The California State Fair began the Commercial Craft Brewing competition in 1993. Since
that humble beginning, the competition has grown to over 475 entries from over 60
breweries in the state. You can find the style sheets, entry, and bottle forms by clicking
on the "Craft Brew" icon on the
The Home Brew competition has been traditionally the second step in the quest for the
triple crown, known as the "Home Brewer of the Year". This crown is sponsored by
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. Any brewer in the State of California is eligible for
receive points toward this award. The California State Fair has been conducting this
competition for over 20 years. You can find more information on this competition by
clicking on the "Home Brew" icon
on the left.
You can find results for both of these competitions by clicking on the "Results" icon on the left.
Click on the "Reception Pictures" icon to
take a peek from the Commercial Craft Competition reception.
Online Entry and Judge Signup
here to purchase California State Fair Competition Shirts
2012 Commercial Craft Brew Competition