7th Annual Homebrew Contest Sponsored by Sam Adams
Wednesday, June 4th, 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, June 11th, 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, June 18th, 6:00-8:00pm
Monday, June 23rd, 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, July 9th, 6:00-8:00pmTo recap: drop off your entry at any of the four locations starting on June 1st. Arrive early because 50 spots fill quickly. Then join us later for the event at your drop off location. If your beer ranks in the top five at that location, it advances to the final event on July 9, where contest winners will be announced. *** edit: as of 6/2, there are still openings at all four stores. Keep an eye on this page for more info as the openings fill. ***
PrizesEach of the top five from each first round will receive a $45 Binnys Gift Card and will advance to the finals event. Finals first place winner will receive a trip for two to the 2014 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, including tickets, airfare and hotel. Finals second, third, fourth and fifth place winners will win a $100 Binny's Gift Card. A label is not required, but we do love cool labels. One Best Label will be chosen from each first round, and the winner will receive a $25 gift Binnys Gift Card and will also advance to the finals event. Finals Best Label will receive a $50 Binny's Gift Card. All participating brewers will receive beer evaluation sheets with judges comments.
RulesEach household may enter one beer. Entrants must drop off three 12oz bottles or two 22oz bottles of their beer at one of four participating Binnys locations starting Sunday, June 1st, along with entry form rubber banded around the bottles. Click here to download entry form. Entries are limited to the first 50 beers submitted at each location starting June . Spots fill quickly, so arrive early. Watch the official Binny's Twitter feed to announce when spots are filled at each location. You must be present at the store no later than 8:00 pm on the day of your location's first round party to claim your tasting evaluation sheet and any prizes. Questions? Leave a comment here on the Binny's Blog, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck to everyone!