HOWL Wort Share Competition Information

Homebrewers of Western Loudoun

Wort Share Competition 2018


All participants of the HOWL & Solace Wort Share. 1 entry allowed per ticket sold to the Wort Share.

Award Event:

March 11th, 2018 3PM-?PM

Solace Brewing Company: 42615 Trade W Dr #100, Sterling, VA 20166. Prizes will be announced at 5PM.

People’s Choice Event:

During the Award event, share samples of your beer! Bring a 6-pack, a bomber or two, a  growler or or mini-keg (128oz/1gal max). Cups will be provided. There will be a small area to display and share your beer. Note: only the competition entrant and one extra will be permitted in the tasting area.

A prize will be awarded for People’s Choice! Voting will end at 4:30PM, so please have your beer ready at 3PM.

Styles Accepted:

All BJCP 2015 Beer Style Categories:


Grand Prize & BOS (Best of Show): Brew a beer at Solace! The brewing team at Solace will work with the grand prize winner on a recipe to brew at least 20 BBLs of beer at Solace to be sold in Solace’s Tasting Room and possibly into Northern Virginia/DC distribution (all draft). Grand prize beer is subject to a number of variables including but not limited to, ingredient availability, production schedule, etc.

More prizes for 2nd BOS, 3rd BOS, and People’s Choice to follow!

Entry Requirements:

Drop-off Times and Locations:

Drop-off Start: February 26th, 10:00AM

Drop-off End/Deadline: March 9th, 9:00PM

Beer dropped off after deadline will be disqualified, cannot be returned, and will most likely be very much enjoyed!

Locations: We have 3 residential drop-off locations due to new legal restrictions regarding homebrew beer storage and rather strict interpretation of the law. If this is not possible, please also consider shipping to the addresses sent to you via the e-mail you provided for the Eventbrite Wort Share ticket. Please check your junk folder or email us for the drop off locations.

We need judges!

If you are at least a Recognized BJCP Certified Judge, please contact for any interest in judging or stewarding. We will most likely have 3-5 flights, need 3-5 judges, and 3-5 stewards.


We look forward to tasting your beer,

Officers of HOWL (Homebrewers of Western Loudoun)



Solace Brewing Company

42615 Trade W Dr #100, Sterling, VA 20166


Kettles & Grains

161 Fort Evans Rd NE #100, Leesburg, VA 20176

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