World Beer Challenge
XVI International Brewery Awards 2024
22.214.171.124 May – Estoril – Portugal
Article nº 1
1.1 Menu Magazine Edições Periódicas Unipessoal Limitada, with its head office at Rua de Ambriz, nº 29-3º B 2775-032 Parede – Portugal, corporate tax payer number 506 299 376, registered at the Cascais Company Registration Office-Portugal with no. 0144885/02109/4, and at INPI – Record no. 518319, promotes the event entitled “World Beer Challenge – XVI Brewery International Awards 2024”, open to all brands complying with the international standards.
Article nº 2
Official registration way
2.1 Participants can register through our site www.worldbeerchallenge.org.uk with the following options: online or through a paper form together with a document confirming the bank transfer.
2.2 Companies will be able to register their brands in the official site as part of the means provided for online registrations.
2.3 The organizer of the event shall not be responsible for the wrongful use by users who have virus in their computer system and diffuse it in the network.
2.4 Online records will only be officially recognized when the organization confirms the completion of the entire registration process.
2.5 Each competing beer brand must use the appropriate registration form. Photocopies of the official registration form of the Contest are allowed.
2.6 The samples submitted to the contest must be delivered by 30.04.2024
2.7 Registrations for the Contest outside the period established have an additional fee of 25%. Additional information requests may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org / Phone: + 351-211972375
2.8 There is no limit for the number of samples submitted to the Contest.
Article nº 3
3.1 It is necessary a volume of 1.98 litres (6×33 cl) for each brand submitted to the Contest. The samples must be dispatched in the same conditions they are retailed and will not be accepted if erased or handwritten.
3.2 All costs will be the competitor’s responsibility such as transportation, customs duties and any other cost regarding the participation process.
3.3 Samples must be sent to the following address. Menu Magazine Edições Periódicas Unipessoal Limitada (World Beer Challenge – XVI Brewery International Awards 2024) Secretariado Internacional Rua do Ambriz, nº 29-3º B – 2775-032 Parede – Portugal.
Article nº 4
4.1 In case of lack of correction in the labels or back labels or in the information which does not comply with the international law or the law of the country of origin.
4.2 The participant shall be excluded from the Contest and shall not have any right to the reimbursement of the amount paid upon registration.
4.3 The outside of each box must be marked with the words World Beer Challenge – XVI Brewery International Awards 2024 and must be accompanied by the corresponding laboratory analysis, issued by an officially recognized laboratory in accordance with the legislation in force in the country of origin.
4.4 Beer brands submitted to the Contest must be delivered free of any charges, bank transfer, transportation or customs services costs. All documents must be sent in water-proof envelopes.
4.5 The samples must be sent together with document confirming payment of registration by bank transfer.
Article nº 5
Members of the International Jury
5.1 The members of the “World Beer Challenge – XVI Brewery International Awards 2024” international jury are qualified experts from 29 countries, in a total of 125 members.
5.2 A qualified expert shall be designated for each participating country to act as a member of the international jury.
Article nº 6
6.1 The winning beer brands shall receive the following awards: Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Recommended Medal. Certificates and medals shall be sent by mail.
6.2 The “World Beer Challenge – XVI Brewery International Awards 2024” holds the registered rights to the stamps of awards.
6.3 The digital image of the award received will be provided upon request, without any charge for the awarded company.
6.4 Reproductions, format or colour change, copies or any other form of wrongful use are punishable by law.
Article nº 7
7.1 The companies holding the prize winning brands shall be notified by e-mail no later than 168 hours after the contest ends. Each prize winning brand will be awarded a certificate identifying the name of the beer, company and country, and medal. the contest ends. Each prize winning brand will be awarded a certificate identifying the name of the beer, company and country, and medal.
7.2 Unlimited Gold, Silver, Bronze (750 Euros)
7.3 Any reproduction, unauthorized copy of the original for the improper use and use of different categories of self-adhesive gold, silver or bronze medals awarded by the organization Menu Magazine Edições Periódicas Unipessoal Limitada is strictly prohibited. They are protected by law (TM, INPI) at the World Beer Challenge – International Brewery Awards, which is held annually in Estoril, Portugal.
