Homebrew Competition

 Pinellas Ale Works is a Platinum Sponsor of the 2018 Best Florida Beer Homebrew Competition

Pinellas Ale Works is a Platinum Sponsor of the 2018 Best Florida Beer Homebrew Competition

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 Dates

  • Entry Submissions Open – 8/20/18

    1. Entry Submissions Close – 9/26/18

    2. Entry Delivery Deadline – 9/26/18

Entry Sorting - Pinellas Ale Works

  • Saturday, September 29th 2018 - - 8:00AM - 1:00PM

Judging Dates

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

Judge & Steward

We need your help to make Best Florida Beer Homebrew a success! Please concider volunteiring.

Enter the Competition

Once you are familiar with the rules it's time to get those entries submitted. You will be taken to REGGIE to register your entries.