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

2015 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 2015 Design and Packaging Winners.

Trophy Winners:

Category Name
Best Ale 5% and above Delirium Tremens
Best Ale up to 5% Brewdog Five AM Red Ale
Best Lager 5% and above Baden Baden Bock
Best Lager up to 5% Edge Brewing Cool Hops Austrialian Lager
Best Speciality Beer Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red
Best Stout or Porter Fyne Mills and Hills
Best Wheat Beer Baden Baden Witbier
Brewer of the Year - Europe Septem Microbrewery
Brewer of the Year - North America Deschutes Brewery
Brewer of the Year - Oceania Edge Brewing Project
Brewer of the Year - South America Cervejaria Bierland
Brewer of the Year - UK Beavertown Brewery
Importer of the Year Branded Drinks
Retailer of the Year Marks & Spencer
Supreme Champion Beer Baden Baden Witbier
Supreme Champion Brewer Beavertown Brewery

Medal Winners:

Medal Category Brand Name
Gold Ales Bamberg Caos
Gold Ales Beavertown Gamma Ray
Gold Ales Birrificio Del Ducato Violent Femme
Gold Ales Brasserie des Sources Bellerose
Gold Ales Brewdog Five AM Red Ale
Gold Ales Brewdog Punk IPA
Gold Ales Brighton Bier
Gold Ales Delirium Tremens
Gold Ales Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
Gold Ales Marks & Spencer Mosaic Pale Ale
Gold Ales Mexicana Red Pig Ale
Gold Ales Mordue Killswitch 51
Gold Ales Nøgne ø Imperial Brown Ale
Gold Ales Redoak St Nicholas
Gold Ales Samuel Adams Rebel Rouser
Gold Ales Stewart Radical Road
Gold Ales Tempest Brave New World IPA
Gold Ales Uprising Treason
Gold Ales Westerham Audit Ale
Gold Ales Wye Valley Dorothy Goodbody's Country Ale
Gold Lagers Baden Baden Bock
Gold Lagers Baltika No.4 Original
Gold Lagers Bierland Vienna
Gold Lagers Edge Brewing Cereal Killer Red Lager
Gold Lagers Edge Brewing Cool Hops Australian Lager
Gold Lagers Eisenbahn 5 Anos
Gold Lagers Harviestoun Schiehallion
Gold Lagers Meantime Pilsner
Gold Lagers Redoak Ice Breaker
Gold Speciality Brewdog Vagabond Pale Ale
Gold Speciality Doppio Malto Crash Beer
Gold Speciality Doppio Malto Old IPA
Gold Speciality Innis & Gunn Rum Finish
Gold Speciality Nøgne ø Saison Resérve
Gold Speciality Redoak Special Reserve
Gold Speciality Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red
Gold Speciality Septem Sunday's Honey Golden Ale
Gold Speciality St Austell Tamar Creek
Gold Speciality Stringers Outlook Dark Gluten Free
Gold Stouts & Porters Beavertown Holy Cowbell
Gold Stouts & Porters Deschutes The Abyss
Gold Stouts & Porters Fyne Mills and Hills
Gold Wheat Beers Baden Baden Witbier
Gold Wheat Beers Baltika München
Gold Wheat Beers Baltika No.8 Wheat
Gold Wheat Beers Rising Sons Grainu Ale
Gold Wheat Beers St Austell Clouded Yellow
Gold Wheat Beers Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier
Silver Ales Adnams Broadside
Silver Ales Baden Baden Red Ale
Silver Ales Bath Ales Gem
Silver Ales Butcombe Adam Henson's Rare Breed
Silver Ales Collesi Chiara
Silver Ales Dama Tupi
Silver Ales Deschutes Pinedrops IPA
Silver Ales Edge Brewing Southern Hemisphere Imperial Pale Ale
Silver Ales Everards Tiger Best Bitter
