Latitud Cero Wins Gold Medal in Chile

The Ecuadorian beer brand “Latitud Cero”, through its product “Concordia” has been distinguished with the gold medal in the Pale Bitter European Beer category in the international contest: COPA CERVEZAS DE AMERICA.

It is an international event that takes place in Santiago De Chile every year. In which world-renowned experts and brew masters of this drink, qualify beer from all over the American continent and award gold, silver and bronze medals to the best examples of each beer style.

Besides giving recognition to the best beers of the new continent, the cup promotes the culture of this drink and the exchange of knowledge among its participants.

Latitud Cero is made by La Paz Craft Brewery, a young Ecuadorian company based un Cuenca, which already has a portfolio of six different styles of beers under strict quality control of their raw materials, fermentation and maturation processes with its goal of reaching international awards and showing Ecuador as a country of great beers.

An example of this result is Latitud Cero Concordia a beer with low fermentation that belongs to the German style “Helles Exporbier”. Golden crystalline and bright, slightly stronger than the beer average, reaches an alcoholic degree of 5.3% v/v and a bitterness of 25 IBUs

Concordia was the first sample of the portfolio of Latitud Cero, launched to the Ecuadorian market in June of 2015, in these 3 years it has achieved several national and international recognitions:

  • - Bronze Medal in “Copa Cervezas de América”, Chile 2015.

  • - Bronze Medal in “Copa Cervezas de América”, Chile 2016.

  • - Gold Medal in “Copa Mitad Del Mundo”, Ecuador 2016.

  • - Best Beer of the “Copa Mitad Del Mundo”, Ecuador 2016.

  • - Bronze Medal in “Copa Mitad Del Mundo”, Ecuador 2017.

  • - Gold Medal in “Copa Mitad Del Mundo”, Ecuador 2018.

  • - Gold Medal in “Copa Cervezas de América”, Chile 2018.

Artisanal Brew For Exports

Latitud Cero in it’s short commercial history has achieved to export to Peru and USA, projecting itself as a brand with worldwide recognition and with great dream of reaching Europe and Asia.

Qualification method in beer contests

For the qualification, the judges of the COPA CERVEZAS DE AMÉRICA, participate in a blind tasting to evaluate the characteristics of the product: colour, fragrance and flavour that must meet demanding requirements according to their style.

Qualified through a score previously established by the BJCP (Beer Judgment Certificate Program). The beers can achieve the Bronze, Silver or a perfect Gold medal such our Concordia did.


PALE BITTER EUROPEAN BEER

MEDAL BRAND COUNTRY

GOLD

LATITUD CERO

ECUADOR

BRONZE

SAMUEL ADAMS

USA

BRONZE

BREWPOINT

BRASIL

BRONZE

MANNHEIM

BRASIL

BRONZE

NUSKE

ARGENTINA