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2018 Grand Brewfest Homebrew Competition

Jack Pine Brewery is partnering with Grand View Lodge to host a homebrew competition in conjunction with their Grand Brewfest November 16th - 17th, 2018.

The top entry in this Best-of-Show style judging will be brewed at Jack Pine with a special tapping at Grand View.
Beers will be judged against the 2015 BJCP style guidelines.

Information on the Grand Brewfest weekend can be found HERE.


1. No need to pre-register your beers.

2. Prepare your entry:

  • Please provide (2) bottles per entry.

    • Bottles ranging from 12-26 oz are acceptable.

    • Bottles will NOT be returned

    • Bottles must be un-marked with no identifiable features.

    • Bottle caps may be blacked out with permanent marker, if not plain.

    • Each bottle must have a Bottle ID Form (found HERE) attached with a rubber band. Please do NOT use tape to secure ID Forms to bottles.

    • One entry per sub-category, per person

    • This is a beer-only competition (no mead, cider, or perry).

3. Drop off or mail your entries:

  • Entries may be shipped or dropped off at Jack Pine Brewery no later than Thursday, November 15th.

  • Entries may be shipped to:
                      Jack Pine Brewery
                      15593 Edgewood Dr
                      Baxter, MN 56425

  • Entries may also be dropped off at the Northwoods Pub at Grand View Lodge before noon on Saturday, November 17th.

4. Await the results!

  • Beer judging will follow the 2015 BJCP style guidelines found HERE.

  • Judging will be held on November 17th, 2017 with awards announced at the Grand Brewfest Tasting.  Results will be posted here by the following weekend.

Congrats to Eric Hold and Biff Ulm of Nisswa, MN for winning

Best of Show for their Barrel Aged Imperial Stout!

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