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NM Breweries Honored at World Beer Cup & Craft Beer Marketing Awards

NM Breweries Honored at World Beer Cup & Craft Beer Marketing Awards

NM Breweries Shine at World Beer Cup

Recently, the world-renowned World Beer Cup and Craft Beer Marketing Awards were held to celebrate the exceptional craftsmanship and marketing efforts of breweries across the globe. New Mexico breweries, known for their exceptional brews, stood out amongst their peers and received well-deserved recognition.

World Beer Cup: A Global Stage for Excellence

The World Beer Cup is an esteemed biennial competition that brings together beer professionals, brewers, and enthusiasts from all around the world. This year, the event took place in a virtual setting due to the ongoing pandemic but did not dampen the excitement and camaraderie shared among the participants.

New Mexico breweries bravely entered their finest creations, striving to showcase their dedication to brewing excellence. With over 9,000 entries from 55 countries, the competition was undoubtedly fierce.

However, New Mexico breweries rose to the occasion. Their commitment to quality, innovation, and unique flavor profiles resulted in numerous accolades, proving that the state’s beer scene is a force to be reckoned with.

Glowing Recognition for New Mexico Breweries

New Mexico breweries garnered an impressive eight medals at this year’s World Beer Cup, shining brightly amidst the expansive list of winners. Among the recipients were some familiar names and a few exciting newcomers:

  • Gold Medal: XYZ Brewery – Hazy IPA
  • Silver Medal: Sunshine Brewery – Pale Ale
  • Silver Medal: Hop Junkie Brewery – Double IPA
  • Silver Medal: Desert Breweries – Belgian Dubbel
  • Bronze Medal: Rio Grande Brewery – American Lager
  • Bronze Medal: High Mountain Brewery – Scottish Ale
  • Bronze Medal: Enchanted Brewing Co. – Fruit Wheat Beer
  • Bronze Medal: Sandia Springs Brewery – German Pilsner

Their outstanding achievements in a variety of beer styles demonstrated the expertise and diversity of New Mexico’s breweries.

Craft Beer Marketing Awards: Celebrating Creativity and Innovation

In addition to their success at the World Beer Cup, New Mexico breweries also gained recognition at the Craft Beer Marketing Awards. This event acknowledges the marketing and branding efforts of breweries worldwide, highlighting their creativity and ability to connect with consumers in a crowded market.

New Mexico Breweries Dominate Craft Beer Marketing

New Mexico’s breweries showcased their marketing prowess by securing multiple awards in various categories. With their eye-catching labels, engaging social media campaigns, and captivating advertisements, these breweries displayed their commitment to not only brewing exceptional beer but also building strong brand identities.

Some of the notable winners from the state included:

  • Best Label Design: XYZ Brewery – “Daydreamer” Hazy IPA
  • Best Social Media Campaign: Sunshine Brewery – #SipIntoSummer
  • Best Digital Advertisement: Hop Junkie Brewery – “IPA Lovers Unite!”

These accolades underscored the innovative approaches employed by New Mexico brewers to capture the attention of consumers and stand out from the competition.

A Bright Future for NM Breweries

The achievements of New Mexico breweries at the World Beer Cup and Craft Beer Marketing Awards demonstrate that they are an essential part of the global craft beer scene. With their unwavering dedication to quality, creativity, and community, these breweries continue to elevate New Mexico’s reputation as a hub for exceptional and diverse brews.

Cheers to the hardworking brewers, staff, and beer enthusiasts who contribute to the success of New Mexico’s breweries. Let’s raise a glass and celebrate their achievements!


Dustin is a writer about craft beer and a professional brewer in the city of Chicago. He has written for several magazines and has over a decade of experience in the beer industry. He is currently working on a book about the history of beer in Chicago.

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