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Monday, May 12, 2014

Clash of the Tartans: Celtic Ale and Mead Competition



Celtic Ale and Mead Competition

This is a themed competition. Only the following categories will be accepted:

ALES:

9A. Scottish Light 60/-
9B. Scottish Heavy 70/-
9C. Scottish Export 80/-
9D. Irish Red Ale
9E. Strong Scotch Ale
13A. Dry Stout
22C. Wood-Aged Beer (Base styles listed above)
23. Specialty Beer (Historical ales of Scottish or Irish origin)

MEADS:

24A. Dry Mead
24B. Semi-Sweet Mead
24C. Sweet Mead
25A. Cyser
25B. Pyment
25C. Other Fruit Melomel
26A. Metheglin
26B. Braggot
26C. Open Category Mead

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: READ CAREFULLY!

Entries for category 22C will be accepted only if the base style is 9A, 9B, 9C, 9D, 9E, or 13A. A base style MUST be specified on the entry form. Wood varietal should be specified (eg. Oak, French Oak, Toasted Oak).

Entries for category 23 are limited to ales of historical significance to the Celtic regions. Supplemental information explaining the significance, properties, and ingredients of the ale MUST be included with the entry.

All mead entries must specify carbonation level, strength, and sweetness. Honey varietal may be specified if desired.

Entries for category 25C must also specify the type of fruit used.

Entries for category 26A MUST specify the spices used.

Entries for category 26B may specify type of malt or a beer base style if desired.

Entries for category 26C MUST include supplemental information explaining the significance, properties, ingredients and/or experimental nature of the mead.

HOW TO ENTER:
Fill out an entry form: Available Here and Bottle labels: Available Here for each entry.
For each entry, submit two bottles that meet the following guidelines:
BEER and MEAD entries must be in bottles that hold a minimum of 10 ounces in volume, and that will fit in a standard case box slot. The measurements of a standard case box slot are 2.75 inches long x 2.75 inches wide x 9 inches high (7 cm x 7 cm x 22.9 cm). Bottles may be of any color and must be free of ink, paint, or paper labeling other than competition entry label. Obliterate any lettering or graphics on the cap with a permanent black marker. Bottles with Grölsch-type swing tops and 22 oz Bomber bottles are not allowed.
Corked bottles and odd-shaped bottles are acceptable as long as they can fit in a standard case box slot (2.75 inches L x 2.75 in W x 9 in H; 7 cm x 7 cm x 22.9 cm). Bottles with raised lettering are acceptable if they fit in a standard case box slot.
Bottles not meeting the above requirements will be disqualified. Entry fees will not be refunded for disqualified entries.
Attach bottle IDs to bottles with rubber bands.
Entry fee is $5 for the first entry and $3 for each additional entry.
Make Checks Payable to: Rimrock Brewers Guild


Entries may be dropped off or mailed to:
Canyon Creek Brewing
3060 Gabel Rd
Billings, MT 59102
ATTN: Rimrock Brewers Guild


Entries will be accepted starting at 11am, Thursday, June 12. The deadline for entry is 8pm, Thursday, June 19, 2014.


If you are mailing your entry, find instructions on how to ship bottles here in the article "how to pack your beer".


Thank you for considering our competition, and Good Luck!

Clash of the Tartans will take place during the Yellowstone Highland Games

@ZOO Montana June 21, 2014

Sunday, March 23, 2014

United We Brew: American Ales Competition Results


First Place:     David Farmer     (14c)Imperial IPA  Truth Serum

Second Place: Robert Hemphill  (21a)H,S,V  Chips and Salsa Cerveza

Third Place:    Dustin Strong     (7b) California Common  Frozen Pipe California Lager



Thanks to all who participated!

Results will be published in Zymurgy. Score sheets will be sent via USPS by 3/29/2014.

Monday, January 20, 2014

American Ales Competition Entrant Instructions

PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY! Failure to comply with category limitations or request for additional entry information will result in disqualification of your entry.

It is the responsibility of the entrant to choose the correct category, list special ingredients, and attach supplemental information when required. Judges will not make assumptions about ingredients or research entries for the entrant.


United We Brew: American Ales Competition
Saturday, March 22, 2014

This is a themed competition. Only the following categories will be accepted:

1A. Light American Lager
1B. Standard American Lager
1C. Premium American Lager
2C. Classic American Pilsner
4A. Dark American Lager
6A. Cream Ale
6B. Blonde Ale
6D. American Wheat or Rye Beer
7B. California Common Beer
10A. American Pale Ale
10B. American Amber Ale
10C. American Brown Ale
13E. American Stout
14B. American IPA
14C. Imperial IPA
19C. American Barleywine
21A. Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
22B. Other Smoked Beer
22C. Wood-aged Beer


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: READ CAREFULLY!

Entries for category 21A, 22B, and 22C will be accepted only if the base style is 1A, 1B, 1C, 2C, 4A, 6A, 6B, 6D, 7B, 10A, 10B, 10C, 13E, 14B, 14C, or 19C. A base style MUST be specified on the entry form. Wood varietal should be specified (eg. Oak, French Oak, Toasted Oak).


Entries for category 21A MUST specify the spices, herbs, or vegetables used.

Entries for category 6D should specify wheat, rye, or both.


