First 90 beers have already been registered for the competition “Rosglavpivo-2018” (2017-09-25)

First 12 Russian, 1 Czech and 1 German brewing companies, distributing beer in the territory of the RF, took advantage of a special offer of organizers of the competition “Rosglavpivo” – Barley, Malt, Hops and Beer Union and Private Brauereien Deutschland, having registered over 90 beers in 12 beer categories till 30th of September 2017.

It bears noting that a special discount for participation in the competition is valid till 30th of September 2017 (the registration cost of one beer is decreased from 10.000 to 8.000 rubles).

The best representatives of the world expert community from the Russian Federation, the USA, Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Belgium, the Republic of Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Denmark and Italy will estimate beer quality characteristics from 12 to 14th of February 2018.

Members of the Expert Jury:    

Nikola Hruskova

Adviser for Agrarian Issues of the Czech Embassy in Russia

Representative of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic



Karin Doppelbauer

Agriculture and Environment Attache of the Austrian Embassy in Russia

Representative of the Austrian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management



David Leishman

Director of U.S. Agricultural Trade Office in Russia

Representative of the U.S. Ministry of Agriculture



Hinrich Snell

Head of Food, Agricultural and Consumer’s Right Protection Department of the German Embassy in Russia

Representative of German Food, Agricultural and Consumer’s Right Protection Ministry  



Evgeny Vasilyevich Gromyko

Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the RF

Chairman of the Expert Jury



Evgeny Valeryevich Akhpashev   

Director of Food and Process Industry Department



Alexander Nikolayevich Mordovin

Member of the Council for Agricultural and Environmental Management Issues within the Federation Council of the RF, the Leader of the Division «Viticulture and winemaking development, alcohol market regulation», Executive Secretary of the Expert Jury



Alexander Baum

Sales Director, International division Rastal



Boris Eduardovich Batashov

Supervisor of the Quality Department, the company ROUST/BRAVO premium, production of low-alcohol beverages and wine



Pavel Borowiec

Publicist and the Chief Editor of Pivo, Bier & Ale, a founder of Czech and Moravian Brewing Academy                                       



Jos Brower

Beer sommelier, Expert Jury member of the of World Beer Cup (from 2004), European Beer Star (from 2007), Italian Birra Dell’Anno (from 2007), International Beer Cup Japan), Brussels Beer Challenge, Dutch Best Bockbeer, Mondial De la Biere, Canada



Jan Van Bragt

Co-founder and organizer of the Kerstbierfestival in Essen, Belgium.

Expert Jury member of Dutch Beer Challenge (The Netherlands), Brussels Beer Challenge (Belgium), Birra dell Anno (Italy), International Beer Cup (Japan), Barcelona Beer Challenge (Spain)



Irina Alfredovna Gekht

Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee for Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management



Sergey Vladimirovich Goncharov

Development Manager of LLC «Syngenta»

Professor of the breeding and seed growing chair in the Voronezh State Agricultural Institute



Alla Borisovna Danilovtseva

Deputy Director of Laws and Regulations Department of the Consolidated Analytical Directorate within FS «Rosalcoholregulation»



Roland Demleitner

President of Private Brauereien Deutschland e.V., a founder of the largest brewing competition «European Beer Star»



Pavel Dostálek

Professor of biotechnologies, the  Head of brewing and malt laboratory of the Institute of Fermentation Chemistry and Bioengineering, Chemical Technology Institute, Prague, the Editor of Czech food magazine



Galina Alexeyevna Ermolaeva

Chair-holder of «Sugar, sub-tropical, food and taste technologies», the Moscow State Food University



Anna Valentinovna Zelenkova

Chief Technologist on LLC “ProfiMalt”, LLC “Keta” (a brewery “Borinskoye”) 



Otto Köneke

Product Manager Malting Barley International, KWS LOCHOW



Sylvia Kopp

Beer sommelier. An author, speaker and educator on the subject of the global changing beer culture. American ambassador of the craft brewing



Alexey Vasilyevich Korostelev

CEO of LLC «United private breweries», Voronezh



Sergey Victorovich Kraus




Pekka Kääriäinen

Beer sommelier. Founder of the biggest Finnish beer festival –Great Beers-Small Breweries, the founder and chairman of the Finnish Association of Independent Brewers



Michel Maximilian

Official representative for brewing and food quality in the Research Center Weihenstephan, TU Munich



Sergey Alexandrovich Nosenko

CEO of JSC «Bryanskpivo»



Andrzey Olkowsky

Member of the Management Board Browar Kormoran and the President of Polish Regional Breweries Association



Kay-Tassilo Pauli

Head of the International Malt Sales Department of IREKS GmbH



Leonid Lvovich Popovich

Chairman of the Board of Directors of «Millerovsky wine plant» The President of Viticulture and Wine Makers’ Union



Markus Raupach

Founder and co-owner of German Brewing Academy, an author of more than 35 brewing books, beer sommelier



Hubert Hanghofer

Beer sommelier, the President of the Austrian Beer Consumers Union, a representative in the European Organization of Beer Consumers



Irina Zimmermann

Brewing expert, the best female beer expert in the world (by results of German beer sommelier competition in Sau-Paulo)



Sergey Vasilyevich Shakhov

Head of Innovations and Inventions Centre

Professor of the chair «Machinery and food equipment», the Voronezh State Technological institute



Jan Šuráň

President of Czechia-Moravian Mini-Breweries Union

Co-owner of breweries “Pivovarský dům” and “Břevnovský klášterní pivovar sv. Vojtěcha



Alexandra Nikolayevna Schetko

Chief Engineer – a chemist of the quality service at the brewing plant JSC “Krinitsa”, a member of the tasting commission of JSC “Krinitsa”



We’d like to offer companies of the production chain “malting barley – beer” to be sponsors of the competition (all conditions are individual) and all interested companies are welcome to participate in the competition!

You can find more detailed information and competition conditions on the website

Sponsors of the competition 2018:


Winners of the competition will be awarded within III International Beverage Trade Fair BevialeMoscow 2018 that will take place from 27th of February to 1st of March 2018 in Crocus Expo (pavilion 3, hall 12).

Companies – winners of the competition will be awarded crystal cups “ROSGLAVPIVO”, the best brewers will get Certificates “The Best by profession” of the Ministry of Agriculture and sponsors’ prizes.

Rosglavpivo 2018

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