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Unibroue Wins Eighteen Medals Including Five “World's Best Beer” at 2020 World Beer Awards

Unibroue Wins Eighteen Medals Including Five “World's Best Beer” at 2020 World Beer Awards

Unibroue in Chambly, Quebec, Canada has announced that it has taken home a whopping 18 medals from the World Beer Awards, including five World's Best Beer awards for four of their brands. Full details from the brewery are below.


North America (Sept. 28, 2020)Unibroue of Chambly, Quebec, Canada is honored to announced that it has won a total of eighteen medals at the 2020 World Beer Awards including five medals for World’s Best Beer. Unibroue’s showing at this year’s competition truly distinguishes the Canadian brewery as one of the world’s best producers of Belgian-inspired and bottle-refermented ales.

Unibroue’s flagship beer La Fin du Monde­­ is a 9% ABV bottle-refermented ale that won World’s Best Pale Belgian Style Tripel, and the brewery’s Lune de Miel, an 8% ABV Belgian-style amber ale, took home the World’s Best Flavored Honey & Maple award.

Maudite is an 8% bottle-refermented Abbey-style ale that was awarded World’s Best Dark Belgian Style Dubbel, and Blanche de Chambly, a 5% Belgian-style white ale, was awarded in two categories as both World’s Best Wheat Beer and World’s Best Belgian Style Witbier.

“This year’s winners in the World Beer Awards demonstrate the verve and vitality of brewers and their wonderful beers around the globe,” said Adrian Tierney-Jones, Chair of 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 U.K., Germany, North America, Japan and Brazil for the dedication and professionalism they have shown especially during these challenging times.”

Unibroue’s full medal list is as follows:

Blanche de Chambly                       World's Best Wheat Beer

Blanche de Chambly                       World's Best Belgian Style Witbier

Maudite                                               World's Best Dark Belgian Style Dubbel

Lune de Miel                                      World's Best Flavoured Honey & Maple

La Fin du Monde                              World's Best Pale Belgian Style Tripel

Maudite                                               Country Winner

Blanche de Chambly                       Country Winner

Don de Dieu                                       Country Winner

Terrible                                                 Country Winner

Lune de Miel                                      Country Winner

La Fin du Monde                              Country Winner

La Résolution                                     Gold

Éphémère Fraise & Rhubarbe     Gold

Éphémère Cassis                              Gold

17 Grande Réserve                         Gold

Trois Pistoles                                      Silver

Éphémère Pomme (Apple)          Silver

Éphémère Sea Buckthorn Berry Silver

“Medaling eighteen times this year on the world stage really speaks to our brewing team's deep understanding of the intricacies of brewing quality Belgian-style beers," said Jerry Vietz, Unibroue Brewmaster. "And to win World's Best Beer for four of our brands is an exceptional honor. I hope more people want to explore Belgian beers and think of Unibroue as the gold standard for these styles."

Unibroue encourages beer enthusiasts to expand their palate and try Belgian-style and bottle-refermented ales that can be cellared and matured years beyond the shelf life of many of today’s popular beer styles. Select Unibroue beers are available nationwide. Use the Unibroue Finder tool to find these 2020 award-winning ales and other Unibroue beers near you.

For interview opportunities with Brewmaster Jerry Vietz, or for more information about Unibroue and its internationally acclaimed beer, please contact Unibroue by email at [email protected].