First Key is an official sponsor of the World Beer Cup.

The most prestigious beer competition in the world.

The World Beer Cup is an international beer competition organized by the Brewers Association, a trade group representing America’s small and independent craft brewers. It was founded by Association of Brewers president Charlie Papazian. It is held every two years in conjunction with the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America.

In 2023 there were 10,213 beers from 2,376 breweries from 51 countries. Entries were evaluated by an elite panel of 272 judges from 26 countries. Competition judging took place in 18 sessions over 9 days.

(Video courtesy of Brewers Association)