International Beer Challenge 2016

Rewarding Quality, Celebrating Excellence

Entry Deadlines

JAN 22 Entries Open 22 JANUARY 2016

MAY 27 Entries Deadline 27 MAY 2016

JUNE 17 Bottle Deadlines 17 JUNE 2016

JULY 21 Judging Begins 21 JULY 2016

Previous Winners

2014 Winners

The International Beer Challenge awards Gold, Silver & Bronze awards with the highest scoring beer in each of 7 categories being awarded the category trophy.

Previous Winners

View 2014 Design and Packaging Winners.

Trophy Winners:

Category Brand Name
Best Ale above 5% Bierland Belgian Blond Ale
Best Ale up to 5% Bath Ales Gem
Best Lager Eisenbahn Dunkel
Best Speciality Beer Redoak Chateau Sour
Best Stout or Porter Deschutes Obsidian Stout
Best Wheat Beer Du Bocq Blanche de Namur
Brewer of the Year - Europe Baltika Breweries
Brewer of the Year - North America Boston Beer Company
Brewer of the Year - Oceania Hawthorn Brewing Company
Brewer of the Year - South America Brasil Kirin
Brewer of the Year - UK Fyne Ales
Importer of the Year Pierhead Purchasing
Retailer of the Year Marks & Spencer
Supreme Champion Redoak Chateau Sour
Supreme Champion Brewer Hawthorn Brewing Company

Medal Winners:

