Belgian Beerfest 2020

CANCELLED: The Yarra Valley Brewers regret to announce that due to public health fears the Belgian Beerfest Competition is being cancelled for 2020. Entrants will be able to collect any entries already submitted to collection points for the next 2 weeks. Appologies for any inconvenience caused.


The Annual Belgian Beerfest Craft Brewing Competition will be held on Saturday 4th April 2020, at The Hargreaves Hill Brewery, Cavehill Industrial Estate, Factory 60, 64-86 Beresford Rd, Lilydale, Victoria. Melways Ref: 38 D3

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Entries may be submitted upto midday, Saturday 28th March 2020 at the following collection points:

or submitted in person at the event before12 midday on Saturday 4th April.

Competition Categories

1. LIGHT COLOURED ALES: (Sponsored by: Clever Brewing)
1.1 Trappist Single
1.2 Belgian Blonde Ale
1.3 Belgian Strong Golden Ale
1.4 Tripel

2. DARK COLOURED ALES: (Sponsored by: The Brewers Den)
2.1 Dubbel
2.2 Biere De Garde
2.3 Belgian Strong Dark Ale

3. SUMMER ALES: (Sponsored by: Brewers Choice)
3.1 Witbier
3.2 Belgian Pale Ale
3.3 Belgian IPA

4. SAISON: (Sponsored by: Hargreaves Hill)
4.1 Saison

5. WILD BEERS: (Sponsored by: Grain & Grape)
5.1 Straight Lambic
5.2 Flanders Brown Ale/Oud Bruin
5.3 Gueze
5.4 Flanders Red Ale
5.5 Fruit Lambic
5.6 Belgian Specialty (specific type)

BEST BEER OF SHOW: (Sponsored by Clever Brewing)

BEST NOVICE BREWER: (Sponsored by Vicbrew)

Competition Forms

Belgian Beerfest 2020 Entry Form in pdf format.

Style guidlines to be used at Belgian Beerfest.

Beer Judging Form to be used at Belgian Beerfest

We hope to see you at the Belgian Beerfest 2020 Craft Brewing Competition.