About the Awards

Our history & goals

How it started

Good efforts produce good beers…

Having that in mind we decided to organize a brewing competition in Greece in order to award breweries, microbreweries, beer companies and gypsy/nomad breweries as well as importing companies through the Consumers Awards, which started as BeerBartender Awards in 2014. Started with basic 4 categories (breweries, importing companies, beer label and emerging beer), since 2017 the categories are 13 in total. Nowadays the brewing industry in Greece added more members, opened its variety entering new styles and became international by exporting in various markets.

Until today

Greek beer market is growing…

In 2017 we added something new for the Greek beer market. Blind tasting awards with judges from abroad, to achieve absolute transparency during the tastings and the results. The Greek Beer Awards are known as transparent and valid awards, helping the producers to promote their beers in the national and foreign markets. Each year the bar is being set higher and new challenges are created, for both, the brewers and the organizers.

The next step

Brewers make their plans, we do our own, including you..

For 2020, we decided to expand the competition among other countries. Keeping the Greek Beer Awards as a unique standing table, we add one more with beers from abroad. The East European markets are rapidly evolving along with the Northern Africa and West Asia countries that are sharing the Mediterranean Sea. Thinking that the sea is a common road since ancient times, countries that are neighbouring it are welcomed. We are happy to create the Zithos Beer Awards and invite brewers from those countries to join us.

Our history & goals

HOW IT STARTED

Good efforts produce good beers…

Having that in mind we decided to organize a brewing competition in Greece in order to award breweries, microbreweries, beer companies and gypsy/nomad breweries as well as importing companies through the Consumers Awards, which started as BeerBartender Awards in 2014. Started with basic 4 categories (breweries, importing companies, beer label and emerging beer), since 2017 the categories are 13 in total. In these years the brewing industry in Greece added more members, opened its variety entering new styles and became international by exporting in various markets.

UNTIL TODAY

Greek beer market is growing…

In 2017 we added something new for the Greek beer market. Blind tasting awards with judges from abroad, to achieve absolute transparency during the tastings and the results. The Greek Beer Awards are known as transparent and valid awards, helping the producers to promote their beers in the national and foreign markets. Each year the bar is being set higher and new challenges are created, for both, the brewers and the organizers.

THE NEXT STEP

Brewers make their plans, we do our own, including you..

For 2020, we decided to expand the competition among other countries. Keeping the Greek Beer Awards as a unique standing table, we add one more with beers from abroad. The East European markets are rapidly evolving along with the Northern Africa and West Asia countries that are sharing the Mediterranean Sea. Thinking that the sea is a common road since ancient times, countries that are neighbouring it are welcomed. We are happy to create the Zithos Beer Awards and invite brewers from those countries to join us.

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