Ballast Point to celebrate 20th Anniversary with Original Gravity Homebrew Competition
Feb 25, 2016 (San Diego, CA) In celebration of their 20th Anniversary, Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits announces its first national BJCP-sanctioned homebrew contest – The Original Gravity Homebrew Competition.
Six regional winners will be brought to San Diego to scale up their homebrews on Ballast Point’s research and development brewery in San Diego, and one grand champion will be chosen among them to become a packaged beer by Ballast Point.
Contest registration will begin today, February 25, 2016 via online entry form at http://www.ballastpoint.com/og20. Entries will be accepted until May 25, 2016 unless the contest registration cap is met sooner.
“Since its inception in the back of Home Brew Mart in 1996, Ballast Point Brewing was founded on the innovation of the homebrewing community,” says founder Jack White. “We’re excited to honor our roots with a national homebrew contest to encourage homebrewers to pursue their passion, and celebrate the last two decades of Ballast Point.”
The champion homebrew will be announced at Ballast Point’s 20th Anniversary Event taking place on Sunday, September 4th in San Diego. At this event, Ballast Point will present a large selection of their beers and showcase each of the regional winners of the Original Gravity Competition.
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For complete official rules of the competition and additional details on accepted styles please visit http://www.ballastpoint.com/og20-rules-regulations/.
About Ballast Point
What started in 1996 as a small group of home brewers who simply wanted to make great beer evolved into the adventurers known as Ballast Point. From bringing a hoppy twist to a porter, or adding four types of malt to its amber ale, to creating a breakthrough gold-medal winning IPA, the San Diego-based company is known for adding its own touch and asking if there’s a better way. Today an internationally recognized leader in the craft brewing and spirits industry, the company makes over 50 styles of beer and bottles over 20 spirit products. For more information, visit www.ballastpoint.com.
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