September 29, at Union Mills Homestead just north of Westminster. Festival opens at 11 a.m. More info and tickets:
My club runs the homebrew info & demo tent, with extract and all-grain brews happening. We'll also have literature on other MD clubs if they send it to me.
Most importantly, comp registration is open from now thru Sat, Sept. 15. This year's theme is Big Beers 6-10% a.b.v. Best Of Show gets brewed commercially for draft sales at Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants around the state, and for bottled sales. Plenty other prizes for 1st and 2nd place category winners. The competition site is here:
Register your entries and pay online. Drop off entries at one of the drop-off spots by the 15th. If you are a ranked Judge, or if you have passed the new online Entry exam and are a Provisional judge and need some tasting experience, check the box if you are also interested in Judging and getting BJCP points.
Any questions, please ask. Cheers, and good luck to all entrants.
Brewer + Beer Judge = Ne'er-Do-Well