May 6th, 2022
From Forbes article, Judges: The World’s Best Beers
“'The World Beer Cup showcases the incredible breadth and talent of the global brewing community,' said Chris Swersey, the World Beer Cup’s competition director. 'Winning an award at this extremely competitive event symbolizes one of the greatest accomplishments in the art of brewing.'
San Diego-based North Park Beer Co. won the coveted gold medal for its Hop-Fu! beer in the American-style India Pale Ale category. Brewery X in Anaheim, California, captured the category’s silver medal with its Super Slap, and San Diego’s Karl Strauss Brewing Company grabbed the bronze award with its Aurora Hoppyalis IPA.
In the Juicy or Hazy India Pale Ale category, Rhymes Like Dimes, brewed by the Xül Beer Co. in Knoxville, Tennessee, won the gold medal. The silver medal went to Blue Comet, brewed by Widowmaker Brewing of Braintree, Massachusetts, and the bronze award was given to Tasty Jams, brewed by Brix City Brewing Company in Little Ferry, New Jersey."