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General registration will open Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 12:00 AM, CST.
Judge/steward registration will open Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 12:00 AM, CST.
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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

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 are willing to judge or steward, please return to register on or after Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 12:00 AM, CST.

Entries

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.

Entry Limit

There is a limit of eight hundred and fifty (850) entries for this competition.

Judging Locations and Dates

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 6:00 PM, CST

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 7:30 PM, CST

Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (1)
505 Wells Street Delafield, WI 53018 Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (1)Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (1)
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 9:00 AM, CST

Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (2)
505 Wells Street Delafield, WI 53018 Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (2)Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (2)
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 12:30 PM, CST

Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (3)
505 Wells Street Delafield, WI 53018 Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (3)Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (3)
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 2:45 PM, CST

Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (4)
505 Wells Street Delafield, WI 53018 Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (4)Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (4)
Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 9:00 AM, CST

Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (5)
505 Wells Street Delafield, WI 53018 Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (5)Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (5)
Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 12:30 PM, CST

Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (6)
505 Wells Street Delafield, WI 53018 Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (6)Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (6)
Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 2:45 PM, CST

Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (BOS)
505 Wells Street Delafield, WI 53018 Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (BOS)Map Revere’s Wells Street Tavern (BOS)
Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 5:00 PM, CST

Sponsors

The Beer Barons Of Milwaukee is proud to have the following sponsors for the 2015 Midwinter Homebrew Competition.

Beer Barons Of Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

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Milwaukee Brewing Company
Milwaukee, WI

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Moonlight Meadery
Londonderry, NH

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Northern Brewer
Milwaukee, WI, Minneapolis, MN, and St. Paul, MN

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Revere’s Wells Street Tavern
Delafield, WI

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Water Street Brewery
Milwaukee, WI and Delafield, WI

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German Fest
Milwaukee, WI

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O’so Brewery
Plover, WI

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WaterFilters.Net

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Beer Barons World Of Beer Festival
Milwaukee, WI

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Briess Malt & Ingredients Co.
Chilton, WI

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BSG Handcraft
Shakopee, MN

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Discount Liquor
Milwaukee, WI

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Oskar Blues Brewery
Longmont, CO

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Brew & Grow
Waukesha, WI, Madison, WI, Crystal Lake IL

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Brew Your Own Magazine
Manchester Center, VT

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Farmhouse Brewing Supply
Janesville, WI

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Hop To It
Racine, WI

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Smokin’ Brew
Elkhorn, WI

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The Cellar
Fond Du Lac, WI

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The Purple Foot
Milwaukee, WI

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Thirsty Pagan Brewing
Superior, WI

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Wine & Hop Shop
Madison, WI

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