Brewing Industry International Awards
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The International Brewing Awards, previously known as the Brewing Industry International Awards, is a biannual brewing competition that started in 1886. It is believed to be the oldest international brewing competition in the world. The Awards are owned and organised by Brewing Technology Services Ltd (BTS).
The Awards are known, by the trade, as the "Brewing Oscars" and are judged only by commercially practising brewers.
The next competition takes place 13–15 February in Burton upon Trent. New for the 2013 competition is a cider category, comprising two classifications - for apple cider and for cider incorporating other fruit, juices or flavours. Also new is a Special Hop Beer class within the Speciality Beer category, designed for beers with a “uniquely innovative or intense hop character”,
The Awards were presented on 24 April 2013 at Guildhall, City of London.