The Beer of India Awards is being conducted by Brewer World – India’s first and only web platform dedicated to the Beer and Brewing Community with over a million visitors on their website.
The mission of the Awards Ceremony is to recognize the excellence in Beer across India with a blind tasting judging process (Entries are not judged against each other but rather each entry is judged on its own merits) and aims to become one of the most premier Beer judging competition for the Beer Industry in India.
The prizes awarded at the Competition is to the high-quality beers, which are genuine and full of character, true to their Style and in accordance to the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines. The competition is open only to commercial brewers and Microbreweries of all production sizes in India (excluding Home Brewers and Imported Beers).
The Results of the 2023 The Beer of India Awards will be announced during the 2nd Edition of BW Conclave 2023 held at KTPO, Whitefield, Bengaluru on Friday the 24th of February 2023.
Deadline for Registration (Last Entry): 25th December 2022
Awards Rules and Regulations
10th November 2022 to 26th December 2022Registrations Open for The Beer of India Awards 2023
5th January 2023Deadline to make Entry Changes
8th January 2023 to 18th February 2023 Judging Process (Blind Tasting) across the country*
24th February 2022 The Beer of India Awards Ceremony
*The exact timelines for Judging Process in each state planned would be furnished after the 10th of December when we know the number of entries from each State received.
INR 7,500 For minimum Two Beer Style Entries (If you are looking to enter only one then the INR 5,000 entry fee stands).
Additional INR 2,500For every other Beer Style Entries
Additional 18% GST would be levied on the Registration Fees towards participation.
To register please fill in the registration form along with Brewer Notes and send it back to us.
For any clarifications or further information please feel free to get in touch with us.
The Chief Judge, in consultation with the Competition Manager, shall have the power to reallocate, dismiss or disqualify as being ineligible for judging, any exhibit that, in their opinion, does not comply with the regulations in every respect, and such reallocation, dismissal or disqualification shall be accepted as final.
Entries are allocated a number as a unique identifier to ensure the anonymity of the entries and to retain the integrity of the judging process.
Entries are not judged against each other but rather each entry is judged on its own merits.
All beers are judged ‘blind’ and are scored out of fifty (50) points against the criteria:
Aroma (as appropriate for a style)12 Points
Appearance (as appropriate for a style)<)3 Points
Flavor (as appropriate for a style)20 Points
Mouthfeel (as appropriate for a style))5 Points
Overall Impression10 Points
Gold MedalA world class beer that accurately exemplifies the style, or may vary slightly from style parameters, while displaying the proper balance of taste, aroma and appearance.
Silver Medal An excellent beer that may vary from style parameters while maintaining close adherence to the style and displaying excellent taste, aroma and appearance.
Bronze Medal A fine example that may vary from style parameters and have minor deviations in taste, aroma or appearance
To ensure the Awards carry weightage and Credibility the organizers aim to have a mix of BJCP Certified Judges, Cicerone Certified Professionals, Experienced Brewers from India and also Reputed International Judges and Beer Sommeliers.
Written submissions for each of the Industry Awards can be made by completing the appropriate form on the entry website.
The Entry form will be available from 10th November 2022