2024 New York International Beer Competition

Entry Deadline: March 22, 2024
Categories: Beer Competitions
New York International Beer Competition
Venue / Location

3 West Club
3 W 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

General Information

Judging – March 22, 2024

The Big Apple’s oldest, most prestigious international beer competition.

No Breweries or their representatives are allowed to attend the judging. It is a blind taste test.

The judging will be conducted by panels of a minimum of four qualified trade buyers.

They are a mix of restauranteurs, cicerones, sommeliers, retail beer buyers, distributors and importers.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $100.00

Shipping Address / Drop Off Location

Western Carriers
Attn Wine Vault / Joel Rubin / Acct 707
New York International Beer Competition
2220 91st Street
North Bergen NJ 07047

We request either three bottles of 12oz and 330ml, or two bottles of 500ml and 750ml per submission.

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

The New York International Beer Competition medals will be awarded on a merit basis by a majority vote. The judges are instructed to grant no awards or medals when, in their opinion, the beers are not ones they would import, distribute, buy or sell in their businesses based on product and price category. Judges are asked to evaluate the beer in silence until all panel members have finished their evaluation and then open a discussion to reach a consensus. Judge votes are recorded by a NYIBC staff moderator. If there is a significant difference among the judges’ votes, panelists are encouraged to reach a consensus and, if needed, seek counsel from the Head Judge Adam Levy.

Award levels are Double Gold, Gold, Silver, and Bronze.
– Double Gold: Phenomenal Product (Must Be Unanimous Decision by Panelists)
– Gold: Buyers “Love” It
– Silver: Buyers “Like” It
– Bronze: Buyers Would Purchase It

Double Gold award winners will be re-tasted by all panelists to establish which brands may be eligible to receive a ‘Best of Category’ endorsement in its pricing category

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