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World Beer Awards 2020

Winners

World's Best IPA American Style

World's Best IPA American Style
Country Winner
Rye River Seasonal
Miami J IPA

Ireland

"Hazy and pale golden with a good head. Really nice tropical notes on the nose which follow through to the palate, alongside Seville oranges and a hint of spice. It certainly belies its strength and concludes with a pleasing, lingering hoppiness."

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Brazil

Country Winner
Country WinnerLeopoldina
IPA
Brazil

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Canada

Country Winner
Country WinnerLa Voie Maltee
La Racoleuse
Canada
"Aromas slightly muted, but there are some orange notes on the nose, as well as some piney citrus notes and malt. Very well-carbonated. Good bitterness on the finish, and good hop flavours. Well-attenuated."

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China

Country Winner
Country WinnerNBeer
AUV Double IPA
China
"Well-carbonated, citrusy and hoppy. Peach and tropical aromas; exactly what you want from the style. Punchy and alive in presentation. Pours a slightly hazy orange with a fluffy, off-white head, and offers a tangy, hoppy, long aftertaste. "

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France

Country Winner
Country WinnerBrasserie D'Orville
Hoppy Pony
France
"Orange in colour. Notes of resin on the nose, which come through on the palate as a very soft piney flavour. The finish is subtle and hoppy. Very drinkable."

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Bronze
Meteor
IPA
France
Bronze
Nonne
APA
France

Germany

Country Winner
Country WinnerMaisel & Friends
IPA
Germany

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Italy

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Japan

Country Winner
Country WinnerMinoh Beer
Osaru IPA
Japan

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Korea, Republic Of

Country Winner
Country WinnerPlatinum
Gamechanger IPA
Korea, Republic Of
"Aromas of resin and orange peel, with hops emerging. Sweetness hits on the palate, followed by herbs and full-circle back to the resin, before ending with a very dry finish."

Poland

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Portugal

Country Winner
Country WinnerDois Corvos
Creature IPA
Portugal
"Very fruit-forward and juicy on the nose and palate; it has a pleasant mouthwatering quality to it. Juicy and fruity taste, with a full mouthfeel. Clean beer with some bitterness and alcohol heat in the finish. "

Spain

"Good head retention, hazy pale orange in colour. Toasty and fruity, with pine, resin and grass. High bitterness. All elements are there; this is a good example of the style."

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Bronze
Complot
Spain

United Kingdom

Country Winner
Country WinnerHawkshead Brewery
Route 590
United Kingdom
"Golden in colour, with a slight haze and a strong thick foam. There are resinous, piney hop aromas, and plenty of fresh and inviting hoppy notes as well. Floral and citrus, tasting like it smells, balancing tart, zesty hops and biscuity malt. "

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Silver
Truman's
Roller IPA
United Kingdom

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United States

Country Winner
Country WinnerSaranac
Legacy IPA 2.0
United States

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Bronze
Lagunitas
IPA
United States

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