Announcing our first ever Brew-chanan Fest Homebrew Competition

DATES TO REMEMBER

September 20, 2019 – All entries are due by Friday, September 20th at Lancaster Homebrew during their normal business hours of Monday-Thurs 11 am -7 pm, Fri 11 am – 6 pm and Sat 9 am – 3 pm.

September 24, 2019 – Top 10 entries will be posted on our Brew-chanan Fest website.

October 5, 2019 – Brew-chanan Fest – top 10 homebrewers will have their beer sampled at the festival. Voting will be held at Brew-chanan Fest to determine the winners of the prizes.

 

HOW TO ENTER

Have you ever brewed a beer that was so good, you thought this should be on tap somewhere??

If so, don’t keep that beer a secret, enter our Homebrew Competition!!

  1. Brew a batch, do not be tempted to drink the entire batch!!  (see rule 9)  Drop a sample off at Lancaster Homebrew, 1551 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601, samples are due by September 20, 2019 
  2. A sample should be one of the following: 2, 12 ounce bottles, 2, 22 ounce bombers, 2 cans, or one growler.
  3. What style did you brew?  Identify the type of beer, using this form.
  4. Please print and use this beer ID form **Attach the form to your sample with a rubber band**!
  5. Limit of 2 entries per person!
  6. When dropping off your sample, bring a $10 check per entry made out to our event beneficiary “Angels Among Us Animal Sanctuary”  Beers only. No Professionals. Payment is due at time of drop-off at Lancaster Homebrew.
  7. This is not a BJCP event, although the judges will be using the same scoring system.
  8. Preliminary judging will take place between September 20 and September 23, finalists will be posted and notified on September 24.
  9. Remember we said DON’T DRINK YOUR BATCH??  If you are selected as a finalist, you will need five gallons, bottled or kegged for the day of Brew-chanan Fest.  Voting will be for the first two hours of the festival or until half of the finalists run out, whichever happens first.
  10. Each finalist will receive two (2) tickets for Brew-chanan Fest on October 5, 2019
  11. Prizes will be awarded on stage during Brew-chanan Fest

 

NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM ANYONE WHO IS A LICENSED BREWER OR IN COLLABORATION WITH AN EXISTING BREWER

 

PRIZES

A public vote at Brew-chanan Fest will determine our 1st and 2nd place winners. The first place winner will receive a cash prize along with your beer being featured on tap at one of our participating brewers and an Iron Hill Brewery gift card. The second place winner will receive a gift certificate to Lancaster Homebrew and an Iron Hill Brewery gift card.

 

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