Merri Mashers IPA Comp 2018

The Merri Mashers IPA Competition is back for another year.


On Sunday the 25th of March 2018, judging will be held for the 2018 competition at The Terminus Hotel in Clifton Hill.

This year we will be accepting entries from the following categories covered off by the 2015 BJCP style guidelines.

  • 12C - English IPA
  • 21A - American IPA
  • 21B - Black IPA
  • 21B - White IPA
  • 21B - Red IPA
  • 21B - Rye IPA
  • 21B - Belgian IPA
  • 21B - Brown IPA
  • 21B - Specialty IPA (Otherwise not listed)
  • 22A - Double IPA

As per all previous years, some fantastic prizes will be on offer as both category prizes and overall competition prizes. Stay tuned for updates!



Please use our online system to submit and pay for entries -

Entry will be ONLINE ONLY, and will be opening late January. Online entries will close off one week before the competition, on the Saturday the 17th of March 2018, at 1pm.

Entry fees will be the same as last year, $10 for the first entry, $8 per entry thereafter.

Submission requirements is a single bottle of at least 500ml. All bottles should be CLEARLY labeled with the provided label.


Please have all your entries at a drop-off point before 1pm on Saturday, 17th of March 2018.

Official drop-off points include:

  • Brewer's Den, 253 Dorset Rd, Boronia
  • Grain and Grape, 5/280 Whitehall St, Yarraville
  • Greensborough Home Brewing Supplies, 29 Beewar St, Greensborough
  • Home Make It, 4/158 Wellington Rd, Clayton & 265 Spring St, Reservoir
  • Keg King, 2/33-35 Smith Rd, Springvale
  • The Terminus Hotel, 492 Queens Parade, Fitzroy North

(Entries will be accepted at the venue, The Terminus Hotel, Fitzroy North, up to the 24th of March, 2018).

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