Silver Ales Franciscan Well Rebel Red
Silver Ales Fyne Jarl
Silver Ales Harveys Christmas Ale
Silver Ales Harveys Old Ale
Silver Ales Harviestoun The Ridge
Silver Ales Hawthorn Amber Ale
Silver Ales Hook Norton Flagship
Silver Ales Hook Norton Haymaker
Silver Ales Hook Norton Twelve Days
Silver Ales Joseph Holt 1849
Silver Ales Lacons Encore
Silver Ales Liberation Mary Ann Best
Silver Ales Longman Long Blonde
Silver Ales Maison De Brasseur Rivière d'Ain Rousse (Mont Bugey)
Silver Ales Maldita English Barleywine
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer 9 Hop Kent Pale Ale
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Cornish IPA
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Greenwich Black IPA
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Lowland Glen Amber
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Nottinghamshire Single Variety British Hop Cascade Pale Ale
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Southwold Summer Beer
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Suffolk Single Variety British Hop Jester IPA
Silver Ales Marks & Spencer Yorkshire Best Bitter
Silver Ales Marston's Pedigree New World Pale Ale
Silver Ales Mons Blonde D'Abbaye
Silver Ales Mons Dubbel D'Abbaye
Silver Ales Nøgne ø Bitter
Silver Ales Nøgne ø Vic Secret IPA
Silver Ales Oakham Bishops Farewell
Silver Ales Oakham Citra
Silver Ales Purity Mad Goose
Silver Ales Red Island Quiet Deeds Session Ale
Silver Ales Robinsons 9 Hop IPA
Silver Ales Robinsons Trooper - Bottle
Silver Ales Samuel Adams Irish Red
Silver Ales Samuel Adams Rebel Rider
Silver Ales Septem Friday's Pale Ale
Silver Ales St Austell Proper Job
Silver Ales Stockade Pale Ale
Silver Ales Tenute Collesi Terza Rima Dannata
Silver Ales Thornbridge Bear State
Silver Ales Wadworth Old Timer
Silver Ales Wadworth The Bishop's Tipple
Silver Ales Wäls Quadruppel
Silver Ales West Berkshire Maggs' Magnificent Mild
Silver Ales Wychwood Hobgoblin
Silver Ales Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold
Silver Lagers 1906 Black Coupage
Silver Lagers Adnams Dry Hopped Lager
Silver Lagers Baltika No.3 Classic
Silver Lagers Bamberg Schwarzbier
Silver Lagers Bavaria Bok Bier
Silver Lagers Brasserie Du Maroc Casablanca Beer
Silver Lagers Dama 2014
Silver Lagers Galahad Premium Lager
Silver Lagers Hoepfner Jubelbier
Silver Lagers Hoepfner Pilsner
Silver Lagers Keler 18
Silver Lagers Long Sun Pale Lager
Silver Lagers Marks & Spencer Ash Brook Red Lager
Silver Lagers Olde Reggia
Silver Lagers Robinsons Steam Lager
Silver Lagers Sainte Etienne Lager
Silver Lagers Samuel Adams Boston Lager
Silver Lagers Samuel Adams Double Bock
Silver Lagers The Co-Operative Czech Premium Lager
Silver Lagers Thornbridge Kill Your Darlings
Silver Lagers West Berkshire Saazbrucker
Silver Speciality Bamberg Rauchbier
Silver Speciality Beavertown Smog Rocket
Silver Speciality Brasserie Castelain Jade Sans Gluten
Silver Speciality Carlow Barrel Aged Leann Folláin Irish Stout
Silver Speciality Doppio Malto Sultano
Silver Speciality Hiver The Honey Beer
Silver Speciality Innis & Gunn Original
Silver Speciality Krombacher Alkoholfrei
