2023 Greg Noonan Memorial Homebrew Competition
Thank you for your interest in the 2023 Greg Noonan Memorial Homebrew Competition organized by, 56 Main Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452.
You only need to register your information once and can return to this site to enter more brews or edit the brews you've entered. You can even pay your entry fees online if you wish.
Entry Registration is Open
72 entries have been added to the system as of 3:49 AM, EDT, Saturday, March 25, 2023. There is a limit of 200 entries for this competition.
32 paid entries are in the system as of 3:49 AM, EDT, Saturday, March 25, 2023.
To add your entries into the system, please proceed through the registration process or log in if you already have an account.
Judge and Steward Registration is Open
If you have not registered and are willing to be a volunteer, please register.
If you have registered, log in and then choose Edit Account from the My Account menu indicated by the icon on the top menu.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Green Mountain Mashers homebrew competition.
This competition is BJCP sanctioned and open to any amateur homebrewer age 21 or older.
All mailed entries must be received at the mailing location by the shipping deadline - please allow for shipping time.
All entries will be picked up from drop-off locations the day of the drop-off deadline. All entries left at drop-off locations must have an entry label attached by rubber band only to each bottle and must be contained in a box or boxes which prevent the entries from being damaged in handling. Entries may not be dropped off in paper or plastic bags!! The proprietors of drop-off locations reserve the right to refuse entries which are not appropriately labeled and boxed.
All entries must be handcrafted products, containing ingredients available to the general public, and made using private equipment by hobbyist brewers (i.e., no use of commercial facilities or operations, supplies, etc.).
The competition organizers are not responsible for mis-categorized entries, mailed entries that are not received by the entry deadline, or entries that arrived damaged.
Qualified judging of all entries is the primary goal of our event. Judges will evaluate and score each entry. The judges will assign a consensus score which is used to rank each entry in its category. We strive to make sure that each flight will have at least one BJCP judge.
Brewers are limited to a maximum of one entry in each sub-category.
Green Mountain Mashers members get $2 off per entry when they use the password provided to them. Not a member? Go to https://www.mashers.org/join-renew/ to join and we'll send you the password.
The competition organizers reserve the right to combine styles for judging and to restructure awards as needed depending upon the quantity and quality of entries. All possible effort will be made to combine similar styles. All brews in combined categories will be judged according to the style or sub-style they were originally entered in.
The Best of Show judging will be determined by a Best of Show panel based on a second judging of the top winners.
Bottles will not be returned to entrants.
Entry Acceptance Rules
Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 2
Each entry will consist of 2 capped or corked bottles that are void of all identifying information, including labels and embossing. Printed caps are allowed, but must be blacked out completely.
12oz brown glass bottles are preferred; however, green and clear glass will be accepted. Swing top bottles will likewise be accepted as well as corked bottles and cans.
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 rubber bands.
Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified. Failure to note such ingredients may impact the judges' scoring of your entry.
You can send an email to any of the following individuals via Contact.
- Rob Friesel — Competition Coordinator
- Jeff Simonds — Sponsor Coordinator
Green Mountain Mashers is proud to have the following sponsors for the 2023 Greg Noonan Memorial Homebrew Competition.
The Farmhouse Group