Queensland Amateur Brewing Championship Info
Registration is closed.
Entry registration is closed.
Entry is available for Queensland residents only.
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.
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.
The Best of Show judging will be determined by a Best of Show panel based on a second judging of the top winners.
Bottles will not be returned to entrants.
BJCP 2015 Judging Styles
If a style's name is hyperlinked, it has specific entry requirements. Click or tap on the name to view the subcategory's requirements.
|1C Cream Ale||1D American Wheat Beer||2A International Pale Lager|
|2B International Amber Lager||3A Czech Pale Lager||3B Czech Premium Pale Lager|
|3C Czech Amber Lager||3D Czech Dark Lager||4A Munich Helles|
|4B Festbier||4C Helles Bock||5A German Leichtbier|
|5B Kolsch||5C German Exportbier||5D German Pils|
|6A Marzen||6B Rauchbier||6C Dunkels Bock|
|7A Vienna Lager||7B Altbier||8A Munich Dunkel|
|8B Schwarzbier||9A Doppelbock||9B Eisbock|
|9C Baltic Porter||10A Weissbier||10B Dunkels Weissbier|
|10C Weizenbock||11A Ordinary Bitter||11B Best Bitter|
|11C Strong Bitter||12A English Golden Ale||12B Australian Sparkling Ale|
|12C English IPA||13A Dark Mild||13B English Brown Ale|
|13C English Porter||14A Scottish Light||14B Scottish Heavy|
|14C Scottish Export||15A Irish Red Ale||15B Irish Stout|
|15C Irish Extra Stout||16A Sweet Stout||16B Oatmeal Stout|
|16C Tropical Stout||16D Foreign Extra Stout||17A British Strong Ale|
|17B Old Ale||17C Wee Heavy||17D English Barleywine|
|18A Blonde Ale||18B American Pale Ale||19A American Amber Ale|
|19B California Common||19C American Brown Ale||20A American Porter|
|20B American Stout||20C Imperial Stout||21A American IPA|
|21B1 Belgian IPA||21B2 Black IPA||21B3 Brown IPA|
|21B4 Red IPA||21B5 Rye IPA||21B6 White IPA|
|21B7 New England IPA||22A Double IPA||22B American Strong Ale|
|22C American Barleywine||22D Wheatwine||23A Berliner Weisse|
|23B Flanders Red Ale||23C Oud Bruin||23D Lambic|
|23E Gueuze||23F Fruit Lambic||24A Witbier|
|24B Belgian Pale Ale||24C Biere de Garde||25A Belgian Blond Ale|
|25B Saison||25C Belgian Golden Strong Ale||26A Trappist Single|
|26B Belgian Dubbel||26C Belgian Tripel||26D Belgian Dark Strong Ale|
|27A1 Gose||27A4 Roggenbier||27A7 Pre-Prohibition Lager|
|27A9 London Brown Ale||28A Brett Beer||28B Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer|
|29A Fruit Beer||30A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer||30B Autumn Seasonal Beer|
|30C Winter Seasonal Beer||31A Alternative Grain Beer||31B Alternative Sugar Beer|
|32A Classic Style Smoked Beer||32B Specialty Smoked Beer||33A Wood-Aged Beer|
|33B Specialty Wood-Aged Beer||34C Experimental Beer||35A Light Australian Lager (Custom Style)|
|36A Australian Lager (Custom Style)||37A Australian Premium Lager (Custom Style)||38A Australian Bitter Ale (Custom Style)|
|39A Australian Dark/Old Ale (Custom Style)||40A Belgian Specialty Ale (Custom Style)||C1A New World Cider|
|C1B English Cider||C1C French Cider||C1D New World Perry|
|C1E Traditional Perry||C2A New England Cider||C2B Cider with Other Fruit|
|C2C Applewine||C2D Ice Cider||C2E Cider with Herbs/Spices|
|C2F Specialty Cider/Perry||M1A Dry Mead||M1B Semi-Sweet Mead|
|M1C Sweet Mead||M2A Cyser||M2B Pyment|
|M2C Berry Mead||M2D Stone Fruit Mead||M2E Melomel|
|M3A Fruit and Spice Mead||M3B Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead||M4A Braggot|
|M4B Historical Mead||M4C Experimental Mead|
Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 1
Judging Session Locations and Dates
The awards ceremony will take place once judging is completed.
Places will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category/table.
The 1st place entry in each category will advance to the Best of Show (BOS) round with a single, overall Best of Show beer selected.
Additional prizes may be awarded to those winners present at the awards ceremony at the discretion of the competition organizers.
Both score sheets and awards will be available for pick up that night after the ceremony concludes. Awards and score sheets not picked up will be mailed back to participants. Results will be posted to the competition web site after the ceremony concludes.
Ss Brewtech Chronical 7 - Brewmaster Edition – Donated by Newera
$200 National Home Brew voucher - Donated by National Home Brew
All Beer Categories
- 1st Prizes – Sack of Grain - Donated by Cryer Malt & Craftbrewer
- 2nd Prizes – $25 Hoppy Days voucher - Donated by Hoppy Days
- 3rd Prizes - $20 Craftbrewer voucher Donated by Craftbrewer
- 1st Prize – $65 AB Honey Voucher - Donated by AB Honey
- 2nd Prize – $25 Hoppy Days voucher - Donated by Hoppy Days
- 3rd Prize - $20 Craftbrewer voucher - Donated by Craftbrewer
- 1st Prize - Cider Kit - Donated by QAAWBG
- 2nd Prize – $25 Hoppy Days voucher - Donated by Hoppy Days
- 3rd Prize - $20 Craftbrewer voucher Donated by Craftbrewer
Newstead Brewing Company
67 Castlemaine St, Milton QLD 4064
Saturday 5 September, 2020 17:00, AEST