Morgan Cup Competition Info
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BJCP 2015 Judging Styles
If a style's name is hyperlinked, it has specific entry requirements. Click or tap on the name to view the subcategory's requirements.
|1A American Light Lager||1B American Lager||1D American Wheat Beer|
|2A International Pale Lager||2B International Amber Lager||2C International Dark Lager|
|3A Czech Pale Lager||3B Czech Premium Pale Lager||3C Czech Amber Lager|
|3D Czech Dark Lager||4A Munich Helles||4B Festbier|
|4C Helles Bock||5A German Leichtbier||5B Kolsch|
|5C German Exportbier||5D German Pils||6A Marzen|
|6C Dunkels Bock||7A Vienna Lager||8A Munich Dunkel|
|8B Schwarzbier||9A Doppelbock||9C Baltic Porter|
|10A Weissbier||10B Dunkels Weissbier||10C Weizenbock|
|12A English Golden Ale||12B Australian Sparkling Ale||12C English IPA|
|13A Dark Mild||13B English Brown Ale||13C English Porter|
|14A Scottish Light||14B Scottish Heavy||15A Irish Red Ale|
|17A British Strong Ale||17A1 Burton Ale||17B Old Ale|
|17C Wee Heavy||17D English Barleywine||18A Blonde Ale|
|18B American Pale Ale||19A American Amber Ale||19B California Common|
|19C American Brown Ale||20A American Porter||20C Imperial Stout|
|21A American IPA||21B Specialty IPA||21B1 Belgian IPA|
|21B2 Black IPA||21B3 Brown IPA||21B4 Red IPA|
|21B5 Rye IPA||21B6 White IPA||21B7 New England IPA|
|22A Double IPA||22B American Strong Ale||22C American Barleywine|
|25A Belgian Blond Ale||25B Saison||25C Belgian Golden Strong Ale|
Entry Acceptance Rules
Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 3
Each entry shall consist of three (3) 12-oz. brown glass, crown-capped bottles, free of commercial labels, raised marks or lettering, or other unique identifying features. Nondescript embossed bumps or letters along the bottom of the bottle are OK. Plain, unmarked crown caps of any color, caps with standard printing on the edges (e.g., “Oxycap”), or printed caps thoroughly blacked out with permanent marker are acceptable. No corked, caged, or swing-top (“Grölsch” style) bottles will be accepted.
A fully completed Bottle Label must be attached to each bottle with one or more rubber bands or clear tape. If clear tape is used DO NOT tape over the QR code symbol; please do not use any glue. Entries will be included to the greatest extent possible, but to be fairly judged, their appearance must be uniform. Acceptance or disqualification of entries is at the sole discretion of the organizer.
Bottles will not be returned to contest entrants.
All requisite paperwork must be submitted with each entry and can be printed directly from this website. Entry paperwork should be attached to bottles by the method specified on the bottle label.
Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified. Failure to note such ingredients may impact the judges' scoring of your entry.
Entry bottles accepted at our drop-off locations from Wednesday, December 31, 1969 4:00 PM, PST through Wednesday, December 31, 1969 4:00 PM, PST.
Please pay attention to the notes provided for each drop-off location. There could be earlier deadlines for some drop-off locations listed, particular hours when entries are accepted, certain individuals to leave your entries with, etc. All entrants are responsible for reading the information provided by the organizers for each drop-off location.
6398 Dougherty Rd suite 7 & 8, Dublin, CA 94568
2315 Verna Ct, San Leandro, CA 94577
1885 N MacArthur Drive, Tracy, CA 95376
Judging Session Locations and Dates
Best of Show
Best Of Show Grand Prize!! - Morgan Territory Brewing in Tracy has generously offered to brew a Pro-Am commercial batch of the Best of Show winning beer for entry in the 2020 GABF Pro-Am Competition!
**** NOTE: The Awards Ceremony date and time have changed ****
The awards ceremony will take place the same day as Final Judging, 5/2/2020 at 2:30pm at the Brewery.
Places will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category/table.
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.
Additional prizes may be awarded to those winners present at the awards ceremony at the discretion of the competition organizers.
Awards will be available for pick up at the Awards Ceremony. Awards not picked up will be mailed to participants. Score sheets will be emailed to entrants the week following the Ceremony. Results will be posted to the competition web site no later than 5/2/2020.
Morgan Territory Brewing
1885 N MacArthur Drive, Tracy, CA 95376
Saturday, May 2, 2020 2:30 PM, PDT