Entry Drop Off

Entries for the Fresh Hop Competition need to be delivered between September 29th, 2023 and October 11th, 2023. 

For all drop locations: - Fresh Hop Competition

All entries must be contained in stackable cases (24x12 oz cases, 12x22 oz cases, can flats of 12 or 24 cans) and ensure they are clearly marked for the Washington Beer Awards. For can flats, they must be structurally sound (if the flat is less than full, there must be filler to ensure the cans don't fall out), to enable a pallet to be assembled by the drop location.


Primary Drop Location (September 29th - October 11th):

Airways Brewing Company, Tap Room and Brewery Location
8611 S 212th St
Kent, WA 98031


Wednesday-Thursday: 3pm-8pm
Friday: 3pm-9pm
Saturday: 2pm-7pm

Please ensure boxes are marked for the Washington Beer Awards - drop off with server at the bar (also note, this is NOT THE BISTRO LOCATION)


Central Washington Drop Location (October 2nd - 9th)

Bale Breaker Brewing Company - Yakima (not the Seattle location)
1801 Birchfield Rd
Yakima, WA 98901


Monday-Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday-Sunday: 12pm - 5pm (taproom drop off)

Please ensure boxes are marked for the Washington Beer Awards


Mailing Location (entries must arrive by October 11th):

For mailed entries, please send to:

35826 11th Ave SW
Federal Way, WA 98023

Ensure the shipped bottles are well packaged. If packing peanuts are used, please enclose them in a plastic bag before adding them to the package. For bubble wrap, please use scotch tape (not packing tape) to hold the bubble wrap around the bottle.  Note, we strongly recommend not putting "Washington Beer Awards" on the "to" address - use "WABA" or "Specialty Competitions" if they insist on more details.