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Monday, April 7, 2014

Homebrew Competition Update: Registration Closed

By Steve Siciliano

Entry registration for the Eleventh Annual Siciliano’s Homebrew Competition is now closed. I would like to remind everyone who registered entries that we must receive your two 12 ounce amber bottles by Sunday, April 13. If you are shipping your bottles please ensure that they are packaged securely as we have received a few that were damaged in transit.

A total of 228 entries were registered for this year’s competition, the highest total for a Siciliano’s competition to date. The following is the breakdown of the registered entries according to BJCP styles:

    • Premium American Lager 1
    • Munich Helles 1
    • German Pilsner 3
    • Bohemian Pilsener 1
    • Classic American Pilsner 1
    • Vienna Lager 3
    • Schwarzbier 1
    • Maibock/Helles Bock 3
    • Traditional Bock 1
    • Doppelbock 1
    • Cream Ale 2
    • Blonde Ale 1
    • Kölsch 4
    • American Wheat or Rye Beer 4
    • North German Altbier 1
    • California Common Beer 1
    • Standard/Ordinary Bitter 1
    • Special/Best/Premium Bitter 1
    • Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English) 3
    • Irish Red Ale 2Strong Scotch Ale 7
    • American Pale Ale 13
    • American Amber Ale 4
    • American Brown Ale 5
    • Mild 2
    • Northern English Brown Ale 2
    • Brown Porter 3
    • Robust Porter 2
    • Baltic Porter 1
    • Dry Stout 1
    • Sweet Stout 5
    • Oatmeal Stout 5
    • Foreign Extra Stout 1
    • American Stout 2
    • Imperial Stout 9
    • American IPA 20
    • Imperial IPA 11
    • Weizen/Weissbier 5
    • Dunkelweizen 2
    • Witbier 5
    • Belgian Pale Ale 1
    • Saison 10
    • Belgian Specialty Ale 4
    • Flanders Red Ale 4
    • Fruit Lambic 1
    • Belgian Dubbel 2
    • Belgian Tripel 1
    • Belgian Dark Strong Ale 5
    • Old Ale 2
    • English Barleywine 3
    • American Barleywine 3
    • Fruit Beer 7
    • Spice, Herb or Vegetable Beer 9
    • Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer 2
    • Other Smoked Beer 3
    • Wood-Aged Beer 8
    • Specialty Beer 22
Entries will be judged on their own merits according to BJCP style guidelines by a staff of certified judges, professional brewers, experienced home brewers and industry professionals. Judging will take place on Saturday, April 19.

The Best-in-Show winner will be announced at the Eleventh Annual Siciliano’s Homebrew Party on Saturday, May 17. Details for the party can be found here. Those not attending the May 17 event may pick up medals and score sheets at Siciliano’s Market beginning on Sunday, May 18.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for hosting, providing and arranging such a fantastic event! We are looking forward to meeting new friends and catching up with some old ones. And yes, I"m bringing the beer marshmallows :)

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