2012 World Beer Cup Winners Announced
The winners of the 2012 World Beer Cup were announced on May 5 in Boulder, Colorado. The competition, also called "the Olympics of Beer," was hosted by the Brewers Association.
Brewers from around the world received awards from an elite international panel of judges in the 2012 Brewers Association World Beer Cup. The ninth bi-annual competition boasted the strongest field of entrants on record, with 799 breweries from 54 countries and 45 U.S. states entering 3,921 beers in 95 beer style categories. A 17.7 percent increase over 2010, the entries were eligible for gold, silver and bronze awards in their respective categories. Judges presented a total of 284 awards.