The annual Pride of Southside Homebrew Invitational is held in partnership with HopFusion and other neighborhood breweries to celebrate the best in local brewing, and help raise funds for our programing. There will be hand blow beer mugs and event t-shirts for sale. While enjoying your beer hang out and watch glass blowing demos.
There are three components to the event:
1. A BJCP Recognized Homebrew Competition – This years style will be 20A – American Porter. The winner will have the opportunity to brew their winning beer at HopFusion.
2. Homebrew “Best in Show” Competition – bring your best brew for the public to sample and vote for best in show
3. Commercial Brewer’s Tasting – The local pros will have some of their best brews on site for you to sample.
$10 to taste homebrew samples and vote for best in show(order of the Unicorn Membership)
$50(pre-sale, day of $60) to taste homebrew samples, vote for best in show, choose hand blow beer mug and commemorative shirt.
To register, or for more information for the event click HERE.
Brewer Entry: BJCP or Best in Show $20 ($30 late entry) | Both $30 ($40 late entry)
You will be able to enter one beer into the BJCP competition ($5 for additional entry) or up to 3 beers into the Best in Show competition (no additional fee) Brewer Guidelines
You will receive a commemorative scorecard and voting ticket
You will receive an event t-shirt
This is a BJCP Recognized Homebrew Competition
The Homebrew Competition winner will be chosen based on the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) standards (this is legit, folks). The winner will win an opportunity to brew their beer at HopFusion Ale Works and enter it into the 2018 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) Pro-Am category. Submissions will be accepted Monday, October 16th 2017 to Friday October 20, 2017 during normal business hours at HopFusion Ale Works.
We are still seeking sponsors for the event. Please see below for the different sponsor options.
Please Support our Event
Pride of Southside
October 28, 2017
HopFusion Ale Works
Martin House Brewing Company | Rahr Brewing Company | Chimera Brewing Company | Wild Acre Brewing
A Charity Event for
SiNaCa Studios – School of Glass and Gallery
Located in Fort Worth’s Near Southside, SiNaCa Studios School of Glass and Gallery is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing North Texans an opportunity to experience the rich tradition of glass as a creative medium through education and community involvement. Founded in 2007 by a group of artists wanting to support the community, with a state-of-the-art, environmentally-responsible facility to provide classes for everyone (beginners to professionals) and to support the community with after school programs for at risk-youth, therapeutic programs for victims of domestic violence, and art programs for unsheltered youth.
Booth at event to provide beer tasting • Speech and winner announcement
Branded banner at event* • Logo on POSHI shirt*
Logo on event printed materials and scorecards*
Recognition in press release and event advertisements*
Dedicated social media post • Logo on SiNaCa Studios website