ABS Commercial and Amoretti present Beer Army Beer Wars in association with the North Carolina Homebrewers Alliance and the Beer Army Foundation. This commercial beer judging contest will be hosted in the heart of southern beer country – Charlotte, North Carolina at NoDA Brewing Company on 19 & 20 January 2019.
This event is open to all commercial breweries, featuring the following ale and lager beer categories listed below. This is a Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) sanctioned event with all judging being done by BJCP certified judges and beer industry leaders. The
2015 BJCP guidelines will be used for judging and that guide is available here.
Medals of Gold, Silver and Bronze will be awarded to the top three finishers in each beer judging category. Medalists will receive their
medals and judging sheets in the mail within 4 weeks from the conclusion of the contest. All other competitors will have their judging sheets emailed to them. All medalists in attendance will be announced at the Jolly Skull Beer and Wine Festival going at the
Greenville, NC Convention Center on 26 January 2019. All medalist will be posted on this webpage within 24 hours of Jolly Skull’s
One brewery will be named Grand Champion who will be awarded a championship belt. Belt is made of genuine leather and is 52″ long
with 8 rows of heavy duty snaps. The main plate is 9 3/4″ X 7″, features brilliant polished gold plating and comes in a black satin lined presentation box.
The ranking system for the overall Grand Champion is as follows:
A brewery will receive points for each medal (Gold = 5, Silver = 3 and Bronze = 1) they are awarded.
The brewery with the most points overall is the Beer Army Beer Wars Grand Champion.
We will also provide a list naming the Top 10 winners. The winners will be promoted through national beer media.
Registration goes from 15 August – 15 November 2018 with an entry fee of $55 per entry. Entry shipping/dropping off window is 3 – 10 January 2019 to/at NoDA Brewing Company, 2921 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28206.
Remember, ALL proceeds go to charity!
More information can be found at www.bravoalpha.org/beerwars