2016 Extravaganza!

Registration for the 2016 Extravaganza! is now open. We will be using the 2015 BJCP guidelines. Entries are capped at 350. Enter or sign up to judge/steward here.

We will have several educational and pre-judging events prior to the Extravaganza – check the Google calendar on the sidebar for dates.

Also, don’t forget to give your money to our sponsors:



2014 Extravaganza! Entries So Far

As of this posting you have four days left to register for this year’s extravaganza and get your beers dropped off or postmarked.  Get them in!  Medals and prizes are at stake here!

The entries so far break down as follows…


As you can see that traditional mead you’ve been sitting really should get entered.  Also, where are all the Hefeweizens?!  I may brew one up real quick to take that category, thank you very much.

Get your entries in!  May the best brews win!


Judge Training Sessions

We’re having two judge training sessions to prep you for the Extravaganza.

The first session on Jan 19th 2013 will cover the “Basics” of judging to the BJCP, the second on Jan, 26th will be “Off Flavors” in beer. If you haven’t judged in a while, these sessions are great refreshers.

Please signup using the facebook event, if we know how many people are attending, it will help us plan and have an appropriate number of training materials. Or email communications@bluffcitybrewers.com.

When:  10:00 am, Saturday January 19th and Saturday January 26th
Where:   1200 Sycamore View
Sign Up:   facebook event. The facebook event covers both days,



Never to early to start brewing for the Extravaganza

The Bluff City Brewer’s Homebrew Competition will be Saturday February 23rd, 2013.

We’ll be accepting entries January 1st – February 2nd.  Entries will be $5 until January 15, then the price is $7.  Mail entries to 305 North Montgomery, Memphis Tn 38104.

It’s never too early to start brewing, here’s a tip, enter the categories with the least entries. Here are last year’s entries by category.

2012 Extravaganza Entries by Category