Registration is closed.
Entry registration is closed.
This competition is AHA sanctioned and open to any amateur homebrewer age 21 or older.
All mailed entries must received at the mailing location by the entry deadline - please allow for shipping time.
All entries will be picked up from drop-off locations the day of the entry 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.).
Lagerpalooza is a LAGERS ONLY brew competition. There are a few styles that use ale yeast but are typically aged cold (Alt, Kolsch, etc), but should show lager characteristics. Specialty categories (Fruit Beer, Vegetable Beer, etc), are open to beers where a lager is the base style. Because of the growing popularity of the style, The Specialty IPA (21B) category is specifically open for India Pale Lagers (IPL) only, and is not open to ales.
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. Each flight will have at least one BJCP judge.
Brewers are not limited to one entry in each category but may only enter each subcategory once. For example, participants may enter a Belgian Blond (25A) and Belgian Saison (25B), but may not enter two Saisons, even if they are different brews.
The competition committee reserves the right to combine 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.
|1A American Light Lager||1B American Lager||1C Cream Ale|
|2A International Pale Lager||2B International Amber Lager||2C International Dark 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||7C Kellerbier||8A Munich Dunkel|
|8B Schwarzbier||9A Doppelbock||9B Eisbock|
|9C Baltic Porter||17A1 Burton Ale||19B California Common|
|21B Specialty IPA||21B7 New England IPA||24C Biere de Garde|
|27A Historical Beer||27A6 Kentucky Common||27A7 Pre-Prohibition Lager|
|29A Fruit Beer||29B Fruit and Spice Beer||29C Specialty 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|
|34B Mixed-Style Beer||34C Experimental Beer||PRX1 Dorada Pampeana|
|PRX2 IPA Argenta||PRX3 Italian Grape Ale||PRX4 Catharina Sour|
|PRX5 New Zealand Pilsner|
Number of Bottles Required Per Entry:
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. 1st place entries may also be judged for brewing at the Bohemian Brewery. The BOS may not be the beer brewed and decision is up to the discretion of the Bohemian Brewery and its brewers.
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.
94 East Fort Union Blvd, Midvale, UT 84047
Saturday, May 2, 2020 4:30 PM, MDT