2018 World Beer Cup, Nashville

Congratulations To Our Winning Partners!

We’re super pumped to call out a few of our partner breweries for their recent wins at competition.


World Beer Cup

Last week at the annual Craft Brewers Conference, judges from around the world adjudicated the premier beer competition: The World Beer Cup.  With 8,234 total entries from 2,515 breweries in 66 countries competing across 101 style categories, this year’s iteration of the bi-annual competition was the fiercest ever.  Which is why we’re over the moon proud of Lonerider, Golden Road, 10 Barrel, and Hoegaarden for their wins in the following categories:

Category 4: Fruit Wheat Beer

  • Gold – Mango Cart, Golden Road Brewing
  • Silver – Passionate Envy, 10 Barrel Brewing

Category 54: Berliner-Style Weisse

  • Gold – Baywindow, 10 Barrel Brewing

Category 59: Belgian-Style Witbier

  • Bronze – Hoegaarden White, Hoegaarden

Category 67: Belgian-Style Tripel

  • Bronze – Hoegaarden Grand Cru, Hoegaarden

Category 68: Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale

  • Bronze – Julius, Hoegaarden

Category 78: English-Style Brown Ale

  • Bronze – Sweet Josie, Lonerider Brewing


Carolina Championship of Beer

Additionally, on April 21st the Carolina Championship of Beer took place at Hickory Hops festival.  Aviator Brewing Company and Carolina Brewery both received multiple medals for the following beers:

Gold Medals:

  • Aviator Devils Tramping Ground Tripel
  • Aviator Black Mamba Oatmeal Stout
  • Aviator Pumpkin Beast
  • Carolina Brewery Toffee Stout

Silver Medals:

  • Aviator 3 Bones Kolsch-Style Ale
  • Carolina Brewery Copperline Amber Ale
  • Carolina Brewery Oatmeal Porter
  • Carolina Brewery Honey Brown Ale
  • Carolina Brewery Schwarzbier

Bronze Medals:

  • Aviator Hog Wild IPA
  • Aviator I Would Go Hawaiian Style IPA
  • Carolina Brewery American IPA
  • Carolina Brewery Sky Blue Golden Ale


Congratulations to all!

2018 World Beer Cup Fact Sheet

2018 World Beer Cup Winners List