VOLUNTEER! WHAT'S CASK?
TOURNAMENT RULES HOW IT WORKS

BEERS PART OF THE CHALLENGE MUST FOLLOW THE BJCP

GUIDELINES OF AN AMERICAN OR ENGLISH INDIA PALE ALE.

 

BEERS PART OF THE CHALLENGE WILL BE SERVED AND SCORED

BLIND BY A COMBINATION OF JUDGES AND CASK DAYS ATTENDEES.

 

BEERS MUST BE CASK-CONDITIONED WITH NO ADDED INGREDIENTS.

DRY HOPPING IS PERMITTED.

 

BEERS WILL BE ASSIGNED A RANDOM DISPLAY NUMBER AND WILL BE SERVED BLIND

 

BEERS THAT ARE NOT ABLE TO BE SERVED WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

COMPETING BEERS WILL AUTOMATICALLY ADVANCE TO THE NEXT ROUND.

 

CUSTOMERS WILL BE PROVIDED SCORE CARDS FOR FINAL FOUR

ROUND IN THE IPA CHALLENGE AREA.

 

 

 

 

34 INDIA PALE ALES FROM ACROSS CANADA WILL BE JUDGED

AND GO HEADS UP IN A SINGLE ELIMINATION BRACKET TOURNAMENT.

 

IPA CHALLENGE ROUND 1, 2 AND 3 WILL BE SCORED BLIND BY A

PANEL OF SELECT JUDGES DURING SESSIONS 1 AND 2.

 

JUDGES WILL CONSIST OF BREWERS, WRITERS, HOME BREWERS

AND BJCP CERTIFIED BEER JUDGES.

 

FINAL FOUR WILL BE SCORED BY PUBLIC VOTE DURING SESSION 2,3

AND 4 OR UNTIL BEER RUNS OUT.

 

THE TOP SCORE FROM EACH PAIRING WILL ADVANCE TO THE NEXT ROUND.

 

BEERS THAT HAVE BEEN ELIMINATED IN EACH ROUND WILL BE DISCLOSED AND BECOME AVAILABLE FOR ORDERING BY THE 5OZ OR 10OZ POUR.

 

SESSION 1 WILL START WITH 18 BEERS AND SESSION 2 WILL START WITH 26 BEERS AVAILABLE TO TRY.

 

 

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