Award of Honor​

Criteria

The Award of Honor is given to a Master Brewers member who has delivered significant contributions to brewing science, technology, and operations that have benefited the association. It is not expected that the recipient will have made contributions in all these areas. It could be that the significant contribution is in one area only. 
The award is not bestowed each year, only in the years when there is an exceptional member who fits the criteria.

Recipients of this award receive the following:
  • One (1) complimentary registration to the Master Brewers Conference
  • Recognized during the Award Ceremony at the Master Brewers Conference 

How to Nominate

Nominations are due each year by March 31. An online nomination form will be available in January.​

Previous Recipients  

​1980 William A. Hipp
​1981 ​James W. Fitzsimons
​1982 ​Leslie C. Jessop
​1983 ​H. Ranulph Hudston
​1984 ​Herbert K. Oehmichen
​1985 ​Eugenio Gebauer
​1986 ​Harold M. Broderick
​1987 ​John McCabe
​1988 ​Herman Rosenbusch
​1989 ​Paul Geddes
​1990 ​Andrew Steinhubl
​1991 ​Ruben Schneider
​1992 ​Karl Strauss
​1994 ​James E. Stewart
​1995 ​Giorgio Sega
​1997 ​John Britnell
​2000 ​Joseph Hertrich
2003 ​Jerrold Hilton
​2013 ​​Jaime Jurado
​2014 ​Jens Voigt
​2015 ​John Houseman
​2018 ​Charlie Bamforth
​2019
​​Jim Kuhr​
​2021
​Susan Welch
 
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