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 2018 there were 8,234 beers from 2,515 breweries from 66 countries. Entries were judged by an international panel of 295 judges from 33 countries.


(Video courtesy of Brewers Association)