SABSOSA

State Amateur Brewers Show of South Australia

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SABSOSA 2016

2016 JUDGING AND PRESENTATION DATES

Entries Close - Friday 26th August 2016 -(Entries closed)

Entry Fees - $5.00 per bottle, still one of the best value comps in Oz! See our EntryForm page for more details about our online entry form.

Judging - 10th & 11th September 2016 (a.m. judging sessions) at the Holdfast Bay Bowls & Croquet Club -->JUDGING RESULTS NOW ON THE RESULTS PAGE

Presentation - Sunday 18th 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

If you are interested in being a judge, a steward or just generally helping the competition then please contact us at info@sabsosa.com


2015 RESULTS

There were 320 entries from 75 different brewers - A new SABSOSA record!!

Beers were judged over two days by a team of fantastic judges and stewards. Thank you so much for your support.

The full results list can be downloaded here (PDF)

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


SABSOSA 2016 CATEGORIES, STYLE GUIDELINES, ENTRY FORM AND ENTRY DROP OFF POINT INFORMATION

SABSOSA CATEGORIES & STYLE GUIDELINES

SABSOSA will be using the 2015 Categories and Style Guidelines as used by the AABC. (Note: Do not use the recently released 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines)

Please go to the GuideLines page for links.

NOTE - SABSOSA will not be judging Cider and Meads in 2016

SABSOSA ENTRY FORM

We are using an online system called CompMaster this year as our primary entry option.

Head over to EntryForm for more details.

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 @ 3/95 Research Rd, Pooraka SA 5095, ph (08) 7230 0258 - note new location and phone number

Brewmaker Home Brewing - Contact Bill McBride @ 560 North East Rd, Holden Hill, ph (08) 8369 3649

The Country Brewer - Clovelly Park - Contact Aaron @ 8/1240 - 1242 South Rd Clovelly Park, ph (08) 8177 1110 (Note: No cash. Cheque or proof of EFT payment to SABSOSA (receipt) only)

Gulf Brewery cellar door - New Location - Contact Peter @ 81 Main Street, Hahndorf. ph (08) 8388 1221 (Note: No cash. Cheque or proof of EFT payment to SABSOSA (receipt) only)

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

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SUBMITTING ENTRIES TO AABC 2015 BEING JUDGED IN BRISBANE ON 17-18th 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 2015 are strongly encouraged to bring along their bottles, entry forms and payment to the trophy presentation on 20th September. If you unable to make the presentation then please contact SABSOSA at info@sabsosa.com by 18th 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)

Fill out the entry form on the AABC website for each entry and bring your fee of $10 per entry (Cash or Cheques made payable to QAAWBC 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 - Cryer Malt, Wheatsheaf Hotel, Goodwood Cellars
SILVER - Pirate Life, Hopco Pty Ltd, Grain and Grape, Andale Beverage Systems
BRONZE - Coopers Brewery, Country Brewer - Clovelly Park, Brew Adelaide, Clare Valley Brewing Co, Birbeck's Brewing, Brewmaker Home Brew, Beer & Brewer magazine, Beerbelly, South Australian Micro Brewers Association (SAMBA), Vale Brewing

, imake/Mangrove Jack's, 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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ANHC5 will be held in Adelaide on 14-15 October 2016. Tickets are on sale now!

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