What Categories are accepted?

Please refer to the below categories.  Beer, Cider and Mead are exciting, and new and old types are launched every day.  If yours do not fit into any of the below, email us a support@europeanbeerchallenge.org – we respond within 24 hours!

Pale Ale

Standard Pale Ale/Bitter

Special/Best/Premium Bitter

Extra Special/Strong Bitter

Special Belges

Cream Ale

Scottish & Irish Ale

Scottish Light 60/-

Scottish Heavy 70/-

Scottish Export 80/-

IPA

American IPA

Australian IPA

English IPA

Pacific IPA

Belgian Style IPA

Session IPA

Imperial IPA

New England IPA

Blonde Ale

English Golden Ale

Belgian Blonde Ale

Kolsch

Amber/Red Ale

Northern German Altbier

Californian Common Beer

Düsseldorf Altbier

American Amber Ale

Oud Rood (Flanders Red Ale)

Irish Red Ale

Brown Ale

Brown Ale

Sour Ale

Berliner Weisse

Sour Ale Flanders Bruin or Red Ale

Black Ale

Mild

Porter

Brown Porter

Robust Porter

Baltic Porter

Stout

Dry Stout

Sweet Stout

Oatmeal Stout

Foreign Extra Stout

American Stout

Imperial Russian stout

Russian Imperial Stout

Strong Pale ale

Barley Wine (by country)

Old Ale

Dubbel

Triple

Saison

Saison

Wheat Beer

Weizen/Weissbier

Dunkelweizen

Dunkel Weizen Bock

Weizenbock

Bavarian Hefeweizen

Belgian Witbier

Dubbel Wit/Imperial White

White IPA/Hoppy Weizen

Rye Beer

Roggenbier

Other Rye Beer Styles

 

Pilsener/Pilsner

Czech Pilsner

German Pilsener

Bohemian Pilsner

Classic American Pilsener

Session Beer

Helles

Ice

Light Lager

Lite American Lager

Standard American Lager

Premium American Lager

Munich Helles

Dortmunder Export

Australasian, Latin American or Tropical-Style Light Lager

Amber Lager

Vienna Lager

Oktoberfest/Märzen

Bock

Maibock /Helles Bock

Traditional Bock

Doppelbock

German Style Eisbock

Kellerpils

Kellerbier Hell

Kellerbier Dunkel

Dark Lager

Dark American Lager

Munich Dunkel

Schwarzbier (Black Beer)

Lambic

Gueuze

Fruit

Flavoured Beer

Chocolate

Herb & Spice

Smoked Beer

Wood Barrel Aged

Coffee

Honey Beer

Pumpkin Ale

Chili Beer

Alcohol Free Beer

Alcohol Free Beer (Bottom Fermentation)

Alcohol Free Beer (Top Fermentation)

Alcohol Free Hefeweizen

Low-alcohol Beer

Speciality Beer

Experimental Beer

Ginjo Beer or Sake-Yeast Beer

Wild Beer

Historical Beer

American-Style Pilsener

Dutch-Style Kuyt Beer

Adambier

Grodziskie

Finnish-Style Sahti

Swedish-Style Gotlandsdricke

Breslau-Style Pale Schoeps

Breslau-Style Dark Schoeps

Gluten-Free Beer

Traditional Mead

Dry Mead

Semi-Sweet Mead

Sweet Mead

Fruit Mead

 Cyser

Pyment

Berry Mead

Stone Fruit Mead

Melomel

Spiced Mead

Fruit and Spice Mead

Spice, Herb or Vegetable Mead

Specialty Mead

Braggot

Historical Mead

Experimental Mead

Flavoured Perry

Botanicals & spices

Flowers

Fruit

Hopped

Wood Fermented & Aged

Speciality Perry

Co-fermented

Experimental

Fortified

Ice Perry

Still Perry

Modern

Traditional

Sparkling Perry

Carbonated – Modern

Carbonated – Traditional

Naturally Sparkling – Modern

Naturally Sparkling – Traditional

Still Cider

Modern

Traditional

Sparkling Cider

Carbonated – Modern

Carbonated – Traditional

Naturally Sparkling – Modern

Naturally Sparkling – Traditional

Keeved Cider

Keeved Cider

Sidra Natural

Sidra Natural

Rosé Cider

Co-fermentation

Red Fleshed Apples

With Red Fruits

Flavoured Cider

Botanicals & Spices

Flowers

Fruit

Hopped

Wood Fermented & Aged

Speciality Cider

Co-fermented

Experimental

Fortified

Ice Cider

Low & No Alcohol

Are kegs accepted?

European Beer Challenge accepts bottles, cans and growlers in all sizes, as well as mini-kegs. 

Full size kegs and barrels are not accepted.

Where to send the samples?

All samples are to be sent to the temperature controlled European Beer Challenge bonded warehouse:

Big Yellow Wine Storage
71 Townmead Rd
Fulham
London SW6 2ST
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 20 7736 5020
ACCOUNT NAME: CWSA LTD
Attn: Mr Eddie
 
ALL DUTY MUST BE PAID BY THE SHIPPER
Email your tracking number to support@europeanbeerchallenge.org

SAMPLES RECEIVED BEFORE THE SAMPLE DELIVERY PERIOD WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
CHECK DELIVERY PERIOD ON europeanbeerchallenge.org/dates

First enter online at https://europeanbeerchallenge.org/enter/ .

You will then receive a Form A proforma invoice with all instructions on sending the samples.

How many samples do you need to send? 
– 2 samples per beer