February 10, 2012 by fhsteinbart
Here is a quick run down on the Portland Cheers to Belgain Beers Home Brewing Comp. Entries can be dropped off at FH Steinbart Co. or Lucky Lab by 4/14. Entry fee is $15, but also gets you admission to the PCTTB festival 4/21. Judging is done using a March Madness inspired bracket system. Brackets are defined by color and strength of your brew and if it passes muster it moves on to the next round.
All entries are to brewed with Wyeast 3864, Canadian/Belgian Ale Yeast. This is a special strain available at Steinbarts for a limited time. Be sure to call the shop for availability as we only have so allotted for you guys.
Details below come straight from Oregon Brewers Guild:
Enter you beer in one of Four Categories based on color and alcoholic strength either light or dark and high or low for alcoholic strength where 6% Alcohol by Volume is the divider.
Enter your beer labeled as Light/Low, Dark/Low, Light/High, Dark/High you can use the BJCP bottle ID form download the form here
Usee the Category Entered to say Light or Dark and Subcategory Entered to say Low or High.
Drop off 3-12oz beers or 2-22oz beers
Judging will be 04/18/2012
Beers will be divided into the 4 categories and tasted such that we have a semi-finalist from each of the 4 brackets.
After that we will go to a mini Best of Show competition were the winner will win prizes yet to be determined.
The $15 entry fee will get you admission to Portland’s Cheers to Belgian Beers on Saturday, April 21st, 2012 at Metalworks Fabrication.
Checks are preferred and can be made payable to Oregon Brewer’s Guild.