From 20 to 23 April 2023, the brew-in for the BestBrewChallenge has finally taken place – this year it’s all about the Doppelbock. Hobby brewers had already been sharing their anticipation of the joint brewing days on social media for weeks. Preparations were in full swing: brewing equipment was being cleaned, recipes planned, and raw materials – malt, hops, and yeast – ordered.
The collaborative brew days kicked off on April 20th. Using the Social Wall, participants shared glimpses into their brewing activities by the second. This year, the BEST Black Malt eXtra provided the special touch.
A total of 182 participants from 16 countries are competing this time. The frontrunners in terms of registrations are Germany, Lithuania, Norway and the USA. Some beer-loving students from Hamburg Technical University are also taking the BestBrewChallenge as an opportunity to brew their delicious “Campus pearl”.
Participants have until July 5th to ferment and bottle their beers and submit them together with their documentation forms. The award ceremony will take place during BrauBeviale, 28-30 November 2023 in Nuremberg. BESTMALZ will once again announce the winner and serve the winning beer at the BESTMALZ booth.
The BestBrewChallenge 2023 promises to be an exciting event in which hobby brewers from all over the world unite to share their passion for brewing and inspire each other. We’re excited to see the results and look forward to a variety of different Doppelbock creations. Cheers!