A shot of a bottle of Unibroue's Maudite. The microbrewery was purchased by Sleeman, in both company's best interests, as distribution has increased without compromising on quality.
Credits: Courtesy of Unibroue
Unibroue, an artisinal brewery based in Quebec, bagged two awards, uncluding World's Best Belgian Style Witbier, at the World Beer Awards in London. U.K. Thursday.
The brewery's classic wheat beer, Blanche de Chambly, was chosen among nearly 600 beers from 32 countries.
This is the Blanche de Chambly's third nod from the WBA, which had declared it World's Best Spiced Wheat Beer in 2011 and The Americas Best Spiced Wheat Beer in 2010.
Unibroue's Don de Dieu also won World's Best Belgian Style Strong Pale Beer.
"The fact that our creativity and brewing expertise keep being recognized... only reinforces our position as a leader among the world's brewers," Sylvain Bouchard, a beer sommelier at Unibroue, said in a statement.
After a blind taste test, the Blanche de Chambly was crowned World's Best Belgian Style Wheat Beer by an international jury.
Over the last few years, Unibroue has won awards for its Don de Dieu (World's Best Belgian Strong Pale Beer), Quelque Chose (World's best fruit wheat beer), Maudite (America's best amber Pale Ale), Unibroue 17 and Blonde de Chambly (America's Best American standard Pale Ale), La Fin du Monde (America's best Blond/Golden Pale Ale).