In Its Third Year, the NYIBC Competition Sets Unparalleled Standards and Uncovers the World’s Best-Brews

New York, NY (March 2014) – The 3rd Annual New York International Beer Competition was held on Feb 9th in the heart of New York City to evaluate and judge the world’s beet beer.. Close to 400 beers and ciders from over 20 countries were submitted to be critiqued by a hand-selected panel of A-List and key TRADE ONLY judges – beer buyers, beer retail storeowners, restaurant/bar proprietors, beer distributors and importers – those that have the unique ability to make a direct impact on sales. Unlike other competitions less than 35% of those who submitted won a medal.


Double Gold

Barley wine Style Ale

Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. Bernese Barley Wine Ale


Aged Beer

Samuel Adams 2011 Utopia

American Style Strong Pale Ale

Deschutes Brewery Red Chair NWPA

Classic English Style Pale Ale

Santorini Brewing Co. Crazy Donkey IPA

Common Cider

Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider Revelation Newtown Pippin

European Style Dark/Munchner Dunkel

Czechvar Dark

German Style Schwarzbier

Samuel Adams Black Lager

Imperial India Pale Ale

Coronado Brewing Company Idiot IPA

Stevens Point Brewery Whole Hog 6 Hop IPA

Munchner-Style Helles

Omission Brewing Company Omission Lager

Smoke Beer

Samuel Adams Cinder Bock

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Aged Beer

Samuel Adams 2012 Utopia

American Style Amber Lager

Rahr Brewery Texas Red

American Style Imperial Stout

Smuttynose Imperial Stout

American Style India Pale Ale

Dad & Dudes Breweria Dank IPA

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. American Style India Pale Ale

