Award of Merit

Criteria​

The Award of Merit may be given annually to an individual (or individuals if they have worked as a team) who, in the opinion of the Executive Committee, has made an outstanding contribution to the brewing industry. Nominations may be made by any Master Brewers member and is reviewed by the Technical Committee and submitted to the Executive Committee for approval.

Award

  • Invited talk at Master Brewers Conference (length of presentation to be determined by the Technical Committee)
  • $500 award honorarium
  • Recognized during the Award Ceremony at the Master Brewers Conference

Nominations are now being accepted through March 31, 2018.
Awards will be presented during the 2018 Brewing Summit.

 

Past Recipients

​2017 ​Alex Speers
2015​ ​Mustafa Rehmanji
​2013 ​Gary Luther
​2011 ​Karl Seibert
​2010 ​Graham Stewart
​2009 ​Bill Ladish
​2007 ​Frank Kirner
​2005 ​Finn Knudsen
​2003 ​Nick Huige
​2001 ​Inge Russell
​1999 ​William Corrs
​1998 ​Klaus Zastrow
​1997 ​Takashi Inoue
​1996 ​Egbert Pfisterer
​1995 ​Walter Swistowicz
​1994 ​Joseph Owades
​1993 ​Fritz Maytag
​1992 ​Ludwig Narziss
​1991 ​John Ladish
​1990 ​Morten Meilgaard
​1989 ​Charles Leiberman
​1987 ​Robert Halcrow
​1985 ​Michael Lewis
​1983 ​Mirsolav Dadic
​1982 ​Arnulfo Canales
​1981 ​Karl Strauss
​1980 ​Moritmer Brenner