Monday, May 07, 2012

Texas Brewers at 2012 World Beer Cup

More Texas breweries won medals at the 2012 Brewers Association World Beer Cup. The winners were announced May 5th at the conclusion of the annual Craft Brewers Conference in San Diego, California.

Recognized Texas brewers include:
  • Düsseldorf-style Altbier: Gold for Alt-eration from Hops & Grain
  • Pumpkin Beer: Silver for Pumpkinator from Saint Arnold
  • Imperial IPA: Silver for Endeavour from Saint Arnold
  • Weizenbock: Silver for Primus from Live Oak
  • American-style Dark Lager: Silver for Shiner Bock from Spoetzl
  • American-style Dark Lager: Bronze for Santo from Saint Arnold
The World Beer Cup is a judged competition held every two years and sponsored by the Brewers Association, the craft beer industry's professional organization. This year's competition included more than 3900 beers from 799 brewers in 54 countries.

Awards are given in 95 different style categories of beer, with the top three beers recognized with gold, silver and bronze medals.

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