The World's Top Professional Beer & Cider Competition - Core Attributes
The Competitions are focussed upon searching out excellence and rewarding it across all styles of commercially brewed beer. The winning brands are awarded medals and trophies from the world's most professional tasting panel, comprised exclusively of experienced brewers/cider makers.
The Competition evolves and develops with the global industry and accommodates changes in the market.
Core attributes include:
Organised since 1886, the oldest, most truly international beer competition
Open to all styles of beer - "international"
Structured into 10 categories with 35 classes. With few classes, medals are difficult to win and therefore every win is that much more prestigious
Diversity and innovation as well as tradition are recognised through the alcohol strength categorisation
2013 sees the inclusion of 2 cider categories
Judged only by professional brewers / cider makers
Technical installation and stewarding is second to none
Registration for 2013 Awards closed
Registration for 2015 Awards will open August 2014.