Homebrewers of Philadelphia and Suburbs
Best of Philly Homebrew Competition
A BJCP Sanctioned Event
(24th in a Series)
Saturday, October 18, 2008 9:30 am
Hosted by: Homebrewers of Philadelphia and Suburbs
Nodding Head Brewery & Restaurant
1516 Sansom St
Sponsored by Home Sweet Homebrew.
Open to BJCP categories 1-23. Those who wish to enter meads are encouraged to submit them
the following weekend.
It is anticipated that prizes will be awarded for 1st place in each category and
Best of Show Beer.
Note: HOPS BOPS 2009 will mark our 25th event!!! How many competitions in the US can boast
that? Start planning a special beer for that event. We are contemplating a special, non-BJCP
category in honor of this occasion. More information will follow!
This year's Sponsors
This list grows as sponsors appear.
- Bella Vista Beer & Soda Distributor 738 Soth
11th St, Phila, PA 19147 215-627-6465
- Dock St. Brewery 701 S. 50th St. Phila. PA 19143
- Dragonfly Imaging & Exhibits 249 Homestead Rd. Bldg. 5, Suite 2,
Hillsborough NJ 08844
- The Grey Lodge 6235 Frankford Ave, Phila, PA 215-825-5357
- Home Sweet Homebrew 2008 Sansom St., Phila, PA 19103
- Keystone Homebrew Supply 779 Bethlehem Pike (Rt. 309),
Montgomeryville, PA 18936 (215) 855-0100 & 599 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 (610) 997-0911
- Memphis Taproom 2331 East Cumberland St.,
Phila, PA 19125 215-425-4460
- Nodding Head Brewery and Restaurant 1516 Sansom St. Phila. PA 19103
- Stewart's Brewing Company 219 Governors Square,
Bear, DE, 19701 302-836-2739
- Sly Fox Brewery 519 Kimberton Road (RT.113),
Pikeland Village Square, Phoenixville, PA 19460 610-935-4540
- Tröegs Brewing Company 800 Paxton St., Harrisburg, PA 17104 717-232-1297
- Tun Tavern 2 Miss America Way, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 609-347-2536
- Wine, Barley & Hops 248 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville PA 19053
Last year's Sponsors
Thanks to everyone who sponsored (listed below),
and everyone who entered beers in the 23rd Annual HOPS BOPS
Thanks for our gracious hosts at the Nodding Head
for some fine beer and food.
Thanks for fostering the community of homebrewers.
We had 94 entries from around the country.
Congratulations to David Grosch of Flemington, NJ
for his Best of Show Light Lager.
Keep on Brewin'!
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