SABSOSA

State Amateur Brewers Show of South Australia

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SABSOSA 2014

2014 JUDGING AND PRESENTATION DATES

Entries Close - Saturday 6th September 2014 (Entries closed)

Entry Fees - $5.00 per bottle, still one of the best value comps in Oz!

Judging - 20th & 21st September 2014 (a.m. judging sessions) at the Holdfast Bay Bowls & Croquet Club

JUDGING RESULTS NOW ON THE RESULTS PAGE

Presentation - Sunday 28th September @ 12:30pm, Wheatsheaf Hotel, George St, Thebarton

- Family & friends welcome
- The Wheatsheaf Hotel does not cater for food so bring along some snacks
- The presentation takes about an hour

2014 RESULTS

This year's Judging has been run and won. There were 275 entries from 70 different brewers judged over two days. Congratulations to all place getters.

The full results list can be downloaded here (PDF)

The results from all SABSOSA competitions can be found at our Results page.


SABSOSA 2014 CATEGORIES, STYLE GUIDELINES, ENTRY FORM AND ENTRY DROP OFF POINT INFORMATION

*SABSOSA CATEGORIES & STYLE GUIDELINES

SABSOSA will be using the 2014 Categories and Style Guidelines as used by the AABC.

Please go to the GuideLines page for links.

NOTE - SABSOSA will not be judging Cider and Meads in 2014

*SABSOSA ENTRY FORM

The 2014 entry form is on the EntryForm page.

Please ensure the entry form is filled out correctly and it is attached to your bottle(s) with a rubber band. Place your entry fee into a sealed envelope and attach this to the bottle. Payment can be made by cash, cheque, or electronic banking (details are on the entry form). Please provide a copy of your banking receipt if you have made an EFT payment.

*SABSOSA ENTRY DROP OFF POINTS

Drop off points for this year are at:

Beerbelly Brewing Equipment - Contact Wayne or Amanda @ Shop 6, 421 Prospect Rd, Blair Athol, ph 8262 9005

Brewmaker Home Brewing - Contact Bill McBride @ 560 North East Rd, Holden Hill, ph 8369 3649

Gulf Brewery cellar door - Contact Peter @ 1/13-15 Mt Barker Rd, Hahndorf between the IGA and Otto's bakery. Open Friday-Monday. (Note: No cash. Cheque or proof of EFT payment (receipt) only)

SABSOSA Committee - Contact info@sabsosa.com if you are unable to get to one of our three drop off points to arrange a drop off time and location

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Congratulations to ADAM BEAUCHAMP - 2013 Champion Amateur Brewer of Australia!!!

Adam achieved 2 firsts, 2 seconds, 1 third placing.

Other SA winners were Brad Bown (1 first, 1 second, 1 third) and Peter Taverner (1 second). Other SA entrants faired well with some missing out on placings by count back or just off the points.

Overall South Australia came equal 2nd as the best brewing state! This is a fantastic result and shows that the SA amateur brewing scene is improving with the quality of beer being produced and the standard of judging.

Results for AABC 2014 can be found here

Unfortunately not all eligible SABSOSA brewers were able to enter their beers for various reasons. The first port of call for entry information is always the SABSOSA committee via info@sabsosa.com . Your emails will always be answered and bottle drop offs can be arranged around Adelaide. Oh yeah and if you think you have made a cracker of a beer then make sure you stash an extra one away for the AABC. Winning SABSOSA with your last bottle is great but winning at AABC with your last bottle would be even better!!!

SUBMITTING ENTRIES TO AABC 2014 BEING JUDGED IN CANBERRA ON 16th OCTOBER

The best three beers in each category of SABSOSA and are invited to vie for national glory at the Australian Amateur Brewing Championship.

Go to the AABC website for more information such as entry forms & style guidelines.

***Entries closed - GOOD LUCK to our SA entrants!!***

Once again SABSOSA will send entries to AABC on behalf of eligible entrants. Category winners and place getters from SABSOSA 2014 can bring along their bottles, entry forms and payment to the trophy presentation on 28th September. If you unable to make the presentation then please contact SABSOSA at info@sabsosa.com by 28th September to make alternative drop off arrangements with a committee member. If these arrangements do not suit then eligible entrants will need to get their entries to Canberra by themselves (please notify info@sabsosa.com if this is the case)

Use the entry form on the AABC website for each entry and bring your fee of $10 per entry (Cash or Cheques made payable to Canberra Brewers Inc)

We need to get as many entries as possible to compete at AABC. In 2013 SA just missed out on taking out the best state award. Unfortunately not all eligible SABSOSA brewers were able to enter their beers for various reasons. The first port of call for entry information is always the SABSOSA committee via info@sabsosa.com . Your emails will always be answered and bottle drop offs can be arranged around Adelaide. Oh yeah and if you think you have made a cracker of a beer then make sure you stash an extra one away for the AABC. Winning SABSOSA with your last bottle is great but winning at AABC with your last bottle would be even better!!!


SPONSORS AND SUPPORTERS

||border=0 GOLD - Coopers Brewery, Cryer Malt, Wheatsheaf Hotel, Goodwood Cellars, Clare Valley Brewing Co, imake/Mangrove Jack's
SILVER - McLaren Vale Beer Company, Andale Beverage Systems
BRONZE - Grain and Grape, Birbeck's Brewing, Brewmaker Home Brew, Beer & Brewer magazine, Beerbelly, South Australian Micro Brewers Association (SAMBA)

Barossa Brewing Company (Greenock), Barossa Valley Brewing, Beard and Brau, Brew Boys
Gulf Brewery, Lobethal Bierhaus, McLaren Vale Brewing Company, Steam Exchange Brewery
U Brew-it, Woolshed Brewery, Yorke Brewing
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ANHCfour will be held in Canberra October 16-18, 2014. Tickets are on sale now!

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