Monde Selection aims to deliver the most impartial and independent evaluation. The quality of each beer is evaluated by a panel independent and renowned experts according to a very precise methodology and criteria.
Beer products eligible for a Monde Selection Quality Award include all styles of beers: pilsen, stout and wheat beer, IPA, negra, preta,…
Before the evaluation, each product is presented to the jury to give them a general and contextualized understanding of what they are judging: origin, ingredients, composition and any particularities or methods of preparation.
The evaluation itself is done individually by each member of the jury and is based on up to 25 quality criteria.
After validating their individual results, the members of the jury share their impressions and opinions to unanimously decide upon the final result.
Up to 25 evaluation criteria
The colour, saturation, clarity, foam, brilliance, carbonation, etc.
The bouquet (set of olfactory notes), complexity, harmony, intensity, odours, off-notes, finesse, etc.
Taste – Aftertaste
The harmony, complexity, aromas, bitterness, sweetness, acidity, the taste persistence, intensity, residual taste, the level of carbonation body, etc.
The design of the packaging and label information, the protection of the product, the materials used, the ease of use, etc.
The jury’s overall impression and any comments or observations they found necessary to communicate to the producer.