Having a penalty in the amount of the payment of an irreducible fine and fixed at 50,000 €, in addition to indemnities for direct and indirect damages, as well as court costs, the Cascais Court – Portugal being selected to resolve any legal action, renouncing any other.
Article nº 8
8.1 Payment must be made through bank transfer to Menu Magazine – Edições Periódicas Unipessoal Lda.
8.2 All fees regarding bank transfers and other expenses shall be paid by the participant.
8.3 Where the amount paid is not according to clause 8.1, participants will be informed by e-mail for immediate adjustment, under penalty of exclusion.
8.4 The amounts corresponding to registration costs must be transferred to the following official bank of the event:
COMPANY: Menu Magazine Edições Periódicas Unipessoal, Lda
IBAN: PT50 0036 0196 9910 0020 4175 2
Article nº 9
Exemption from customs duties
9.1 Exemption from customs duties is foreseen within the European Union space for the following countries: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania and Sweden.
9.2 For Non-EU countries, in order to be exempt from custom duties, we recommend the brands use a Euro
10.1 The testing sessions will take place on 28.29.30 and 31 May, at Estoril.
Article nº 11
11.4 To solve any disputes arising from the fulfilment of the contract, the parties agree to the jurisdiction and venue of the district court of Cascais, renouncing to any other. The losing party shall incur in all expenses related to such disputes, including the fees of the legal counsellors to whom the other party may have resorted in order to assert their rights.
Article nº 12
12.2 Aged Beer
12.3 American-Belgo-Style Ale
12.4 American-Style Amber Lager
12.5 American-Style Amber Light Lager
12.6 American-Style Amber/Red Ale
12.7 American-Style Barley Wine Ale
12.8 American-Style Black Ale
12.9 American-Style Brown Ale
12.10 American-Style Cream Ale
12.11 American-Style Dark Lager
12.12 American-Style Extra Special Bitter
12.13 American-Style Ice Lager
12.14 American-Style Imperial Porter
12.15 American-Style Imperial Stout
12.16 American-Style India Pale Ale
12.17 American-Style Lager
12.18 American-Style Light Lager
12.19 American-Style Maerzen/Oktoberfest
12.20 American-Style Malt Liquor
12.21 American-Style Pale Ale
12.22 American-Style Pilsener
12.23 American-Style Sour Ale
12.24 American-Style Stout
12.25 American-Style Strong Pale Ale
12.26 American-Style Wheat Beer
12.27 American-Style Wheat Beer With Yeast
12.28 American-Style Wheat Wine Ale
12.29 Australasian, Latin American or Tropical-Style Light Lager
12.30 Australian- or International-Style Pale Ale
12.31 Australian-Style Pale Ale
12.32 Baltic-Style Porter
12.33 Bamberg-Style Bock Rauchbier
12.34 Bamberg-Style Helles Rauchbier
12.35 Bamberg-Style Maerzen Rauchbier
12.36 Bamberg-Style Weiss Rauchbier
12.37 Barley Wine-Style Ale
12.38 Belgian- and French-Style Ale
12.39 Belgian-Style Blonde Ale
12.40 Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale
12.41 Belgian-Style Dubbel
12.42 Belgian-Style Dubbel or Quadrupel
12.43 Belgian-Style Flanders Oud Bruin or Oud Red Ale
12.44 Belgian-Style Fruit Beer
12.45 Belgian-Style Fruit Lambic
12.46 Belgian-Style Gueuze Lambic
12.47 Belgian-Style Lambic
12.48 Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale
12.49 Belgian-Style Pale Ale
12.50 Belgian-Style Pale Ale or Blonde Ale
12.51 Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
12.52 Belgian-Style Quadrupel
12.53 Belgian-Style Sour Ale
12.54 Belgian-Style Table Beer
12.55 Belgian-Style Tripel
12.56 Belgian-Style Witbier
12.57 Berliner-Style Weisse
12.58 Bohemian-Style Pilsener
12.59 Brett Beer
12.60 British-Style Barley Wine Ale
12.61 British-Style Imperial Stout
12.62 Brown Porter
12.63 California Common Beer
12.64 Chili Beer
12.65 Chocolate Beer
12.66 Classic English-Style Pale Ale
