Entry registration closed Thursday, September 21, 2023 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 (if you registered for the 2023 competition, your user account should still work). The 2023 competition will be judged using a modified version of the 2023 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:
In 2023, there was some major backend work to ensure continued functioning with a new version of PHP. If you run into any unexpected errors, please email peter.twigg@wabeerawards.com with the error message so it can be addressed. Thanks!

Judging Date

Airways Brewing
8611 S 212th St, Kent, WA 98031 Map Airways Brewing Driving Directions to Airways Brewing
Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 9:00 AM, PDT

Invoicing and Bottle Labels

You will receive an invoice via email on September 23, 2023. The payment must be received by Wednesday, October 11, 2023. Bottle labels will be sent via email on September 26, 2023 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 Friday, September 29, 2023 and Wednesday, October 11, 2023. For shipping and drop locations, see the Entry Drop Off page.


The awards for the Fresh Hop competition will be announced in the evening on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at The Growler Guys in Seattle (8500 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115) with the time TBD.