Thank you for your interest in the 4th Annual 50 West / Ocelot Invitational organized by 50 West Homebrew Club, Ocelot Brewing Company.

You only need to register your information once and can return to this site to enter more brews or edit the brews you've entered. You can even pay your entry fees online if you wish.

Judge and Steward Registration is Open

If you have not registered and are willing to be a judge or steward, please register.

If you have registered, log in and then choose Edit Account from the My Account menu indicated by the icon on the top menu.

Rules

Saturday, December 1st 2018 @ Ocelot Brewing Co

 

THIS COMPETITION IS ONLY OPEN TO MEMBERS OF 50 WEST HOMEBREW CLUB and its invited guests. DO NOT REGISTER YOUR ENTRIES IF YOU ARE NOT AN ACTIVE MEMBER IN THIS CLUB or have received an invitation to participate. YOUR ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AND YOUR FEES REFUNDED

  • This competition is open to any amateur homebrewer age 21 or older.
  • All mailed entries must be received at the mailing location by the shipping deadline - please allow for shipping time.
  • All entries must be handcrafted products, containing ingredients available to the general public, and made using private equipment by hobbyist brewers (i.e., no use of commercial facilities or Brew on Premises operations, supplies, etc.).
  • The competition organizers are not responsible for mis-categorized entries, mailed entries that are not received by the entry deadline, or entries that arrived damaged.
  • The competition organizers reserve the right to combine styles for judging and to restructure awards as needed depending upon the quantity and quality of entries.
  • The competition committee reserves the right to combine categories based on number of entries. All possible effort will be made to combine similar styles. All beers in combined categories will be judged according to the style they were originally entered in.
  • Entries will be judged in one round of judging. The top 2 entries from each flight will advance to a Best of Show round where the top 3 overall beers will be selected and awarded. 
  • Bottles will not be returned to entrants.

Competition Officials

You can send an email to any of the following individuals via the Contact section.

  • Gabe Butler — Competition Coordinator
  • Graeme Henderson — Sponsorship

Sponsors

50 West Homebrew Club is proud to have the following sponsors for the 4th Annual 50 West / Ocelot Invitational.

BeerSmith
 
BeerSmith
Blichmann Engineering
 
Blichmann Engineering
Brewer’s Friend
 
Brewer’s Friend
Cicerone
 
Cicerone
Five Star Chemicals
 
Five Star Chemicals
My Local Homebrew Shop
 
My Local Homebrew Shop
Ocelot Brewing Company
 
Ocelot Brewing Company
Spike Brewing
 
Spike Brewing
SS BrewTech
 
SS BrewTech
White Labs
 
White Labs
Wyeast
 
Wyeast