Homebrew Competition Information

Winners announced

The Ohio State Fair Homebrew Competition celebrated its 21st year with a record 633 entries in the divisions of beer, meads and ciders brewed across the state from Ohio homebrewers and any homebrewers from neighboring states who are active members of an Ohio homebrew club. Congratulations to our winners!

  • Best of show – Ed Janesz (Westlake, Ohio) – International Amber Lager
  • Runner-Up Best of Show – Andrew Park (Columbus, Ohio) – Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer

Download the competition results here

2016 Competition Information

Entry deadline: May 17, 2016 (Sorry, the deadline to enter for 2016 has passed. Please check back next year!)
Competition Date: June 4, 2016

How to enter

  1. Download the Homebrew Competition Information Packet
  2. Click here to enter online on or before May 17, 2016 

Reminder: competition is only open to Ohio homebrewers or members of an Ohio homebrew club. 

Online entry assistance

Competition results