2024 Best of Craft Beer Awards Competition

Winners Announced

13,000 containers of beer | 1,855 entries judged | 169 gold, silver, and bronze medals awarded

2023 Fresh Hop Beer Competition

Two separate judging sessions, capturing all harvest schedules and varieties | Sept 24th & Oct 15th

What's New?

30% growth year-over year | International competitors | Customized, intuitive style guidelines

Digital, instant entry feedback | Rate your judges

We believe brewing is a craft, and the best examples deserve to be recognized.

Welcome to one of America’s fastest-growing beer competitions (now open to international breweries) – held in beautiful Central Oregon. We’re here to celebrate and promote the best of the best in brewing. We know how much time and effort goes into designing recipes and executing them flawlessly, so we designed this unique event to benefit you with national exposure, promotional materials, and automatic entry for medal winners in the following year’s competition.

Medalists will receive

› Heavy duty Gold, Silver, or Bronze medals you’ll be proud to display

› Promotional social media marketing materials

› Medals results and competition feedback will be within one week after event

› One comped entry for the following year’s contest

› Recognition with other medalists in a full page advertisement in national print media

The 2024 competition took place March 15th-17th

389 breweries | 53 states, provinces, & countries | 1945 entries

55 Award Categories

123 winning breweries from 53 states, provinces, and countries took home medals for their exceptional beer in 2024.

105 Judges

169 medals awarded by vetted Brewers, BJCP Judges, and industry pros.

An International Competition

Held privately each spring in Central Oregon.

The 2023 Fresh Hop competition took place 9/24 & 10/15

91 breweries | 221 entries | Breweries from California to New Jersey

Want to join in the fun?

We send out very few emails, and NEVER share your contact info.
Our emails include:

- Registration Link & Dates
- Pricing Updates
- Packaging & Shipping Details
- Winner Announcements