HOW TO ENTER:

Fill out an entry form: Available Here and Bottle labels: Available Here for each entry.

For each entry, submit two bottles that meet the following guidelines:


BEER entries must be in bottles that hold a minimum of 10 ounces in volume, and that will fit in a standard case box slot.  The measurements of a standard case box slot are 2.75 inches long x 2.75 inches wide x 9 inches high (7 cm x 7 cm x 22.9 cm).  Bottles may be of any color and must be free of ink, paint, or paper labeling other than competition entry label.  Obliterate any lettering or graphics on the cap with a permanent black marker. Bottles with Grölsch-type swing tops and 22 oz Bomber bottles are not allowed.
Corked bottles and odd-shaped bottles are acceptable as long as they can fit in a standard case box slot (2.75 inches L x 2.75 in W x 9 in H; 7 cm x 7 cm x 22.9 cm).  Bottles with raised lettering are acceptable if they fit in a standard case box slot.


Bottles not meeting the above requirements will be disqualified. Entry fees will not be refunded for disqualified entries.

Attach bottle IDs to bottles with rubber bands.

Entry fee is $5 for the first entry and $2 for each additional entry.

Entries may be dropped off or mailed to:

Canyon Creek Brewing
3060 Gabel Rd,  Billings, MT 59102
ATTN: Rimrock Brewers Guild

Entries will be accepted starting at 2PM, Wednesday, March 12. The deadline for entry is 8PM, Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

If you are mailing your entry, find instructions on how to ship bottles here in the article "How to pack your beer".

Thank you for considering our competition, and Good Luck!

United We Brew: American Ales Competition

For entry information, click here.

Questions? Contact rimrock.brewers.guild@gmail.com

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Yellowstone Highland Games Celtic Ale and Mead Competition



For entry information: Click here

For questions, email: rimrock.brewers.guild@gmail.com

Celtic Ale and Mead Competition Entrant Instructions

PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY! Failure to comply with category limitations or request for additional entry information will result in disqualification of your entry.

It is the responsibility of the entrant to choose the correct category, list special ingredients, and attach supplemental information when required. Judges will not make assumptions about ingredients or research entries for the entrant.


Celtic Ale and Mead Competition
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Zoo Montana

This is a themed competition. Only the following categories will be accepted:

ALES:

9A. Scottish Light 60/-
9B. Scottish Heavy 70/-
9C. Scottish Export 80/-
9D. Irish Red Ale
9E. Strong Scotch Ale
13A. Dry Stout
22C. Wood-Aged Beer (Base styles listed above)
23. Specialty Beer (Historical ales of Scottish or Irish origin)

MEADS:

24A. Dry Mead
24B. Semi-Sweet Mead
24C. Sweet Mead
25A. Cyser
25B. Pyment
25C. Other Fruit Melomel
26A. Metheglin
26B. Braggot
26C. Open Category Mead

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: READ CAREFULLY!

Entries for category 22C will be accepted only if the base style is 9A, 9B, 9C, 9D, 9E, or 13A. A base style MUST be specified on the entry form. Wood varietal should be specified (eg. Oak, French Oak, Toasted Oak).

Entries for category 23 are limited to ales of historical significance to the Celtic regions. Supplemental information explaining the significance, properties, and ingredients of the ale MUST be included with the entry.

All mead entries must specify carbonation level, strength, and sweetness. Honey varietal may be specified if desired.

Entries for category 25C must also specify the type of fruit used.

Entries for category 26A MUST specify the spices used.

Entries for category 26B may specify type of malt or a beer base style if desired.

Entries for category 26C MUST include supplemental information explaining the significance, properties, ingredients and/or experimental nature of the mead.


HOW TO ENTER:

Fill out an entry form: Available Here and Bottle labels: Available Here for each entry.

For each entry, submit two bottles that meet the following guidelines:


BEER and MEAD entries must be in bottles that hold a minimum of 10 ounces in volume, and that will fit in a standard case box slot.  The measurements of a standard case box slot are 2.75 inches long x 2.75 inches wide x 9 inches high (7 cm x 7 cm x 22.9 cm).  Bottles may be of any color and must be free of ink, paint, or paper labeling other than competition entry label.  Obliterate any lettering or graphics on the cap with a permanent black marker. Bottles with Grölsch-type swing tops and 22 oz Bomber bottles are not allowed.
Corked bottles and odd-shaped bottles are acceptable as long as they can fit in a standard case box slot (2.75 inches L x 2.75 in W x 9 in H; 7 cm x 7 cm x 22.9 cm).  Bottles with raised lettering are acceptable if they fit in a standard case box slot.


Bottles not meeting the above requirements will be disqualified. Entry fees will not be refunded for disqualified entries.

Attach bottle IDs to bottles with rubber bands.

Entry fee is $5 for the first entry and $3 for each additional entry.

Entries may be dropped off or mailed to:

Billings Homebrew Supply
1916 3rd Ave N  Billings, MT 59101
ATTN: Rimrock Brewers Guild

Entries will be accepted starting at 11am, Wednesday, July 10. The deadline for entry is 4pm, Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

If you are mailing your entry, find instructions on how to ship bottles here in the article "How to pack your beer".

Thank you for considering our competition, and Good Luck!