Summer Sizzler 2019

Saturday, June 8th at 9:00AM

Located at American Legion Post 39, 403 St Andrews Drive, Greenville, NC 27834

The Summer Sizzler raffle proudly supports Canine Companions for Independence!

New Year, new brew! The annual Summer Sizzler Competition is back again.  The Down East Alers will once again be hosting this event in the illustrious eastern part of North Carolina.  Our competition is a AHA/BJCP sanctioned event and apart of the Southeastern Homebrewers Association 2019 Schedule.  The event will follow the 2015 BJCP Guidelines.  We look forward to bring this competition back and seeing everyone again!

The 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines will be in effect for this competition. BJCP Style Guidelines


AHA/BJCP Sanctioned Competition Program (SCP) Registered –




Important Dates


Registration for judges and stewards.


Registration opens: April 24th


Registration Closes: May 22nd


All entries must be received by the cellar-master or delivered to the pickup sites listed below by May 22. No late entries will be accepted


Entry pickup by DEA personnel at the designated pick up sites will be May 23rd. Pickup sites will be Greenville: BruBuddies, Raleigh: ABS, Greensboro: Triad Homebrew Supply and New Bern: BrUtopia.





The 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines will be in effect for this competition: BJCP Style Guidelines


Beer only--No meads & ciders


Maximum of 12 entries per brewer


Brewers may only submit 1 entry per sub-category


200 Entry Limit Overall



How to Enter




All entries must be received by the cellar-master or delivered to pickup sites listed below by TBD.  Pickup Site can be found on registration page. CLICK HERE  to register for the Summer Sizzler


We are using Beer Scores for this event.  Please use it to enter and register your brews, pay entry fees and print off labels




Please register to Judge or Steward online through the Beer Scores competition website.  Having a solid core of judges brings illuminating palates, brewing expertise and wisdom of past imbibing together to provide brewers with feedback to enhance their skill-set.  Apprentice Judges are welcome and will be paired with experienced Judges


Judge and Steward experience points will be reported to the BJCP


Judges and Stewards are expected to arrive in time for competition briefings starting at 8:30 am


Judging will begin at 9:00 am


Judges and Stewards will be served breakfast and lunch


Accommodations for traveling judges can be arranged, please contact the registrar or event coordinator for more details


Entry Fee


Entry Fee is $7 for each entry


Maximum of 12 entries per brewer


All fees will be paid via the PayPal link on the competition registration website


Beer Entries


Each bottle must be brown or green glass, 12 oz preferable


Bottles should be free of raised lettering


Bottle caps should be gold, black, or silver. Any non-standard caps must have identifying marks blackened out with a permanent marker


No flip-top bottles or growlers, please


Bottles not meeting these guidelines will be disqualified, and ineligible for award. Disqualified bottles may be judged at the discretion of the Organizer


Bottle Labels – Each bottle will require a label that must be inserted into plastic bags and attached to bottles with rubber bands


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