3rd Annual Decatur Celebration HomeBrew Competition
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Decatur Celebration presents the 3rd Annual Homebrew Competition, now organized by Head Brewer at Door 4 Brewing Company, Jimmy Misner. Let’s find out once and for all who makes the best brew in town!
The “Best of Celebration” winning beer will be brewed and available for purchase at Decatur Brew Works this fall.
HOW TO ENTER
Entry fee is $7 for the initial entry plus $5 for each additional entry. Two bottles are required for each entry. Entries must conform to standard American Homebrewers Association (AHA) guidelines as posted on their website. Beers, ciders and meads must be packaged in 12 oz. brown bottles. Each bottle is to be labeled clearly with the following info: Name, Date of Birth, Category, E-mail, and Phone. Organizers reserve the right to combine categories based on number of entries.
Entries must be delivered between July 10th and August 3rd to the Decatur Celebration office. (Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm| 160 E. Main St. Decatur, IL 62523).
Judging takes place on Saturday, August 5th at 1 p.m. in the Wine and Craft Beer Garden. All entries will be catalogued and numbered by Jimmy Misner. No one else will have access to these assigned numbers. Judges will be directed by a Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) certified judge. BJCP judging forms will be used for all entries. Individual results can be obtained after the Celebration.
Please note to view the judging of the competition and enjoy all the entertainment, food and fun all weekend at Decatur Celebration, you must purchase a “Band Together” Wristband for admission. Wristbands are $5 in advance or $8 at the gate and are good for all three days of the festival.