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Club Homebrew Competition
 When:  Saturday, May 13, 2017
Brewers Arrive: 1:00pm
Public Tasting: 2:00pm until the beer runs out!
Where: Citizen’s Park, Edgewater, CO (map) during the Edgewater Community Festival. Entry to the festival is free, community members  will be able to join the beer tasting with a $5 entry fee.
Entries: Minimum 5-gallon batch per entry; 2 beers maximum entry per person. All styles welcome!
Entry Fee:$10 for the first beer, $5 for second beer. All entries include annual membership dues to join the Edgewater Fermentation Society (normally $25/year).
Entry DeadlineRegistration is FULL
Sponsors: Our great sponsors below have helped promote the contest and offered up some great prizes for our winners! Whether or not you are in the competition, please take your business to these great local shops for all your beer and brewing needs!!!
Joyride Brewing Company
Tom’s Homebrew Supply
Root Shoot Malting Company
 
Details:
Not your typical competition, a hybrid people’s choice and pro judged element. Grand Prize is brew, name and serve your winning beer on Joyride Brewing’s 10 bbl system!
All beer styles are welcome! This contest will be two-fold: 1) A People’s Choice popular vote with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, and 2) A Best of Show judged by BJCP-certified judges, certified Cicerones and professional brewers. All entered beers will be used for each part of the contest. Judges will give you competition feedback (50 pt. scale) on your beer regardless of placement. Best of Show pro-judged beers will also have 2nd and 3rd place…with the grand prize of brewing your winning beer on Joyride’s 10 bbl system and beer served in their taproom

Part of the Edgewater Community Festival, come show off your talents to the thirsty masses and pro judges. Winners for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each segment. Tapping party of 5 gallons of your winning beer for you and up to 12 friends. All proceeds to benefit Edgewater Collective’s work promoting “Thriving Schools, Thriving Community”. For more information on the Edgewater Community Festival (bands! food trucks! good times!) visit www.edgewatercollective.org/edgewater-community-festival/

To Brewers: This is a rain or shine event; however, the competition and beer service we will under tents. You must register your beers by the stated deadline and please list your anticipated style(s). We know that could change, so no worries. Both kegged or bottled beers will be eligible, with 5 gallons minimum per beer. Brewers are responsible for their own transport, cooling and serving set up. Please arrive no later than 1:00 pm to set up. Not that you wouldn’t, but you are expected to pour your own beer and discuss it with participants. Get creative, lobby, sing, dance! One friend or co-brewer may help you serve the beer. They can sing and dance too. Wear a silly hat if you want.

Bottles or keg pours will be taken from entries for the Judge’s portion before the beginning of the people’s choice and may be combined in flights by style categories for ease. Hey, they’re the pros and giving us feedback, we should be nice to them. 

Please direct questions to Chris at contests@edgewaterfermentationsociety.com. Or you can call him at 720.352.7326

Registration is Full

Sorry if we didn’t have enough spots for you this year.

Please come join us on May 13th and enjoy some of the great beers there were entered and vote on your favorite! 

 

2017 Entries

The following entries were received into the 2017 Loveall Open!!!

Coconut porter
Vanilla cream ale
Saison with Brett
New England style IPA
American IPA
Jalapeno Maibock
Blood orange Saison
Honey Lager
Black IPA with coconut
American amber
Cherry stout
Mango wheat
American pale ale
saison with peach
Belgian dubbel
Imperial red IPA
Belgian blonde
Belgian golden strong
Irish red
“and many more to come, 25 total beers to sample for $5!”