World Beer Cup (WBC). It was a banner year for the region, since four medals represents the most North Texas has won in a single year since the advent of the WBC.

Known as the most prestigious beer competition in the world, this year's WBC recognized beer excellence in 101 different categories. Styles were judged based on the 2018 World Beer Cup Style Guidelines, with a total of 8234 entries submitted by 2515 breweries from 66 countries.

Surveying local honorees, all four of the breweries listed below medaled at the WBC for the first time, though it's worth noting that Armadillo and Revolver have previously won medals for Honey Please (bronze, 2017) and Anodyne (gold, 2016), respectively, at the Great American Beer Festival.

Armadillo Ale Works
  • Gold for Honey Please in the Honey Beer category.
Revolver Brewing
  • Gold for Anodyne in the Other Strong Beer category.
Twin Peaks Brewing Co.
  • Silver for Double Barrel Knotty in the Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer category.
Wild Acre Brewing Co.
  • Gold for Thunder Hug in the Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout category.

Cheers and congratulations to all!



For more on the 2018 World Beer Cup, click the following links to view the Winners List and 2018 WBC Fact Sheet.


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