​ASBC honors its members through the Award of Distinction, Honorary Life Member, Eric Kneen Memorial Award, and the Chaz Benedict Technical Committee Method Award.

Call for Award Nominations

Nominations are now being sought for the 2018 awards that will be presented during the Brewing Summit 2018​ in San Diego, California.  To nominate a fellow member for either the Award of Distinction or Honorary Life Member, please review the award criteria and complete the online nomination form.

Nominations are due by March 31. 

Nominated Awards

Award of Distinction
The Award of Distinction acknowledges exceptional lifetime achievement in the science of brewing.

Honorary Life Members
The Honorary Life Member award is reserved for retired members who have exhibited exceptional long-term service to the Society within elected or appointed positions. Past Presidents of ASBC are automatically bestowed Honorary Life Membership.

Best Paper and Best Method Awards

Eric Kneen Memorial Award​
The Eric Kneen Memorial Award is presented to ASBC members that are author(s) of the best paper in the Journal of the ASBC in the previous calendar year.
Established in 2017, the Chaz Benedict Technical Committee Method Award is presented to the ASBC subcommittee chair or split between the subcommittee chair and original authors of the work that submitted the best method that was successfully submitted for publication in the ASBC Methods of Analysis (MOA).