Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Three NTX breweries nab medals at 2024 World Beer Cup

Image credit: Brewers Association.

Tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada, winners were announced at the 2024 World Beer Cup (WBC), with three local breweries receiving medals.

The competition, otherwise known as "the Olympics of beer," now takes place annually during the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America put on by the Brewers Association. For the 2024 edition of the WBC, 9300 entries were submitted by 2,060 breweries from 50 countries worldwide. A total of 110 categories were judged, representing 172 beer styles (includes sub-categories).

Among honorees from North Texas, Peticolas Brewing Co. of Dallas scored its second WBC medal - winning the two in back-to-back years no less, while Odd Muse Brewing Co. of Farmers Branch and Union Bear Brewing Co. of Denton (and Plano) earned WBC wins for the first time.

Odd Muse Brewing Co., Farmers Branch
  • Silver Spaceship, Silver in the Juicy or Hazy Strong Pale Ale category (132 entries).
Peticolas Brewing Co., Dallas
  • Irish Goodbye, Silver in the Irish-Style Red Ale category (98 entries).
Union Bear Brewing Co., Denton
  • Mexican Lager, Bronze in the International Pilsner category (133 entries).

Cheers and congrats to Odd Muse, Peticolas and Union Bear!

For more on the 2024 WBC, and the historical performance of breweries from North Texas, click the links below:

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