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Account Registration

You can create your account today through Friday 18 October, 2024 00:00, BST.

Judges and stewards may register now through Friday 1 November, 2024 00:00, GMT.

Entry Registration

You will be able to add your entries to the system beginning Monday 1 July, 2024 00:00, BST through Friday 18 October, 2024 23:00, BST.

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Entry Fees

£8.00 (GBP) per entry.

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BJCP 2021 Styles Accepted

If a style's name is hyperlinked, it has specific entry requirements. Select or tap on the name to view the subcategory's requirements.

1A American Light Lager1B American Lager1C Cream Ale
1D American Wheat Beer18A Blonde Ale18B American Pale Ale
19A American Amber Ale19B California Common19C American Brown Ale
20A American Porter20B American Stout20C Imperial Stout
21A American IPA21B2 Black IPA 21B3 Brown IPA
21B4 Red IPA 21B5 Rye IPA 21B6 White IPA
21B7 Brut IPA 21C Hazy IPA22A Double IPA
22B American Strong Ale22C American Barleywine 

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Entry Limit

There is a limit of 80 entries for this competition.

There is a limit of 80 paid entries for this competition.

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Per Entrant Limits

Each entrant is limited to 1 entry.

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Pay Entry Fees

After creating your account and adding your entries to the system, you must pay your entry fee(s). Accepted payment methods are:

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    Entry Acceptance Rules

    Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 2

    Each entry will consist of two bottles, or cans, of between 330-500mL

    330mL or 500mL brown glass bottles are preferred; however, green and clear glass will be accepted. PET and swing top bottles will likewise be accepted.

    Bottles will not be returned to contest entrants.

    One bottle/can will be judged in the first round. A second, fresh, bottle will be judged if the beer progresses to Best of Show.

    Labelling Bottles and Cans

    Print out an entry label from this site and then attach to each bottle/can WITH CLEAR PACKING TAPE. 

    No other label or identifiable information should be present. All requisite paperwork must be submitted with each entry and can be printed directly from this website. 

    Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified on the entry system where required. Failure to note such ingredients may impact the judges' scoring of your entry.

    Entries not recieved by the shipping deadline date will not be entered into the competition. However we will endeavour to judge them at a later date and provided written feedback.

     

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    Judging Sessions

    Morning Session
    Friday 15 November, 2024 10:00, GMT

    Afternoon session
    Saturday 16 November, 2024 13:30, GMT

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    Best of Show

    The Best of Show beer will be determined by a Best of Show panel based on a second judging of a fresh bottle of the winning beer from each table.

    The panel members will be chosen on the day to ensure total anonymity of the entries is maintained.

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    Awards

    The awards ceremony will take place once judging is completed.

    Places will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category/table.

    The 1st place entry in each category will advance to the Best of Show (BOS) round with a single, overall Best of Show beer selected.

    Score sheets will be posted on the competition website within 48hours of the end of the competition. Results will be posted to the competition web site shortly after the awards ceremony concludes.

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    Awards Ceremony

    Briarbank Brewing Company
    Saturday 16 November, 2024 18:00, GMT

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