Brewers Guild Awards 2017

 
Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards
 
The NZ Beer Awards is a competition organised annually by the Brewers' Guild to celebrate excellence in the brewing industry, which includes beer, innovation/achievement and beer writing.
 
The Awards are held in esteem worldwide due to the reputation of all involved in organising, staging and judging the event, with a world class selection of judges from New Zealand, Australia, America and beyond.  This diversity of background and quality of judge ensures that the Awards have a huge reputation across the globe as one of the most presitgious accolades a brewer can win.
 
This year the results of 2017 Brewers Guild of NZ Awards will be announced at the gala dinner being held in Christchurch, New Zealand on Saturday 7 October 2017.
 
 
2017 Results

For a full list of the Award Results please see the 2017 Catalogue of Results 

 

 
Award Winner Sponsor
 
Champion New Zealand Brewery:

Garage Project Brewery

Champion Manufacturer: Steam Brewing Company

Champion International Brewery:

Boston Beer Company

International Lager: McLeod’s Brewery
Longboarder

New Zealand Lager: Eagle Brewing
Dry Hopped Pilsner
British Ale:

Lion BSW NZ
Speight’s 5 Malt Old Dark

European Ale:

Tuatara Brewing Co
Tripel Barrel

US Ale:

Brave Brewing Co
Clifford

Pale Ale: Tuatara Brewing Co
Aotearoa Pale Ale

Strong Pale Ale:

Bootleg Brewery
ApeHanger IPA

Stout & Porter: Sawmill Brewery
Baltic Porter
 

 

Wheat & Other Grain:
Sawmill Brewery
Sawmill\Good George Weizenbock
 
Flavoured: 

Garage Project Brewery
Cabbages & Kings

Specialty, Experimental,
Aged, Barrel & Wood-Aged:

Liberty Brewing Co
Prohibition

Cider or Perry:

Lion BSW NZ
Isaac’s Cider Original

Fruit or Flavoured
Cider or Perry:

Zeffer Cider Co
Apple Crumble Cider

Packaging: 

Emerson’s Brewery
Emersons 6pk Range

Morton Coutts Trophy:

Hamish Jones
The Nuts Brewing Co

Beer Writer of the Year Award:

Alice Galletly

 

 

Honours Awards

   
Honorary Member Ralph Bungard  

Honorary Member

Craig Bowen  
Industry Achievement Gabi Michael  

Industry Achievement

Doug Michael  
President's Award Jenny Cameron  

 

Thank you to our Major Sponsors:

 

ENTRY INFORMATION

Key Dates
Monday 21 August 2017: Entries Opened - We recommend you read the 2017 Entry & Style Guide before entering (see below)
Friday 8 September 2017:  Entries Have Closed
Wednesday 13 September 2017:  Physical Entries must be received in Christchurch
Friday 29 September to Sunday 1 October 2017:  NZ Beer Awards Judging
 

2017 Entry & Style Guide

  • Before you enter, we recommend that you read the 2017 Entry & Style Guide.  The Guide contains all the information you need to know regarding date deadlines, entry fees, delivery details, competition rules and beer styles/descriptions etc.  
  • Please ensure that you read this document carefully as there have been some changes this year.
  • Where requested in the Guide, brewers  must include appropriate notes with their entry, stating only the specific information required. Other non-relevant information, brand names, marketing blurb or geographic references will be edited / removed.
  • There are no limits to the number of entries but all entries must comply with the Competition Rules. 

For a copy of the 2017 Entry & Style Guide Click Here

Entry Fees 2017

Entry will be available online with credit card payment or by email with direct credit.
Brewers Guild Member Rate*: $135 per entry (paid-up Brewery Members)
Non Member Rate**: $185 per entry
Fees are GST inclusive
*Only NZ breweries are eligible for Brewery Membership of the Brewers Guild.
** Eligible Non Members who join the Guild prior to the entry closing date will receive a refund of $50 per entry.

 
Morton Coutts Trophy
This Award recognises innovation and/or outstanding achievement in the brewing industry.  Please see the Morton Coutts Entry Guide for full information.  Entries close on 8 September 2017.
 
Beer Writer of the Year Award
This award recognises excellence in the art of beer writing.  Please see the Beer Writer of the Year Award Guide for full information and entry criteria.   Entries close on 8 September 2017.

Brewers Guild NZ Beer Awards - 2017 Events

 

BGNZ Mashing In
Thursday 5th October 2017

This eagerly anticipated Member only event (and invited guests) is an icebreaker start to the BGNZ Awards week and will...

BGNZ Conference, Trade Show, AGM and Industry Reception
Friday 6th October 2017

The BGNZ Industry Conference will be a feature of the events, and will be complimented by our Industry Trade Show.  At the end of the day,...

