Entry registration closed Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 11:59 PM, PDT.
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Thank you for your interest in the Washington Beer Awards. To register, you will be required to create a user account (please note that even if you have participated in the past you will need to create a new account). Once created, you can enter up to 4 beers. The 2019 Fresh Hop competition will be judged using the 2019 Brewers Association Guidelines. Entrants are responsible for providing details on the type and usage of fresh hops. Please contact the organizers with any questions.

Important Note:
You will need to re-create your user (for returning entrants) to indicate your agreement with the terms and conditions of the Fresh Hop Competition.

Judging Date

Elliott Bay Brewing - Lake City
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Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 9:00 AM, PDT

Invoicing and Bottle Labels

You will receive an invoice by September 12, 2019. The payment must be received by Saturday, September 28, 2019. Bottle labels will be sent prior to the drop window opening. The bottle labels are to be taped (no rubber bands) to each bottle submitted and can be taped over any existing commercial label.

Entry Drop Off

Entries will be accepted between Saturday, September 21, 2019 and Saturday, September 28, 2019. All entries must be received at our shipping or at a drop location and will not be accepted after this date/time. For shipping and drop locations, see the Entry Drop Off page.


The Washington Beer Awards Fresh Hop competition will be announced during the week following judging on October 05, 2019. Details will be announced later. For any brewers unable to be present at the ceremony, medals will be mailed the next business day.