Awards Categories announced for 2019
Jun 12, 2019
The Brewers Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards is the largest and most prestigious industry awards in New Zealand. For over 13 years Brewers from across the country gather to find out which beers and breweries will be crowned champion.
Held annually, the Brewers Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards are held in esteem worldwide due to the reputation of all involved in judging, organising and staging 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 prestigious accolades a brewer can win.
Champions & Trophy Awards
Winners of the 2019 Brewers Guild of NZ Beer Awards will be announced at the #BREWNZ19 gala dinner being held in Wellington, New Zealand on Saturday 19 October 2019.
Champion New Zealand Exhibitor
Champion New Zealand Beer
Champion Small New Zealand Brewery
Champion Medium New Zealand Brewery
Champion Large New Zealand Brewery
Champion International Brewery
Best Amber/ Dark Lager
British Ale (excluding Pale Ale & IPA)
Best Amber/ Dark Ale
International Pale Ale
Stout & Porter
Wheat & Other Grain
Fruit & Flavoured
Specialty, Experimental Aged
Barrel & Wood-Aged
Cider & Perry
Fruit or Flavoured Cider or Perry
The Brewers Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards celebrates and recognises quality not only in beer but in the broader organisations and individuals that make the New Zealand brewing industry so vibrant.