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Entry Opens For the Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards

Entry Opens For the Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards

The Brewers Guild of New Zealand is proud to launch our new website and to announce the opening of entries for the Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards.

These are an international beer competition featuring world leaders in the beer judging arena. Local and international beers will be judged over a three day period by a panel of experts led by the hugely respected Head Judge Brian Watson.

In 2011 a record 465 entries from New Zealand and overseas breweries were received, following on from more than 445 beers entered in 2010 (which itself was up 31% from the previous year).

We expect the trend of growth to continue, with increasing interest from international entries from locations as diverse as Australia, United States, Pacific Islands and Russia.

The 2012 Awards are announced at a black tie dinner on Thursday August 16 in Wellington. This evening is open to both public and industry, and will be presented by Te Radar.

As well as being a well known TV figure, Te Radar is a passionate home brewer and will bring his trademark humour and public appeal to the event.

Always a highlight, this year's Festive Brew category is "Let's Go Fruit'n'Vege", challenging brewers to put a creative spin on a standard beer style with the addition of either ingredient.

These Festive Brews will be available for the first time at Beervana, which takes place on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 August at Westpac Stadium across four sessions.

Last year saw 8 Wired Brewing taking out the supreme award, Champion New Zealand Brewery. The Guild wishes the brewers of New Zealand the best of luck as they contest the biggest prize in New Zealand beer.

About The Brewers Guild of New Zealand
The Brewers Guild was formed to represent the interests all of the breweries in New Zealand. Its mission is to grow the beer sector through education, communication and celebration.

www.brewersguild.org.nz

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