2018 Winners

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 Melbourne International Beer Competition! The judges were delighted by the quality of submissions from around the world. Congratulations to all of the winners, and a big thank you to all of the brands who submitted their products this year. 


Alcohol Free Beer
Suntory All Free Beer

American Style India Pale Ale
Samuel Adams New England IPA

Fruit Cider
Angry Orchard Knotty Pear

International Style Lager
Bushwhacker Strong Premium Lager
Mosin Premium Classic Lager
Mosin Premium Beer Gold Lager
Samuel Adams Lager

Mosin Premium Beer Pilsner

Specialty Beer
Samuel Adams Sam ‘76

Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Beer
Samuel Adams Utopia 2017


American Style India Pale Ale
Samuel Adams Rebel IPA

Common Cider
Angry Orchard Crisp Apple

Fruit Beer
Mosin Beer Pineapple Lager
Samuel Adams American Kriek
Samuel Adams Rebel Grapefruit

Golden or Blonde Ale
Samuel Adams Golden Ale

Samuel Adams Kellerbier

International Style Lager
Mosin Classic Strong Lager

Specialty Cider
Angry Orchard Rose
Angry Orchard Strawman
Angry Orchard The Old Fashioned


Belgian Style Ale
Samuel Adams Tetravis

Common Cider
Angry Orchard Easy Apple

Fruit Beer
Samuel Adams Porch Rocker

Fruit Cider
Angry Orchard Green Apple

Fruit Wheat Beer
Samuel Adams Cheery Wheat

Samuel Adams Hefeweizen

Irish Style Red Ale
Samuel Adams Irish Red

Specialty Cider
Angry Orchard Ide Man
Angry Orchard The Muse

Smoke Beer
Samuel Adams Smoked Beer

Sweet Stout
Samuel Adams Cream Stout

Individual Awards

Japan Brewery of the Year

Papua New Guinea Brewery of the Year
Mosin Brewery

USA Brewery of the Year
Boston Beer Co.

USA Cider Producer of the Year
Angry Orchard