Saranac Brewery Legacy IPA

American Style Lager or Light Lager

Caldera Brewing Lawnmower Lager

American Style Pale Ale

Dad & Dues Breweria Liquid Resume Pale Ale

American Style Stout

Nimbus Brewing Company Oatmeal Stout

American Style Strong Pale Ale

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. Hoppy Poppy IPA

Omission Brewing Co. India Pale Ale

American Style Wheat Beer with Yeast

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. Wrangler Wheat

Belgian Style Tripel

Samuel Adams New World Triple

Belgian Style WitBier

Badger State Brewing Co. Walloon Witbier

Bohemian Style Pilsner

Peak Brewing Fresh Cut

Brown Porter

Samuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter

Chocolate Beer

Young’s Double Chocolate Stout

Common Cider

Cidre Baupre Original

Woodchuck Hard Cider Amber

English Style Brown Ale

Rahr and Sons Brewing Co. Winter Warmer

English Cider

Ace Cider Joker

Westons cider Stowford Press Medium Dry Cider

Westons Wyld Wood Organic Apple

Experimental Beer

Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter

French & French and Belgian Style Saison

Anima Anastasia

German Style Dopplebock or Eisbock

Samuel Adams Double Bock

German Style Dark Wheat Ale

Wuerzburger Hofbraeu Julius Echter Dunkel Hefeweizen

German Style Pilsner

Cerveceria Centro Americana Famosa

Cerveceria Centro Americana Gallo

Neumarkter Lammsbrau Pilsner

Old Ale or Strong Ale

Lightning Brewery Old Tempestuous Ale

Other Belgian Style

River North Brewery Unified Theory

Samuel Adams American Kriek

Seef Bier

Specialty Beer

Crabbies Alcohol Original Ginger Beer

Wood & Barrel Aged Strong Stout

Listerman Cincinnatus

River North Brewery Barrel Aged Avarice

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American Style Amber Lager

Sunken City Brewing Company Dam Lager

American Style Black Ale

21st Amendment Brewery Back in Black

American Style Brown Ale

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. Davy Brown Ale

American Style Imperial Stout

Cismontane Brewing Black’s Dawn

Mission Brewery Dark Seas

River North Brewery Avarice

American Style Pale Ale

Deschutes Brewery Mirror Pond Pale Ale

Omission Brewing Company Pale Ale

American Style India Pale Ale

Ithaca Beer Co. Flower Power IPA

Listerman Brewery Planetary IPA

Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. Citra Dog

American Style Strong Pale Ale

Lightning Brewery Double Strike India Pale Ale

Samuel Adams White Water IPA

Barley Wine Style Ale

Deschutes Brewery Class of ’88 Barleywine

Belgian and French Style Ale

La Gaudale

Belgian Style Dark Strong Ale

Anima Brewery Dante

Belgian Style Tripel

Bosteels Tripel Karmellet

Brewery Corsendonk Agnus Tripel

Southampton Bottling Co Southampton Abbott 12

Belgian Style Witbier

Mons Abbey

Bohemian Style Pilsner

Boston Lager

British Style Imperial Stout

Samuel Adams Imperial Stout

Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout

Murphys Stout

Classic English Style Pale Ale

St Peters Organic English Ale

Chocolate Beer

Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock

Common Cider

Ciderboys First Press

Prommies Dry Cider

English Cider

Samuel Smith Organic Cider

Westons Premium

English Style India Pale Ale

Chapel Down Curious IPA

Full Sail Brewing Company English Style IPA

Rahr and Sons Brewing Stormcloud

English Style Brown Ale

Full Sail Brewing Company Brown Ale

Experimental Beer

Manzanita Brewery Company Where There’s Smoke

Extra Special Bitter

Robinsons Trooper

European Style Low Alcohol Lager

Heineken Premium Light

Fruit Cider

Ace Cider Perry

Ciderboys Mad Bark

Ciderboys Magic Apple

Ciderboys Peach Country

Finn River Pear Cider

Magner Pear

Original Sin Pear Cider

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Bronze (continued)

German Style Brown Ale/Dusseldorf Style Altbier

Samuel Adams Boston Ale

Gluten Free Beer

Brasseurs Sans Glutenberg American Pale Ale

Brasseurs Sans Glutenberg Red

Foreign Style Stout

Lion Brewery Lion Stout

French & Belgian Style Saison

Ithaca Beer Co. Ground Break Saison

German Style Schwarzbier

Rahr Brewery Ugly Pug

Saranac Black Forest

Stevens Point Brewery Point 2012 Black Ale

Gluten Free Beer


Imperial India Pale Ale

Chaotic Double IPA

Munchner-Style Helles

Brauerei Kloster Andechs

Rahr Brewery Oktoberfest

Oatmeal Stout

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. Stagecoach Stout

St Ambroise Oatmeal Stout

Old Ale or Strong Ale

Nimbus Brewing Company Old Monkeyshine

Sinclair Brewery Orkney Skull Splitter

Other Belgian Style Ale

The Bronx Brewery Bronx Belgian

Robust Porter

Caldera Brewing Pilot Rock Porter

Dad & Dudes Breweria Toffee Porter

Innis & Gunn Scottish Porter

Scotch Ale

Rahr and Sons Brewing Co. Iron Thistle

Stevens Point Brewery Whole Hog Scotch Ale

Smoke Beer

Deschutes Brewery Class of ’88 Imperial Smoked Porter

Sweet Stout

Samuel Adams Cream Stout

Wood and Barrel-Aged Beer

Thirsty Dog Brewing Company Wulver Wee Heavy Ale Aged in Bourbon Barrels

Wood and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer

Cismontane Brewing Grey Hound

Wood and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout

Alltech Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout

MOA Brewery Imperial Stout

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International Awards

Canada Brewery of the Year

Beigh Brasse

Czech Brewery of the Year


England Cider Producer of the Year

H. Westons & Sons

Germany Brewery of the Year


Greece Brewery of the Year

Santorini Brewing Company

Guatemala Brewery of the Year

Cerveceria Centro Americana

Ireland Brewery of the Year

Murphy Brewery

Italy Brewery of the Year

Anima Brewery

Scotland Brewery of the Year

Inns & Gunn Brewery

Thai Brewery of the Year

Singha Brewery

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U.S. Domestic Awards

USA Brewery of the Year

Thirsty Dog Brewing Co.

U.S.A. Cider Producer of the Year

Reverend Nat Hard Cider

Arizona Brewery of the Year

Nimbus Brewing Company

California Brewery of the Year

Coronado Brewing Company

California Cider Producer of the Year

Ace Cider

Colorado Brewery of the Year

River North Brewery

Kentucky Brewery of the Year

Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling

Maine Brewery of the Year

Peak Brewing

Massachusetts Brewery of the Year

Boston Beer Co.

New Hampshire Brewery of the Year

Smuttynose Brewing Company

New York Brewery of the Year

Saranac Brewery

Oregon Brewery of the Year

Deschutes Brewery

Texas Brewery of the Year

Rahr & Sons

Vermont Cider Producer of the Year


Virginia Brewery of the Year

Sunken City Brewing Company

Wisconsin Brewery of the Year

Stevens Point Brewery

Wisconsin Cider Producer of the Year

Ciderboys Cider Company

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Individual Awards

Aged Beer of the Year

Samuel Smith 2011 Utopias

Dark Beer of the Year

Czechvar Dark

European Light Beer of the Year

Heineken Light

Gluten Free Brewery of the Year

Brasseurs Sans Gluten

Lager of the Year

Omission Brewing Company Omission Lager