Entries are capped at 150

 What to Enter

  • Any non-commerical beer, mead or cider brewed at home by an amateur brewer.
  • Only brown or green 10 – 14 ounce beer bottles are accepted.
  • Two bottles are required per entry
  • Please, no labels, raised markings, painted labels, swing tops or growlers. Caps must be free of markings or marked out with a black marker.
  • All entries remain the property of THIRSTY and will not be returned.

Current 2015 BJCP style guidelines will be used for judging

**No more than 2 entries per category.

This contest is a qualifying competition for the Iowa Homebrewer of the Year Award (IHBOTY) & the High Plains Award

How To Enter

  • 1. Online registration only
  • 2. Submit 2 bottles (12 oz brown or green glass) for each entry
  • 3. Print Registration form and Bottle id labels from online registration.
  • 4. Attach a bottle label to each bottle with a rubber band. DO NOT USE TAPE.
  • 5. Entry payment is by check or Paypal      $7 for each entry.
  • 6. Bring or Ship via UPS or other private carrier to:
 Millstream Brewing Company
 c/o Teresa Albert/ THIRSTY 
835 48th Avenue 
Amana, IA 52203 

Who Can Enter

Homebrewers 21 and older are eligible to enter.

When to Enter

Entries are accepted November 14 – 23, 2016. Judges may bring their beers the day of the competition, beers must be registered and all fees paid by November 23, 2016. Judging will be Saturday, December 3, 2016.

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