Thank you for your interest in the March Mashness organized by Cloudy Town Brewers, Moose Lodge, 1300 3rd St N, Waite Park, MN 56387.

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.

Entry Registration is Open

49 entries have been added to the system as of 5:44 AM, Friday, February 28, 2020.

To add your entries into the system, please proceed through the registration process or log in if you already have an account.

Judge and Steward Registration is Open

If you have not registered and are willing to be a volunteer, 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

This competition is AHA sanctioned and 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 will be picked up from drop-off locations the day of the drop-off deadline.

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.

Qualified judging of all entries is the primary goal of our event. Judges will evaluate and score each entry. The average of the scores will rank each entry in its category. Each flight will have at least one BJCP judge.

You can enter up to three (3) beers per subcategory listed below. Each entry in a subcategory must be significantly different:

7C. Kellerbier - a pale and amber, not pale-pale, or amber-amber
21B. Specialty IPA - as long as they are different 'styles' of specialty IPA
23F Fruit Lambic - Different fruits are ok. Not vintages/variations on a single fruit.
27. Historical beer
28 a-c American Wild ale
29 a-c. Fruit beer 
30 a-c Spiced
31 a-b. Alt Fermentables Beer 
32 b. Specialty Smoked Beer 
33. a-b Wood Beer - BASE BEER must be significantly different
34 a-c Specialty Beer 

Provisional Styles defined by the BJCP

Meads - all subcategories - Each entry must be unique
Ciders - all subcategories - Each entry must be unique

The organizers reserve the right to make a final decision about an entry's eligibility in cases of a dispute.           

The competition committee reserves the right to combine overall style categories based on number of entries. All possible effort will be made to combine similar styles. All brews in combined categories will be judged according to the style they were originally entered in.

The Best of Show judging will be determined by a Best of Show panel based on a second judging of the top winners.

Bottles will not be returned to entrants.

Suggested hotel and social room will at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 145 37th Ave N, St Cloud, MN 56303, St. Cloud, MN 56301
Phone:(320) 252-4448
http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/minnesota/hampton-inn-and-suites-st-cloud-mn-STCLDHX/maps-directions/index.html 

Next door is also
Homewood Suites by Hilton St Cloud
115 37th Avenue North, Saint Cloud, Minnesota, 56303, 
Phone: (320) 252-5900
http://homewoodsuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/minnesota/homewood-suites-by-hilton-st-cloud-STCMNHW/index.html 

The awards banquet will Saturday, March 28th at 6PM at the Moose Lodge 1300 3rd St N, Waite Park, MN 56387. It is an buffet for $25. A vegetarian option is available also but needs to order be ordered prior to the event by emailing jmmichael@cloudytownbrewers.org

You can pay the online with Paypal or email jmmichael@cloudytownbrewers.org and reserve a spot.

Competition Officials

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

  • Stephen Cook — Judge Coordinator
  • James Michael — Competition Coordinator