Medal Category Brand Name
Gold Ales Bath Ales Gem
Gold Ales Bierland Belgian Blond Ale
Gold Ales Fyne Hurricane Jack
Gold Ales Harviestoun Broken Dial
Gold Ales Hawthorn Golden Ale
Gold Ales Marks & Spencer Cambridgeshire Golden Ale
Gold Ales McCashin's Stoke Dark
Gold Ales Purity Mad Goose
Gold Ales Salopian Oracle
Gold Ales Samuel Adams No2 Mosaic IPA
Gold Ales Samuel Adams Tasman Red
Gold Ales St Austell Big Job
Gold Lagers Adnams Dry Hopped Lager
Gold Lagers Amazon Forest Pilsen
Gold Lagers Eisenbahn Dunkel
Gold Lagers Thornbridge Tzara
Gold Speciality Beers Hogs Back Montezuma's Chocolate Lager
Gold Speciality Beers Redoak Chateau Sour
Gold Speciality Beers Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock
Gold Speciality Beers Samuel Adams Merry Maker
Gold Speciality Beers Samuel Adams Thirteenth Hour Stout
Gold Speciality Beers Samuel Adams Utopias
Gold Speciality Beers Sharp's 6 Vintage Blend
Gold Speciality Beers Wells & Young's Double Chocolate Stout
Gold Stouts and Porters Anspach & Hobday The Porter
Gold Stouts and Porters Deschutes Obsidian Stout
Gold Stouts and Porters Wadworth Corvus Stout
Gold Wheat Beers Baltika Munchen
Gold Wheat Beers Du Bocq Blanche de Namur
Gold Wheat Beers Samuel Adams Cold Snap
Silver Ales Abbaye du Cateau Vivat Triple
Silver Ales Adnams Broadside
Silver Ales Adnams Ghost Ship
Silver Ales Baden Baden Red
Silver Ales Banks's Sunbeam
Silver Ales Collesi Triplo Malto
Silver Ales Day of the Dead Pale Ale
Silver Ales Deschutes Mirror Pond Pale Ale
Silver Ales Deschutes River Ale
Silver Ales Doppio Malto Bitterland
Silver Ales Franciscan Well Spring Ale
Silver Ales Fyne Sanda Blonde IPA
Silver Ales Greene King Old Golden Hen
Silver Ales Harveys Old Ale
Silver Ales Hawthorn Amber Ale
Silver Ales Hawthorn Australian IPA
Silver Ales Hawthorn Premium Pale Ale
Silver Ales Hook Norton Hooky
Silver Ales Hook Norton Old Hooky
Silver Ales Jennings Sneck Lifter
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Cascade IPA
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Citra IPA
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Cornish Ale
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Cornish IPA
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Greenwich Red Ale
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Norfolk Bitter
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Suffolk Single Variety Hop Mosaic Pale Ale
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Sussex Golden Ale
Silver Ales Marston's Revisionist Rye Pale Ale
Silver Ales McCashin's Stoke Amber
Silver Ales Meantime London Pale Ale
Silver Ales Redoak Bitter
Silver Ales Redoak Chateau Saison
Silver Ales Redoak Wee Heavy Ale
Silver Ales Robinsons Old Tom Strong Ale
Silver Ales Sainsbury's Taste the Difference IPA
Silver Ales Samuel Adams No4 Simcoe IPA
Silver Ales Samuel Adams Rebel IPA
Silver Ales Samuel Adams Roggen Wolf
Silver Ales Samuel Adams Third Voyage
Silver Ales St Stefanus Blonde
Silver Ales Stewart Solas
Silver Ales Thwaites 13 Guns
Silver Ales Thwaites Big Ben
Silver Ales Thwaites Crafty Dan
Silver Ales Voll-Damm
Silver Ales Wells & Young's Special London Ale
Silver Ales Wincle Old Oak
Silver Lagers Baden Baden Celebration Inverno
Silver Lagers Bierland Vienna
Silver Lagers Chapel Down Curious Brew
Silver Lagers Dama 2014
Silver Lagers Deschutes Pine Mountain Pilsner
Silver Lagers Estrella Damm
Silver Lagers Innis & Gunn Lager
Silver Lagers McCashin's Stoke Bomber Biscuit Lager
Silver Lagers McCashin's Stoke Pilsner
Silver Lagers Pilsner Urquell
Silver Lagers Redoak Schwarzbier
Silver Lagers Rye River McGargles Gravy Maevey's Pilsner
Silver Lagers Samuel Adams Black Lager
Silver Lagers Samuel Adams Boston Lager
Silver Lagers Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL
Silver Lagers Samuel Adams Noble Pils
Silver Speciality Beers Baden Baden Golden
Silver Speciality Beers Batemans Orange Barley
Silver Speciality Beers Dama Fellas
Silver Speciality Beers Deschutes Class of '88 Imperial Smoked Porter
Silver Speciality Beers Deschutes The Abyss
Silver Speciality Beers Einstok Toasted Porter
Silver Speciality Beers Estrella Damm Daura
Silver Speciality Beers Harveys Priory Ale
Silver Speciality Beers Innis & Gunn Irish Whiskey Finish
