2018 Bayou State Circuit Competition Schedule



The Bataille Des Bieres

Host: Dead Yeast Society


Competition Date: January 20, 2018
Entry Deadline: January 13, 2018
Accepted Styles: BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines
  • Pale British Beer
    • 11A. Ordinary Bitter
    • 11B. Best Bitter
    • 11C. Strong Bitter
  • 19 - Amber and Brown American Beer
    • 19A. American Amber Ale
    • 19B. California Common
    • 19C. American Brown Ale
  • Pale Belgian Beer
    • 24A. Witbier
    • 24B. Belgian Pale Ale
    • 25A. Belgian Blond Ale
    • 25B. Saison
    • 25C. Belgian Golden Strong Ale
  • Specialty IPA
    • 21B. Belgian IPA

ARK-LA-TEX Brew-Off

Host: River Cities Brew Krewe


Competition Date: April 21, 2018
Entry Deadline: April 1st 2018
Accepted Styles: Mixed BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines
  • German Beer
    • 4B. Festbier
    • 5A. German Leichtbier
    • 5B. Kolsch
    • 5C. German Helles Exportbier
    • 5D. German Pils
    • 10A. Weissbier
  • British Beer
    • 11C. Strong Bitter
    • 13A. Dark Mild
    • 13B. British Brown Ale
    • 17C Wee Heavy
  • American Ale
    • 18A. Blone Ale
    • 18B. American Pale Ale
    • 19B. California Common
    • 21A. American IPA
    • 21B. Specialty IPA
  • Porter and Stout
    • 13C. English Porter
    • 20A. American Porter
    • 20B. American Stout
    • 20C. Imperial Stout
  • Belgian Ale
    • 24A. Witbier
    • 25A. Belgian Blonde
    • 25B. Saison
    • 25C. Belgian Golden Strong

Larry Fest

Host: Mystic Krewe Of Brew


Competition Date: June 2018
Entry Deadline: June 2018

David vs Goliath Brewoff

Host: Red Rice Brew Krewe


Competition Date: July 21st 2018
Entry Deadline: July 14th 2018
Accepted Styles: BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines
  • 1A) Light American Lager
  • 5A) Leichbier
  • 9A) Dopplebock
  • 9B) Eisbock
  • 9C) Baltic Porter
  • 11A) Ordinary Bitter
  • 12A) British Golden Ale
  • 13A) Dark Mild
  • 14A) Scottish Light Ale
  • 17D) English Barleywine
  • 20C) Imperial Stout
  • 22C) American Barleywine
  • 22D) Wheat Wine
  • 23A) Berliner Weiss
  • 27) Gose

Clash of the Carboys

Host: Redstick Brewmasters


Competition Date: August 4th 2018
Entry Opening: July 2018
Entry Deadline: July 20th 2018
Accepted Styles: BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines
  • Pale European Bitter Beer:
    • 5A German Leichtbier
    • 5B. Kolsch
    • 5C. German Helles Exportbier
    • 5D. German Pils
  • German Wheat Beers
    • 10A Weissbier
    • 10B Dunkles Weissbier
    • 10C Weizenbock
  • American Porter and Stout
    • 20A American Porter
    • 20B American Stout
    • 20C Imperial Stout
  • IPA
    • 21A American IPA
    • 21B Specialty IPA (ALL)
  • Strong Belgian Ale
    • 25A Belgian Blonde Ale
    • 25B Saison
    • 25C Belgian Golden Strong
  • DD - Double Digit Abv Beers (any beer style 10% and above)

Good Time Brewers Classic

Host: Good Time Brewers


Competition Date: September 8th 2018
Entry Deadline: August 31st 2018
Accepted Styles: BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines
  • 11C. British Strong Bitter
  • 16C. Tropical Stout
  • 19C. American Brown Ale
  • 25C. Belgian Golden Strong

Roberts Cove German Fest

Host: Roberts Cove German Fest


Competition Date:September 22nd 2018
Entry Opening: August 1st 2018
Entry Deadline:September 17th 2018
  • Light Beers:
    • Pale Malty European Lagers
      • 4A - Munich Helles
      • 4B - Festibier
    • Pale Bitter European Beer
      • 5A - German Leichtbier
      • 5B - Kolsch
      • 5C - German Helles Exportbier
      • 5D - German Pils
    • 23A - Berliner Weisse
  • Dark Beers:
    • 8A - Munich Dunkel
    • 8B - Schwarxbier
    • 10B - Dunkles Weissbier
  • Amber Beers:
    • 6A - Marzen/Oktoberfest
    • 6B - Rauchbier
    • 7B - Altbier
    • 7C - Amber Kellerbier
  • Bock Beers:
    • 4C - Helles Bock
    • 6C - Dunkles Bock
    • 9A - Doppelbock
    • 9B - Eisbock
    • 10C - Weizenbock
  • Wheat/Rye Beers:
    • 10A - Weissbier
    • 27 - Roggenbier
    • 27 - Lichtenhiner
    • 27 - Gose

Bicycle Brew Club

Host: Bicycle Brew Club Competition


Competition Date: November 4th 2018
Entry Deadline: October 13th 2018

Brew Dat Homebrew Competition At the Bayou Beer Fest

Host: Bayou Beer Society


Competition Date: Fall 2018
Entry Deadline: TBD
Accepted Styles: BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines: All Styles

In order to participate in this competiton brewers are required to bring a keg of their entry to the event and serve the beer to festival attendees and judges. All proceeds from the Bayou Beer Fest go to helping veterans in the Houma area.

Circuit points will only be award for the BJCP portion of the competition.

Brasseurs Royale

Host: Brasseurs a la Maison


Competition Date: Late Fall 2018
Entry Deadline:Late Fall 2018
Accepted Styles: BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines: All Styles
  • 17. Strong British Ale
    • 17A. British Strong Ale
    • 17B. Old Ale
    • 17C. Wee Heavy
    • 17D. English Barleywine
  • 21B. Specialty IPA
    • Specialty IPA: Belgian IPA
    • Specialty IPA: Black IPA
    • Specialty IPA: Brown IPA
    • Specialty IPA: Red IPA
    • Specialty IPA: Rye IPA
    • Specialty IPA: White IPA
  • 22 - Strong American Ale
    • 22A. Double IPA
    • 22B. Strong American Ale
    • 22C. American Barleywine
    • 22D. Wheatwine
  • 25 - Strong Belgian Ale
    • 25A. Belgian Blonde
    • 25B. Saison
    • 25C. Belgian Golden Strong
  • 26 - Trappist Ale
    • 26A. Trappist Single
    • 26B. Belgian Dubbel
    • 26C. Belgian Tripel
    • 26D. Belgian Dark Strong
  • 33 - Wood Beer
    • 33A. Wood-Aged Beer
    • 33B. Specialty Wood-Aged Beer