GLENDALE – Two beers from Sprecher Brewing Co.,
Glendale, have won medals in the 2014 World Beer Cup.
Black Bavarian, Sprecher’s signature beer, won a gold
medal in the German-style Scwarzbier category. The beer
beat 46 other entries to win its first World Cup medal
at the international beer competition held in Denver,
“We’re happy Black Bavarian got the recognition it
deserves,” said Craig Burge, a Sprecher Brewmaster.
In addition, Shakparo, a West African-style beer, won a
bronze medal, beating out 17 other entries in the
Gluten-Free beer category.
The 2014 World Cup Awards had its highest number of
entries to date with 4,754 beers from 1,403 breweries
representing 58 countries, according to the Brewers