The Brewers Association (BA), announced the results of the 2014 World Beer Cup Awards(WBC). The awards were presented at the conclusion of Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 11th, 2014.  The Craft Brewers Conference & Brew Expo America® will be held in Portland, Oregon, April 14-17, 2015.

Drawing the highest number of entries to date, the 2014 edition of the WBC saw 4,754 beers from 1,403 breweries representing 58 countries—a 21 percent increase in the number of entries from the 2012 WBC, which had 3,921 entries.  Brewers from five continents earned awards from an international panel of judges at this tenth biennial competition, with brewers from 22 countries being honored. Judges awarded 281 medals across 94 beer style categories.
This year Oregon’s breweries were awarded 17 medals by 14 Oregon brewing companies, which placed Oregon third amongst U.S. brewers in the number of medals won.  The World Beer Cup Champion Brewery and Brewmaster Award in the Small Brewing Company Category was awarded to Darron Welch & Steve Panos of the Pelican Pub & Brewery in Pacific City, Oregon, which is the third time they have won a World Beer Cup Champion Brewery and Brewmaster Award.
Items of Note for 2014:
Oregon won 9 Gold medals which tied for first in the U.S. in the WBC
Oregon had 4 of the 26 Brewing Companies that won 2 medals
Oregon had 3 of the same beers and six of the same breweries that won medals at the 2012 WBC
Both the originators of style in the US and Oregon won Gold medals for Hefeweizen(American-Style Wheat Beer With Yeast) and Cascadian Dark Ale(American-Style Black Ale)
The American-Style IPA category was the largest with 224 entries and an Oregon brewery won the bronze medal in that category
List of Awards won by Oregon Breweries at the 2014 WBC
Category 1: American-Style Wheat Beer, 23 Entries
Bronze: DD Blonde, Hop Valley Brewing Co., Eugene, OR
Category 2: American-Style Wheat Beer With Yeast, 25 Entries
Gold: Hefeweizen, Widmer Brothers Brewing Co., Portland, OR
Category 5: Field Beer or Pumpkin Beer, 57 Entries
Gold: Cucumber Crush, 10 Barrel Brewing Co., Bend, OR
Category 18: American-Style Sour Ale, 32 Entries
Bronze: Ching Ching, Bend Brewing Co., Bend, OR
Category 19: American-Style Brett Beer, 35 Entries
Bronze: Flemish Kiss, The Commons Brewery, Portland, OR
Category 20: Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer, 40 Entries
Gold: Pipewrench, Gigantic Brewing, Portland, OR
Category 47: German-Style Kölsch/Köln-Style Kölsch, 65 Entries
Silver: I’d Like to Buy the World a Kölsch, Old Town Brewing Co., Portland, OR
Category 64: Other Belgian-Style Ale, 55 Entries
Gold: Cerasus, Logsdon Organic Farm Brewery, Hood River, OR
Category 66: English-Style Summer Ale, 31 Entries
Gold: Mother Lode Golden Ale, Laurelwood Brewing Co., Portland, OR
Category 70: English-Style India Pale Ale, 41 Entries
Silver: Silverspot IPA, Pelican Brewery, Pacific City, OR
Category 71: Scottish-Style Ale, 30 Entries
Gold: Scottish Ale, Two Kilts Brewing Co., Sherwood, OR
Category 81: Irish-Style Red Ale, 46 Entries
Bronze: Paulie’s Not Irish Red, Old Town Brewing Co., Portland, OR
Category 84: Golden or Blonde Ale, 67 Entries
Gold: Kiwanda Cream Ale, Pelican Brewery, Pacific City, OR
Category 87: American-Style India Pale Ale, 224 Entries
Bronze: Citrus Mistress, Hop Valley Brewing Co., Eugene, OR
Category 92: American-Style Black Ale, 77 Entries
Gold: Turmoil, Barley Brown’s Brew Pub, Baker City, OR
Category 94: American-Style Imperial Stout, 60 Entries
Gold: Black Flag Imperial Stout, Beer Valley Brewing Co., Ontario, OR
Silver: Block & Tackle Stout, Chetco Brewing Co., Brookings, OR
World Beer Cup Champion Brewery and Brewmaster
Small Brewing Company
Pelican Pub & Brewery, Pacific City, OR
Darron Welch & Steve Panos