Entries open for 2022 AIBA

Entries open for the 2022Melbourne Royal Australian International Beer Awards

The Melbourne Royal Australian International Beer Awards, established in 1992, is the largest annual beer competition in the world judging both draught and packaged beer and is open to commercial breweries of all sizes.

In 2021, the Awards attracted over 2,500 entries from more than 400 breweries in 21 countries across the categories of beer and packaging design, and awarded 35 trophies, including the coveted Champion Australian Beer, and Champion Large, Medium and SmallAustralian Brewery trophies.

Entering provides an unrivalled opportunity to benchmark your brew, receive industry recognition and importantly, gain independent advice to take your beer and brewery to the next level.

New Classes

Following a number of revisions to the US Brewers Association 2021 Beer Style Guidelines, the 2022 Awards sees the introduction of several new classes, including ‘New Zealand-Style Pale Ale’ (Best International-Style Pale Ale) and ‘New Zealand-Style India Pale Ale’ (Best Traditional India Pale Ale), as well as ‘Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale’, ‘Juicy or Hazy Strong Pale Ale’, and ‘Experimental India Pale Ale’, among others.

Full details of the categories and classes, shipping advice, and this year’s exciting new additions are available in the Entry Booklet.


Entries Close: Friday 1 April

Delivery to Hellmann: Monday 11 April – Friday 29 April

Judging: Monday 9 May – Friday 13 May

Awards Presentation: Thursday 26 May

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