Silver Speciality Beers Marks & Spencer Belgian Cherry Wheat Beer
Silver Speciality Beers Marston's Revisionist Dark IPA
Silver Speciality Beers Redoak Special Reserve
Silver Speciality Beers Samuel Adams Fat Jack
Silver Speciality Beers Samuel Adams LongShot Graetzer
Silver Speciality Beers Samuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter
Silver Speciality Beers Sharp's Cornish Pilsner
Silver Speciality Beers St Austell Tamar Creek
Silver Stouts and Porters Baden Baden Stout
Silver Stouts and Porters Baltika Brewmasters Collection Russian Imperial Stout
Silver Stouts and Porters Dama Stout
Silver Stouts and Porters Doppio Malto Old Jack
Silver Stouts and Porters Fyne Sublime Stout
Silver Stouts and Porters Harveys Prince of Denmark
Silver Stouts and Porters McCashin's Stoke Bomber Oatmeal Stout
Silver Stouts and Porters Samuel Adams Imperial Stout
Silver Stouts and Porters Samuel Adams LongShot American Stout
Silver Stouts and Porters Truman's London Keeper
Silver Stouts and Porters Wells & Young's Courage Imperial Russian Stout
Silver Stouts and Porters Wye Valley Dorothy Goodbody's Wholesome Stout
Silver Wheat Beers Baden Baden Witbier
Silver Wheat Beers Deschutes Chainbreaker White IPA
Silver Wheat Beers Doppio Malto Brass Weiss
Silver Wheat Beers Einstok White Ale
Silver Wheat Beers Eisenbahn Weizenbock
Silver Wheat Beers Marks & Spencer Belgian Wheat Beer
Silver Wheat Beers Redoak Ice Breaker
Silver Wheat Beers Redoak Weizen Doppelbock
Silver Wheat Beers Samuel Adams Imperial White
Silver Wheat Beers Samuel Adams Summer Ale
Bronze Ales Adnams Innovation
Bronze Ales Ampleforth Abbey Beer
Bronze Ales Anima Leonardo
Bronze Ales Averbode
Bronze Ales Baltika Old Bobby Ale
Bronze Ales Bierland American Red Ale
Bronze Ales Bristol Beer Factory Independence
Bronze Ales Butcombe Adam Henson's Rare Breed
Bronze Ales Butcombe Brunel IPA
Bronze Ales Butcombe Gold
Bronze Ales Collesi Nera
Bronze Ales Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
Bronze Ales Deschutes Twilight Summer Ale
Bronze Ales Doppio Malto Rust Ale
Bronze Ales Doppio Malto Stone Ale
Bronze Ales Durham Bede's Chalice
Bronze Ales Eisenbahn Kölsch
Bronze Ales Eisenbahn Strong Golden Ale
Bronze Ales Fyne Jarl
Bronze Ales Fyne Landslide Brown Ale
Bronze Ales Fyne Superior IPA
Bronze Ales Harveys Christmas Ale
Bronze Ales Hite Queen's Ale Extra Bitter
Bronze Ales Hook Norton Flagship
Bronze Ales Hook Norton Haymaker
Bronze Ales Hook Norton Twelve Days
Bronze Ales Huyghe Delirium Tremens
Bronze Ales Huyghe La Guillotine
Bronze Ales Jennings Bitter
Bronze Ales Joseph Holt Bitter
Bronze Ales Liberation Ale
Bronze Ales Liberation IPA
Bronze Ales Marks & Spencer Greenwich Single Variety Hop Amarillo Golden Ale
Bronze Ales Marks & Spencer Staffordshire India Pale Ale
Bronze Ales Marston's Old Empire
Bronze Ales Marston's Pedigree New World Pale Ale
Bronze Ales Marston's Revisionist Saison Beer
Bronze Ales McCashin's Stoke Bomber Bohemian
Bronze Ales McCashin's Stoke Gold
Bronze Ales McCashin's Stoke IPA
Bronze Ales McCashin's Stoke Recognition DPA
Bronze Ales Meantime Yakima Red
Bronze Ales Moscow Khamovniki Munich Lager
Bronze Ales Oakham Green Devil IPA
Bronze Ales Oakham Scarlet Macaw
Bronze Ales Okell's 1907
Bronze Ales Okell's IPA
Bronze Ales Ossett Yorkshire Blonde
Bronze Ales Purity Pure UBU
Bronze Ales Ramsgate Gadd's No 3
Bronze Ales Robinsons Dizzy Blonde
Bronze Ales Rye River McGargles Granny Mary's Red Ale
Bronze Ales Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Westmorland Ale
Bronze Ales Samuel Adams Boston Ale
Bronze Ales Samuel Adams Irish Red
Bronze Ales Samuel Adams Latitude 48
Bronze Ales Samuel Adams No1 East Kent Goldings IPA
Bronze Ales Samuel Adams No5 Zeus IPA
Bronze Ales Saumel Adams No3 Hallertau Mittelfrueh IPA
Bronze Ales Septem Citra India Pale Ale
Bronze Ales Septem Friday's Pale Ale
Bronze Ales Sharp's Single Brew Reserve 2012
Bronze Ales Sharp's Single Brew Reserve 2013
Bronze Ales Shipstone's Bitter
Bronze Ales St Austell Admiral's Ale
Bronze Ales St Austell Proper Job
Bronze Ales St Austell Tribute Extra
Bronze Ales Stewart Radical Road
Bronze Ales Tatton Gold
Bronze Ales Thwaites Nutty Black
Bronze Ales Timothy Taylor Landlord
Bronze Ales Valscura Santa Barbara
