Beer Styles to Brew in October: English Brown Ale, American Brown Ale, California Common, Eisbock, Mild Ale, Scottish Ale, Rauchbier, Altbier, Bitters, ESB, Spiced Ale, Specialty Stout
Dead End Brewer's 4th Annual Tastes Like a Winner Homebrew Competition:
Friday, October 13th: The registration page will close at 11:59 PM on October 13th, 2017. No brews can be registered after this time.
Each brew must be independently registered on the registration page.
There is no limit on the number of beers that can be submitted by a brewer.
Contact information is only used by the organizers to contact you if additional bottles are needed, critical event updates, and submission reminders.
Saturday, October 14th: Bottles must be dropped off at Michigan Brew Supply no later than October 14th.
Bring your bottles to the store during normal business hours and inform them that they are for the competition.
Bottles must include the submission labels attached with scotch tape or similar (no glue).
Labels can be made by filling out this form
and printing. Please type to ensure the form is legible.
Please bring 2 bottles per registered brew.
*Note that more bottles will be needed the day of the competition for the Brewers Choice award so plan accordingly.
Bottles will be stored at cellar temperatures until the day of judging – keep this in mind if filling from a keg. Bottles will be chilled below cellar temperatures prior to the judging.
Saturday, October 21st: Competition Awards & Tasting Event
Time & Location TBD
Saturday, October 14th: Homebrew Demonstration at Fraser Public Library 1 pm - 4 pm
Winners will be announced & prizes awarded.
The tasting event will be held for socializing as well as for selecting a Brewers Choice award!
Join us for a hands-on demonstration of the homebrewing process. We'll brew an extract beer recipe, discuss the core ingredients of beer & their role in the final product, we'll cover the basics of the beer style we're brewing as well as a brief history of homebrewing. Registration is required and begins October 2nd. You can register for this event by calling the library at (586) 293-2055. Must be 21+ years of age.
Fraser Public Library
16330 E 14 Mile Rd
Fraser, MI 48026
Sunday, October 15th: Homebrew Demonstration at Chippewa River District Library 1 pm - 4pm
Join us for a hands-on demonstration of the homebrewing process. We'll brew an extract beer recipe, discuss the core ingredients of beer & their role in the final product, we'll cover the basics of the beer style we're brewing as well as a brief history of homebrewing. Must be 21+ years of age. Please bring a photo ID for entry to the program.
Veterans Memorial Library
301 S. University Avenue
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Saturday, November 4th is National Learn to Homebrew Day! Join us for a day full of brewing demos, homebrew sampling & socializing. Whether you've never brewed and would like to get started, are just curious about the process, or you're ready to advance to all grain brewing - you'll find these demonstrations fun and informative! In addition, there will be in-store specials going on all day. Beer inspired and infused foods will be available for snacking. As always, homebrews will be available for sampling and you're more than welcome to bring some of your own to share. Come learn, mingle and brew with the homebrewers in your community. Cheers!