2018 Registration Opens Sept 1st

Competition - Jan 27-28, 2018 Competition Details

We believe the best crafted beers deserve to be recognized.

Welcome to America’s newest craft beer contest – held in beautiful Bend, Oregon. We’re here to celebrate and promote the best of the best in Craft Brewing. We know how much time and effort goes into entering your beers into awards, so we designed this unique event to benefit you with national exposure, promotional materials, and automatic entry for medal winners in the following years competition.

Medalists will receive

› Gold, Silver and/or Bronze medals

› Winners will be notified with promotional social media marketing materials

› Medals and judging sheets will be mailed within one month after event

› Medal winners will be granted 1 (one) automatic entry for the following years contest

› For the year following, the contest winners will be promoted on Best Of Craft Beer Award’s social media outlets

› All medalists will be included in a full page advertisement in Draft Magazine’s Craft Brewers Conference Issue AND the spring issue of Craft Beer & Brewing

The Best of Craft Beer Awards took place, January 28 & 29, 2017

84 Categories

145 winning breweries from 35 states took home medals for their exceptional craft beer in 2017.

88 Judges

245 medals awarded by carefully selected BJCP judges and guest judges from the craft beer industry.

Made in Oregon

Held privately every January at Mount Bachelor Village Resort in the growing “beer” town of Bend, Oregon.

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Breweries, sponsors, and media inquiries, we’re happy to respond to your questions.