edit: *** AFTER 19 MINUTES, ALL OUR ENTRIES ARE FULL ***   Get ready for the 6th Annual Binny’s Homebrew Contest sponsored by Samuel Adams. This year the contest will be held at Binny's in Downers Grove on Saturday, August 24th from 12:00pm-2:00pm. There is no charge to enter the contest. There will be a beer tasting during the event featuring many delicious beers from the Boston Brewery, and we will have complimentary food for everyone to enjoy.   First place winner will receive a trip for two to the Great American Beer Fest that includes tickets, airfare, and hotel. Several runners up will win valuable prizes. There will be also a worthy prize for best label, though labels are not required. All participating brewers will receive beer evaluation sheets with judges comments.     The Rules   - Each household may enter one beer.   - Entrants must drop off two 12oz bottles or one 22oz bottle of their beer at Binny's in Downers Grove on Thursday 8/22 or Friday 8/23, along with your entry form rubber banded around your beer. Click here to download entry form.   - Entries will be limited to the first 50 beers submitted. We expect the spots to fill up very fast, probably by mid day Thursday. When the contest fills up, we will announce it on our twitter feed.   - You must be present at the store no later than 1:00pm on Saturday, August 24th to claim your prize and tasting evaluation sheet from the judges.     Contact beer@binnys.com with any questions, or leave a comment here on the blog. Good luck to everyone!  

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