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Thank you for your interest in the Operation Fermentation VII organized by Cane Island Alers, Katy, TX.

You only need to register your information once and can return to this site to enter more brews or edit the brews you've entered. You can even pay your entry fees online if you wish.

Thanks and Good Luck To All Who Entered the Operation Fermentation VII!

There are 490 registered entries and 135 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

As of 6:21 AM, there are 390 received and processed entries (this number will update as entries are picked up from drop-off locations and organized for judging).

Rules

  • This competition is open to all homebrewers.
  • The competition is restricted to non-commercial and home-brewed beers. "Homebrewed" means that entrants cannot brew the beer on a production brewery's system, brew onsite at a production brewery, ferment using a production brewery's fermentation vessel, or produced using ingredients provided by a brewery.
  • The competition organizers are not responsible for mis-categorized entries, mailed entries that are not received by the entry deadline, or entries that arrived damaged.
  • The competition organizers reserve the right to restructure awards as needed depending upon the quantity and quality of entries.
  • See additional Rules in the "Info" Link above

Every first place winner from every category will receive a custom goblet with the Operation Fermentation VII logo embossed and the description of the beer/mead category.

Opferm Goblet Award

Judging Session Locations and Dates

Virtual Judging Session 1
Virtual
Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:00 AM, CST

Virtual Judging Session 2
Virtual
Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:00 AM, CST

Virtual Judging Session 3
Virtual
Saturday, January 30, 2021 12:00 AM, CST

Virtual Judging Session 4
Virtual
Saturday, February 6, 2021 12:00 AM, CST

Virtual Judging Session 5
Virtual
Saturday, February 13, 2021 12:00 AM, CST

Virtual Catchup Judging Session
Virtual
Saturday, February 20, 2021 12:00 AM, CST

Competition Officials

You can send an email to any of the following individuals via Contact.

  • Javier Chirinos — Competition Coordinator
  • Matt Westwick — Webmaster
  • Eric Worthington — Head Judge

Sponsors

Cane Island Alers is proud to have the following sponsors for the Operation Fermentation VII.

Cane Island Alers
Katy, TX
Cane Island Alers
No Label Brewing
5351 1st St, Katy, TX 77493
No Label Brewing
Langly (Title) Sponsor of Operation Fermentation!
Bootleg Biology
 
Bootleg Biology
Deputy Sponsor Cat 24 Belgian Ale
Cask Branding
 
Cask Branding
Deputy sponsor
Creekwood Grill
12710 Telge Rd, Cypress, TX 77429
Creekwood Grill
Deputy Sponsor Cat 34 Specialty Beer
Dancing Bee Winery
8060 E US Highway 190, Rogers, TX 76569
Dancing Bee Winery
Director Sponsorship BOS Meads Proam
Eureka Heights Brewing Co.
941 W 18th St, Houston, TX 77008
Eureka Heights Brewing Co.
Deputy Sponsor Category 11 British Bitter
Firestone Walker Brewery
1400 Ramada Dr. Paso Robles, CA 93446
Firestone Walker Brewery
Deputy sponsor Category 7 Amber Bitter European Beer
Flying Rhino Brewing
FM 517 in Dickinson, TX
Flying Rhino Brewing
Agent Sponsorship Cat 5 Pale Bitter European Beer
Imperial Yeast
17268 NE Sacramento Street Portland, OR 97230
Imperial Yeast
Deputy Sponsor
Ingenious Brewing Co.
1986 S Houston Ave, Humble, TX 77396
Ingenious Brewing Co.
Deputy Sponsor
Lone Pint Brewery
507 Commerce St, Magnolia, TX 77355
Lone Pint Brewery
Deputy sponsor
Maverick Malt House
708 I 40 West Frontage, Wildorado, TX 79098
Maverick Malt House
Deputy Sponsor
Platypus Brewing
1902 Washington Ave Suite E, Houston, TX 77007
Platypus Brewing
Deputy Sponsor
Southern Star Brewing
3525 N Frazier St, Conroe, TX 77303
Southern Star Brewing
Deputy Sponsor Category 15 Proam Irish Beer
Texas Brewing Inc.
5204 Airport Fwy, Haltom City, TX 76117
Texas Brewing Inc.
Director Sponsorship
The Backyard Grill
9453 Jones Rd, Houston, TX 77065
The Backyard Grill
Deputy Sponsor Cat 20 American Porter/Stout
Vallensons Brewing Company
4081 Rice Drier Rd, Pearland, TX 77581
Vallensons Brewing Company
Deputy Sponsor
Baa Baa Brewhouse
539 FM 359 Rd S #7, Brookshire, TX 77423
Baa Baa Brewhouse
Deputy Sponsor
Battlehops Brewing
6801 Hwy Blvd, Katy, TX 77494
Battlehops Brewing
Deputy Sponsorship Proam Cat 30 Spiced Beer
Beer Logic
 
