Thank you for your interest in the Oktobersbest Homebrew Competition organized by Cincinnati Malt Infusers, Norwood Community Center.

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

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 judge or steward, 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.


Competition is Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Registration will open September 1, 2016 and will close on October 7, 2016.   All beer brought or mailed to drop off locations must be received by October 8.   Entries can also be carried into the competition by judges and stewards but must be received by 8:30a on Oct 15.  

This competition is a BJCP-registered event, and will be judged in accordance with the BJCP rules and style guidelines. 

 We will be using the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.


Mead & Cider will not be eligible for Best of Show Award


See Entry Info Section for more Rules and Instructions



Competition Officials

You can send an email to any of the following individuals via Contact.

  • Jessica Blank — Head Steward
  • Will Magnuszewski — Head Judge
  • Tim McKee — Competition Director


Cincinnati Malt Infusers is proud to have the following sponsors for the Oktobersbest Homebrew Competition.

Brew Monkeys Homebrew Supplies
4312 Harrison Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45211
Brew Monkeys Homebrew Supplies
Cincinnati Malt Infusers
Cincinnati Malt Infusers
Deters For Ohio's Future
Deters For Ohio's Future
Generous donation for lunch at the Oktobersbest competition, Thanks Joe Deters!
7766 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45255
Woodburn Brewery And Taproom
2800 Woodburn Ave Cincinnati, OH 45206 United States
Woodburn Brewery And Taproom
BOS Winner will brew their beer on the professional system at Woodburn Brewery and Taproom with brewmaster and long time home brewer Chris Mitchell