The first round of the National Homebrew Competition has completed judging. Congratulations to all the Homebrewers who advanced to the final round. The awards ceremony for the final round will be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center on Saturday, June 29, at 2:00 PM. Good luck to everyone.. but especially all of the Virginia Homebrewers in the running!!!!
The 2019 Star City Throwdown is in the books!!!!
There were 114 entries judged and 122 registered participants, judges, and stewards.
Best of Show(s) Winners are as follows:
BOS: Rudy Lyon – “Czech Mate” – Czech Premium Pale Lager
BOS2: Brian Rorrer – “O’Dells Citra Saison” – Belgian IPA
BOS3: Matt Klumpp – “Danaerys Of Dragstone Dunklesbock” – Dunkels Bock
For a complete list of all winners please visit the Star City Throwdown website. Again, thanks to all of the volunteers who made this years Throwdown possible!
There are multiple competitions that we will be highlighting as the year goes on. Several have not as yet updated their websites. As the competition sites become available, we will be featuring several of them, especially the ones we plan to participate in as brewers and/or judges.
7th Annual Hop Blossom Homebrew Competition
The deadline for this competition has passed but they are still looking for Judges and stewards. If you are able to help out, please contact the event coordinator.
Entry Fee: $7
Entry Deadline: 05/23/2019
Competition Date: 06/08/2019
Phone Number: (518) 861-4027
Location: Greenville, NC
Date: Saturday, August 10
Event Type: AHA/BJCP Comp
Entry Fee: $10
Entry Deadline: 07/27/2019
Competition Date: 08/10/2019
Phone Number: (804) 337-9235
Location: Richmond, VA, US
The 11th Annual Blacksburg Brew Do will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from noon – 5pm. As of now, they have not provided any information about the homebrew competition. This is a non-BJCP sanctioned event. We will update you as this information becomes available.
The 7th Annual Bushels and Barrels festival at the Virginia Tech Reynolds Homestead typically occurs in June. Last year they had the inaugural No Business Mountain Homebrew Competition. This is a non-BJCP sanctioned event. No information has been announced as yet for this competition. We will update you as this information becomes available.