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The World Beer Cup Awards Ceremony was held on April 24, 2024, at the Venetian Ballroom in Las Vegas, NV and a few local breweries took home some hardware!

Brother Chimp Brewing in North Aurora took home a GOLD medal for their Vienna-Style Lager called “Ludwig.” The Vienna-Style Lager category was hotly contested with 104 entries submitted.

Also, Batavia’s Sturdy Shelter took home a BRONZE medal for their Munich-Style Dunkel dubbed “Wilson Street Dunkel.”

Other Illinois breweries that earned a medal include Chicago’s Old Irving (Juicy/Hazy IPA Gold), Tinley Park’s Soundgrowler Brewing (Historical Beer Bronze), Evanston’s Double Clutch Brewing (German-Style Altbier bronze), Mundelein’s Totality Brewing (Belgian-Style Dubbel silver), Crystal Lake’s Crystal Lake Brewing (Brown Porter bronze), Decatur’s Golden Fox Brewing (American-Style Imperial Stout gold), Barrington’s Sun Dian Brewing (Session Beer silver).