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Account Registration

You can create your account today through Saturday, March 11, 2023 11:59 PM, EST.

Judges and stewards may register now through Saturday, March 11, 2023 11:59 PM, EST.

Entry Registration

You can add your entries to the system today through Thursday, February 9, 2023 11:59 PM, EST.

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Entry Fees

$11.00 (USD) per entry. $12.00 per entry after the 4th entry.

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BJCP 2021 Styles Accepted

If a style's name is hyperlinked, it has specific entry requirements. Select or tap on the name to view the subcategory's requirements.

1A American Light Lager1B American Lager1C Cream Ale
1D American Wheat Beer2A International Pale Lager2B International Amber Lager
2C International Dark Lager3A Czech Pale Lager3B Czech Premium Pale Lager
3C Czech Amber Lager3D Czech Dark Lager4A Munich Helles
4B Festbier4C Helles Bock5A German Leichtbier
5B Kölsch5C German Helles Exportbier5D German Pils
6A Märzen6B Rauchbier6C Dunkels Bock
7A Vienna Lager7B Altbier8A Munich Dunkel
8B Schwarzbier9A Doppelbock 9B Eisbock
9C Baltic Porter10A Weissbier10B Dunkels Weissbier
10C Weizenbock 11A Ordinary Bitter11B Best Bitter
11C Strong Bitter12A British Golden Ale12B Australian Sparkling Ale
12C English IPA13A Dark Mild13B British Brown Ale
13C English Porter14A Scottish Light14B Scottish Heavy
14C Scottish Export15A Irish Red Ale15B Irish Stout
15C Irish Extra Stout16A Sweet Stout16B Oatmeal Stout
16C Tropical Stout16D Foreign Extra Stout17A British Strong Ale
17A1 Burton Ale17B Old Ale17C Wee Heavy
17D English Barley Wine18A Blonde Ale18B American Pale Ale
19A American Amber Ale19B California Common19C American Brown Ale
20A American Porter20B American Stout20C Imperial Stout
21A American IPA21B Specialty IPA 21B1 Belgian IPA
21B2 Black IPA 21B3 Brown IPA 21B4 Red IPA
21B5 Rye IPA 21B6 White IPA 21C Hazy IPA
22A Double IPA22B American Strong Ale22C American Barleywine
22D Wheatwine23A Berliner Weisse23B Flanders Red Ale
23C Oud Bruin23D Lambic23E Gueuze
23F Fruit Lambic 24A Witbier24B Belgian Pale Ale
24C Bière de Garde 25A Belgian Blond Ale25B Saison
25C Belgian Golden Strong Ale26A Belgian Single26B Belgian Dubbel
26C Belgian Tripel26D Belgian Dark Strong Ale27A Historical Beer
27A1 Kellerbier 27A2 Kentucky Common27A3 Lichtenhainer
27A4 London Brown Ale27A5 Piwo Grodziskie27A6 Pre-Prohibition Lager
27A7 Pre-Prohibition Porter27A8 Roggenbier27A9 Sahti
28A Brett Beer 28B Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer 28C Wild Specialty Beer
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
34A Commercial Specialty Beer 34B Mixed-Style Beer 34C Experimental Beer
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 LSX4 Catharina Sour
LSX5 New Zealand PilsnerM1A 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  

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Per Entrant Limits

Each entrant is limited to 10 entries.

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Pay Entry Fees

After creating your account and adding your entries to the system, you must pay your entry fee(s). Accepted payment methods are:

  • Credit/debit card and e-check, via PayPal

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Entry Acceptance Rules

Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 2

Each entry will consist of two (2) 12 oz. capped bottles that are void of all identifying information, including labels and embossing. Printed caps but must be blacked out completely.

Entry labels must be printed from this website and securely attached to each bottle with a rubber band. Labels that are taped or glued to the bottle will be disqualified.

Bottles will not be returned to contest entrants.

Payment can only be made through PayPal.

 

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Drop-Off Locations

Entry bottles accepted at our drop-off locations from Monday, January 30, 2023 12:00 PM, EST through Thursday, February 9, 2023 4:00 PM, EST.

Please pay attention to the notes provided for each drop-off location. There could be earlier deadlines for some drop-off locations listed, particular hours when entries are accepted, certain individuals to leave your entries with, etc. All entrants are responsible for reading the information provided by the organizers for each drop-off location.

Brew Depot
10595 Old Alabama Rd Con #10, Alpharetta, GA 30022
(770) 645-1777

Operation Homebrew
1142 U.S. HWY, 78 #105 Athens Hwy, Grayson, GA 30017
(770) 638-8383

Wine Workshop And Brew Center
2891 E Ponce De Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 228-5211

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Shipping Info

Entry bottles accepted at our shipping location from Monday, January 30, 2023 9:00 AM, EST through Thursday, February 9, 2023 4:00 PM, EST.

Ship entries to:

CHS PSBO 2023 (c/o the Charles’)
732 Lynn Cir SW, Atlanta, GA 30311

Packing and Shipping

Carefully pack your entries in a sturdy box. Line the inside of your carton with a plastic trash bag. Partition and pack each bottle with adequate packaging material. Please do not over pack!

Write clearly: Fragile. This Side Up. on the package. Please only use bubble wrap as your packing material.

Enclose each of your bottle labels in a small zip-top bag before attaching to their respective bottles. This way it makes it possible for the organizer to identify specifically which entry has broken if there is damage during shipment.

Every reasonable effort will be made to contact entrants whose bottles have broken to make arrangements for sending replacement bottles.

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Judging Sessions and Dates

Session C
Saturday, February 11, 2023 12:00 PM, EST

Session O1
Saturday, February 18, 2023 9:00 AM, EST

Session O2
Saturday, February 18, 2023 1:00 PM, EST

Session H
Saturday, February 25, 2023 12:00 AM, EST

Session S
Sunday, March 5, 2023 12:00 AM, EST

Session B
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 12:00 AM, EST

The Main Event
Saturday, March 11, 2023 9:00 AM, EST

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Best of Show

One entry from each flight may be passed along to the Best of Show. Each of these beers will be judged by a separate panel of judges.

First Place Best of Show receives a commemorative plaque.

Second Place Best of Show receives a commemorative plaque.

Third Place Best of Show receives a commemorative plaque.

First Place Mead/Cider Best of Show receives a commemorative plaque.
 

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Awards

The awards ceremony will take place once judging is completed on Saturday March 11, 2023.

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.

We are proud to be a part of the MidSouth Series which is Mid-South Homebrewer of the Year and Club of the Year.

The Ale Grail is presented to the Georgia Homebrew Club with the highest point total. Scoring is done using 1st = 5 points, 2nd = 3 points, and 3rd = 1 point. In the case of a points tie, the club with the most first place medals receives the presentation.

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Awards Ceremony

Tucker Recreation Center Auditorium
4898 Lavista Rd., Tucker, GA 30084
Saturday, March 11, 2023 2:00 PM, EST

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