Malt Madness (beer/cider/mead) is open to
all home brewers
All beers, ciders, or meads must be non-commercial in
nature and produced at home.
All entries must be registered and paid online
by clicking on the link below.
The entry fee is $7 per entry.
Each entrant is limited to ten (10) entries.
Although 12-ounce bottles are strongly preferred,
entrants may submit two bottles ranging from 10- to 16-ounces in
volume for each entry. Entrants proposing to submit one 750 ml bottle
for meads or ciders must contact the Competition Organizer first.
Bottles may be brown or green glass, and
must be free of any labels, etched
logos, or other identifying marks. Swing tops are
Bottle caps must not be labeled with identifying
marks. Any logos should be obscured.
A completed entry form must accompany each
entry, recipes are optional. If entering more than one beer,
make sure the correct entry form accompanies each entry.
A bottle ID form must be attached to each
bottle with a rubber band. Only use the bottle label provided
by the registration process! For the love of homebrew... please do
not tape your entry forms to your bottles or your entries may be
Categories and subcategories may be combined
for judging purposes, however beers or meads will be judged
according to the category/subcategory in which they are
entered. The style guidelines for each category and
subcategory are available below.
It is the responsibility of the brewer to
decide and indicate on the entry form the appropriate
category and sub-category for their entry.
Entries which do not meet these entry
requirements may be disqualified.
Depending on the number of entries and
category distribution, categories and subcategories may be
combined or separated for judging and awards purposes.
These judging table breakdowns will not be available prior
to the competition and will be determined by the competition
committee once all entries have been processed.
Any disputes that arise before, during or
competition will be settled by the competition committee.
As a courtesy to our out of state judges who may not
live close to a drop off location, they may bring their entries the
morning of the competition. Please be sure entries are registered by
the deadline and arrive cold. And please let the organizers know that
you will be hand carrying your entries.
All Judges and Stewards are requested to
arrive by 8:30 AM.
Results will be announced as soon as Best
of Show results are in.
Brewer feedback is the primary purpose of
Malt Madness. Your score sheets will be returned to you
shortly after the contest. Please do not send an SASE with