Silver Speciality Marks & Spencer Southwold 2.7%
Silver Speciality Purity Gnarly
Silver Speciality Purity Longhorn IPA
Silver Speciality Purple Moose Cwrw Ysgawen / Elderflower Ale
Silver Speciality Redoak Framboise Froment
Silver Speciality Redoak Old Chateau Sour
Silver Speciality Rising Sons Dreamcatcher
Silver Speciality Samuel Adams 13th Hour Stout
Silver Speciality Samuel Adams Cinder Bock
Silver Speciality Samuel Adams Longshot Smokehouse Rauchbier
Silver Speciality Samuel Adams Utopias
Silver Speciality Southern Kross 5
Silver Speciality Southern Kuad
Silver Speciality Tennent's Beer Aged With Whisky Oak
Silver Speciality Thornbridge Cocoa Wonderland
Silver Speciality Vasileostrovskaya Rouge de Lutin
Silver Speciality Wäls Dubbel
Silver Speciality Windsor & Eton Magna Carta
Silver Stouts & Porters Baltika Brewmasters Collection Russian Imperial Stout
Silver Stouts & Porters Bierland Imperial Stout
Silver Stouts & Porters Carlow O'Hara's Irish Stout
Silver Stouts & Porters Dama Stout
Silver Stouts & Porters Harveys Prince of Denmark
Silver Stouts & Porters Hook Norton Double Stout
Silver Stouts & Porters Nøgne ø Porter
Silver Stouts & Porters Samuel Adams Cream Stout
Silver Stouts & Porters Stockade Craft Rebellion Imperial Stout
Silver Stouts & Porters Wäls Petroleum
Silver Stouts & Porters Westerham Double Stout
Silver Wheat Beers Dama Weiss
Silver Wheat Beers Deschutes Chainbreaker White IPA
Silver Wheat Beers Hoepfner Hefeweizen
Silver Wheat Beers Maison De Brasseur Thou
Silver Wheat Beers Marks & Spencer Belgian Wheat Beer
Silver Wheat Beers Martens Heverlee Witte
Silver Wheat Beers Redoak Weizen Doppel Bock
Silver Wheat Beers Wäls Witte
Bronze Ales Allendale Pennine Pale
Bronze Ales Arran Sleeping Warrior
Bronze Ales Averbode
Bronze Ales Banks's Mild
Bronze Ales Batemans Triple XB
Bronze Ales Beavertown Neck Oil
Bronze Ales Bierland American Red Ale
Bronze Ales Bierland Belgian Blond Ale
Bronze Ales Birrificio Del Ducato Suprema Ratio
Bronze Ales Brass Castle Sunshine
Bronze Ales Brasseurs Du Nord Rousse
Bronze Ales Brewdog Dead Pony Club
Bronze Ales Brewdog Jack Hammer
Bronze Ales Butcombe Bitter
Bronze Ales Butcombe Blond
Bronze Ales Butcombe Gold
Bronze Ales Capital City Red Bridge
Bronze Ales Chapel Down Curious IPA
Bronze Ales Deschutes Mirror Pond Pale Ale
Bronze Ales Deschutes Zarabanda
Bronze Ales DNA New World IPA
Bronze Ales Doppio Malto Rust Ale
Bronze Ales Einstök Pale Ale
Bronze Ales Everards Original
Bronze Ales Franciscan Well Chieftain Irish Pale Ale
Bronze Ales Franciscan Well Summer Saison
Bronze Ales Fuller's 1845
Bronze Ales Fuller's Wild River
Bronze Ales Fyne Sanda Blonde
Bronze Ales Harveys Copper Ale
Bronze Ales Harveys Tom Paine
Bronze Ales Heavy Industry Nelson's Eye
Bronze Ales Hook Norton Hooky
Bronze Ales Hook Norton Hooky Gold
Bronze Ales Joseph Holt Sixex
Bronze Ales Lacons Audit
Bronze Ales Liberation Ale 70th Anniversary
Bronze Ales Liberation Herm Island Gold
Bronze Ales Marks & Spencer Cambridgeshire Golden Ale
Bronze Ales Marks & Spencer Cambridgeshire Styrian Goldings Amber Ale
Bronze Ales Marks & Spencer Citra IPA
