TRASH XXV Homebrew Competition

Saturday, October 10th, 2015 at 8am - 5pm

Location: James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy - 422 Foreland St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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2015 Marks the 25th installment of the TRASH Homebrew Competition!  TRASH XXV will be held on Saturday, October 10th at 8:00 AM at James Street Gastropub.

Entry registration begins on Friday, August 28th at 12:00 AM.  Registration closes Friday, September 25th at 7:00 PM.  Judge and Steward registration is now open.  Sign up at:

The competition will be capped at 300 total entries.  There will be a per-brewer entry cap of five entries for the first two weeks that registration is open, after which the per-brewer cap will be lifted.  Entry fee is $7 per entry.

The competition will follow the new 2015 BJCP style guidelines.  All categories of Beer, Cider, and Mead will be accepted.  Complete rules are available on the competition web site (link above).

Please sign up to judge or steward at the link above.  As is always the case with the competition, we need help from everyone to make this a success.  Please arrive at James street at 8:00.  A light breakfast (bagels & coffee) will be provided before we begin the morning flight.  Lunch (sandwiches n'at) will be provided after the first flight of judging.  The second flight will begin at 1:00.  An awards presentation banquet will follow the completion of judging and tallying of results - at 7:00 PM.

Good luck!



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Saturday 7th
6:30pm TRASH XXVIII Competition Awards Ceremony
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Saturday 5th
9am May Meeting - AHA Big Brew at MoreBeer
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President: Sean Kinnas
VP: Alex Szokolyai
Treasurer: Paul Fisher
Secretary: Daren Szakelyhidi
Past President: Jack Smith

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Winners: CMG, Timur Snoke

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Winner: Mike Beattie

03/15/15 - Dry Stout
Winner: Brian Robbins

01/18/15 - Holiday Ale
Winners: Mike Beattie, Brian Robbins

09/20/14 - Festbier
Winner: Chris Brunetti


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