El Paso County Fair Homebrew Competition
Welcome to the 3rd annual El Paso County Fair Homebrew Competition! The El Paso County Fair Homebrew competition is an AHA/BJCP sanctioned event.
Entries due: July 13th
Judging: July 19th
Awards after judging at the County Fair
The following Summer beer styles will be accepted referencing the BJCP Style Guidelines:
1 Light Lager
6 Light Hybrid
10 American Ale
15 German Wheat & Rye
16 Belgian and French
20 Fruit Beer
Entries will be accepted from July 1st-13th. Register electronically at http://elpasocountyfair.brewcompetition.com/ Only one beer per BJCP subcategory. The entry fee is $6, please use PayPal to make your payment. For each entry, submit 2 bottles with a bottle ID form attached to each by rubber bands. Bottles should have no labels or other identifying markings aside from the bottle ID form. ID forms can be printed from the registration website once you’ve registered your beer.
Please note that due to the limited amount of styles, we are capping the competition at 100 entries.
Drop your beer off from 8 am-4pm, or ship to the Fairgrounds by July 13th. Drop or Ship to:
Special Events Coordinator
El Paso County Fair and Event Complex
366 10th Street
Calhan, CO 80808
Local Drop-off locations during normal business hours:
Rocky Mountain Brewery
Old West Brewing Supplies
Judging will take place on July 19th at the fairgrounds and will be in accordance with the BJCP guidelines.
Ribbons will be awarded in each category for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. Also, there will be a best in show award given out. The awards will be presented at the Fair on July 19th along with the score sheets. If you are not present, score sheets will be mailed to you.
Contact Info: Suzan McCoy (719) 520-7882, Rich Mock (719) 332-8896, Pete Skrebetz (719) 291-2188