Bronze Ales Marks & Spencer Cornish Red Ale
Bronze Ales Marks & Spencer Cotswold Pale Ale
Bronze Ales Marks & Spencer Island Hopper Pale Ale
Bronze Ales Marks & Spencer Norfolk Bitter
Bronze Ales Marks & Spencer Southwold Blonde Beer
Bronze Ales Marks & Spencer Warwickshire Amber Ale
Bronze Ales Marks & Spencer Welsh Golden Ale
Bronze Ales Marston's Brakspear Triple
Bronze Ales Marston's Pedigree
Bronze Ales Meantime London Pale Ale
Bronze Ales Mexicana Day of the Dead Amber Ale
Bronze Ales Nøgne ø #100
Bronze Ales Nøgne ø Brun
Bronze Ales Oakham Scarlet Macaw
Bronze Ales Purple Moose Dark Side of the Moose
Bronze Ales Redoak Hop Bomb
Bronze Ales Redoak Old Ale
Bronze Ales Rising Sons Redemption
Bronze Ales Rising Sons Steeple Hemp Amber Ale
Bronze Ales Robinsons Dizzy Blonde Ale
Bronze Ales Robinsons Old Tom Strong Ale
Bronze Ales Robinsons Trooper - Can
Bronze Ales Robinsons Unicorn Premium Ale
Bronze Ales Sadler's Red IPA
Bronze Ales Samuel Adams Latitude 48
Bronze Ales Septem 8th Day (8h Mera) IPA
Bronze Ales Sharp's Doom Bar
Bronze Ales Sonnet 43 American Pale Ale
Bronze Ales St Austell Big Job
Bronze Ales St Austell HSD
Bronze Ales St Austell Tribute
Bronze Ales St Peter's Organic Ale
Bronze Ales Tenute Collesi Terza Rima Virtuosa
Bronze Ales Tenute Collesi Terza Rima Viziosa
Bronze Ales The Co-Operative Fairtrade Organic Premium Ale
Bronze Ales Thwaites Wainwright
Bronze Ales Timothy Taylor Boltmaker
Bronze Ales Timothy Taylor Landlord
Bronze Ales Two Fingers Aurelio
Bronze Ales Ubiquitous Pale Ale
Bronze Ales Van Bulck Organic Blonde Beer
Bronze Ales Westerham British Bulldog
Bronze Ales Westerham Viceroy India Pale Ale
Bronze Ales Whitewater Maggies Leap
Bronze Ales Windsor & Eton Conqueror Black IPA
Bronze Ales Windsor & Eton Conqueror 1075
Bronze Ales Windsor & Eton Guardsman Best Bitter
Bronze Ales Wye Valley Dorothy Goodbody's Pedal Pusher
Bronze Lagers 1906 Reserva Especial
Bronze Lagers Baltika No.7 Export
Bronze Lagers Bamberg Electra
Bronze Lagers Bavaria Swinckel's
Bronze Lagers Birrificio Del Ducato Via Emilia
Bronze Lagers Brasserie Premium French Lager
Bronze Lagers Carling Black Label
Bronze Lagers Carlow O'Hara's Irish Lager
Bronze Lagers Deschutes Pine Mountain Pils
Bronze Lagers Doppio Malto Oak Pils
Bronze Lagers Drygate Bearface Lager
Bronze Lagers Dub i Obruch Bochkovoe
Bronze Lagers Einstök Doppelbock
Bronze Lagers Eisenbahn Dunkel
Bronze Lagers Estrella Damm
Bronze Lagers Hercules Premium Lager
Bronze Lagers Hoepfner Goldkoepfle
Bronze Lagers Hoepfner Kräusen
Bronze Lagers Kestrel Pilsner Lager Beer
Bronze Lagers Kirin Ichiban
Bronze Lagers Koronet
Bronze Lagers Krombacher Pils
Bronze Lagers Ksiązęce Ciemne Eagodne
Bronze Lagers Ksiązęce Crerwony Lager
Bronze Lagers Lidskoe Barkhatnoe
Bronze Lagers Lidskoe Classic
Bronze Lagers Lotte Chilsung Kloud
Bronze Lagers Mexicana Mexicali Dark
Bronze Lagers Mexicana Mexicali Lager
Bronze Lagers Pabst Blue Ribbon
Bronze Lagers Samuel Adams Sam Light
Bronze Lagers St Austell Korev
Bronze Lagers Tempo Goldstar Unfiltered
Bronze Lagers Theresianer Vienna
Bronze Lagers Trehsosenskoe Barhatnoe
Bronze Lagers Voll Damm
