Thornbury Village ‘Pickup Truck Pilsner’ wins title of World’s Top Pilsner

Thornbury, Ontario – The World Beer Awards honoured Thornbury Village Brewery with a Gold Medal win for World’s Best Czech-style Lager for its Pickup Truck Pilsner.

After winning the title of ‘Best in Canada‘ in the category earlier in August, this next stage of the competition saw the gold medalists from each country

competing to be named the best beer in the world for the respective categories. Pickup Truck Pilsner outperformed stiff competition with 16 entries from 12 countries competing for top honors in the category.

The World Beer Awards are the global awards selecting the very best internationally recognized beer styles. The competition took place in Norfolk, United Kingdom with over 1,500 entries from around the globe. The final round was held in London, where 50 international brewers, industry experts, and journalists tasted and voted on the World’s Best in each of the eight categories.

“It has always been our goal to take the time to produce true to traditional style quality craft beer that the consumer will enjoy,” said Thornbury’s Brew Master, James Wilson. “Being named the top Pilsner in Canada last month was amazing, but to now be named the top in the world is beyond incredible. We are proud to bring Canada to the world stage and come out on top.”

“We are very proud of another fantastic win for Thornbury” said Jim Clark, President. “Congratulations to our whole Brewery staff for all the hard work that goes into making a world-class Pilsner!”

Thornbury Pickup Truck Pilsner is available at select LCBO, The Beer Store, grocery store and licensee locations in Ontario.

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