5th Annual New York International Beer Competition Announces the Winners!

The 5th Annual New York International Beer Competition had close to 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!

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Baltic Style Porter
Zywiec Porter
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Belgian Style Wit Bier
Samuel Adams Nitro White

Classic Irish Style Dry Stout
Murphys Stout

French & French and Belgian Style Saison
Australia Brewery Saison D’Heretique

German Style Doppelbock
Weihenstephan Korbinian

Specialty Beer
Moosehead Radler

Specialty Cider
Strongbow Ginger Hard Cider

Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Stout
Thirsty Dog Siberian Night Imperial Stout Aged in Bourbon
Samuel Adams Utopia 2015


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American-Style Amber Lager
Newcastle Brown Ale

American Style Amber/Red Ale
Newcastle Amber Ale

American Style Black Ale
Samuel Adams Double Black

American Style Brown Ale
Blue Point American Brown
Lithology Brewing Co. Brown Ale

America Style India Pale Ale
Asheville Brewing Co. Perfect Day IPA
Butternuts Beer Snapperhead IPA
Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. Big Piney IPA

American Style Light Lager
Heineken Light

American Style Pale Ale
Black Hammer Hopportunistic
Stevens Point Brewery S.P.A. Sessional Pale Ale

American Style Strong Pale Ale
Latitude 42 I.P. EH!

American Style Wheat Beer
Aviator Brewing Co. Mad Beach Wheat

Barley Wine-Style Ale
Stevens Point Whole Hog Barley Wine

Belgian and French Style Ale
Brasserie Duyck Jenlain Blonde Biere de Garde


Belgian Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale
Anima Leonardo
Black Hammer Sparkle Pony

Belgian Style Dark Strong Ale
Brouwerij Van Steenberge Gulden Draak
Samuel Adams 13th Hour Stot

Belgian Style Tripel
Samuel Adams Triple

Belgian Style Witbier
42 North Brewing Company Walloon Wit
Samuel Adams Coldsnap
Upland Brewing Wheat Ale

Brown Porter
Lake Placid Brewing Ubu Ale

Classic English Style Pale Ale
Doppio Malto Brewing Company Rust Ale

Coffee Beer
Samuel Adams Coffee Beer

Common Cider
Angry Orchard Crisp Cider
Citizen Cider Unified Press
Common Cider Apple Saison
Gypsy Circus Cider Co. Raindancer
Strongbow Gold Apple Hard Cider
Woodchuck Hard Cider Gumption

Dortmunder/Export or German Style
Na Cuana Long Arm Dortmunder Export


English Cider
Magner Irish Cider Original
Magner Irish Cider Pear
Na Cuana Adams Cider Company Devils Bit Mountain Cider

English Style India Pale Ale
Wooha Brewing Co. IPA

English Style Summer Ale
Colorado Boy Blonde Ale

European Style Dark Muncher
Czechvar Dark

European Style Low Alcohol
Estrella Damm

Gluten Free Beer
Estrella Daura Damm

German Style Kolsch
Samuel Adams Escape Route
Saranac Kolsch

Golden or Blonde Ale
Butternuts Beer Heiinie Weisse

Session Beer
Blue Point Mosaic Session IPA
Bronx Session IPA

Smoke Beer
Thirsty Dog Rail Dog

South German Style Hefweizen
Weihenstephan Hefeweissbier


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American-Style Amber Lager
Blue Point Toasted Lager
Christian Moerlein Brewing Hudepohl Pure Lager

American Style Amber/Red Ale
Upstate Brewing Common Sense

American Style Imperial Stout
Big Hole Brewing Headstrong Ale

American Style India Pale Ale
Lake Placid Big Sude IPA
Upland Brewing Dragonfly IPA
Upstate Brewing IPA

American Style Lager
Moosehead Lager

American Style Lager or Light Lager
Black Hammer Playa Pilsen
Utica Club Pilsner

American Style Wheat Beer with Yeast
Latitude 42 Beach Cruiser Wheat

Belgian and French Style Ale
Brasserie Duyck Jenlain Ambree Biere de Garde

Belgian Style Dubbel
Anima Mozart

Belgian Style Pale Ale
Bronx Belgian Style Pale Ale

Belgian Style Sour Ale
Petrus Aged Pale Ale

Belgian Style Pale Strong Ale
Samuel Adam Brewlywed

Belgian Style Flanders Oud Bruin or Oud Red Ale
Thirsty Dog Cerasus Dog


Belgian Style Witbier
Black Hammer Witless Zombie

Bohemian Style Pilsner
42 North Brewing Company Illumination Bohemian Pils
Dubina Grandpa’s Pils

