2022 New Jersey State Fair Homebrew Competition

Entry Deadline: July 9, 2022
Categories: Beer Competitions
New Jersey State Fair Homebrew Competition
Venue / Location

Augusta, NJ

General Information

Judging – July 23, 2022

Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 3

Each entry will consist of capped or corked bottles that are void of all identifying information, including labels and embossing. Printed caps are allowed, but must be blacked out completely.

12oz brown glass bottles are preferred; however, green and clear glass will be accepted. Swing top bottles will likewise be accepted as well as corked bottles. Bottles will not be returned to contest entrants.

Entry paperwork should be attached to bottles by the method specified on the bottle label. Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified. Failure to note such ingredients may impact the judges’ scoring of your entry.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $8.00

Shipping Address / Drop Off Location

Brew Hardware
135 Main Street
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
(908) 823-4227
*Drop off times between 8am and 4pm M-F, ring the doorbell.

Cask & Kettle Homebrew
904 Main Street
Boonton NJ 07005
(973) 917-4340
*hours are Thursday and Friday 11-4 and Saturday 10-3

Mistucky Creek Homebrew
682 County Rd 1
Pine Island, NY 10969
(845) 988-4677

The Thirsty Quaker
492 Monmouth Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 659-2304

Entry bottles accepted at drop-off locations from Friday, July 1, 2022 10:00 AM, EDT through Friday, July 8, 2022 5:00 PM, EDT.

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Sussex County Fairgrounds – Richards Building
37 Plains Rd
Augusta, NJ 07822
Saturday, August 6, 2022 3:00 PM, EDT

The awards ceremony will take place once judging is completed. Places will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category/table. The 1st place entry in each category will advance to the Best of Show (BOS) round with a single, overall Best of Show beer selected.

Additional prizes may be awarded to those winners present at the awards ceremony at the discretion of the competition organizers.

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