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Title: 5th Annual KROC Great American Beer Challenge, Denver CO - Enter your CDA's!!!
Post by: rebobbitt on August 16, 2011, 09:08:20 am
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The Keg Ran Out Club of Broomfield, Colorado invites you to enter our Great American Beer Challenge homebrew competition to be held in conjunction with the 17th Annual KROC World Brewers Forum. This year's competition judging will be held on September 17th, and the awards presented at the World Brewers Forum on September 29th at the Marriott City Center, Denver, CO. We have two great speakers for the World Brewers Forum, Gordon Strong, President of BJCP, and Gerrett Marrero, Founder of Maui Brewing Company. We will also be serving KROC beers, have a silent auction, and drawings for prizes! See http://www.kroc.org (http://www.kroc.org) for more information.

Besides the regular "American" styles for this competition, we have two special categories this year, Cascadian Dark Ales (CDA's) and American Sours.

Entry fee is $6 per entry, two bottles required.

Entry window for drop off and mailing is September 3rd through September 10th.

Entry deadline is September 10th.

We also need Judges and Stewards for the competition!!

To enter a beer or register as a judge/steward, please go to http://kroc.brewcompetition.com (http://kroc.brewcompetition.com). REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!!

Categories Accepted

All the styles will be grouped into flights based on number of entries, and ribbons will be awarded for the top three positions in each flight. Only entries in the categories and subcategories below will be accepted.

1 A, B, C (Lite, Standard and Premium American Light Lager)
2 C (Classic American Pilsner)
4 A (Dark American Lager)
6 A, B, D (Cream Ale, Blonde Ale, American Wheat or Rye)
7 B (California Common)
10 A, B, C (American Pale, Amber and Brown Ale)
12 B (Robust Porter)
13 E (American Stout)
14 B, C (American IPA, Imperial IPA)
19 C (American Barleywine)
20 (Fruit Beer - based on another enterable American style only)
21 A, B (Spice Herb Vegetable, Winter Specialty Beer - American focused)
22 B, C (Other Smoked, Wood Aged Beer - both based on another enterable American style only)
23 (Specialty – American focused)
29 Cascadian Dark Ale
30 American Sour – (American focused)

Cheers,
Rick Bobbitt
KROC Competition Coordinator
Broomfield, CO