2017 Competition Winners Announced

We’re proud to announce the results of the 2017 New York International Beer Competition! The 6th Annual NYIBC saw more than 400 beers and ciders submitted from over 12 different countries.  The trade-only judging panel awarded less than 50% of those submitted a medal. Congratulations to the winners!

The next competition will take place on February 11th, 2018.

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Ale Beer Styles—Belgian And French Origin
4 Noses Brewing Honey Lavender Saison
Badger State Brewing Co. Walloon Witbier
Himburgs Braukunstkeller
Mastri Birrai Umbri Cotta 37 Birra Speciale Rossa
Piraat Brouwerij Van Steenberge
The Exchange Brewery + Golden Ale
The Exchange Brewery Peppercorn Rye Saison

Ale Beer Styles—North American Origin
Saranac Pale Ale
Latitude 42 Brewing I.P.EH!
The Bronx Brewery Bronx Banner
The Exchange Brewery Foreign Exchange Stout

Angry Orchard First Flora
Domaine du Verger Cidre Rose
Rekorderlig Winter Spiced Apple Cider
The Sonoma Cider The Washboard

Hybrid/Mixed Beer Styles
Hourglass Brewing Violet
Innis & Gun Bourbon Aged Scotch Ale
Samuel Adams Utopia 2015

Lager Styles—European and German Origin
Full Sail Session Black Premium Lager
Distelhauser Brauerei Landbier

Lager Beer Styles—Irish Origin
Lithology Brewing Co. Lithology Red Ale
Porterhouse Brewing Company Red Ale

Lager Beer Styles—North American Origin
Stevens Point Brewery Special Lager

Lager Beer Styles—Other Origin

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Ale Beer Styles—Belgian And French Origin
Brooklyn Brewery Sorachi Ale
Mastri Birrai Umbri Cotta 21 Birra Speciale Blonda
Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. Cerasus Dog
Wittekerke Wild

Ale Beer Styles—British Origin
4 Noses Brewing ‘Bout Damm Time IPA
42 North Brewing Company Red Army Imperial Stout
Badger State Brewing Bunyan Badger Brown Ale
DC Brau Penn Quarter Porter
Mastri Birrai Umbri Cotta 50 Birra Speiale Bianca
Red Mountain ESB

Ale Beer Styles—German Origin
Distelhauser Brauerei Landbier
Weihenstephan Hefeweissbier

Ale Beer Styles—North America Origin
16 Mile Brewing Co. Delaware Oyster Stout
Christian Moerlein Big Piney IPA
Full Sail Amber
Full Sail Slipknot IPA
Humboldt IPA
Latitude 42 Cosmic Charlie’s Pale Ale
Lithology LI Detector
New City Brewery Signature IPA
Prestige Lager
Red Stripe Lager
Samuel Adams Rebel IPA
Samuel Adams Rebel Rouser
Saranac Legacy IPA
Sixpoint Hi-Res
The Unknown Brewery Venture

Angry Orchard Wooden Sleeper
Apple Bite
Ciderboys Peach County
Ciderboys Strawberry Magic
Le Pere Jules Pear Cider Brut
Sonoma Cider The Pitchfork

Hybrid/Mixed Beer Styles
4 Noses Brewing Bareback Blonde Ale
Coney Island Honey Stout
Lancaster Brewing Co Imperial Joe
Samuel Adams Kosmic Mother Funk Grand Cru
Taihu Lab Imperial Stout
Threes Brewing Eternal Return Apricot
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company Wulver

Lager Beer Styles—European and German Origin
Bavik Super Pils
Belkin Pilsner
Empire Brewing Skinny Atlas Light
Estrella Galicia 1906 Reserva
Friedenfelser Brauerei Zoigl
Longship Brewery Ragnaboc
Rip Van Winkle Mounatin House Helles
Samuel Adams Double Bock
Samuel Adams Noble Pils
Samuel Adams Octoberfest
Weihenstephan Vitus
Zoller Hof Brauerei Old Fred

Lager Beer Styles—Irish Origin
Colorado Boy Brewing Co. Irish Red
Innis & Gun Irish Whiskey Aged Stout

Lager Beer Styles—North American Origin
Flagship Brewery Lager
Kraftig Light
Narrangansett Beer Unnamable Black Lager
Sycamore Brewing Sun Grown Lager
Utica Club Pilsner

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Ale Beer Styles—Belgian And French Origin
Empire Brewing White Aphro
Hourglass Brewing Saison du Sablier
Petrus Aged Pale Ale
Samuel Adams American Kriek
Samuel Adams Cold Snap
Samuel Adams New World Tripel

Ale Beer Styles—British Origin
16 Mile Brewing Co. Peters Deptford Retreat
42 North Brewing Company Asylum Porter
Coney Island Hot Toddy Ale
Lake Placid Ubu Ale
New City Brewery Minuteman Pale Ale

Ale Beer Styles—German Origin
Distelhauser Brauerei Hefeweizen
Masti Birrai Umbri Cotta 50 Birra Speciale Bianca

