Washington Beer Awards

We are proud to announce the Washington Brewing Awards, a craft beer competition designed specifically to support Washington’s professional brewers. This competition will provide an opportunity for all of Washington’s craft brewers to compete in a blind format. It will allow recognition of brewing excellence in Washington and provide constructive feedback supporting future competition entry decisions.  The winners of the previous Washington Beer Awards have been posted in the Winners section.  You can find out all of the competition details, entry timelines, and registration information needed to enter and compete here on this website!


UPDATE: Judging has wrapped up for the 2019 competition.  This year 1,467 entries were evaluated over the weekend of June 1st by a team of 78 judges.  We announced the winners at the Washington Brewers Festival on June 15th.  Results have been posted in our winners section.  Congratulations to all of the winners!

UPDATE: Judging for the Fresh Hop Competition has wrapped up.  In the first year of the Fresh Hop Competition, we had 139 beers from 70 breweries competing in 8 award categories.  The results are posted here.  Congrats to all of the winners.