The Eric Kneen Memorial Award is presented to author(s) of the most outstanding paper in the ASBC Journal. The award is selected from the previous year's JASBC articles by members of the ASBC Editorial board and Technical Committee.
Any single published paper from the Journal from the immediate preceding year is eligible for consideration. This publication could arise from an annual meeting presentation, a poster session presentation, or an unsolicited submission to the Journal of the ASBC.
At least one author of a candidate paper must be a member of ASBC or be a designated corporate member at the time the ballots are sent out.
The published paper can be, but is not limited to, original work in the field of brewing and allied disciplines, comprehensive reviews, and critiques.
Criteria for the selection of “best” publication would include: