The Störtebeker Braumanufaktur is the National Craft Brewer of the Year // The International Craft Brewer of the Year award went to Doppelleu Boxer from Switzerland // Noticeable increase in the number of entries for barrel-aged and alcohol-free beers
Record participation in the Meininger’s International Craft Beer Award tasting competition // More than 1,200 beers entered // Beer sommelier and journalist Mareike Hasenbeck joins management board
With 1,090 beers submitted, the fifth Meininger’s International Craft Beer Award set a new record for the number of entries. The 84 experts on the international judging panel closely
scrutinised the beers back in April – and the award ceremony was held yesterday in Neustadt’s Saalbau centre. At the ceremony, 90 breweries from Germany and elsewhere were honoured for the quality of their beers.
970 beer specialities tasted / Competition grows by 37 percent / 30 beers awarded Platinum / Brauhaus Riegele and Boston Beer Company named Craft Brewers of the Year