New Mexico State Fair Pro-Am Competition gets underway

Posted: July 29, 2014 by Paul Grunwald in Brewology, Events, State Fair Beer Pro-Am
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The Dukes of Ale are helping to run the annual State Fair Pro-Am for brewers.

The Dukes of Ale are helping to run the annual State Fair Pro-Am for brewers.

Now that the IPA Challenge it behind us, the next big competition for brewer bragging rights is starting this week, the annual State Fair Pro-Am brewing contest. This BJCP-sanctioned event will have both pro and amateur categories that will be judged separately. Beers can be entered in any BJCP style including meads and ciders.  Entries must be registered online at the Dukes of Ale website between now and August 9. Two or three bottles must be dropped off at the below locations before August 9. Judging will take place August 23-24. The cost is $7 per entry for amateurs and $8 for the pros. Volunteers are needed for both stewarding and judging.

Drop-off locations

Albuquerque: Back Alley Draft House, 215 Central Ave., 87102
Albuquerque: La Cumbre, 3313 Girard NE (505-872-0225)
Albuquerque: Southwest Grape and Grain, 2801 Eubank Blvd. NE (505-332-2739)
New Location opening this week — 10200 Corrales Rd NW, Suite A1, next to Boxing Bear
Albuquerque: Tractor Brewing Company, 1800 4th St. NW, (505-243-6752)
Albuquerque: Victor’s Grape Arbor, 2436 San Mateo Pl. NE, (505-883-0000)
Farmington: Three Rivers Brewing, 107 E. Main St. (505-324-2197)
Las Cruces: High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley Ave. (575-525-6752)
Rio Rancho: The Grain Hopper, 4116 Jackie Rd. Ste. 104 (505-859-7606)
Rio Rancho: Turtle Mountain Brewing, 905 36th Pl. SE (505-994-9497)

Entries can also be mailed to Victor’s Grape Arbor.

We will have more information to follow as it becomes available.


— Paul


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