The National Honey Board is in search of the bestĀ beers made with honey for its 2017 Honey Beer Competition.

Entries due by July 12, 2017

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 2016 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 30th, 2017.


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? EmailĀ

2017 Categories

General Lager

General Ale

Stouts and Porters

Belgian-Style Ales


Wheat Beers

Fruit and Spice Beer