Vicbrew 2022 Info
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.
You can add your entries to the system today through Saturday 20 August, 2022 1:00 PM, AEST.
$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 Lager||1B American Lager||1C Cream Ale|
|1D American Wheat Beer||2A International Pale Lager||2B International Amber Lager|
|2C International Dark Lager||3A Czech Pale Lager||3B Czech Premimum Pale Lager|
|3C Czech Amber Lager||3D Czech Dark Lager||4A Munich Helles|
|4B Festbier||4C Helles Bock||5A German Leichtbier|
|5B Kölsch||5C German Helles Exportbier||5D German Pils|
|6A Märzen||6B Rauchbier||6C Dunkels Bock|
|7A Vienna Lager||7B Altbier||8A Munich Dunkel|
|8B Schwarzbier||9A Doppelbock||9B Eisbock|
|9C Baltic Porter||10A Weissbier||10B Dunkels Weissbier|
|10C Weizenbock||11A Ordinary Bitter||11B Best Bitter|
|11C Strong Bitter||12A British Golden Ale||12B Australian Sparkling Ale|
|12C English IPA||13A Dark Mild||13B British Brown Ale|
|13C English Porter||14A Scottish Light||14B Scottish Heavy|
|14C Scottish Export||15A Irish Red Ale||15B Irish Stout|
|15C Irish Extra Stout||16A Sweet Stout||16B Oatmeal Stout|
|16C Tropical Stout||16D Foreign Extra Stout||17A British Strong Ale|
|17A1 Burton Ale||17B Old Ale||17C Wee Heavy|
|17D English Barley Wine||18A Blonde Ale||18B American Pale Ale|
|19A American Amber Ale||19B California Common||19C American Brown Ale|
|20A American Porter||20B American Stout||20C Imperial Stout|
|21A American IPA||21B 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 IPA||22A Double IPA||22B American Strong Ale|
|22C American Barleywine||22D Wheatwine||23A Berliner Weisse|
|23B Flanders Red Ale||23C Oud Bruin||23D Lambic|
|23E Gueuze||23F Fruit Lambic||23G Gose|
|24A Witbier||24B Belgian Pale Ale||24C Bière de Garde|
|25A Belgian Blond Ale||25B Saison||25C Belgian Golden Strong Ale|
|26A Belgian Single||26B Belgian Dubbel||26C Belgian Tripel|
|26D Belgian Dark Strong Ale||27A Historical Beer||27A1 Kellerbier|
|27A2 Kentucky Common||27A3 Lichtenhainer||27A4 London Brown Ale|
|27A5 Piwo Grodziskie||27A6 Pre-Prohibition Lager||27A7 Pre-Prohibition Porter|
|27A8 Roggenbier||27A9 Sahti||28A 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 Pampeana||LSX2 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.
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
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
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
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.
5 Riverside Quay, Southbank, Melbourne VIC
Sunday 11 September, 2022 4:00 PM, AEST
Competition is open to residents of the state of Victoria Australia