Beer Logic
Agent Sponsor Cat 14 Scottish Ale
Brazos Valley Brewing Company
206 S. Jackson Brenham, TX 77833
Brazos Valley Brewing Company
Deputy Sponsorship, with Pro-Am, Category 17 Strong British Ale
Cowtown Brewery
1301 E Belknap St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Cowtown Brewery
Deputy Sponsor Cat 8 Proam Dark European Lager
Elgin Meadery
806 N Ave H, Elgin, TX 78621
Elgin Meadery
Deputy sponsor Cat M1 Traditional Mead
Galveston Island Brewing
8423 Stewart Rd, Galveston, TX 77554
Galveston Island Brewing
Deputy Sponsorship
Jester King Brewery
13187 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin, TX 78736
Jester King Brewery
Deputy Sponsorship
Local Group Brewing
1504 Chapman St, Houston, TX 77009
Local Group Brewing
Deputy Sponsorship, with Pro-Am, Category 21 IPA
Thistle Draft Shop
5210 Farm to Market 2920, Spring, TX 77388
Thistle Draft Shop
Deputy Sponsor
What's On Tap Radio
 
What's On Tap Radio
Agent Sponsor Cat 3 Czech Lager
B-52 Brewing Co.
12470 Milroy Ln, Conroe, TX 77304
B-52 Brewing Co.
Agent Sponsor
Fermented Food And Beverage Shop
900 NJ-54 Suite 4, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Fermented Food And Beverage Shop
Agent Sponsorship of Category 28 American Wild Ale
Yakima Chief Hops
306 Division St, Yakima, WA 98902
Yakima Chief Hops
Agent Sponsor
5 Star Chemicals
6870 W 52nd Pl Suite #205, Arvada, CO 80002
5 Star Chemicals
Raffle Sponsor
Amoretti
Oxnard, Ca
Amoretti
Raffle Sponsor
Bakfish Brewing Company
1231 Broadway St, Pearland, TX 77581
Bakfish Brewing Company
Raffle Sponsor
Blichmann
 
Blichmann
Raffle Sponsor
BOEL
 
BOEL
Raffle Sponsor
Bottlemark
9018 Ruland Rd Unit E Houston, TX 77055
Bottlemark
Raffle Sponsor
Briess
625 South Irish Road, Chilton, WI 53014
Briess
Raffle Sponsor
Great Western Malting
1705 NW Harborside Dr, Vancouver, WA 98660
Great Western Malting
Raffle Sponsor
Hops Direct
686 Green Valley Rd, Mabton, WA 98935
Hops Direct
Raffle Sponsor
Inkbird
4/F E, Bldg 713, Pengji Industrial Zone, Liantang St, Luohu Dist., Shenzhen, China
Inkbird
Raffle Sponsor
Kegconnection
 
Kegconnection
Raffle Sponsor
LINC Malt
3808 N Sullivan Rd building 12p, Spokane Valley, WA 99216
LINC Malt
Raffle Sponsor
Plaato
 
Plaato
Raffle Sponsor
Spike Brewing
3866 N Fratney St, Milwaukee, WI 53212
Spike Brewing
Raffle Sponsor
Texas Leaguer Brewing Company
13503 Pike Rd, Missouri City, TX 77489
Texas Leaguer Brewing Company
Raffle Sponsor
White Labs
9495 Candida Street San Diego, CA 92126
White Labs
Raffle Sponsor
Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry
838 S 16th St, Manitowoc, WI 54220
Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry
Raffle Sponsor
Wyeast Laboratories
 
Wyeast Laboratories
Raffle Sponsor