PRESS RELEASE Redmond, OR – March 18, 2024 – During the weekend of March 15-17, professional brewers and judges from as far away as Chile descended upon Central Oregon to judge over 1,850 entries in the 2024 Best of Craft Beer Awards competition.

Breweries of all sizes sent over 13,000 containers of their finest product for evaluation in 55 categories and subcategories.

Judging took place during a 3-day, five-session period by over 100 of the most qualified international judges. They awarded 169 gold, silver, and bronze medals to 123 brewery locations around the world.

Large-Sized Brewery of the Year – Breakside Brewery & Taproom, Milwaukie, OR
Medium-Sized Brewery of the Year – Best Day Brewing, Sausalito, CA
Small-Sized Brewery of the Year – McMenamins Old Saint Francis School, Bend, OR

Most-Entered Style Categories
American-Style India Pale Ale (138 entries)
Hazy or Juicy India Pale Ale (95 entries)
North American Lagers (80 entries)
Red or Strong Beers (65 entries)
Dark Lagers (64 entries)
Flavored Beers (56 entries)

View the full results here.

About the Best of Craft Beer Awards
The Best of Craft Beer Awards just completed its 10th year of competition, with participation from over 1,400 brewing locations over the years. In that short amount of time, the competition has grown to be the third largest professional brewing competition in North America.