The St. Louis Brews Microfest Homebrewing Competition

The St. Louis Microfest Homebrew Competition is the sponsored and conducted by the St. Louis Brews to benefit Lift For Life Gym. It is a fully sanctioned AHA and BJCP event. 

This year, the judging will be held on Saturday, April 20, with preliminary judging being done during the week.

Due to the overwhelming support of this competition, we will be instituting a cap of 250 entries this year. Because of this, we encourage brewers to enter their beers early once registration begins.


We’re excited to host this annual tradition.  Winners will be announced on May 11 at St. Louis Microfest. Shortly thereafter, the results will be found here.

The 2024 St. Louis Microfest Homebrew Competition rules are available now. Want to know where to send your entries, how much it costs and other important facts? The official rules. Learn it. Know it. Live it.

Style Guidelines
Entries must be referred to by the 2015 BJCP Guideline Category NUMBER and Subcategory LETTER. Download the style guidelines for category designations and descriptions.

Register Your Beer
Registration will open on Monday, March 18 and closes on Friday, April 12. All entries must be received by close of business, April 12.   Register Here!


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