2016 Club competitions
Best Beer Competition - Due 4/9
Submit any beer according to the 2015 BJCP Guidelines and declare an appropriate style. Beers will be judged based on how closely the submission resembles the style guidelines in aroma, appearance, flavor, mouthfeel, and overall impression.
American vs British Beer Competition - Due 7/4
In celebration of Independence Day we will have an American vs British beer competition (thanks to Tom for the idea two years ago). Please pick your side and submit entries based on the appropriate style from the 2015 guidelines (American Examples: Cat 1, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 vs British Examples: Cat 11, 12a, 12c, 13, 16, 17). Individual winners will be awarded as well as overall country based on side with most awards.
Session Beer Competition - Due 9/10
Open to any "sessionable" beer that is low in gravity - original gravity 1.050 and below and falls within a specified 2015 BJCP style. Entries will be judged on how closely they resemble the guidelines in aroma, appearance, flavor, mouthfeel, overall impression, and meet the "sessionable" criteria.
Big Beer Competition Competition - Due 12/10
Open to any high gravity beer - original gravity 1.075 and above and falls within a specified 2015 BJCP style. Entries will be judged on how closely they resemble the guidelines in aroma, appearance, flavor, mouthfeel, overall impression, and meet the high gravity criteria. Please choose an appropriate style!
2015 BJCP Style Guidlines
** As in years past please provide 2 bottles per entry with $2 to receive score sheets. Please use club competition forms and labels. There is a limit of 2 entries per brewer and most of the due dates correspond with club meetings to make it easier to submit.