Are you ready to brew your best? Join us as an entry for the 2nd Annual Delaware Home Brew Championship at the 5th Annual Delaware Beer and Wine Festival to be held Saturday, October 11, 2014. This contest is limited to 50 entries-10 per category. This isn't your ordinary competition...your entry is judged using the American Home Brewers Association guidelines and by the BJCP judges...PLUS attendees holding a VIP ticket, the ones that love to try new flavors, will vote for the People's Choice Award winners. But wait there is more! The Best In Show-Delaware Home Brew Champion, as determined by the BJCP judges, will also receive cash and prizes valued at $1,000! 2nd place through fifth will get cool prizes too! Your $10 entry fee per entry also gives you access to the festival! Taste what Delaware has with all Wineries, Breweries and distilleries participating!
Please visit www.delawarewineandbeerfestival.com for rules, forms, and more details about the competition. We will accept up to 10 entries per category. You must be 21 years of age to enter. Entry deadline is 12:00pm, October 2, 2014 or earlier when the final spots have been filled. Unregistered entries will not be accepted the day of the event. The five categories are:
1>> American Ale (Pale/ Amber/Brown) 2>>Delaware Grown Fruit Beer
3>>Belgian/French Ale 4>> IPA (American/Imperial) 5>> Specialty
Each brewer may only submit two entries of two seperate categories. Entries must be delivered between 9:00-10:00am to Delaware Agriculture Museum on Saturday, October 11, 2014.
Each entry must be 6-12 bottles of 10-14oz size. No growlers or kegs accepted.
Two bottles will be held for BJCP judging while the four remainng will be used for People's Choice Award judging. VIP ticketholders will choose which category they want to taste and vote for. This way the voter is tasting all of the competition. BJCP judges will judge all entries, determine the top in each category and then selected judges will judge the top of each category to determine the Best In Show or Delaware Home Brew Champion! Please visit www.delawarewineandbeerfestival.com for rules, forms, and more details about the competition.