I thought this would be a good place to start documenting all the awesome prizes our winners from the Brew Slam 2015 Homebrew Competition will get. Time to get excited because we have some amazing prizes that will make you want to enter and win! Follow this link to register!
Our sponsors have been very generous to us for our inaugural year including many homebrew shop gift cards and several pro-am collaborations. Check out our full list of sponsors here.
Toronto Brewing is Sponsoring all Silver and Bronze Medals!
Our Lead Sponsor for this competition is Toronto Brewing, and they have generously agreed to sponsor the Bronze and Silver medals from every category. In addition to various swag items, each bronze and silver medallist will receive gift cards to Toronto Brewing, which we have lovingly coined as ZackBucks.
Best of Show
Our best of show winners will be eligible for a Pro-Am Collaboration Brew with the following breweries:
FastBrewing Local Brewer Award
We have teamed up with FastBrewing (the kind people behind FastRack and FastFerment) to create the FastBrewing Local Brewer Award, for the local brewer with the most points in the competition. This winner will recieve:
- A collaboration Pro-Am Brew with a local brewery
- A FastFerment with all the fixings
- A FastRack package
- And more!
We have a huge pool of prizes for our Gold Medal winners! Get excited!
All gold medalists will receive a kit from Five Star Chemicals that includes a 1 lbs jar of PBW and an 8 oz bottle of StarSan! Amazing!
In addition we have a huge pool of assorted items and gift cards to divvy out to our gold medal winners which includes:
- BeerSmith 2.2 software licenses
- FastRack packages
- Yeast cultures from Escarpment Laboratories
- Beer Grains Supply Co gift cards
- Brewers Pantry gift cards
- Canuck Homebrew Supply gift cards
- Everwood Ave Brew Shop gift cards
- Brew North gift cards
- Noble Hop gift cards
- Short Finger Brewing Co gift cards
Winners from certain categories will get special prizes! We asked our local breweries to sponsor their favourite categories and act as guest judges to help pick the winners. *Brewer for a Day means you get to hang out and help on a brew day and learn about the brewery's unique process!
- Category 12 (Porter): Muddy York Brewing – Brewer for a Day
- Category 14 (India Pale Ale): Rainhard Brewing – Brewer for a Day
- Category 16 (Belgian and French Ale): Habits Nanobrewery – Pro-Am Brew
In addition to all these great prizes we've got swag from the following companies to fill out your prize kits with!
Judging and Stewarding Prizes!
Toronto Brewing has also elected to give 20 ZackBucks to every judge and steward that volunteers for the competition!
Also, Longslice Brewery has donated a can of Hopsta La Vista for every volunteer.
We'll keep adding to this post as more sponsors join the competition!