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Home Brew Competition

April 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Whether you make beer or simply love it, our 5th Annual Home Brew Competition, on Saturday, April 27th, is twice the fun!

For home brewers, it is a way to showcase their creations, get feedback on beer recipes, maybe win some cash and a spot on our draft line. For others, it is an opportunity to try a variety of great, local beer they otherwise wouldn’t be able to taste.

Local home brewers will battle in a one-of-a-kind beer competition where the best brew wins. We will have an onsite food truck, live music, games and more. We will have over 15 home brewers competing to make 2019 their year.

We invite the local home-brewing community to be a part of our celebration by entering their best brews in the 5th Annual LauderAle Home Brew Competition. We are proud to have the beers judged by BJCP certified beer judges. The home brewer who takes first place will get to brew their recipe at our brewery, and we will also carry it on draft in the taproom.

To participate, email events@lauderale.co with “5th Annual Home Brew Competition” in the subject line or fill out the link here:

$25 to taste
$35 to participate. (includes up to 6 beer entries)

Home Brewers Check-in Starts at NOON.
(Event Opens to the public 2pm-6pm)

Competition Rules
– This is a BJCP Sanctioned Home Brew Competition: It is very possible to brew a great beer, but please be sure to enter it in the right category for consideration. https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Beer.pdf

– Register and submit entry’s by April 12th, 2019. Our space is limited so first come first serve. Registration is $35 per home brewer.

– Beer must be homebrewed locally. No commercial entries. All participates must be 21 years of age or older.

– Must deliver 2 bottles of each entry on April 13th between 12PM and 12AM to:

LauderAle Brewery & Tap Room: 3305 SE 14th Ave Fort Lauderdale 33316

– All beers must be registered using Reggie:

– Limit of 3 entries for the BJCP judged competition. Limit of 6 entries for people’s choice.

– Categories are open to any and all styles

– Brewers can bring a maximum of 5 gallons per style

– All beer brought to the event must be donated

– LauderAle provides sample cups for each table.

– Brewers are responsible for everything else: ice and bins/coolers (please check for leaks so we don’t create any safety hazards), table & cloth, tent, jockey box, co2 and draught equipment, etc.

– You may not sell any product or merchandise on the premise.

– Beer may only be poured and served in the glasses we provide and to customers who are wearing the event wristband.

– Winners will be announced at 6:00pm and must be present to claim their prize

Load In/Out
– Check in Starts at 12PM. Must be setup and ready to pour by 2PM.

– Load in through the north bay door

– Please carpool

How The Winners Are Determined
BJCP Sanctioned Competition

1st Prize = $300 LauderAle Gift Card (must be at least 10 participants)* Plus winning beer will be brewed here at LauderAle and put on tap at our 5th Anniversary Celebration the last weekend of July. + Official BJCP medal.

2nd Place Prize = $200 LauderAle Gift Card (must be at least 10 participates) + Official BJCP medal.

3rd Place Prize = $100 LauderAle Gift Card (must be at least 10 participants) + Official BJCP medal.

People’s Choice
Determined by the number of votes you get from the people who show up that day and sample your beers. 10% of ticket sales paid in cash.


April 27, 2019
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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