The World Beer Awards 2020 Winners


Every bloke and their dog has an opinion when it comes to what beer reigns supreme. On the more official front, however, the general population is provided with a definitive answer in each category, year after year, courtesy of the World Drink Awards. 2,200 bottled entrants… 50 countries… a whole lot of half-cut judges (probably) – here are the tasty World Beer Awards 2020 winners.

World’s Best Dark Beer
Wäls (Brazil)

World’s Best Flavoured Beer
Amsterdam (Canada)
Double Tempest

World’s Best IPA
CREW Republic (Germany)
Drunken Sailor

World’s Best Lager
Alpirsbacher (Germany)
Kloster Starkbier

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World Best Pale Beer
Microbrasserie Le Trou du Diable (Canada)
La Saison du Tracteur

World’s Best Sour & Wild Beer
Queue de Charrue (Belgium)
Vieille Brune

World’s Best Speciality Beer
NBeer (China)
Niubic Riesling Sour

World’s Best Stout & Porter
McGargles (Ireland)
Export Stout

World’s Best Wheat Beer
Unibroue (Canada)
Blanche de Chambly

“This year’s winners in the World Beer Awards demonstrate the verve and vitality of brewers and their wonderful beers around the globe,” says Adrian Tierney-Jones, Chair of Judge for the World Beer Awards.

“The category winners are to be congratulated on their successes – but I would also like to thank the judges in the UK, Germany, North America, Japan, and Brazil for the dedication and professionalism they have shown, especially during these challenging times.”

Find out more about the World Beer Awards 2020 – including the runner-ups from every category – via the link below.