2015 Midwinter Homebrew Competition
About the Midwinter Homebrew Competition
The focus of this competition is to provide good feedback to all entrants and reward talented beer, mead, and cider making. All entries to be judged by at least 2 BJCP Judges. All mead entries to be judged by at least 2 BJCP Mead Endorsed Judges.
Professional Ramp Ups and Pro Am Qualifiers
Our friends at the Milwaukee Brewing Company, Moonlight Meadery, and Water Street Brewery will be partnering with us in 2015 to give some amature brewers, mead, and cider makers with some excellent opportunities.
Milwaukee Brewing Company - Will choose one Extra Special / Strong Bitter entry (BJCP category 8C) to be brewed up at the Milwaukee Ale House.
Moonlight Meadery - Will choose one Mead entry (BJCP categories 24 A-C, 25 A-C, 26A, & 26C) to qualify for their 2015 Pro Am Competition.
Water Street Brewery - Will choose one Cider entry (BJCP categories 27 & 28) to be made at the Water Street Brewery.
Additional details can be found by clicking here.
You only need to register your information once and can return to this site to enter more brews or edit the brews you've entered. You can even pay your entry fees online if you wish.
Registration open: Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 12:00 AM, CST.
Registration close: Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM, CST.
If you have already registered, please log in to add, view, edit, or delete your entries as well as indicate that you are willing to judge or steward.
Judging and Stewarding
If you have not registered and are willing to be a judge or steward, please register.
If you have registered, log in and then choose Edit My Info to indicate that you are willing to judge or steward.
Participants will be able to add their entries via this website. They will be accepted at drop-off and shipping locations between Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 12:00 AM, CST and Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 5:00 PM, CST. Please note some drop off locations may have earlier pick up times.
All entries must be received by our shipping location or at a drop-off location by Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 5:00 PM, CST and will not be accepted after that date/time. For details, see the Entry Information page.
There is a limit of eight hundred and fifty (850) entries for this competition.
Enter Your Brews
To enter your brews, please proceed through the registration process.
Judging Locations and Dates
The Beer Barons Of Milwaukee is proud to have the following sponsors for the 2015 Midwinter Homebrew Competition.
Beer Barons Of Milwaukee
Milwaukee Brewing Company
Revere’s Wells Street Tavern
Water Street Brewery
Prairie Rose Meadery
Beer Barons World Of Beer Festival
Briess Malt & Ingredients Co.
Oskar Blues Brewery
Brew & Grow
Brew Your Own Magazine
Farmhouse Brewing Supply
Hop To It
The Purple Foot
Thirsty Pagan Brewing
Wine & Hop Shop