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First Annual Napa Homebrew Challenge
« on: December 26, 2010, 09:26:25 PM »
http://www.bungbrewers.com/

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
(707) 255-6372
Mon - Fri 9-5, Sat 10-5
 
Entries may be dropped off only at:
Oak Barrel Winecraft
1443 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA
(510) 849-0400
Mon - Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5

For general competition information:

http://www.bungbrewers.com/
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Re: First Annual Napa Homebrew Challenge
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2011, 07:47:53 AM »
News from the Napa Homebrew Challenge now just four weeks away:

Prizes for winning entries are beginning to pile up.
Local pro-brewer Don Barclay signed up to judge.
Still a few spots available for BJCP Judges.
Make sure to attend the post-judging party at the Calistoga inn and Brewery.
Free lunch for judges and stewards provided by the competition:


Menu for Saturday, February 12, 2011

Today’s Soup
or
Winter Greens – field greens with summer dried fruits, roasted walnuts & dry Jack cheese – balsamic vinaigrette

With choice of:

Market Meatloaf Sandwich – chipotle mayonnaise
Grilled ciabatta roll & house garlic-cheese fries

Vegetarian Neatloaf option…
made with walnuts, mushrooms, rice & Cheddar also available

Brewers Plate
Grilled chicken apple sausage, Cambozola cheese,
Rosie’s potato salad & apple slaw – crusty bread

Calistoga Roastery French Roast Coffee

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Re: First Annual Napa Homebrew Challenge
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2011, 09:16:05 PM »
One week left to enter!
Entries may be dropped off or shipped to:
Napa Fermentation Supplies
575 Third St. Building A
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 255-6372
Mon - Fri 9-5, Sat 10-5
 
Entries may be dropped off only at:
Oak Barrel Winecraft
1443 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA
(510) 849-0400
Mon - Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5

Make sure to get to the post-judging party.

http://www.bungbrewers.com/

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Re: First Annual Napa Homebrew Challenge
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2011, 07:52:13 PM »
New drop-off location:
Morebeer Concord will be accepting beer for the Napa Homebrew Challange until the close of business(5pm) on Saturday the 29th.

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Re: First Annual Napa Homebrew Challenge
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2011, 08:35:24 PM »
Thanks for all of the entries. The competition was a great success with over 300 entries and wonderful Calistoga weather.
Follow this link for the results: http://www.bungbrewers.com/