Port City wins World Beer Cup award for popular Belgian Wit beer

Port City Optimal Wit and ALXnow rabbit affairs editor Hugo (staff photo by Vernon Miles)

Port City’s Optimal Wit, its most iconic beer, took home the gold medal at the World Beer Cup.

The World Beer Cup is an international beer competition hosted by the Brewers Association that breaks prizes down be categories of beer. The ceremony was held yesterday (Wednesday) in Las Vegas.

In the category of Belgian-style Witbier, Port City won out over 88 other entries.

Silver went to Belgian Wheat from Devils Backbone Brewing Company in Roseland Virginia, while bronze went to Upland Wheat from the Upland Brewing Company in Indiana.