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BJCP 2015 Judging Categories

If a sub-category's name is hyperlinked, it has specific entry requirements. Click or tap on the name to view the sub-category's requirements..

12C English IPA21A American IPA21B Specialty IPA
21B1 Belgian IPA21B2 Black IPA21B3 Brown IPA
21B4 Red IPA21B5 Rye IPA21B6 White IPA
22A Double IPA28A Brett Beer28B Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer
28C Wild Specialty Beer29A Fruit Beer29B Fruit and Spice Beer
29C Speciality Fruit Beer30A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer31A Alternative Grain Beer
31B Alternative Sugar Beer32A Classic Style Smoked Beer32B Specialty Smoked Beer
33A Wood-Aged Beer33B Specialty Wood-Aged Beer34B Mixed-Style Beer
34C Experimental Beer35A New England Style IPA (Custom Style)36A Double-strength New England style IPA (Custom Style)

Judging Locations and Dates

Sam Adams Education Classrom
Germania St Boston MA
Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM, EST


Winners will be announced once judging is completed. This announcement is open only to volunteers and competition staff.

Places will be awarded in each category/table. The number of places will be determined at the discretion of competition organizers based on number and quality of entries.

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.

Other special overall winners may be designated at the discretion of competition organizers.

Awards and prizes will not be given to winners on the day of the competition. Results will be posted to the competition web site after the competition concludes. Score sheets will be made available to entrants electronically. Prizes, if awarded, will be shipped to winners or can be picked up by special arrangement.