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We are the Largest Home Brewing Supply Store in the Southeast!

Suwanee Beer Festival Home Brewing Competition

Attention” As a sponsor of the Suwanee Beer Festival

we will again organizing a Home Brewing Competition.This year we will feature the “Dark Beer”

The Details are as follows:

Registration Registration opens on January 29 and closes on February 24

Registration web site:

Entry: Entry fee is $12 per entry (Limited of 5 entries per Brewer) Drop off

entries at Brew Depot



Awards Presentation: Awards Presentation will be held on March 9.

Awards Presentation location/time: Brimstone Tavern 10595 Old Alabama Rd

Connector, Alpharetta, Ga. Event: 2:00om to 5:00pm

Categories included in the competition:

This year 2024, Suwanee Beer Festival Home Brew Competition will be focused on Dark Beers.

The following are the BJCP categories for the beers that will be eligible for this years competition.

Category 8 - Dark European Lager

8A - Munich Dunkel

8B – Schwarzbier

Category 9 – Strong European Beer

9C - Baltic Porter

Category 13 - Brown British Beer

13A – Dark Mild

13B - British Brown Ale

13C – English Porter

Category 15 - Irish Beer

15A – Irish Red

15B – Irish Stout

15C – Irish Extra Stout

Category 16 - Dark British Beer

16A – Sweet Stout

16B – Oatmeal Stout

16C – Tropical Stout

16D – Foreigh Extra Stout

Category 17 – Strong British Ale

17A - British Strong Ale

17B - Old Ale

17C - Wee Heavy

17D - English Barley Wine

Category 19 Amber and Brown American

19A - American Amber

19C – American Brown Ale

Category 20 – American Porter and Stout

20A – American Porter

20b - American Stout

20c - Imperial Stout

Category 21 – IPA

21B – Black IPA

Category 26 - Trappist Ale

26D - Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Category 27 – Historical Beer

27D - London Brown Ale

These are the categories that we have chosen to include in this years Dark Beer Competition.

In some of the categories the color range can vary, however if the SRM is not greater than 15 in

color it will not be considered a dark beer and will be judged accordingly i.e. NOT TO STYLE


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