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MoBI. European HB Competition

The first European HB Competition among the EBCU

Where?

The competition will be held in Rome, Italy during the annual EurHop! Roma beer Festival on 9 October 2016

Who can participate?

EBCU member countries can participate with a maximum of 16 beers per country. Only hombrewed beer can be entered. Criteria for entry selection will be independently established by each Country (for example, ranking at a HB national competition, selection competion etc). EBCU Country members are free to involve national HB associations to select the beers and can delegate some activities (such as beer selection).

How to enter beers?

EBCU Country members must enter their entries directly through the MoBI website (link will be provided to participant Countries before 01/06/2016). The European HB Competition will be a BJCP sanctioned competition, conducted according to BJCP rules (http://bjcp.org/compcenter.php) and based on 2015 Style guidelines (http://bjcp.org/stylecenter.php).

Beer categories?

EBCU member countries have to enter at least 2 beers in each of the following main categories (that means that Countries has to enter at least 12 beers out of 16 permitted):

  • Belgian and French beers (BJCP Categories: 24, 25, 26)
  • American beers (BJCP Categories: 1, from 18 to 22
  • English, Scottish and Irish beers (BJCP Categories: 9C, 11, 12A, 12C, from 13 to 17)
  • German and Czech beers (BJCP Categories: from 3 to 8, 9A, 9B, 10)
  • Experimental beers (BJCP Categories: 27, 29, 30, 31, 32B, 33, 34, X3)
  • Sour and wild beers (BJCP Categories: 23, 28)

Rank and awards

Winners in each of the 6 defined categories will be awarded with medals Best homebrewer: the best beer from the winners in each category (Best of Show) will be awarded with a 50 liters automated mash tun offered by Polsinelli Enologia (http://www.polsinelli.it/shop/agitatori-e-pentole-motorizzate/pentola-motorizzata-per-ammostamento-50-l.html) Best Country award: will be based on the sum of points earned from rank in each category. Best Country will be awarded with a trophy and 500€ gift voucher offered by our sponsors Only 1st to 5th beer in each category will earn points and, among them, no more than 2 beers per Country

Sponsor

Costs

Entry fee for each beer entered by a participant: €10.00

All entries must be entered into our online system between 04/07/2016 and 15/09/2016**

All bottles must be received at the designated location at least 2 weeks (25 September) before the competition**

** The details of entering beers and location for beers delivery will be communicated later on our website: www.movimentobirra.it

Number of Bottles Per Entry

At least 3 bottles per entry are required. Minimum size of each bottle: 33cl

Judges

An international jury with proven experience will be selected. Judges can participate to the competition but cannot judge the category they entered the beer.

Where?

The competition will be held in Rome, Italy during the annual EurHop! Roma beer Festival on 9 October 2016

Who can participate?

EBCU member countries can participate with a maximum of 16 beers per country. Only hombrewed beer can be entered. Criteria for entry selection will be independently established by each Country (for example, ranking at a HB national competition, selection competion etc). EBCU Country members are free to involve national HB associations to select the beers and can delegate some activities (such as beer selection).

How to enter beers?

EBCU Country members must enter their entries directly through the MoBI website (link will be provided to participant Countries before 01/06/2016). The European HB Competition will be a BJCP sanctioned competition, conducted according to BJCP rules (http://bjcp.org/compcenter.php) and based on 2015 Style guidelines (http://bjcp.org/stylecenter.php).

Beer categories?

EBCU member countries have to enter at least 2 beers in each of the following main categories (that means that Countries has to enter at least 12 beers out of 16 permitted):

  • Belgian and French beers (BJCP Categories: 24, 25, 26)
  • American beers (BJCP Categories: 1, from 18 to 22
  • English, Scottish and Irish beers (BJCP Categories: 9C, 11, 12A, 12C, from 13 to 17)
  • German and Czech beers (BJCP Categories: from 3 to 8, 9A, 9B, 10)
  • Experimental beers (BJCP Categories: 27, 29, 30, 31, 32B, 33, 34, X3)
  • Sour and wild beers (BJCP Categories: 23, 28)

Rank and awards

Winners in each of the 6 defined categories will be awarded with medals Best homebrewer: the best beer from the winners in each category (Best of Show) will be awarded with a 50 liters automated mash tun offered by Polsinelli Enologia (http://www.polsinelli.it/shop/agitatori-e-pentole-motorizzate/pentola-motorizzata-per-ammostamento-50-l.html) Best Country award: will be based on the sum of points earned from rank in each category. Best Country will be awarded with a trophy and 500€ gift voucher offered by our sponsors Only 1st to 5th beer in each category will earn points and, among them, no more than 2 beers per Country

Sponsor

Costs

Entry fee for each beer entered by a participant: €10.00

All entries must be entered into our online system between 04/07/2016 and 15/09/2016**

All bottles must be received at the designated location at least 2 weeks (25 September) before the competition**

** The details of entering beers and location for beers delivery will be communicated later on our website: www.movimentobirra.it

Number of Bottles Per Entry

At least 3 bottles per entry are required. Minimum size of each bottle: 33cl

Judges

An international jury with proven experience will be selected. Judges can participate to the competition but cannot judge the category they entered the beer.

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