International panel of judges, carrying out tasting, includes representatives from the Russian Federation, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Italy, Belgium, Holland, France – the best famous world experts: professional beer sommelier, representatives of the brewing industry, well-educated and highly-experienced persons in estimation of quality characteristics of brewing products, public representatives – industry-based mass media (bloggers, editors etc.).

The tasting is carried out in an anonymous format in Moscow. In each category, first, second and third places will be recognized by «ROSGLAVPIVO - GOLD», «ROSGLAVPIVO - SILVER» and «ROSGLAVPIVO - BRONZE» awards. The key criteria are beer quality and fulfillment of the category definition.