Bronze Ales West Berkshire Good Old Boy
Bronze Ales Whitewater Belfast Ale
Bronze Ales Wye Valley Dorothy Goodbody's Glorious IPA
Bronze Lagers 1906 Red Vintage 'La Colorada'
Bronze Lagers Baden Baden Bock
Bronze Lagers Baltika #7 Export
Bronze Lagers Batemans B Bock
Bronze Lagers Birra Moretti La Rossa
Bronze Lagers Brasserie Premium French Lager
Bronze Lagers Carling Black Label
Bronze Lagers Einstok Doppelbock
Bronze Lagers Eisenbahn 5 Anos
Bronze Lagers Faust Doppelbock
Bronze Lagers Hoepfner Goldkoepfle
Bronze Lagers Hoepfner SchwarzGold
Bronze Lagers Hue Huda Gold
Bronze Lagers Joseph Holt Crystal Gold
Bronze Lagers Kirin Ichiban
Bronze Lagers Krinitsa Svetlae
Bronze Lagers Krinitsa Urban Beer
Bronze Lagers Kross Pilsner
Bronze Lagers Krusovice Cerne
Bronze Lagers Krusovice Imperial
Bronze Lagers Lidskoe Barhatnoe
Bronze Lagers Lidskoe Koronet
Bronze Lagers Lowenstein Pilsner Lager
Bronze Lagers Meantime London Lager
Bronze Lagers Meantime Pilsner
Bronze Lagers Medalla Light
Bronze Lagers Moscow Khamovniki Stolovoe
Bronze Lagers Moscow Zhiguli Barnoe Barkhatnoe
Bronze Lagers Samuel Adams Sam Adams Light
Bronze Lagers St Austell Korev
Bronze Lagers Steinhauser German Lager
Bronze Lagers Stella
Bronze Lagers Thornbridge Bayern
Bronze Lagers Windhoek Lager
Bronze Speciality Beers Fürstenberg Zitrus Radler Alkoholfrei
Bronze Speciality Beers Adnams Sole Bay
Bronze Speciality Beers Amazon Forest Bacuri
Bronze Speciality Beers Anspach & Hobday The Smoked Brown
Bronze Speciality Beers Anspach & Hobday The Table Porter
Bronze Speciality Beers Baden Baden Chocolate
Bronze Speciality Beers Bank Top Port O'Call
Bronze Speciality Beers Batemans Black Pepper Ale
Bronze Speciality Beers Bavaria 0.0% Fruity Rose
Bronze Speciality Beers Bavaria 0.0% Wit
Bronze Speciality Beers Doppio Malto Pomelo Weiss
Bronze Speciality Beers Franciscan Well Clementine & Rosemary
Bronze Speciality Beers Franciscan Well Coffee Porter
Bronze Speciality Beers Franciscan Well Jameson Pale Ale
Bronze Speciality Beers Franciscan Well Jameson Stout
Bronze Speciality Beers Free Damm
Bronze Speciality Beers Greene King Old Crafty Hen
Bronze Speciality Beers Hogs Back Hogstar
Bronze Speciality Beers Huyghe Floris Kriek
Bronze Speciality Beers Innis & Gunn Original
Bronze Speciality Beers Innis & Gunn Toasted Oak IPA
Bronze Speciality Beers Joseph Holt Maplemoon
Bronze Speciality Beers Kross 5
Bronze Speciality Beers Marks & Spencer Southwold 2.7%
Bronze Speciality Beers Meantime Coffee Porter
Bronze Speciality Beers Monty's Masquerade
Bronze Speciality Beers Okell's Aile
Bronze Speciality Beers Purity Saddle Black
Bronze Speciality Beers Purple Moose Cwrw Ysgawen/Elderflower Ale
Bronze Speciality Beers Redoak Framboise Froment
Bronze Speciality Beers Redoak Merry Kriek
Bronze Speciality Beers Samuel Adams Blackberry Wit
Bronze Speciality Beers Samuel Adams Blueberry Hill Lager
Bronze Speciality Beers Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat
Bronze Speciality Beers Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
Bronze Speciality Beers Septem Sunday's Honey Golden Ale
Bronze Speciality Beers Sharp's Chalky's Bite
Bronze Speciality Beers Van Bulke Gluten Free Organic Beer
Bronze Stouts and Porters Bierland Imperial Stout
Bronze Stouts and Porters Bristol Beer Factory Milk Stout
Bronze Stouts and Porters Hook Norton Double Stout
Bronze Stouts and Porters Joseph Holt Sixex
Bronze Stouts and Porters Lion Stout
Bronze Stouts and Porters Marks & Spencer Irish Stout
Bronze Stouts and Porters McCashin's Stoke Recognition Rich Porter
Bronze Stouts and Porters Meantime London Porter
Bronze Stouts and Porters Redoak Baltic Porter
Bronze Stouts and Porters Samuel Adams Cream Stout
Bronze Stouts and Porters Septem Saturday's Porter
Bronze Stouts and Porters Stewart Cauld Reekie
Bronze Wheat Beers Baltika #8 Wheat
Bronze Wheat Beers Bierland Oceanica
Bronze Wheat Beers Day of the Dead Hefeweizen
Bronze Wheat Beers Eisenbahn Weizenbier
Bronze Wheat Beers Estrella Damm Inedit
Bronze Wheat Beers Faust Hefeweizen Dunkel
Bronze Wheat Beers Faust Hefeweizen Hell
Bronze Wheat Beers Marks & Spencer Southwold (Suffolk) Hibiscus Wheat Beer
Bronze Wheat Beers Samuel Adams Verloren
Bronze Wheat Beers Samuel Adams White Lantern

