The 2012 Craft Brewers Conference came to a close this past Saturday, May 5th and with it the announcements of the winners of the 2012 World Beer Cup competition. Breweries from all over the globe entered beers in the international competition sponsored by the Brewers Association. The competition has been running every two years since 1996 and sees entries in every style category imaginable.
This year saw the most entries in each category, with approximately 3,921 beers entered in 95 style categories. According to the Brewers Association, this was a 17.7 percent increase over 2010.