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2014 Tillamook County Fair Home Brew Competition

Pelican Teams With Main Brew In Hillsboro To Sponsor 2014 Tillamook County Fair Home Brew Competition

Do you have a passion for craft beer? Have you tried your hand at home brewing? Think you might have an award-winning recipe? Here’s your chance to earn bragging rights!

Pelican Brewing Company is teaming up with Main Brew in Hillsboro to sponsor the 2014 Tillamook County Fair Home Brew Competition. Let's find out if your brewing finesse can make this year's fair “A Fair to Remember!”

Participation in the competition is free and entries can be dropped off at any of the following locations:

  • Pelican Pub & Brewery located at 33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive in Pacific City, Oregon
  • Pelican Brewery & Tap Room located at 1708 First Street in Tillamook, Oregon
  • Main Brew located at 23596 NW Clara Lane in Hillsboro, Oregon

Entry's must be submitted no later than 5pm on Friday, July 25th. 

Must be 21 or older to enter and all entries must be produced by entrants outside of a commercial establishment.

Home Brew Registration
Entrants are limited to one entry per subcategory. An official entry shall consist of 2 full 12-oz bottles, and 1 empty nicely labeled 12 oz. bottle for display at the Tillamook County Fair. Each of the 2 full bottles must be labeled with the official entry form, securely attached with a rubber band. Any other identification must be removed from the bottles. Bottles and shipping containers will not be returned.

Judging for the Home Brew competition will be held at the Pelican Brewery & Tap Room in Tillamook, Oregon. Categories may be combined if there are not enough entries in a given style category.
Deadline for entries is Friday July 25th by 5pm. Pelican Brewing Company and Main Brew will not be held responsible for any lost or damaged entries.
Ribbons will be awarded by the Tillamook County Fair for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the judged categories. Categories may be combined depending on the number of entries received. The “Best Of Show” winner will receive the “Brewers Getaway Package”- one night stay in a Kiwanda Guest Room for two at the Inn at Cape Kiwanda, a $50 gift card for the Pelican Pub & Brewery, and a chance to meet the brewers at a special behind-the-scenes tour of the brewery.
Download 2014 Tillamook County Homebrew Competition Entry Form now.
Entry forms must be completely filled out and include appropriate category and subcategory.
Download a list of Beer Style Categories.
Are you the next Tillamook County Fair Home Brew Champion? It might not have the same ring as the North American Beer Awards or Great American Beer Festival, but everyone has to start somewhere, right? In fact, Brewmaster Darron Welch got his start winning “Best of Show” at the Lane County Fair.