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 2016 there were 6,596 beers from 1,907 breweries from 55 countries. Entries were judged by an international panel of 253 judges from 31 countries.


(Video courtesy of Brewers Association)