Upcoming Competitions and Important Dates
Competition Corner – July 2021
As we are coming out of our COVID-induced cocoons, we finally have some competitions to work on. First up is the California Homebrewers Association Fall Best of Show Competition. Pacific Gravity is allowed to have two entries only. Congratulations to Eric Muhlheim who has already qualified with an outstanding Schwarzier. Hence, we have just ONE […]
Competition Corner – September 2020 New “LateFaire” Details
The Maltose Falcons have decided to keep their record string of Mayfaire competitions alive despite the imposition of the COVID-19 crisis! In order to accommodate socially-distanced judging, the total number of entries has been capped at 100, and the styles have been lumped together into eight broad groupings. Entries, however, must be designated with their […]
CHA Bragging Rights Only Competition
For those of you who typically go the the California Homebrew Festival, you know that they run an informal competition at the fest to decide which club makes the best beer in a narrow range of styles. This is known as the “Bragging Rights Only Competition”. Each club can only enter one beer. This […]
LABBC Status – Please visit our sponsors!
Thank you for participating in the 2020 Los Angeles Belgian Brew Challenge! This year we judged 68 beers and had some really good entries. Our host brewery Los Angeles Ale Works is open daily from 12noon-8:00 pm for pickup of cans and crowlers. No shipping or delivery offered on beer at the moment.
It’s Time to Enter LABBC
Pacific Gravity’s first homebrew competition for 2020 is now open for business! Registration is now up and running at http://comp.belgianbrewchallenge.com/ On-line registration will run up until March 6th at 6:00 PM. Entries can be dropped off at the local homebrew shops, or directly at our host brewery, Los Angeles Ale Works in Hawthorne, starting on February […]
Competition Update – AFC and State Fair
Our first competition of the year First up is America’s Finest City, run by QUAFF in San Diego. Registration is now open at https://quaff.org/AFC-2020/ . I’ll be heading to San Diego Friday morning 1/31, so if you get you entries to my place no later than Thursday 1/30, they will get personal service. Or, you […]
Competition Corner – January 2020
As a new year dawns upon us, now is the time to brew! We have a bunch of competitions front-loaded this year. First of all, there is a series of BJCP Mead series of three judging classes starting Wednesday, January 8th, 3 classes Wednesday nights (7PM) lead by John Kaufman of the Maltose Falcons. Classes […]