2017 Orleans Craft Beer Festival Home Brew Competition

As part of this years new Orleans Craft Beer Festival (OCBF), there will be a Homebrew Competition.

OCBF’s goal is to highlight, celebrate and bring together the best beer, food, music and friends in the east end of Ottawa and they want to include the talented home brewers!

The winner for Best in Show will have an opportunity to have their winning beer made and sold at Dominion City Brewing. 

Registration is now open until May 31st – and will be capped at 150 entries.

Categories for this competition are as follows:

The categories have been divided into 8 groups. Descriptions and sub-categories will be judged based off of the 2015 Beer Judging Certificate Program – Beer Style Guidelines: http://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf

#1 – Lagers (includes categories 1, 2, 3, 4 & 8)

#2 – Euro; Scottish, British, German, Irish Ales (includes categories 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 & 23)

#3 – Pale Ales (includes categories 18, 21 & 22)

#4 – Ambers and Browns (includes category 19)

#5 – Stouts and Porters (includes category 20)

#6 – Wheat & Belgian Styles (includes categories 10, 24, 25 & 26)

#7 – Spice, Smoked and Wood Aged (includes categories 30, 32 & 33)

#8 – Others and Specialties (please specify style)

Entry form and Rules can be found here.

Good luck and happy brewing!

 

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