California Craft Brewers Cup Info
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Entry Registration & Fees
1. Entry Registration: All entry registration(s) and fee(s) must be received by Friday, August 9, 2019, by 4 p.m.
2. Entry Fees: Entry fees are $65.00 per entry. Payment must be made via PayPal, check, or money order. NO CASH ACCEPTED FOR ENTRIES. Do not send payments with entries. Payment must be received by August 9 per one of the following methods:
a. PayPal - Pay online after registering your entries at www.ccbc.beer. Additional PayPal processing fees may apply.
b. Check or money order payable to “California Craft Brewers Cup.” Mail must be postmarked no later than August 9, 2019. Mail to:
Sacramento Area Brewers Guild
ATTN: California Craft Beer Competition
2901 Douglas Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95661
3. Checks and money orders must be accompanied by a list of entry numbers for identification of the sender.
4. Additional Information: Should there be any need for additional information not found in this guild, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Revisions: Guide is sent out in advance and therefore may be subject to revision or change.
6. Mailing List & Notification: Although we try to keep mailing lists current, we cannot be held responsible for any individual or company that is not notified or contacted.
BJCP 2015 Judging Styles
If a style's name is hyperlinked, it has specific entry requirements. Click or tap on the name to view the subcategory's requirements.
|1A American Light Lager||1B Standard American Lager||1C American Style Malt Liquor|
|2A International Pale Lager||2B International Amber Lager||2C International Dark Lager|
|3A Pre-Prohibition Pilsner||3B European-Style Pilsner||3C German-Style Pilsner|
|4A Czech Pale Lager||4B Czech Dark Lager||5A Kellerbier or Zwickelbier|
|5B German Leichtbier||5C European-Style Export/Dortmunder||6A Munich-Style Helles|
|7A Vienna Lager||7B Märzen/Oktoberfestbier||8A Munich Dunkel|
|8B Schwarzbier||9A Helles Bock/Maibock||9B Traditional German-Style Bock|
|10A Doppelbock||10B Eisbock||11A American-Style Cream Ale|
|12A Kölsch||13A German-Style Altbier||14A California Common|
|15A Baltic-Style Porter||16A American-Style Wheat Beer||17A Kristal Weizen|
|17B Hefeweizen||17C Dunkelweizen||17D Weizenbock|
|18A Berliner-Style Weisse||19A Leipzig-Style Gose||19B Contemporary Gose|
|20A Rye beer||20B German-Style Rye Ale||21A Fruit beer|
|21B Fruit & Spice beer||22A Pumpkin Beer||23A Herb & Spice Beer|
|24A Coffee Beer||25A Chocolate Beer||26A Bamberg-Style Rauchbier|
|26B Smoked Porter||26C Other Smoked Beer||27A Lichtenhainer|
|27B Grodziskie||27C Adambier||27D Kentucky Common|
|27E London Brown Ale||27F Pre-Prohibition Porter||27G Finnish-Style Sahti|
|28A Blonde or Golden Ale||29A English-Style Mild Ale||29B Ordinary Bitter|
|29C Special Bitter||29D Extra Special Bitter||30A English-Style Pale Ale|
|30B English-Style Brown Ale||30C English-Style Porter/Brown Porter||31A Wee Heavy/Scotch Ale|
|31B Old Ale||31C English Barleywine||31D Other British Strong Ales|
|32A Scottish Light||32B Scottish Heavy||32C Scottish Export|
|33A Irish Red Ale||34A Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout||35A Foreign Extra Stout|
|35B Oatmeal Stout||36A Milk Stout/Cream Stout||36B Tropical Stout|
|37A American Style Imperial Stout||37B British Style Imperial Stout||38A American Amber Ale|
|38B American Brown Ale||39A American Porter||39B Robust Porter|
|39C American Stout||40A American Pale Ale||41A English-Style India Pale Ale|
|42A American-Style India Pale Ale||43A New England-Style IPA (Hazy IPA)||44A Double IPA|
|44B Triple IPA||45A Belgian IPA||45B Black IPA|
|45C Brown IPA||45D Red IPA||45E Rye IPA|
|45F White IPA||45G Brut IPA||45H Other Specialty IPA|
|46A American Barleywine||46B Wheatwine Ale||46C Imperial Porter|
|46D Other American Strong Ales||47A Belgian-Style Witbier||48A Classic Saison|
|49A Specialty Saison||50A Belgian Table Beer||50B Belgian Blond Ale|
|50C Belgian Pale Ale||50D Grisette||50E Bière de Garde|
|50F Other Belgian/French-Style Ales||51A Belgian Pale Strong Ale||51B Belgian Dark Strong Ale|
|51C Belgian Strong Specialty Ale||52A Trappist Blond/Single/Extra||52B Trappist Dubbel|
|52C Trappist Tripel||52D Trappist Quadrupel||53A Oud Bruin|
|53B Flanders Red Ale||53C Other Belgian-Style Sour Ale||54A Lambic|
|54B Gueuze||54C Fruit Lambic||55A Brett Beer|
|55B Mixed Culture Beer||55C Wild Specialty Beer||56A Wood- and Barrel-Aged (stored in barrels previously containing wine, port, or sherry)|
|57A Wood- and Barrel-Aged (stored in barrels previously containing distilled spirits i.e. brandy, bourbon, etc)||58A Alternative Grain Beer||58B Alternative Sugar Beer|
|58C Honey Beer||59A Experimental Beer||60A Session Beer (beer less than or equal to 5% abv.)|
|61A Chili Beer|
Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 4
Judging Session Locations and Dates
Places will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category/table.
The 1st place entry in each category will advance to the Best of Show (BOS) round with a single, overall Best of Show beer selected.
Additional prizes may be awarded to those winners present at the awards ceremony at the discretion of the competition organizers.
Both score sheets and awards will be posted to this website after the ceremony concludes. Results will be posted to this competition web site after the ceremony concludes.
California Craft Beer Summit
Long Beach, CA
Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:00 PM, PDT