Thank you for your interest in the Minnesota State Fair Home Brew Competiton organized by Primary Fermenters Brewers And Vintners.

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

395 entries have been added to the system as of 7:40 AM, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

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 volunteer, 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.

Rules

The Minnesota State Fair Homebrew Competition is open ONLY TO MINNESOTA RESIDENTS.

Anyone of legal age may enter.

Beers must be entered under the name of all brewers who helped.

Beers brewed in commercial facilities are ineligible.

Shipped entries must be received BY Aug 4 at 5 pm. 

Late entries will not be accepted.

We will only accept online entries and online payment.

No refunds. 

The Minnesota State Fair Homebrew Competition accepts no responsibilty for entries that are damaged during shipping or do not arrive at an approved shipping destination within the time limits.

Bottles much have the official entry labels (printed as part of the online entry process) attached to them

All other entries will be disqualified!

Competition Official

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

  • Amanda Kutzke — Competition Coordinator

Sponsors

Primary Fermenters Brewers And Vintners is proud to have the following sponsors for the Minnesota State Fair Home Brew Competiton.

Summit Brewery
910 Montreal Circle St Paul, MN 55102
Summit Brewery
Use of their brewery space for judging
Brew & Grow Minnesota
8302 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432
Brew & Grow Minnesota
Donation items and drop-off location for entries.
Midwest
5825 Excelsior Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Midwest
Donation items and drop-off location for entries.
Northern Brewer
St Paul, Minneapolis, MN and Milwaukee WI
Northern Brewer
Donation items, drop off site for entries, sorting entries headquarters.
612 Brew
945 Broadway St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
612 Brew
Donated items
Ace Spirits
4 Shady Oak Rd #18, Hopkins, MN 55343
Ace Spirits
Donated Items
Bad Weather Brewing Company
St. Paul, MN
Bad Weather Brewing Company
Donated Items
Bent Paddle Brewing Co
1912 W Michigan St, Duluth, MN 55806
Bent Paddle Brewing Co
Donated items
Dangerous Man Brewing Company
1300 NE 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Dangerous Man Brewing Company
Donated Items
Disgruntled Brewing
735 2nd St NE, Perham, MN 56573
Disgruntled Brewing
Donated Items
Eastlake Craft Brewery
920 E Lake St #123, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Eastlake Craft Brewery
Donated Items
Gull Dam Brewery
23836 Smiley Rd, Nisswa, MN 56468
Gull Dam Brewery
Donated Items
Jack Pine Brewery
7942 College Rd Ste 115, Baxter, MN 56425
Jack Pine Brewery
Donated Items
Lakes And Legends Brewing Company
1368 Lasalle Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Lakes And Legends Brewing Company
Donated Items
Omni Brewing Co.
n 55369, 9462 Deerwood Ln N, Maple Grove, MN 55369
Omni Brewing Co.
Donated Items
Pryes Brewing Company
1401 West River Rd N, Minneapolis, MN 55411
Pryes Brewing Company
Donated items
Schram Vineyards And Brewery
8785 Airport Rd, Waconia MN
Schram Vineyards And Brewery
Donated items
Sociable Cider Werks
1500 Fillmore St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Sociable Cider Werks
Donated items
Steel Toe Brewing
4 Shady Oak Rd #18, Hopkins, MN 55343
Steel Toe Brewing
Donated Items
Tilted Axis Brewery
TBD
Tilted Axis Brewery
Donated Items
Town Hall Brewery
1430 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454
Town Hall Brewery
Donated Items
Urban Growler Brewing Co.
2325 Endicott St, St Paul, MN 55114
Urban Growler Brewing Co.
Donated Items
Zipps Liquors
2618 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Zipps Liquors
Donated Items