An Award is a recognition by fellow professional brewers that a beer is an outstanding commercial example of its style. The Competitions were first run in 1888 – constantly developed to reflect the global market for beer.
The superb technical installation, including draught beers under gas, ensures integrity of product and dispensed to the Judges at the brewers’ recommended temperature. Stewards are all from within the industry, ensuring integrity of pour and dispense to the judges.
All Judges are currently practising brewers. With 9 broad categories and 33 classes, linked to the consumer experience, there is a place for every beer with every beer having a chance of winning – even those new or innovative variations on styles.
Manufacturers of brewery process equipment from brewhouse to beer filtration, together with the necessary process control systems.
The Barth-Haas Group leads the world in the supply of hops, hop products, and services through a team of vertically integrated companies located around the globe. It encompasses every step of the hop supply chain, from the growing of hops to the development and application of specialized hop products for the brewing industry and beyond.