Entries by Carl Townsend

Competition Corner – September 2016

September is on our doorstep and it is time to get your entries for the next two big competitions. First up is Pacific Brewers Cup.  This year, the prestigious event is being hosted by Long Beach Homebrewers.  Entries are due by noon this Saturday, Sept 3rd.  Registration is up and running at http://www.longbeachhomebrewers.com/comp/.  Entries can […]

Summer Party Beers

  Hey, we have just a few days to go until the summer party on Saturday, July 23rd, and some of you haven’t let me know what beers and sodas you are bringing.  Please drop me a line at [email protected] to let me know what you have.  Some of you had listed “TBD”, so if […]

Competition Corner July 2016

Entries are due this Friday July 15th for the Los Angeles County Fair Homebrew Competition.  Full registration details are available at http://competitions.maltosefalcons.com/.  This competition uses the Falcons guidelines which you can download from https://www.maltosefalcons.com/comps/styles/2015-falcons-style-guidelines.  Entries can be left at the Culver City Homebrew Supply Co.  Judging will on Saturday, July 23rd.

Cal State Competition Entries Due

Just a quick reminder that we are rapidly approaching the entry deadline for the California State Fair.   Greg has offered to collect entries that are at Culver City shop provided they show up by the close of business on Tuesday, April 19th, and take them over to the Eagle Rock brewshop, one of the official […]

Competition Corner – April 2016

Wow, time flies!  Spring has sprung, Vin Scully is back in the broadcaster’s booth and the hop rhizomes are bursting forth.  And the homebrew competition season marches inexorably forward. Entries are due this Friday for the 38th Maltose Falcons Mayfaire Competition.  Full registration details are available at http://competitions.maltosefalcons.com/.  This competition uses the Falcons guidelines which […]

Shop Drop-off for AHA Entries Saturday 3/5

We have finally confirmed entry pick-up for the AHA National Homebrew Competition at the Culver City shop on Saturday, March 5th at 5:00 PM.  Please make sure your entries have a prominent tag saying “AHA NHC”.  The shop is also collecting entries for the Los Angeles Belgian Brew Competition and we don’t want beers ending […]

AHA NHC Entry Drop-off Volunteer Needed

We still need a volunteer to take the National Homebrew Competition entries down to San Diego sometime between now and March 9th.  If you can make the trip, please contact me at [email protected] Entries need to be delivered to: Ballast Point Home Brew Mart 5401 Linda Vista Road, Suite 406 San Diego, CA 92110 (619) […]

Competition Corner – February 2016

OK folks, the thick of the competition season is upon us. I hope your finest is ready to go. First up is America’s Finest City competition. Registration is open at http://quaff.org/AFC-2016/. President Lloyd has graciously offered to haul the entries down to San Diego. So you can drop off your entries at the Culver City […]

How Do I Modify My Monster Brew?

Updated 2/14/18 for the 2018 Monster Brew on March 3, 2018 This Month’s Question: How do I modify my wort from the Monster Brew at Smog City Brewing? Answer: I hope you are all planning to join us at Smog City Brewing Company’s Third Annual Monster Brew, Saturday, March 3th, 2018, from 6:00 AM to […]