You’ve got the ideas and skills for the best opening act?

Royal Bavarian Beer Openers Cup 2022

Take part and win a barrel of König Ludwig Hell


Are you a lover of Royal Bavarian Beer and truly skilled in opening onein the most unusual, elegant or creative way?Then show us your talent.Impress us with your unique way of opening a Royal Bavarian Beerand win a barrel of König Ludwig Hell, fresh from the brewery.With their inventiveness and creativity, the Wittelsbachs have shaped Bavaria's history and its Beer over centuries - be it the Purity Law, the Oktoberfest or the beer garden culture, to name just a few milestones.Now it’s your turn to join them, be inventive!


What to do

Just upload a short video, showing how you creatively open a Royal Bavarian Beer (any Kaltenberg or König Ludwig Beer you like). You may use a traditional beer opener or any item you like except the few below restrictions.If you like you can take some inspiration from the inventive spirit and achievements of the royal Bavarian family. Or, take a look at the creative ideas in the video of the Royal Bavarian Beer Knight Sir Markus, the inventive one from Berg. Closing date: May 06.2022 (24.00h MEZ)


What to win

The best three opening acts will be rewarded with a barrel of König Ludwig Hell, fresh from the brewery: 30 litres delicious Royal Bavarian Beer for you and your beerloving friends.


Participation guide

Your video should be like our beers:fresh, royal and unique.It should:

> be no longer than 60 seconds> not include weapons, explosive material or violencevideos that include any dangerous or sharp objects will be rejected> not contain scenes with children or animals

Participation age: Participants must have legal drinking age 18 (please note the Conditions of Participation).Now it’s your turn: Please fill in the short Participation form, upload your video till May 06 2022 and have some delicious beer while waiting for the jury’s decision.

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The jury

The jury of experts consist of a member of the Royal Bavarian family, a member of König Ludwig International, the Royal Bavarian Beer Knight Markus Mayr and a member of the Social Media and Communication Team of König Ludwig International.


Knighthood Journey

REWARDS & PRIVILEGES

Become a Royal Bavarian Beer Knight and win one of three Knighthood Journeys with lots of rewards and privileges, such as:

Visit Kaltenberg Castle

See the Castle brewery including a royal audience with beer degustation and meet Prince Luitpold of Bavaria himself.

Knight’s contribution

Nominate an international social project of your heart. We’ll help you raise awareness and a handful will win a donation from us.

A year’s worth of specialty Beers

From our castle, to yours. 5 crates with exclusive specialties throughout summer, spring, autumn and winter.

VIP at Knights Tournament 2022

Experience a marvelous show full of action,
magic and entertainment.

Be quick - it's worth it:

The first 50 early birds will receive a three-beers-tasting-selection, recommended by the Brewmaster at Kaltenberg Brewery.


Your voice counts

Vote for your favourite

1st Voting Period

May 28. till June 2.
The Candidates

2nd Voting Period

June 28. till July 6.
The Finalists

Presenting the knights

July 2021