Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements for #BestBrewChallenge (BBC 2016):

  • Register on the website with the name of your brewery, brewmaster, a description of your team and your brewery with pictures along with a video, if available.
  • Agree to the conditions and the BBC 2016 privacy statement.
  • Eligibility requirements for participating in the BestBrewChallenge:
    1. Brew beer on 23 June 2016
    2. Mash in simultaneously with all other brewers: 02:00 PM CEST.
    3. Use BEST malts with a minimum of 5 % BEST SPECIAL X® (to ensure similar starting conditions for all of the participating brewers).
    4. Brew to an original gravity of 11 – 14 °P for better comparison in the sommelier tasting.
  • Eligibility requirements for participating in “The BEST Beer Challenge“:
    1. Send at least two 1 liter bottles of the beer to the BESTMALZ® Malthouse in Kreimbach, Germany.
    2. Deadline for sending the beer is 30 August 2016.
    3. Tasting and selection of winners by an independent panel of beer sommeliers.
    4. Agreement to publish the winners’ name and recipe on the BBC 2016 website.

Additional eligibility requirements for BBC 2016:

  • BESTMALZ® will coordinate the selection of the top-rated beer by a panel of beer sommeliers and the organization of the awards ceremony.
  • BESTMALZ® has no legal liability for any activities performed by participants in the BBC 2016 or in conjunction with this event.
  • Participants will bear any cost incurred for participation in the BBC 2016.
  • BESTMALZ® reserves the right to check the registration information of any participant and will remove all content deemed not in compliance with netiquette guidelines (see below).
  • Deadline for sending beer samples is 30 August 2016 (date on the shipment invoice). Shipping or postal costs must be paid by the sender.
  • BESTMALZ® will contact the BBC 2016 participants directly to extend invitations to the award winners’ party. Only a personal invitation from BESTMALZ® is valid. All attending the party must bear the costs for travel and accommodation. BESTMALZ® will bear the cost for the awards party and prizes.
  • The place of legal jurisdiction is Heidelberg, Germany.

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