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Aloha Home Brewers!

The 2021 Kona Brewfest Rocket Rod Home Brew Competition is just around the corner!

Homebrewers: Get your entries ready. We will have special prizes for Best of Show & First Place Beers, Ciders and Meads.

The entry period will start on Saturday, January 16 and close on Sunday, February 1. The 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines will be employed for the judging.

The Kona Coast Barley Boys are hosting this AHA/BJCP sanctioned competition. The Homebrew Competition will take place on March 11 and 12 and the winners will be announced at the Kona Brewers Festival on March 13. The winners will also be posted on the Kona Home Brew Competition website.(see link below)

Click here for competition rules and online registration

Big Island homebrewers should register online and then drop their entries, with registration forms and check at Shawn and Karen’s house 73-1269 Lihau St #B. Kailua Kona Hi 96740 no later than Sunday, February 1. It would be a good idea to call before dropping off entries.

The Kona Brewers Festival and Homebrew Competition are fund raisers for the Ke Kai Ala Foundation, raising $1,400,000 over the last 25 years for Hawaii Island non-profit charities supporting Hawaii’s environment youth, and culture.


Karen Gast, KBF Homebrew Competition Organizer




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