Thank you for your interest in the Ocean State Homebrew Competition organized by JbreW and Rhode Island Brewing Society and Isle Brewers Guild, Pawtucket, RI.
You only need to register your information once and can return to this site to enter more brews or edit the brews you've entered. You can even pay your entry fees online if you wish.
If you have not registered and are willing to be a judge or steward, please register.
If you have registered, log in and then choose Edit Account from the My Account menu indicated by the icon on the top menu.
Welcome to the 7th annual Ocean State Homebrew Competition, hosted by JbreW and Rhode Island Brewing Society, and held at the Isle Brewers Guild, Pawtucket, RI
All proceeds from this event will go to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. (www.rifoodbank.org/)
This is an AHA/BJCP sanctioned event and will be following the new 2015 BJCP Guidelines, available at http://bjcp.org/stylecenter.php We will accept all styles of beer, mead and cider produced by amateur (non-commercial) entrants across the United States, as well as an additional category for non-alcoholic sodas and 'hard' soft drinks.
Judging will be held on Saturday, March 4th and Sunday, March 5th, 2017 at the Isle Brewers Guild, 461 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI.
Judges who commit to both days of judging will receive a $40 stipend for travel expenses. More details on our volunteer registration pages. If you can judge or steward please be sure to check off each session you are available for. BJCP judges and industry professionals will receive first consideration for all judging assignments. Please do not sign up as a judge if you are not qualified to judge - contact our organizer if you are not sure.
Entries can be submitted by drop-off or mail-in starting January 2nd and ending February 10th, 2017. A list of available drop-off locations and shipping information can be found on the Entry Information page. A direct drop-off day for local entries will also be available at the university prior to the competition. Please see the Google map to find the one closest to you and contact them for the latest possible drop-off date for them: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zrrXSHVfIywM.kyC9dAdliEU0&usp=sharing
Entry fees are $10.00 for the first entry, and then $6 per entry thereafter. Two (2) bottles are required for each entry. Single-bottle entries will be judged, but are not eligible for the Best-of-Show judging. Sorry but late entries and walk-in entries cannot be accepted.
Please read all sections of the site prior to entering, as entry fees are non-refundable.
Any inquiries can be directed to the Competition Organizer, Jennifer Pereira, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cheers and Good Luck in the Competition!
Jennifer D. Pereira, MBA DWS CWE CBS
BJCP National Beer Judge, Coach JWU Brewing Team
Associate Professor, College of Culinary Arts
Johnson & Wales University
8 Abbot Park Place, Providence, RI 02908
You can send an email to any of the following individuals via Contact.
JbreW and Rhode Island Brewing Society and Isle Brewers Guild is proud to have the following sponsors for the Ocean State Homebrew Competition.