12.67 Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
12.68 Coffee Beer
12.69 Contemporary Gose
12.70 Dark American Wheat Beer with Yeast
12.71 Dark American Wheat Beer without Yeast
12.72 Dark American-Belgo-Style Ale
12.73 Dortmunder/European-Style Export
12.74 Dortmunder/Export or German-Style Oktoberfest
12.75 Double Red Ale
12.76 Dutch-Style Kuyt Beer
12.77 English-Style Brown Ale
12.78 English-Style Dark Mild Ale
12.79 English-Style Extra Special Bitter
12.80 English-Style India Pale Ale
12.81 English-Style Mild Ale
12.82 English-Style Pale Mild Ale
12.83 English-Style Summer Ale
12.84 European-Style Dark/Muenchner Dunkel
12.85 Experimental Beer
12.86 Export Stout
12.87 Extra Special Bitter
12.88 Field Beer
12.89 French- & Belgian-Style Saison
12.90 French-Style Biere de Garde
12.91 Fresh or Wet Hop Ale
12.92 Fruit Beer
12.93 Fruit Wheat Beer
12.94 Fruited American-Style Sour Ale
12.95 Fruited Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
12.96 German-Style Altbier
12.97 German-Style Bock or Maibock
12.98 German-Style Doppelbock
12.99 German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock
12.100 German-Style Eisbock
12.101 German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock
12.102 German-Style Koelsch
12.103 German-Style Leichtbier
12.104 German-Style Leichtes Weizen
12.105 German-Style Maerzen
12.106 German-Style Oktoberfest/Wiesn
12.107 German-Style Pilsener
12.108 German-Style Rye Ale
12.109 German-Style Schwarzbier
12.110 German-Style Sour Ale
12.111 German-Style Wheat Ale
12.112 Ginjo Beer or Sake-Yeast Beer
12.113 Gluten-Free Beer
12.114 Golden or Blonde Ale
12.116 Herb and Spice Beer
12.117 Historical Beer
12.118 Honey Beer
12.119 Imperial India Pale Ale
12.120 Imperial Red Ale
12.121 International-Style Lager
12.122 International-Style Pale Ale
12.123 International-Style Pilsener
12.124 Irish-Style Red Ale
12.125 Kellerbier or Zwickelbier
12.126 Leipzig-Style Gose
12.127 Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast
12.128 Light American Wheat Beer without Yeast
12.129 Light Lager
12.130 Mixed Culture Beer Beer
12.131 Muenchner-Style Helles
12.132 Oatmeal Stout
12.133 Old Ale
12.134 Old Ale or Strong Ale
12.135 Ordinary Bitter
12.136 Ordinary or Special Bitter
12.137 Other Belgian- and French-Style Ale
12.138 Other Belgian-Style Abbey Ale
12.139 Other Belgian-Style Ale
12.140 Other Belgian-Style Sour Ale
12.141 Other Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale
12.142 Other International-Style Lager
12.143 Other Smoke Beer
12.144 Other Strong Ale or Lager
12.145 Other Strong Beer
12.146 Pale American-Belgo-Style Ale
12.147 Peated Scotch Ale
12.148 Pumpkin Beer
12.149 Robust Porter
12.150 Rye Beer
12.151 Scotch Ale
12.152 Scottish-Style Ale
12.153 Scottish-Style Export Ale
12.154 Scottish-Style Heavy Ale
12.155 Scottish-Style Light Ale
12.156 Session Beer
12.157 Session India Pale Ale
12.158 Smoke Beer
12.159 Smoke Porter
12.160 South German-Style Bernsteinfarbenes Weizen
12.161 South German-Style Dunkel Weizen
12.162 South German-Style Hefeweizen
12.163 South German-Style Kristal Weizen
12.164 South German-Style Weizenbock
12.165 Special Bitter or Best Bitter
12.166 Specialty Beer
12.167 Strong Ale
12.168 Sweet Stout or Cream Stout
12.169 Traditional German-Style Bock
12.170 Traditional Scotch Ale
12.171 Unfiltered German-Style Ale
12.172 Unfiltered German-Style Lager
12.173 Vienna-Style Lager
12.174 Wild Beer
12.175 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer
12.176 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Dark Beer
12.177 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Pale to Amber Beer
12.178 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
12.179 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer
12.180 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout