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Homebrew competitions are a great way for homebrewers to get feedback on their beers from knowledgeable judges.  If you'd like to improve your beers and have a bit of a competitive spirit in you, enter a beer or two in a homebrew competition.  If you'd like to get involved in the judging of homebrew in a competition, just ask!  You don't have to be an expert to jump in.  We were all novices once.  To take homebrew beer judging to the next level, check out the Beer Judge Certification Program.

National Homebrewing Competitions

Please visit the American Homebrewers Association website for the most up-to-date list of homebrew competitions on the web.

Local Homebrew Competitions

The 25th Annual
Happy Holiday Homebrew Competition

December 12, 2015

Happy Holiday Homebrew Competition


The 20th Annual
St. Louis Microfest Homebrew Competition

April 25, 2015
Winners will be announced at Microfest on May 2

St. Louis Microfest

Registration for entries and judging/stewarding will begin on Monday, March 30, and will close on Friday, April 17.

Click here for more information about the competition.

Lift for Life/St. Louis Microfest Homebrew Competition Previous Winners



Previous HHHC Winners




Homebrewing Competition Information

John Sullivan's excellent explanation of the HHHC scoring system.



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