2021 Denver International Beer Competition

Entry Deadline: October 1, 2021
Categories: Beer Competitions
2021 Denver International Beer Competition

General Information

Entries are limited to beers, meads, and ciders.

JUDGES AND JUDGING
All adjudication is conducted by BJCP certified adjudicators and is done in a double-blind format.

The adjudication follows the rules set forth by the BJCP and takes five factors into account:
Aroma (12 points),
Appearance (3 points),
Flavor (20 points),
Mouthfeel (5 points), and
Overall Impression (10 points).
There are fifty points possible in total.

Beers will be given a final rating of:
Outstanding (45-50 points),
Excellent (38-44 points),
Very Good (29-37 points),
Good (21-29 points),
Drinkable (14-20 points),
Problem (0-13 points).

Following the competition, score sheets and adjudicator feedback will be made available to breweries upon request.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $85.00

Shipping Address / Drop Off Location

Omni Interlocken Hotel
Attn: Denver International Beer Competition
500 Interlocken Blvd.
Broomfield, CO 80021
Note: All entry fees must be paid by 10/1/2021

IMPORTANT! REQUIRED ENTRY QUANTITIES
Ship this # of bottles/cans for the competition:
200 ml (7 oz) to 322 ml (10.9 oz.):16
323 ml (11 oz.) to 588 ml (19.9 oz.):12
589 ml (20 oz.) and higher:8

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

AWARDS
All awards are based on the score of each entry, with the exception of the Best in Show Award. The award types are as follows:
– Double Gold (Beers that are rated as outstanding by the BJCP Certified Adjudicators)
– Gold (Beers that are rated as excellent by the BJCP Certified Adjudicators)
– Silver (Beers that are rated as very good by the BJCP Certified Adjudicators)
– Bronze (Beers that are rated as good by the BJCP Certified Adjudicators)
– Best in Show (Top three scoring beers, top three ciders, and top three meads entered into the competition)

All award-winning breweries will receive a press package with awards won and publicity materials. Digital images of the awards, logos, and photos will also be sent. Additionally, a diecast medal will be sent to your brewery following the competition.

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