It’s a wrap. The 2022 Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) and World Beer Cup (WBC) have concluded in Minneapolis with a projected 10,000 attendees. The Brewers Association handed out 307 awards to breweries from 57 different states in the largest WBC to date with over 10,000 entries.
The awards were presented in a ceremony Thursday evening at the conclusion of the CBC at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Entries were evaluated by an elite panel of 226 judges from 28 countries. Competition judging took place in 18 sessions over nine days.
“The World Beer Cup showcases the incredible breadth and talent of the global brewing community,” said Chris Swersey, competition director, World Beer Cup. “Winning an award at this extremely competitive event symbolizes one of the greatest accomplishments in the art of brewing. Congratulations to this year’s winners on their outstanding achievements.”
Historically a biennial event, the World Beer Cup competition will move to an annual event beginning in 2023, it was announced. Brewery registration for the 2023 World Beer Cup will open in October 2022, with the awards presented May 10, 2023, at the Craft Brewers Conference in Nashville, Tenn.
A complete list of the award winners here.