The brewery's Blanche de Chambly named World's Best Belgian Style
CHAMBLY, QC, Sept. 29, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - After winning the World's
Best Dark Beer award for its Unibroue 17 in 2010, Unibroue just
received the World's Best Belgian Style Witbier title for the Blanche
de Chambly, at the World Beer Awards in London U.K. The brewery's classic wheat beer, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, was chosen among nearly 600 beers entered from
32 countries. This is the Blanche de Chambly's third nod from the WBA,
which had declared it World's Best Spiced Wheat Beer in 2011, and The
Americas Best Spiced Wheat Beer in 2010.
"The fact that our creativity and brewing expertise keep being
recognized", says Sylvain Bouchard, beer sommelier at Unibroue, "after having garnered over 185 international awards for our products,
such as La Fin du Monde, Quelque Chose, Terrible, Maudite, Trois
Pistoles, Unibroue 17 and Éphémère Apple, only reinforces our position
as a leader among the world's brewers."
After a blind taste test, the Blanche de Chambly was crowned "World's
Best Belgian Style Wheat Beer" by a prestigious international jury.
Throughout the years, the following beers have also been rewarded for
their excellence in various categories: Unibroue's Don de Dieu (World's
Best Belgian Strong Pale Beer), Quelque Chose (World's best fruit wheat
beer), Maudite (America's best amber Pale Ale), Unibroue 17 and Blonde
de Chambly (America's Best American standard Pale Ale), La Fin du Monde
(America's best Blond/Golden Pale Ale.
From its very first competition 20 years ago, and every year since,
Unibroue has stepped up to the podium among the best beers in the
world, in numerous international events. Its continuing success can be
attributed to the consistent quality and constant innovation consumers
have come to expect from this home grown brewery. With his 14 titles,
Unibroue is the most rewarded Quebecois brewery at the World Beer
To see the complete list of winners at the 2012 World Beer Awards, log
on to http://www.worldbeerawards.com
Created in 1991, Unibroue is the biggest artisanal brewery in Québec and
among the biggest in North America. It brews more than 15 beer brands
and has won over 183 international medals since its inception. Unibroue
is headquartered in Chambly and has eight warehouses in Québec. Its
nearly 300 employees work in production, distribution, sales and
marketing, and administration. For more information about Unibroue,
please visit www.unibroue.com.
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