Club Competitions

Heavy Hydrometer

Heavy Hydrometer is an annual, club-only competition and social event focused on high alcohol beers.
  1. Entries are to be two (2) 12 oz bottles.
  2. Entries must be over 1.070 OG.
  3. The following styles are accepted:

    9A

    Dopplebock

    9B

    Eisbock

    9C

    Baltic Porter

    10C

    Weizenbock

    17B

    Old Ale

    17C

    Wee Heavy

    17D

    English Barleywine

    20C

    Imperial Stout

    22C

    American Barleywine

    22D

    Wheatwine

    26D

    Belgian Dark Strong/Quad

  4. Please provide labels for each bottle with the following information:
    1. (bottle label https://www.bjcp.org/docs/SCP_BottleID.pdf)
    2. Name
    3. Email Address
    4. Style
  5. Limit 2 entries per person
  6. While it is not required before competition day, please email with entry info for planning purposes.
  7. Entries can be carried in the day of competition or dropped off at a coordinated time & location.
  8. Judging will be done in a Best of Show format.
  9. Winner will be announced at the event.
  10. Winner will be responsible for hosting the Heavy Hydrometer the following year.

Light Hydrometer

Light Hydrometer is an annual, club-only competition and social event focused on low alcohol beers. 
  1. Each club member is limited to one entry of any eligible BJCP category.
  2. The beer you enter must have an Original Gravity of 1.050 or below and an ABV of 5% or below.
  3.  The beer must fall into a BJCP category where the defined OG is predominantly 1.050 or below. For example, if a category has an OG range of 1.045-1.052 it was considered eligible. If a category has an OG range of 1.045-1.060 it was not considered eligible. The BJCP category also must have an ABV range predominantly 5% or below. That gives the following list of eligible categories:

    1A

    American Light Lager

    1B

    American Lager

    1C

    Cream Ale

    1D

    American Wheat Beer

    3A

    Czech Pale Lager

    5A

    German Leichtbier

    5B

    Kolsch

    5D

    German Pils

    7B

    Altbier

    8B

    Schwarzbier

    10A

    Weissbier

    11A

    Ordinary Bitter

    11B

    Best Bitter

    12A

    British Golden Ale

    13A

    Dark Mild

    13B

    British Brown Ale

    13C

    English Porter

    14A

    Scottish Light

    14B

    Scottish Heavy

    15A

    Irish Red Ale

    15B

    Irish Stout

    18A

    Blonde Ale

    21B

    Session Strength IPA (3-5% ABV)

    23A

    Berliner Weisse

    24A

    Witbier

    27

    Gose

    27

    Kentucky Common

    27

    Lichtenhainer

    27

    London Brown Ale

    27

    Piwo Grodziskie

  4. Please provide labels for each bottle with the following information:
  5. Limit 2 entries per person
  6. While it is not required before competition day, please email with entry info for planning purposes.
  7. Entries can be carried in the day of competition or dropped off at a coordinated time & location.
  8. Judging will be done in a Best of Show format.
  9. Winner will be announced at the event.