The Best Florida Beer Homebrew Championships is an AHA and BJCP sanctioned homebrewed beer, mead, and cider competition sponsored by Best Florida Beer. This is the final competition of the Florida Homebrew Circuit the year-long, state-wide competition to find the best homebrewer and the best homebrew club in Florida.
Entry Submissions Open – 8/20/18
Entry Submissions Close – 9/26/18
Entry Delivery Deadline – 9/26/18
Entry Sorting - Pinellas Ale Works
Saturday, September 29th 2018 - - 8:00AM - 1:00PM
There will be morning and afternoon sessions for each day.
Judging Weekend 1 - Pinellas Ale Works
Saturday, October 6th - 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Sunday, October 7th - 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Judging Weekend 2 - Pinellas Ale Works
Saturday, October 13th - 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Sunday, October 14th - 8:00AM - 5:00PM
(NEW) Weeknight Session - Arkane Aleworks
Tuesday, October 16th - 6:00PM - 9:30PM
Final Judging & Awards Dinner - Pinellas Ale Works
Judging, Friday October 19th - 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Brewery Hop / Social Night, Friday October 19th 6:30PM - TBD
Judging, Saturday October 20th – 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Awards Ceremony, Saturday October 20th - 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Homebrewer of the Year & Homebrew Club of the Year to be awarded at Ceremony.
Rules & Details
Before entering the competition read the Rules and Details for information about bottle sizes, caps, guidelines, categories, requirements and more
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