2016 Bluegrass Cup

Date: Saturday, June 11th, 2016
Location: Alltech Lexington Brewing Co. 401 Cross St. Lexington, KY 40508

Begins at 10AM on Saturday, June 11th 2016 at Alltech Lexington Brewing Co. Judges should arrive by 9:30.

Light refreshments will be available for breakfast and a full lunch will be provided to judges and stewards. Please register to Judge or Steward online.

  • Please let us know in advance if you require a vegetarian meal.
  • If you have questions or problems with registering your beer or as a volunteer, please contact primary@bockbrew.com


Online beer registration is open! All entries must be received by May 28th. All beer, mead, and cider styles will be accepted and judged according to the 2012 BJCP Guidelines. Brewers MUST specify base style for specialty beers. Awards will be given for each category and best of show. Entrants will be required to submit two (2) 10-16 oz. bottles with crown caps or flip-tops. Each bottle must have a completed BJCP Beer Identification Label (or the label supplied by the online registration) secured with a rubber band. Fees for entries are $6 each. No cash...check or money order only. Make checks out to "Brewers of Central Kentucky". Entries must be pre-registered online and received by, May 28th. Unfortunately, due to anticipated volume of entries, out of town judges will no longer be able to bring their beers the day of the event. Submitted beers may be sent to:

C/o Chad Shive
3405 Fleetwood Dr. Lexington, KY 40502

2015 Sponsors

Party Pig
Lallemand / Danstar
Hobby Beverage
Avery Brewing
Atwater Brewery
West Sixth
Ecologic Cleansers
Country Boy
Rooster Brewing
Lexington Beerworks
American Homebrewers Association
Adventures in Homebrewing
Bells Beer
BYO Magazine
C.C. Clark
Founders Brewing Company
Five Star
Flying Dog
Foxx Equipment
Hops Direct
LD Carlson
Northern Brewer
Party Pig
Sierra Nevada
St Louis Wine and Beermaking
Thirsty Dog Brewing
White Labs
Williams Brewing