Bronze Lagers Zatecky Gus Cerny
Bronze Speciality 29 Daniel
Bronze Speciality Adnams Crystal Rye IPA
Bronze Speciality Anspach & Hobday The Cream Ale
Bronze Speciality Arran Clyde Puffer Special Reserve
Bronze Speciality Baden Baden Golden
Bronze Speciality Bamberg Franconian Rhapsody
Bronze Speciality Batemans Mocha
Bronze Speciality Bavaria 0.0% Premium Original
Bronze Speciality Brasseurs Du Nord Nokturn
Bronze Speciality Brewdog Cocoa Psycho
Bronze Speciality Carlsberg 0.0%
Bronze Speciality Dama Fellas
Bronze Speciality Dama Reserva 5
Bronze Speciality Damm Daura
Bronze Speciality Dark Star Espresso
Bronze Speciality Duits & Laurent Houtgerijpte Rook Dubbelbock
Bronze Speciality Einstök Toasted Porter
Bronze Speciality Franciscan Well Jameson Pale Ale
Bronze Speciality Franciscan Well Jameson Stout
Bronze Speciality Free Damm
Bronze Speciality Hogs Back Hogstar New English Lager
Bronze Speciality Hogs Back Montezuma's Chocolate Lager
Bronze Speciality Innis & Gunn Scotch Whisky Porter
Bronze Speciality Innis & Gunn Toasted Oak IPA
Bronze Speciality Joseph Holt Maple Moon
Bronze Speciality Kennet & Avon Savernake Gluten Free Stout
Bronze Speciality Ksiązęce Chlebond - Miooowe
Bronze Speciality Long Sun Honey Lager
Bronze Speciality Marks & Spencer Battersea Rye
Bronze Speciality Marks & Spencer Gluten Free Belgian Golden Ale
Bronze Speciality Marks & Spencer Gluten Free Belgium Premium Pilsner
Bronze Speciality Meantime Coffee Porter
Bronze Speciality Mexicana Day of the Dead Chocolate
Bronze Speciality Modha True Maharaja
Bronze Speciality Mongozo Buckwheat
Bronze Speciality Okell's Aile
Bronze Speciality Purple Moose Decadence
Bronze Speciality Samuel Adams Fat Jack
Bronze Speciality Samuel Adams Porch Rocker
Bronze Speciality Samuel Adams Tetravis
Bronze Speciality San Miguel 0.0%
Bronze Speciality San Miguel 0.0% Limón
Bronze Speciality Schin Zero álcool
Bronze Speciality Sharp's Chalky's Bite
Bronze Speciality St Peter's Ruby Red Ale
Bronze Speciality Tatton Vipa
Bronze Speciality Tempest Red Eye Flight Mocha
Bronze Speciality Tennent's 1885 Gluten Free Beer
Bronze Speciality Wäls EAP - Barley Wine
Bronze Speciality Windsor & Eton Canberra
Bronze Speciality Young's Double Chocolate Stout
Bronze Stouts & Porters Acorn Old Moor Porter
Bronze Stouts & Porters Baltika No.6 Porter
Bronze Stouts & Porters By The Horns Lambeth Walk
Bronze Stouts & Porters Collesi Nera
Bronze Stouts & Porters Deschutes Obsidian Stout
Bronze Stouts & Porters Duits & Lauret Stout
Bronze Stouts & Porters Fuller's London Porter
Bronze Stouts & Porters Fyne Sublime Stout
Bronze Stouts & Porters Harveys 1859 Porter
Bronze Stouts & Porters Harveys Imperial Extra Double Stout
Bronze Stouts & Porters Hobsons Shropshire Stout
Bronze Stouts & Porters Lord Chambray Fungus Rock
Bronze Stouts & Porters Maldita Robust Porter
Bronze Stouts & Porters Marks & Spencer Irish Stout
Bronze Stouts & Porters Marks & Spencer London Porter
Bronze Stouts & Porters Mexicana Day of the Dead Porter
Bronze Stouts & Porters Outlook Dark - Porter
Bronze Stouts & Porters Rising Sons Mi Daza
Bronze Stouts & Porters Samuel Adams Long Shot Raspy's Robust Porter
