The National Honey Board is in search of the best beers made with honey for its 2018 Honey Beer Competition.

Registration due by June 29, 2018
Entries due by July 17, 2018

The Honey Beer Competition is a BJCP sanctioned competition hosted by the National Honey Board to recognize the best beers in the United States that use honey. The competition will be judged by BJCP-certified judges.

Check out the winners of the 2017 Honey Beer Competition here!

Here’s What You Need to Know

Each entry consists of three bottles or cans, at least 12oz or larger.

Fill out the registration form on this website by June 29th, 2018.


Breweries may submit multiple entries per category.


The beer must be brewed with honey at some point in the brewing process.

Your beer must be commercially available in the United States.

Questions? Email

2018 Categories

General Lager

General Ale

Belgian-Style Ales

Fruit and Vegetable Beer



Stouts and Porters

Wheat Beer


Barrel Aged




Ready to register?

This contest is limited to only commercially produced beers of the listed style options from an active brewery within the United States. Registration for the competition is free! However all registrations must be submitted by the entry deadline of June 29th. Each brewery may submit an unlimited number of entries into the competition.

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