As everybody gets ready for the summer party, we have another deadline to keep in mind. Entries for the 2015 Los Angeles County Fair Homebrew Competition are due at the Culver City shop no later than Friday, July 24th. Yes, this is our big party set-up day, so don’t let it slip your mind as you chill down your keg and make up a pot-luck dish. On-line registration and payment is up and running at http://www.maltosefalcons.com/comps/2015LACF.
We will be holding a small local judging session for the County Fair on Thursday, July 30th at the Culver City shop at 7:00 PM. If you can help out with this prelim session, please drop me a line at Competitions@PacificGravity.com . We also encourage you to sign up for the main judging session at MacLeods Brewing Co, 14741 Calvert Street, Van Nuys, CA 91411. Judging starts August 1st, Saturday morning at 9:00 AM. The judging sign-up is at the same link above. Check the “preliminary round” box is you can do Thursday and the “day of” box if you can attend Saturday.
Looking ahead to September, the deadline for the 2015 Pacific Brewers Cup is rapidly approaching. Entries are due September Friday September 11th, with the main judging session on September 6th. This competition is hosted on a rotating basis between Strand Brewers Club, Long Beach Homebrewers and Pacific Gravity.
The last competition of the year will be the California State Homebrew Competition with entries due in October. Look for entry details next month.