Bronze Stouts & Porters St Peter's Cream Stout
Bronze Stouts & Porters Wye Valley Dorothy Goodbody's Wholesome Stout
Bronze Wheat Beers 21 Mateo
Bronze Wheat Beers Baden Baden Weiss
Bronze Wheat Beers Brasseurs Du Nord Blanche
Bronze Wheat Beers Inedit Damm
Bronze Wheat Beers Ksiązęce Leore Pszeniczne
Bronze Wheat Beers Lord Chambray Blue Lagoon
Bronze Wheat Beers Mons Witte D'Abbaye
Bronze Wheat Beers Okell's Maclir
Bronze Wheat Beers Samuel Adams Summer Ale
Bronze Wheat Beers Weihenstephaner Dunkel
Bronze Wheat Beers Weihenstephaner Vitus

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Design and Package Trophy Winners

Category Name
Design & Packaging Established Trophy Alhambra 1925 Reserva
Design & Packaging New Trophy 29 Daniel
Design & Packaging Product Range Trophy The Jack Brand Range
Supreme Champion Design & Packaging Alhambra 1925 Reserva

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Design and Package Medal Winners

Medal Category Brand Name
Gold Individual Established Product Company: Mateo Y Bernabe Alimentos Artesanos SL
Brand: 21 Mateo
Gold Individual Established Product Company: Morgenrot
Brand: Alhambra 1925 Reserva
Gold Individual New Product Company: Franciscan Well Brewery
Brand: Franciscan Jameson Stout
Gold Individual New Product Company: Mateo Y Bernabe Alimentos Artesanos SL
Brand: 29 Daniel
Gold New Product Range Company: Adnams
Brand: Adnams The Jack Brand Range
Gold New Product Range Company: Drygate Brewing Co
Brand: The Drygate Core Range
Silver Individual Established Product Company: Ganzberg Brewery
Brand: Ganzberg
Silver Individual Established Product Company: Hook Norton Brewery
Brand: Hook Norton Lion
Silver Individual Established Product Company: Savour Beer
Brand: Savour Saison
Silver Individual Established Product Company: Two Fingers Brewing
Brand: Two Fingers Aurelio
Silver Individual Repackaged Product Company: Charles Coopper
Brand: Charles Cooper Golden Ale
Silver Individual Repackaged Product Company: Charles Wells
Brand: Young's Special London Ale
Bronze Established Product Range Company: Love Drinks
Brand: Einstök range
Bronze Individual Established Product Company: Charles Wells
Brand: DNA New World IPA
Bronze Individual Established Product Company: East 9th Brewing
Brand: Doss Blockos Pale Lager
Bronze Individual Established Product Company: Meantime Brewing Company
Brand: Meantime Pilsner
Bronze Individual Established Product Company: Meantime Brewing Company
Brand: Meantime Raspberry Wheat
Bronze Individual Established Product Company: Southern Brewing Company
Brand: Southern Brewing Kross 5
Bronze Individual New Product Company: Franciscan Well Brewery
Brand: Jameson Pale Ale
Bronze Individual New Product Company: Southern Brewing Company
Brand: Southern Brewing Kuad
Bronze Individual Repackaged Product Company: Marston's Beer Company
Brand: Marston's Pedigree
Bronze Repackaged Product Range Company: Beavertown Brewery
Brand: Beavertown Core Range
Bronze Repackaged Product Range Company: Heathwick
Brand: Fordham American Craft Beer Range

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