Spring Homebrew Comp 2016

Stoked to announce details of the upcoming Spring Homebrew Comp 2016 with a Grand Tasting in Salinas at the Steinbeck Festival on May 7th.

Styles to be Judged
Light Hybrid Ales
– Cream Ale
– Kolsch
– Blonde Ale
– American Wheat/Rye

English IPA
American IPA
American Double IPA

English Pale Ale
American Pale Ale
American Amber Ale

California Common
Belgian Saison

Special CategorySee Details Below
Session IPA
Fruit Beer (any style)

• Each Entry: $7
• Only 1 entry per category per competitor. A competitor may enter beers in all categories, but not 2 beers in the same category. 2 bottles per entry are required. Entries must be submitted in standard capped amber 12oz or 22oz bottles with no distinct markings.
• Entries must have bottle ID label rubber banded to each bottle. Bottle ID label will be available for download soon.
Bottle Entries will be due between April 20th-April 27th.
• Bottle drop off location: Bottoms Up Homebrew Supply
• Prizes will be awarded for Best of Show, Best Session IPA, Best Fruit Beer & People’s Choice.
• Winners will be notified prior to the Grand Tasting.

Play Pro Brewer for the Day – Beer Donors Wanted!
Do you enjoy how your homebrew puts a smile on people faces? Bring your competition beer to share at the grand tasting in Salinas on May 7th! There will be a chance to win some amazing prizes only for homebrewers donating homebrew at the event. Space is Limited. If this sounds like something you want to do here are the requirements.

• Homebrewers interested in serving beer at the grand tasting must bring 5gls or 2 Cases of at least 1 beer they entered into competition for sampling. Homebrewers may bring other beer to share as long as you bring at least 1 competition beer entered.
• Homebrewers donating beer are also encouraged to brew a 5gl batch of Session IPA, Fruit Beer (Any Style) or both. These 2 beer styles will be judged the day of the grand tasting for beer glory and prizes. Only homebrewers bringing a competition beer to serve can enter this special category. Individual prizes will be awarded for Best Session IPA & Best Fruit Beer at the event.
• All homebrew brought to the event to partake in the grand tasting is up for Peoples Choice Award.
• Homebrewers donating beer to event will get Free Entry plus Complimentary Pass.
• Homebrewer and helper will receive complimentary lunch
More details will be provided as we get closer to the event. If this sounds like fun to you shoot an email to contact@bottomsuphomebrew.com to reserve your spot.

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