British Style Imperial Stout
Stevens Point Whole Hog Imperial Stout

Brown Porter
Lake Placid Brewing Ubu Ale
Wooha Brewing Co. Porter

Common Cider
Woodchuck Hard Cider Day Chaser

English Cider
Gypsy Circus Cider Co. Queen of Swords

English Style India Pale Ale
Wooha IPA

Extra Special Bitter
Colorado Boy IPA
Doppio Malto Bitterland

German Style Dopplebock or Eisbock
Samuel Adams Double Bock

German Style Kolsch
Black Hammer Nectar of Life

German Style Pilsner
Samuel Adams Noble Pils
Golden or Blonde Ale
Big Hole Brewing Mythical White Grand Reserve

Imperial India Pale Ale
Kaweah Brewing Co. Slauncher
Upstate Brewing Double

Imperial Red Ale
Blue Point Imperial Red
Saranac Brewers Blood


International Style Lager
Tsingtao Lager
Zywiec Beer

Irish Style Red Ale
Colorado Boy Irish Red
Samuel Adams Irish Red

Other Belgian Style Ale
Samuel Adams Tetravis

Robust Porter
Latitude 42 Powerline Porter
Samuel Adams Holiday Porter

Rye Beer
Blue Point RastafaRye

Scotch Ale
Newcastle Scotch Ale

Session Beer
Saranac Gen IV
Upland Brewery Campside

Smoke Beer
Samuel Adams Cinder Bock

South German Style Hefweizen
Weilhenstephan Vitus

Specialty Beer
Small Town Brewery Not Your Father’s Ginger Ale
Small Town Brewery Not Your Father’s Root Beer
Smuttlabs Brett & I

Specialty Cider
Angry Orchard Cinnful
Angry Orchard Knotty Pear
Citizen Cider Lake Hopper
Common Cider Hibiscus Saison

Sweet Stout
Dubina Brewing Milk Stout

Tropical Style Pale Ale
Colorado Boy Brewing Co Pale Ale


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Australia Brewery of the Year
Australian Brewery

Belgian Brewery of the Year
Brouwerij Van Steenberge

China Brewery of the Year

Czech Brewery of the Year

England Brewery of the Year

France Brewery of the Year
Brasserie Duyck


Germany Brewery of the Year


Ireland Brewery of the Year
Murphy’s Brewery

Ireland Cider Producer of the Year
Adams Cider Company


Italy Brewery of the Year
Doppio Malto Brewing Company Rust Ale


Italy Belgian Style Brewery of the Year

Poland Brewery of the Year

Scotland Brewery of the Year
Wooha Brewing Company

Spain Brewery of the Year

UK Cider Brand of the Year
Strongbow Cider


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Arizona Brewery of the Year
Dubina Brewery Co

California Brewery of the Year
Black Hammer Brewing

Colorado Brewery of the Year
Colorado Boy Brewing Co.

Indiana Brewery of the Year
Upland Brewing Co.

Illinois Brewery of the Year
Small Town Brewery

Michigan Brewery of the Year
Latitude 42 Brewing Co.

Montana Brewery of the Year
Big Hole Brewing


New York

New York State Brewery of the Year
FX Matt

Long Island Brewery of the Year
Blue Point Brewing Co.

New York City Brewery of the Year
Bronx Brewery

North Carolina

North Carolina Belgian Style Brewery of the Year
42 North Brewing Company

North Carolina Cider Producer of the Year
Gypsy Circus Cider Company

North Carolina Pale Ale Brewery of the Year
Asheville Brewing Company


North Carolina Wheat Brewery of the Year
Aviator Brewing Co.

Ohio Brewery of the Year
Thirsty Dog Brewing Co.

Vermont Cider Producer of the Year
Citizen Cider

Wisconsin Brewery of the Year
Stevens Point Brewery

Beer Importer of the Year
Total Beverage Solution

Gluten Free Beer of the Year
Estrella Daura Damm

Light Beer of the Year
Heineken Light

Nitro Brewery of the Year
Samuel Adams

Specialty Beer of the Year
Moosehead Radler