Competition Officials

Registration Window

You will be able to register your entries beginning Saturday 9 August, 2014 at 12:00, CDT through Friday 26 September, 2014 at 23:55, CDT.

Entry Window

Entries will be accepted at our shipping and drop-off locations beginning Saturday 9 August, 2014 at 12:00, CDT through Friday 26 September, 2014 at 23:55, CDT.

Entry Fees

$8.00 (CAD) per entry.

Per Entrant Limits

Each entrant is limited to six (6) entries for this competition.

Each entrant is limited to one (1) entry per sub-style .


After registering and inputting entries, all participants must pay their entry fee(s).

Judging Locations and Dates

Day 1 pm
550 Roseberry St
Wednesday 1 October, 2014 at 19:00, CDT

Day 2 am
550 roseberry
Thursday 2 October, 2014 at 10:00, CDT

Day 2 pm
550 roseberry
Thursday 2 October, 2014 at 13:00, CDT

Day 3 am
550 Roseberry St
Friday 3 October, 2014 at 10:00, CDT

Day 3 pm
550 Roseberry St
Friday 3 October, 2014 at 13:00, CDT

Day 4 am
550 Roseberry St
Saturday 4 October, 2014 at 10:00, CDT

Day 4 pm
550 Roseberry St
Saturday 4 October, 2014 at 13:00, CDT

Categories Accepted

1A Lite American Lager1B Standard American Lager1C Premium American Lager
1D Munich Helles1E Dortmunder Export2A German Pilsner (Pils)
2B Bohemian Pilsener2C Classic American Pilsner3A Vienna Lager
3B Oktoberfest/Marzen4A Dark American Lager4B Munich Dunkel
4C Schwarzbier5A Maibock/Helles Bock5B Traditional Bock
5C Doppelbock5D Eisbock6A Cream Ale
6B Blonde Ale6C Kolsch6D American Wheat or Rye Beer
7A Northern German Altbier7B California Common Beer7C Dusseldorf Altbier
8A Standard/Ordinary Bitter8B Special/Best/Premium Bitter8C Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)
9A Scottish Light 60/-9B Scottish Heavy 70/-9C Scottish Export 80/-
9D Irish Red Ale9E Strong Scotch Ale10A American Pale Ale
10B American Amber Ale10C American Brown Ale11A Mild
11B Southern English Brown Ale11C Northern English Brown Ale12A Brown Porter
12B Robust Porter12C Baltic Porter13A Dry Stout
13B Sweet Stout13C Oatmeal Stout13D Foreign Extra Stout
13E American Stout13F Imperial Stout14A English IPA
14B American IPA14C Imperial IPA14D Black IPA (Custom Style)
15A Weizen/Weissbier15B Dunkelweizen15C Weizenbock
15D Roggenbier (German Rye Beer)16A Witbier16B Belgian Pale Ale
16C Saison16D Biere de Garde16E Belgian Specialty Ale
17A Berliner Weisse17B Flanders Red Ale17C Flanders Brown Ale/Oud Bruin
17D Straight (Unblended) Lambic17E Gueuze17F Fruit Lambic
18A Belgian Blond Ale18B Belgian Dubbel18C Belgian Tripel
18D Belgian Golden Strong Ale18E Belgian Dark Strong Ale19A Old Ale
19B English Barleywine19C American Barleywine20A Fruit Beer
21A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer21B Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer22A Classic Rauchbier
22B Other Smoked Beer22C Wood-Aged Beer23A Specialty Beer
24A Dry Mead24B Semi-Sweet Mead24C Sweet Mead
25A Cyser25B Pyment25C Other Fruit Melomel
26A Metheglin26B Braggot26C Open Category Mead
27A Common Cider27B English Cider27C French Cider
27D Common Perry27E Traditional Perry28A New England Cider
28B Fruit Cider28C Applewine28D Other Specialty Cider or Perry

Bottle Acceptance Rules

Each entry will consist of 12 to 22 ounce capped bottles or corked bottles that are void of all identifying information, including labels and embossing. Printed caps are allowed, but must be blacked out completely.

12oz brown glass bottles are preferred; however, green and clear glass will be accepted. Swing top bottles will likewise be accepted as well as corked bottles.

Bottles will not be returned to contest entrants.

Completed entry forms and recipe sheets must be submitted with all entries, and can be printed directly from this website. Entry forms should be attached to bottles with a rubber band only; glue and/or tape are unacceptable.

Please fill out the entry forms completely. Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified per the 2008 BJCP Style Guidelines. Failure to note such ingredients may impact the judges' scoring of your entry.

Brewers are not limited to one entry in each category but may only enter each subcategory once.

Drop Off Locations

David Phillips
382 Beverley street. Winnipeg, R3G 1T8
*Shipping & Drop off - If you are dropping off, please text David to set up a time

213 Parkview St. Winnipeg, MB
*Drop off only, no shipping please. If you are dropping off, please text Mark to set up a time


The awards ceremony will take place once judging is completed.

Places will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category/table.

The highest placed homebrew entry (no professionals in BOS) in each category will advance to the Best of Show (BOS) round with a single, overall Best of Show beer selected.

Additional prizes may be awarded to those winners present at the awards ceremony at the discretion of the competition organizers.

Both score sheets and awards will be available for pick up that night after the ceremony concludes. Awards and score sheets not picked up will be mailed back to participants. Results will be posted to the competition web site after the ceremony concludes.