Sponsored by ChuckAlek Independent Brewers, The homebrewer, and Star b buffalo ranch and hop farm

2015 Results

Best of Show

  1. Mike Nelson - Winter Seasonal
  2. Doug Brown - Double IPA
  3. Matthieu Rolland - Cider

Helles, Blonde, Amber

  1. Doug Pominville - Maerzen, John Horton - American Amber
  2. Steve Kilburn - American Light Lager, Paul Duddles - Blonde Ale

Pale, Wheat, Saison

  1. Fabio Colombo - American Pale Ale
  2. Chris Collins - American Wheat Beer
  3. Doug Brown - American Pale Ale
  • Honorable Mention. John Horton - Saison

British, Stout

  1. Andy Silveyra - Sweet Stout
  2. Eric Shelley - Ordinary Bitter
  3. Fabio Colombo - Imperial Stout

strong european beer

  1. Raymond Gretlein - Belgian Golden Strong, Doug Brown - Biere de Garde, Fabio Colombo Belgian Dark Strong


  1. Doug Brown - Double IPA
  2. Ketchen Smith - American IPA
  3. Doug Brown - Specialty IPA


  1. Mike Nelson - Winter Seasonal
  2. John Molina - Grapefruit IPA
  3. Gabe Padilla - Spice / Herb / Vegetable Beer

Mead, Cider

  1. Matthieu Rolland - Cider
  2. Billy Beltz - Mead
  3. Billy Beltz - Mead



Register by filling out the registration information at the bottom of the page.


Registration opens:                                 jULY 15th, 2015

Online registration deadline:                   October 11TH, 2015

Entry drop-off deadline:                     October 11TH, 2015


Judging (closed session)

October 17th, 2015


Awards Ceremony & Homebrewer Social

Saturday October 24th, 2015 from 2 - 4pm

ChuckAlek Independent Brewers 2330 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065


Best of Show

Brew your beer at ChuckAlek Ind. Brewers for release in the brewery tap room and at select craft beer bars in San Diego!

2ND & 3RD PRIZE + category winners

Hops, Gear, and other great prizes!

SOUR beers, MEADS, and CIDERS will be judged, however if you win Best of Show with a SOUR, MEAD, or CIDER we very likely will not be able to brew it at ChuckAlek. Please consider this when choosing your entries. 


Only one entry will be allowed per sub category of the BJCP Style Guidelines 
Entries will be accepted in categories 1 - 34 of the 2015 beer BJCP Style Guidelines, categories C1-C2 of the 2015 cider BJCP Style guidelines, and categories M1-M4 of the 2015 mead BJCP Style Guidelines.

Entry Drop-Off

Entries of two 12 oz brown (UNMARKED) bottles will be accepted from anyone 21 years of age or older.

Attach BJCP labels with a rubber band (NO TAPE) to each bottle. 
Special Ingredients Form required for specialty categories and available online at BJCP.org 

Ramona Drop-Off: Registered entries may be dropped off up until 8:00 pm October 11th, 2015 at ChuckAlek Independent Brewers.

Thursday, 3pm - 9pm
Friday, 3pm - 9pm
Saturday, 12pm - 9pm
Sunday, 12pm - 8pm

ChuckAlek Ind. Brewers
2330 Main St, Suite C
Ramona, CA 92065

San Diego Drop-Off: Entries must be dropped off by 6:00 pm, October 11th, 2015 at The Homebrewer.

Monday, 11am - 6pm
Tuesday-Friday, 11am - 8pm
Saturday, 10am - 8pm
Sunday, 10am - 6pm

The Homebrewer
2911 El Cajon Blvd Space #2
San Diego, CA 92104

Entry Registration


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