The 2012 Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show Beer & Cider competition has opened up for entries.
There will be ten classes judged in 2012: Golden Lagers – Continental / Pilsener Style; Golden Lagers – Australian Style; Dark Lagers; Pale Ales; Golden Ales; Amber and Dark Ales; Stouts; Porters; Wheat Beers; and Strong Beers (min ABV 6.0%).
This year marks the launch of the Cider division of the contest, with four competition classes: Apple Ciders; Pear Ciders; Any other single cider flavours; and Combined Cider Flavours.
The judging panel will be led by Master Brewer Ian Chant, formerly of Power Brewing and Lion Nathan, alongside Chairman of Judges Mr Russel Smith.
Entry forms, online entry and more details on the show, are available from the2012 Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show Beer & Cider Competition website.