Ale Beer Styles—North America Origin
10th District IPA
Christian Moerlein Pacer Citra Pale Ale
DC Brau On The Wings of Armageddon
DC Brau The Public
Lancaster Brewing Hop Hog IPA
River Rat Brewery 803 IPA
Samuel Adams Rebel Cascade
Stevens Point SPA Session Pale Ale
Sycamore Brewing Mountain Candy IPA
Taihu Brewing Taihu Lab Imperial IPA
The Exchange Brewery Amber Ale
The Unknown Brewing Co. Pre-Game
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company Scarlet O’Hoppy
Wood Boat Brewery Channel Maker


1911 Honey Crisp
Angry Orchard Iceman
Angry Orchard Knotty Pear
Angry Orchard Old Fashioned
Rekorderlig Pear
Rekorderlig Strawberry Lime

Hybrid /Mixed Beer Styles
16 Mile Brewing Co Soul Cake
Badger State Brewing Chile Gordo
Farmer Willies Alcoholic Ginger Beer
Full Sail Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
Hourglass Brewing La Fee Dragee
Latitude 42 Brewing Lucifer’s Cuvee
Rosita IVORI
Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock
Taihu Labs Spiced Amber
The Bronx Brewery Slow Your Roll
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company Siberian Night Imperial Stout

Lager Beer Styles—European and German Origin
DC Brau Brewing Company Savor The Swill
Empire Brewing Deep Purple
Estrella Galicia Especial
Zoller Hof Brauerei Donator

Lager Beer Styles—Irish Origin
Badger State Brewing Company Dubious
Calvert Brewing Company Irish Red Eye
Porterhouse Brewing Company Oyster Stout

Lager Beer Styles—North American Origin
Flagship Brewery Lager
Lancaster Brewing Co. Jump Seat Black Lager
Sixpoint Crisp

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Belgian Brewery of the Year

Belgian Pils Brewery of the Year
Bavik Brewery


Belize Brewery of the Year
Belize Brewing Company


Canada Brewery of the Year
The Exchange Brewery


Czech Beer of the Year


France Cider Producer of the Year
Domaine du Verger


Germany Pale Ale Brewery of the Year
Distelhauser Brauerei

Germany Traditional Style Bock Brewery of the Year


Haiti Beer of the Year


Ireland Brewery of the Year
Porterhouse Brewery

Italy Brewery of the Year
Mastra Birrai Umbri

Italy Wheat Beer of the Year


Jamaica Beer of the Year
Red Stripe


Non-Alcoholic Beer of the Year
Suntory All-Free


Portugal Beer of the Year
Super Bock


Scotland Brewery of the Year
Innis & Gun


Spain Brewery of the Year

Spain Fruit Whet Beer of the Year


Sweden Cider Producer of the Year


Taiwan Brewery of the Year
Taihu Brewing

Belgium Importer of the Year
Global Beer Network

France Importer of the Year
T. Elenteny Imports


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Arkansas Brewery of the Year
Hourglass Brewing


San Diego Brewery of the Year
Longship Brewery

California Cider Producer of the Year
The Sonoma Cider

Northern California Brewery of the Year
Humboldt Brewery


Colorado Brewery of the Year
4 Noses Brewing

Colorado Irish Red Ale Brewery of the Year
Colorado Boy Brewing Company


Delaware Brewery of the Year
16 Mile


Florida Brewery of the Year
The Hourglass Brewery


Maryland Brewery of the Year
Calvert Brewing Company


Massachusetts English Cider of the Year
Angry Orchard First Flora

Massachusetts Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Beer of the Year
Samuel Adams Utopia

Massachusetts Ginger Beer of the Year
Farmer Willie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer

Massachusetts IPA Brewery of the Year
New City Brewery


Michigan Brewery of the Year
Latitude 42 Brewing Co.


Missouri Brewery of the Year
William K Busch Brewing Company

New York

New York Brett Ale Style Brewery of the Year
Threes Brewing

New York American Pale Ale of the Year
Saranac Pale Ale


New York American Blonde Ale of the Year
Bronx Brewery

New York Imperial Pale Ale Brewer of the Year

New York Irish Red Ale of the Year
Lithology Red Ale

New York Muncher Style Helles Brewery of the Year
Rip Van Winkle Brewing Co.

New York Saison Brewery of the Year
Brooklyn Brewery

Long Island Brewery of the Year
Lithology Brewery

North Carolina

North Carolina America Style Ale Brewery of the Year
Sycamore Brewing

North Carolina American Style Stout Brewery of the Year
The Unknown Brewing Co.


Ohio Brewery of the Year
Thirsty Dog Brewing Co.

Cincinnati Brewery of the Year
Christian Moerlein Brewing Co.


Oregon Brewery of the Year
Full Sail Brewing Company


Pennsylvania Brewery of the Year
Lancaster Brewing

South Carolina

South Carolina Brewery of the Year
River Rat Brewery

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Brewery of the Year
Narraganset Brewery Company


Wisconsin Cider Producer of the Year

Wisconsin Witbier Brewery of the Year
Badger State Brewing Company

Wisconsin Lager Brewery of the Year
Stevens Point Brewery

Washington, DC

Washington, DC Brewery of the Year
DC Brau Brewing Company