SUPPORTING THE SPIRIT OF BREWING
1st EVER Home Brewers Competition & Festival In Beautiful Columbia County
Sanctioned by American Home Brewers Association & BJCP
FESTIVAL TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-EVENT PURCHASE AT LEAPTICKET.COM
Thank you for interest in the 1st Annual
OKTOBERFEST HOMEBREWERS COMPETITION
Sponsored by: HOB NOB BREWERY LLC
Judging beginning at 9 AM- Free to public until 2 PM
30 ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
PLEASE CONTACT JOHN STERMER @ firstname.lastname@example.org with your intended entry info.
This competition is AHA/BJCP sanctioned and open to any Amateur homebrewer age 21 and over.
It is the entrant's responsibility to enter their beer in the right category, as specified in the BJCP "Style Guidelines". No entry will be reclassified. For details please refer to to the following links and details at the BJCP website:
ENTRY FEE: This is not including the bottles to be judged. 1 entry to the festival Will be your choice of these options: $30.00 per entry-CASH or Checks: Please make checks out to: Hob Nob Brew LLC.
Minimum of 5 Gallons (a sixth 1/6 barrel, corny keg-( also Required a portable tap and Co2 tank to be attached for serving)- Kegs and taps to be collected by brewers at the closing of the event)
5 gallons Bottled; 46-12 oz. or 25-22 oz. bottles. Bottles should be submitted in a partitioned cardboard box- The Host will make best attempt to prevent breakage and brewers may pick up bottles at the closing of the event.
Beer Entries will be served by OLCC Permitted Servers Provided by HOB NOB BREW LLC and following the judging beginning at 3 PM. The Festival is Open to the Public age 21 and over. Admission Fee of $30.00- We will be promoting American Homebrewers Association and featuring your Beers and Oktoberfest foods. It will begin at 3PM same date. Servings will be in 4-6 oz Tasters and served until gone. Live Music & Foods for purchase will be onsite.
PER OLCC RULES NO MONIES OR COMPENSATION WILL BE PAID TO ANY HOMEBREWERS FOR BEERS, CIDERS OR MEADS. The competition organizers are not responsible for miscategorized entries, mailed entries not received by entry deadline, or entries arrived damaged. The competition committee reserves the right to combine categories based on the numbers of entries. All possible effort will be made to combine similar styles. All brew in in combined categories will be judged according to the style they were originally entered in.
Each entry shall provide three (3) 12 ounce bottles or two (2) 22 ounce bottle, except entries in the Cider and Mead categories which only require two (2) 12 Oz bottles.
Must be attached with a rubber band, PLEASE no tape or glue.
Each entry shall have an ENTRY RECIPE FORM:
Entries that do not have this form will not be judged.
All entries will be judged on an INDIVIDUAL BASIS-as to their style guidelines. Judging sheets will be mailed to all entrants and a list of winners will be posted on the EVENT premises and subsequently at the HOB NOB BREWHOUSE website after the event.
The Best of Show judging will be determined by a Best of Show Panel based on a second judging of the Top winners.
ENTRY & SHIPPING DEADLINE: Sept 29th 2018. Judging date is October 6th, 2018 beginning at 9AM. Late entries will not be judged
BEER: https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf MEAD: https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Mead.pdf
PER ENTRANT LIMITS: Each entrant is limited to 1 entry per subcategory.
ENTRY ACCEPTANCE RULES: Each entry will consist of Three (3) 12 oz or two (22 oz) capped bottles that re void of any and all identifying information, including labels and embossing. Bottles with glued-on or Taped-on labels will be disqualified. Printed Caps are acceptable, but any printing must be marked out. Bottles must be received by deadline. Entry fees for disqualified entries will not be returned - please follow the instructions.Please fill out the entry forms completely. Entries in some categories/sub-categories need to specify special ingredients and/or classic style information on the entry form and bottle labels. Mead and cider entries also need to specify whether the entry is still/sparkling and dry/semi sweet/sweet. Failure to note such an ingredients may impact the judges scoring of your entry. Bottles will not be returned. Bottle labels must be printed from the website and affixed to each bottle by a rubber band. https://www.bjcp.org/docs/BJCP_BottleID.pdf
DROP OFF DATE & LOCATION : SEPTEMBER 29TH AT:HOB NOB BREWHOUSE & TAPROOM : 2155 Columbia Blvd. St. Helens, OR. 97051
PACKING & SHIPPING: Carefully pack your entries in a sturdy box. Line the inside of your carton with a plastic trash bag. Partition and pack each bottle with adequate packaging material (no packing peanuts ). Enclose each of your bottle labels in a small zip top bag before attaching to the respective bottle using a rubber band. if you live in the United States, Please note it is Illegal to ship entries via the United States Postal Service (USPS). Be aware that entries mailed internationally are often required by customs to have proper documentation. These entries may be opened and/or returned to the shipper by customs officials at their discretion. It is solely your responsibility to follow all applicable laws and regulations.
AWARDS: The awards ceremony will take place upon the completion of Judging.
OKTOBERFEST FESTIVAL & BEER TASTING
PUBLIC ADMISSION starting at 3 PM. Parking and outdoor event area located in the back Parking Lots behind HOB NOB BREWHOUSE.
PRE-EVENT TICKET SALES AT:
LEAPTICKET.COM : https://hob-nob-brew-llc--brewhouse.ticketleap.com/hob-nob-brew-oktoberfest-2018/
21 & Over ONLY, - $30.00 festival fee includes a tasting glass with Event logo, and Bracelets with 8 prepaid tastings.The Sponsors reserve the right to limit the number of persons admitted. Additional tastings will be $1.00 each on a tear off bracelet.
Live Acoustical music, and Traditional Oktoberfest foods onsite. Full Dinner Service is available inside HOB NOB BrewHouse/Taproom & will feature traditional German Foods.
Get a Front Row SEAT to the HALLOWEEN PARADE! Beginning at 6 PM
Reservations are recommended.
Other Restaurants within walking distance for dinner seating are:
El Tapatio and Sunshine Pizza.
LOCATION ADDRESS: 2155 COLUMBIA BLVD, ST. HELENS, OR. 97051
HOB NOB BREWHOUSE & TAPROOM :
DINING RESERVATIONS: Call 503-396-5029