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Thank you for your interest in the Queensland Amateur Brewing Championship organized by QAAWBG Committee, Brisbane, Queensland.

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.

Judge and Steward Registration is Open

If you have not registered and are willing to be a volunteer, 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.


Entry is available for Queensland residents only.

QABC uses the [AABC style guidelines][2] for qualification into AABC. The full styleguide can be [downloaded here][3].

Each entrant is limited to 6 entries. All mailed entries must be **received** at the mailing location by the shipping deadline - please allow for shipping time. All entries will be picked up from drop-off locations the day of the drop-off deadline.

All entries must be handcrafted products, containing ingredients available to the general public, and made using private equipment by hobbyist brewers (i.e., no use of commercial facilities or Brew on Premises operations, supplies, etc.).

The competition organizers are not responsible for mis-categorized entries, mailed entries that are not received by the entry deadline, or entries that arrived damaged.

The competition organizers reserve the right to combine styles for judging and to restructure awards as needed depending upon the quantity and quality of entries. Qualified judging of all entries is the primary goal of our event.

Judges will evaluate and score each entry.

The average of the scores will rank each entry in its category.

Brewers are not limited to one entry in each category but may only enter each subcategory once.

Brewers can only place with two entries in each category

The competition committee reserves the right to combine overall style categories based on number of entries. All possible effort will be made to combine similar styles. All brews in combined categories will be judged according to the style they were originally entered in.

A Best of Show round will be performed per category.

Bottles will not be returned to entrants.



Entry Acceptance Rules

Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 1

Each entry will consist of a can or capped / corked bottle that are void of all identifying information, including labels and embossing.

Printed caps are allowed, but must be blacked out completely.

Minimum size required for entry: 500ml bottles or cans

Bottles will not be returned to contest entrants.

All requisite paperwork must be submitted with each entry and can be printed directly from this website.

Entry paperwork should be attached to bottles by the method specified on the bottle label. Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified.

Failure to note such ingredients may impact the judges' scoring of your entry.

Please check with the drop off points when their opening hours are on drop-off deadline day and ensure all entries are delivered beforehand.


QAAWBG Committee is proud to have the following sponsors for the Queensland Amateur Brewing Championship.

Hiker Brewing Co.
2/81 Pentex Street Salisbury 4107
Hiker Brewing Co.
Competition venue
Cryer Malt
Cryer Malt
All Beer Categories: 1st Prize – Sack of Grain
Hoppy Days Brewing Supplies
1/8 Shannon Pl, Virginia QLD 4014, Australia
Hoppy Days Brewing Supplies
Bluestone Yeast Co.
Bluestone Yeast Co.
3rd prize all categories - Bluestone yeast