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Design and Package Trophy Winners

Category Brand Name
Best Established Individual Product Einstok Doppelbock
Best Established Range Einstok Icelandic Craft Beer Range
Best New Individual Product Adnams Mosaic Pale Ale
Best New Range Anspach & Hobday Range
Supreme Champion Adnams Mosaic Pale Ale

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Design and Package Medal Winners

Medal Category Brand Name
Gold Established Einstok Doppelbock
Gold Established Range Einstok White Ale, Einstok Pale Ale, Einstok Toasted Porter & Einstok Doppelbock
Gold New Adnams Mosaic Pale Ale
Gold New Anspach & Hobday The Smoked Brown
Gold New Roscoe's Hop House Amber Ale
Gold New Range Anspach & Hobday The Porter, Anspach & Hobday The Table Porter &Anspach & Hobday The Smoked Brown
Silver Established Einstok Pale Ale
Silver Established Einstok Toasted Porter
Silver Established Einstok White Ale
Silver Established Innis & Gunn Craft Lager
Silver Established Sharp's Dubbel Coffee Stout
Silver Established Sharp's Single Brew Reserve 2012
Silver Established Range Ballistic Range
Silver New Alhambra Reserva 1925
Silver New Anspach & Hobday The Porter
Silver New Anspach & Hobday The Table Porter
Silver New Roscoe's Hop House IPA
Silver New Rye River McGargles Granny Mary's Red Ale
Silver New Rye River McGargles Gravy Maevey's Pilsner
Silver New Rye River McGargles Knock Knock Ned's IPA
Silver New St Austell Tamar Creek
Silver New Thwaites 13 Guns
Silver New Truman's London Keeper
Silver New Range Rye River McGargles Granny Mary's Red Ale, Rye River McGargles Gravy Maevey's Pilsner & Rye River McGargles Knock Knock Ned's IPA
Silver Repackaged Jennings Cocker Hoop
Silver Repackaged Sharp's 6 Vintage Blend
Silver Repackaged Sharp's Honey Spice IPA
Silver Repackaged Sharp's Single Brew Reserve 2013
Bronze Established Kirin Ichiban
Bronze Established Timothy Taylor Landlord
Bronze Established Wadworth Beer Kitchen Orange Peel
Bronze New Batemans Black Pepper Ale
Bronze New Septem Citra India Pale Ale
Bronze New Shipstone's Bitter
Bronze Repackaged Jennings Bitter
Bronze Repackaged Jennings Cumberland
Bronze Repackaged Keltek Lance
Bronze Repackaged Sharp's Cornish Pilsner
Bronze Repackaged Sharp's Doom Bar
Bronze Repackaged Shepherd Neame Whitstable Bay Organic
Bronze Repackaged Wharfe Bank Black Geld
Bronze Repackaged Wharfe Bank Othelia Gold
Bronze Repackaged Wharfe Bank Tether Blond
Bronze Repackaged Wharfe Bank Yorkshire SPA
Bronze Repackaged Range Jennings Cumberland, Jennings Cocker Hoop, Jennings Sneck Lifter & Jennings Bitter
Bronze Repackaged Range Wharfe Bank Tether Blond, Wharfe Bank Othelia Gold, Wharfe Bank Yorkshire SPA & Wharfe Bank Black Geld

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