Animal Rescue Friends of
Idyllwild and the Coachella Valley Homebrew Club
Rhythm and Brews
Craft Beer Festival
& Home Brew Competition
2018 Home Brew Competition Rules
This competition is
open to all styles including mead and cider. Judging will be to BJCP standards
using the 2015 style guidelines.
accepted from April 15, 2018 and closes on May 25, 2018. No entries will
be accepted after that date.
off locations are MoreBeer-1506 Columbia Avenue, Riverside and Coachella
Valley Brewing Company-30640 Gunther Street, Thousand Palms, CA 92276
. and La Quinta Brewing Company. SHIPPED ENTRIES should be sent to
Coachella Valley Brewing Company.
this is a fundraiser for Animal Rescue Friends (ARF) of Idyllwild, a single entry is $15. Multiple entries are $10 each. All proceeds
will directly benefit homeless dogs and cats in the mountain communities
12 ounce bottles per style, BJCP labels attached by rubber band only. Gold
crown caps and no other markings on the bottles. Organizers are not
responsible for broken bottles due to poor packaging. Entries not meeting
the above criteria will be disqualified from judging. BJCP recipe sheet
and entry fee (cash, money order, or cashiers check) to be placed IN THE
BOX WITH THE ENTRIES. NO PERSONAL CHECKS! To pay via PayPal, click here.
entries with a score of 30 points or higher will be considered for an
award. Best in Show and winners in each category will receive awards. Best
in Show winner will also receive a prize donated by Morebeer-Riverside.
Score sheets/awards will be mailed to brewers not in attendance at the
will be on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at La Quinta Brewing Company. Judging is
closed to all except judges, stewards, and assigned volunteers. Winners
will be announced at the Paws for Rhythm and Brews Craft Beer Festival
on June 2, 2018 in Idyllwild, CA. Winners will also be posted on the event
web site following the festival. Winners need not be present.
Judges, stewards, and volunteers willing to
assist, please contact Joshua Kunkle, Coachella
Valley Home Brew Club at [email protected]. Questions? Please email or call event
co-chair Robert Hewitt: [email protected] or 951-659-6385.
Use the following links to access all registration materials and important competition guidelines.