All Korea International Beer Award entries must be commercially available, fermented malt beverages conforming to the trade understanding of “beer” (see "Beer Eligibility" section below) and brewed by a permitted commercial brewery. “Commercially available” means available for sale at retail at the time of registration.
All entry beers and breweries must follow the eligibility rules below:
* Breweries in planning, homebrewers, and other breweries not meeting these criteria are not eligible to enter.
Not eligible: Mead, cider, spirits, hard soda, hard water, and flavored malt beverages including kombucha and most shandies and Radlers are not eligible to be entered in Korea International Beer Award.
A fee of $150 (150,000 won for domestic beer-VAT not included) is due during the Brewery Registration process (- Dec. 2021). This fee will cover your brewery’s first beer entry into the competition. After the initial $150 application fee, the cost to participate is $150 per additional beer brand entered into the competition.
* More detailed information for registration fee can be found on the registration page.
Refund / Cancellation Policy
No refunds will be issued after Feb. 2022 for cancelled or not delivered entries.