BGNZ Brewery Day Tours
Saturday 7th October 2017

This year we have two Brewery Tour options.  

Maximum Number on Bus:  48 people seating.

Morning tea and lunch will be...

BGNZ NZ Beer Awards Gala Dinner
Saturday 7th October 2017

The pinnacle of the Awards Events -  the Gala Dinner is a celebration as the medal winners in the NZ Beer Awards in 2017 are announced....

Volstead Trading Co
Sunday 8th October 2017

As you may know for the last couple of years we have hosted the "Brewers BBQ" after the GKBF.  So with the Awards in town, we...

The Laboratory
Friday 6th October 2017

You’ve come all the way to Christchurch, it would be a shame not to take the extra step and pop out to Lincoln to visit the latest and...

Pomeroy's Old Brewery Inn
Wednesday 4th October 2017 (All day) - Sunday 8th October 2017 (All day)

Welcome to Canterbury - we're excited and can't wait to see you at Pomeroys during the Awards Week.  Here's what we have on:...

The Twisted Hop
Wednesday 4th October 2017

Beer and Cheese Matching, Presented by Kieren Haslett-Moore of North End Brewing.

7pm Wednesday 4th October, at The Twisted Hop, 616 Ferry...

The Twisted Hop
Friday 6th October 2017 - Sunday 8th October 2017

Taste a selection of unusal and one-off beers from Christchurch Brewers.  Served on Hand Pull

Out On A Toot
Wednesday 4th October 2017

Wanna get ahead of the beer awards festivities? 

BeerNZ are hosting “Out on a Toot” at The Astro Lounge (...

  • Cassels & Sons Brewery
  • Aotearoa Brewery
  • Brew Moon Brewing Company
  • DB Breweries
  • Emerson's Brewery
  • 8 Wired Brewing
  • mike's Brewery
  • Golden Bear Brewing
  • McCashins Brewery
  • Mussel Inn
  • Renaissance Brewery
  • Three Boys Brewery
  • Tuatara Brewing
  • Wanaka Beerworks
  • Wigram Brewing Company
  • Yeastie Boys
  • Sprig & Fern
  • The Twisted Hop
  • Eagle Brewing NZ
  • Valkyrie Brewing Co
  • ParrotDog
  • Liberty Brewing
  • Sawmill Brewing Company
  • Waiheke Brewery
  • Steam Brewing
  • Raindogs Brewing Co
  • Bulmer Harvest
  • Park Life Brewing Co
  • Hawkes Bay Brewing Co.
  • Boundry Road
  • Zeelandt Brewery
  • Townshend Brewery
  • Funk Estate - Auckland
  • Harringtons Breweries
  • Baylands Brewery
  • Deep Creek Brewing Co
  • Garage Project
  • Fork Brewing
  • Good George Brewing
  • Hop Federation Brewery
  • Fitzpatrick's Brewing Co Ltd
  • Two Thumb Brewing Co Ltd
  • Behemoth Brewing Company
  • Croucher Brewing Co
  • Queenstown Brewers
  • www.bachbrewing.co.nz
  • www.mountbrewingco.co.nz
  • www.forbidden.co.nz
  • www.weezledogbrewing.co.nz
  • www.sparksbrewing.co.nz
  • moabeer.com
  • www.altitudebrewing.co.nz
  • www.martinboroughbeer.com
  • www.craftworkbrewery.co.nz
  • www.eruptionbrewing.com
  • www.bravebrewing.co.nz
  • Epic Beer
  • www.brewmountain.co.nz
  • www.standingspoon.co.nz
  • Tiamana.co.nz
  • Wild & Woolly Brewing
  • North End Brewing
  • www.panhead.co.nz
  • www.hopinvaders.co.nz
  • www.duncansbrewing.co.nz
  • www.giantbrewing.co.nz
  • www.rockyknob.co.nz
  • Hallertau Brewery
  • Birkenhead Brewing Company
  • Choice Bros
  • McLeod's Brewery
  • www.horseboxbrewery.co.nz
  • Te Aro Brewing
  • The Herbalist by New Zealand Beer Ltd
  • Eddyline Brewery & Pizzeria
  • Black Sands Brewing
  • Napier Brewing Company
  • Burkes Brewing Co
  • GodsOwn Brewery
  • Double Vision Brewing Company
  • Hot Water Brewing Co
  • Ferris Road Brewery
  • Fortune Favours
  • Brew Union Brewing Company
  • Heyday Beer Co
  • Emporium Brewing
  • Bellend Brewery
  • Boogie Van Brewing
  • The Laboratory
  • PhatHouse Brewing
  • Colab Brewing
  • Outlier Cartel
  • Urbanaut Brewing Co

 

Members Area | Brewers Guild © Copyright 2017  |  Site by Deflux