The 2018 National Beer Trophy will start accepting entries from the 1st of June 2018. You can already download the entry form by clicking HERE
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS ON THE 2ND OF JULY 2018
Who will follow the path of the great winners of 2017?
The National Beer Trophy 2018 is the largest beer competition ever held in Africa, with 199 commercial beers entered in 2017 coming from 64 breweries from around the country.
The organisers Jean Vincent Ridon, William Ridon and Matthew Hurst teamed with Beerhouse to welcome all the winners to celebrate the best beers of 2017!
The Beer of the Year, and best Amber Trophy was awarded to:
Stellenbosch Brewing for their Hoenderhok Bock
The Best Light beer Trophy went for Darling Brewery - Bone Crusher
The Best Dark beer Trophy went for Woodstock Brewery - Sugarman
The Best Specialty beer Trophy was awarded to Devil’s Peak - Vannie Hout
The Gold medals 2017 are also awarded to
Brauhaus am Damm Brauhaus Dunkel
Cape Brewing Co CBC Pale Ale
Cape Brewing Co CBC Pilsner
Riot Beer Valve
Woodstock Brewery Hazy Daze
Tuk Tuk Microbrewery Pale Ale
Frasers Folly - Moer Koffie Stout
Mitchell's Brewing - Bosun's Pale ale
Mitchell's Brewing - Old Wobly Strong Lager
Darling Brewery - Gypsy Mask
Clockwork Brewhouse - Schwarzbier German Lager
Hermanus Brewery - Old Harbour Lager
Robertson Brewing - Rhythm & Blues
Mad Giant - Killer Hop
Urban Brewing - Judas Peak
Devil's Peak Brewing - Devil's Peak Pale Ale
Devil's Peak Brewing - Juicy Lucy IPA
Triggerfish Brewing - Apocalypse
Beerhouse clients have been voting for the People's Choice, and Carling Black Label was voted the favorite beer by more than 1000 voters! Carling Black Label, brewed by SAB receives a gold medal for this achievement.
The National Beer Trophy wants to thank SAB, Beerhouse, Amorim corks and HQ restaurant for making the NBT 2017 such a great trade event, but as well a special thank you to all the BJCP certified judges who assessed 199 beers blind making sure that the public finds reliable guidance in the booming South African beer scene.