First Annual Napa Homebrew Challenge
(Sanctioned by the American Homebrewers Association and the Beer Judge Certification Program)
Lead Sponsor: Napa Fermentation Supplies
Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:00 am
Calistoga Inn Restaurant and Brewery
1250 Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga, California
Entry Fee: $8.00 Per Entry (checks payable to “Bungbrewers”)
Entry Deadline: Entries and fees will be accepted between Monday, January 17 and Saturday, January 29, 2011.
Entry Requirements: Submit 3 twelve ounce bottles free of identifying marks or impressions on the bottles or caps. Completely blacked out caps are okay. Each bottle must have an entry form attached to it by rubber bands. NO TAPE.
Style Guidelines: Use the BJCP Style Guidelines to classify your entry. You may enter your beers in any of the BJCP categories 1 – 23. We will not be judging meads and ciders. http://www.bjcp.org/stylecenter.php
For judging purposes, we will collapse any beer categories with a small numbers of entries.
Awards: Ribbons and prizes will be awarded to the top three beers in each collapsed category during our awards ceremony starting at approximately 3:00 p.m. There will be a special ribbon for the overall Best of Show beer.
Final Judging: Is on Saturday, February 12. Following the judging, all entrants are invited to our post-judging awards party at the Calistoga Inn Restaurant and Brewery, starting at 1 pm. All competition staff and judges will receive a lunch for their efforts. Others may purchase food if they wish.
Scoresheets: Can be picked up following the Awards Ceremony. Scoresheets and awards not picked up at the event will be mailed to participants as soon as practical after the competition.
Competition Updates: Will be posted at our website starting in October. Results will be posted here as soon as possible after the competition:http://www.bungbrewers.com/
Entries may be dropped off or shipped to:
Napa Fermentation Supplies
575 Third St. Building A
Napa, CA 94559
Mon - Fri 9-5, Sat 10-5
Entries may be dropped off only at:
Oak Barrel Winecraft
1443 San Pablo Ave
Mon - Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5
For general competition information:http://www.bungbrewers.com/