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Account Registration

You can create your account today through Saturday 20 August, 2022 1:00 PM, AEST.

Judges and stewards may register now through Tuesday 6 September, 2022 10:00 PM, AEST.

Entry Registration

You can add your entries to the system today through Saturday 20 August, 2022 1:00 PM, AEST.


Entry Fees

$8.00 (AUD) per entry.


BJCP 2021 Styles Accepted

If a style's name is hyperlinked, it has specific entry requirements. Select or tap on the name to view the subcategory's requirements.

1A American Light Lager1B American Lager1C Cream Ale
1D American Wheat Beer2A International Pale Lager2B International Amber Lager
2C International Dark Lager3A Czech Pale Lager3B Czech Premimum Pale Lager
3C Czech Amber Lager3D Czech Dark Lager4A Munich Helles
4B Festbier4C Helles Bock5A German Leichtbier
5B Kölsch5C German Helles Exportbier5D German Pils
6A Märzen6B Rauchbier6C Dunkels Bock
7A Vienna Lager7B Altbier8A Munich Dunkel
8B Schwarzbier9A Doppelbock 9B Eisbock
9C Baltic Porter10A Weissbier10B Dunkels Weissbier
10C Weizenbock 11A Ordinary Bitter11B Best Bitter
11C Strong Bitter12A British Golden Ale12B Australian Sparkling Ale
12C English IPA13A Dark Mild13B British Brown Ale
13C English Porter14A Scottish Light14B Scottish Heavy
14C Scottish Export15A Irish Red Ale15B Irish Stout
15C Irish Extra Stout16A Sweet Stout16B Oatmeal Stout
16C Tropical Stout16D Foreign Extra Stout17A British Strong Ale
17A1 Burton Ale17B Old Ale17C Wee Heavy
17D English Barley Wine18A Blonde Ale18B American Pale Ale
19A American Amber Ale19B California Common19C American Brown Ale
20A American Porter20B American Stout20C Imperial Stout
21A American IPA21B Specialty IPA 21B1 Belgian IPA
21B2 Black IPA 21B3 Brown IPA 21B4 Red IPA
21B5 Rye IPA 21B6 White IPA 21B7 Brut IPA
21C Hazy IPA22A Double IPA22B American Strong Ale
22C American Barleywine22D Wheatwine23A Berliner Weisse
23B Flanders Red Ale23C Oud Bruin23D Lambic
23E Gueuze23F Fruit Lambic 23G Gose
24A Witbier24B Belgian Pale Ale24C Bière de Garde
25A Belgian Blond Ale25B Saison 25C Belgian Golden Strong Ale
26A Belgian Single26B Belgian Dubbel26C Belgian Tripel
26D Belgian Dark Strong Ale27A Historical Beer 27A1 Kellerbier
27A2 Kentucky Common27A3 Lichtenhainer27A4 London Brown Ale
27A5 Piwo Grodziskie27A6 Pre-Prohibition Lager27A7 Pre-Prohibition Porter
27A8 Roggenbier27A9 Sahti28A Brett Beer
28B Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer 28C Wild Specialty Beer 28D Straight Sour Beer
29A Fruit Beer 29B Fruit and Spice Beer 29C Specialty Fruit Beer
29D Grape Ale 30A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer 30B Autumn Seasonal Beer
30C Winter Seasonal Beer 30D Specialty Spice Beer 31A Alternative Grain Beer
31B Alternative Sugar Beer 32A Classic Style Smoked Beer 32B Specialty Smoked Beer
33A Wood-Aged Beer 33B Specialty Wood-Aged Beer 34A Commercial Specialty Beer
34B Mixed-Style Beer 34C Experimental Beer C1A New World Cider
C1B English Cider C1C French Cider C1D New World Perry
C1E Traditional Perry C2A New England Cider C2B Cider with Other Fruit
C2C Applewine C2D Ice Cider C2E Cider with Herbs/Spices
C2F Specialty Cider/Perry LSX1 Dorada PampeanaLSX2 IPA Argenta
LSX3 Italian Grape Ale LSX4 Catharina Sour LSX5 New Zealand Pilsner
M1A Dry Mead M1B Semi-Sweet Mead M1C Sweet Mead
M2A Cyser M2B Pyment M2C Berry Mead
M2D Stone Fruit Mead M2E Melomel M3A Fruit and Spice Mead
M3B Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead M4A Braggot M4B Historical Mead
M4C Experimental Mead   


Per Entrant Limits

Each entrant is limited to 12 entries.


Pay Entry Fees

After creating your account and adding your entries to the system, you must pay your entry fee(s). Accepted payment methods are:

  • Credit/debit card and e-check, via PayPal


Entry Acceptance Rules

Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 1

Maximum of 2 entries per AABC Category per brewer. Within this limit, only one entry per style.

The beer style nominated must be a designated style for the category (as per AABC 2022 Categories). Organisers may reclassify or disqualify incorrectly nominated entries.

One bottle (glass, plastic or can) per entry (750ml preferred) with a minimum of 500 ml. Absolute maximum bottle dimensions are: diameter = 90mm; maximum height including cap or cork =300mm.

Crown-seal glass bottles, swing-top bottles, corked bottles, plastic bottles and cans will be accepted.

Bottles will not be returned to contest entrants.

Entry paperwork (printed directly from this website) should be attached to bottles with clear tape.

Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified. Failure to note such ingredients may impact the judges' scoring of your entry.


Drop-Off Locations

Entry bottles accepted at our drop-off locations from Wednesday 1 June, 2022 9:00 AM, AEST through Saturday 20 August, 2022 1:00 PM, AEST.

Please pay attention to the notes provided for each drop-off location. There could be earlier deadlines for some drop-off locations listed, particular hours when entries are accepted, certain individuals to leave your entries with, etc. All entrants are responsible for reading the information provided by the organizers for each drop-off location.

Ballarat Home Brew Centre
1/314 Ripon St. South Ballarat

Bendigo Sandhurst Butchers Supplies & Home Brew
46 Bridge St. Bendigo

Geelong Home Brewing
Shop 2/108 Church Street Hamlyn Heights, 3215

Grain & Grape
5/ 280 Whitehall St Yarraville

Grape And Grain
14 - 16 Station Street, Moorabbin

Greensborough Home Brewing Supplies
29 Beewar St. Greensborough

Home Make It
96 Chifley Drive, Preston

Keg King
48 Smith Rd, Springvale VIC 3171

Narre Brew Supplies
Unit 4 82-84 Melverton Drive Hallam

The Brewers Den
253 Dorset Road Boronia

The Full Brew
Shop 4/ 1389 Healesville-Kooweerup Rd Woori Yallock


Judging Sessions and Dates

Saturday AM
Saturday 10 September, 2022 8:00 AM, AEST

Saturday PM
Saturday 10 September, 2022 1:00 PM, AEST

Sunday AM
Sunday 11 September, 2022 8:00 AM, AEST

Sunday PM
Sunday 11 September, 2022 1:00 PM, AEST



The awards ceremony will take place once judging is completed.

Places will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category/table.

Awards will be available for pick up that night after the ceremony concludes. Awards not picked up will be mailed to participants.  Scoresheets will be scanned and be available for access 7 days after the conclusion of the competition.

Results will be posted to the competition web site after the ceremony concludes.


Awards Ceremony

5 Riverside Quay, Southbank, Melbourne VIC
Sunday 11 September, 2022 4:00 PM, AEST


Circuit Qualification

Competition is open to residents of the state of Victoria Australia