Milton City Hall Plaza - 2006 Heritage Walk, Milton, GA. 30004

Big South Beer Competition & Festival
Competition 4/13/19
Festival 4/27/19

Milton City Hall

2006 Heritage Walk

Milton, GA. 30004

2018 Big South Competition Results

2018 BJCP Grand Champion

We would like to congratulate Jekyll Brewing and Brewmaster Josh Rachel for the Grand Champion Tart Vise Berliner Weisse. 

Gold Medal Winners

Reformation Cadence, Southern Barrel Brewing Company Southern Helles, Left Nut Brewing Company Mighty Banyan, Classic City Brewing Cotton Head IPA , Full Spectrum Das Kupfer Altbier, Wicked Weed BA Milk & Cookies, Jekyll Tart Vise, Goose Island Sofie and Bold Rock Hard Cider Carolina Apple

Silver medal Winners

Stats Brew Pub Shooter McGavin Witbier, New Realm Brewing Company Euphonia Pilsner, Service Brewing Company Battlewagon DIPA, Sierra Nevada Hazy IPA, Twains BrewPub 11th Hour, Catawba Brewing Company Brown Bear Brown Ale, Dry County Neon Neon, Currahee Frankenstark and Noble Cider Village Tart


Beer Competition

- We are an AHA/BJCP Sanctioned Competition Program.

- Detailed BJCP judging information will be given to breweries for all beers entered.

- It is FREE to enter.

- Breweries are permitted to enter 4 beers, one per category.

- The Competition will be held on April 13th at Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub in Milton, GA. We will have at least 10 distinct Beer and Cider categories defined by the BJCP Beer Style Guidelines determined by the number of entrants.

- Judges award Gold and Silver Medals in each category and One Best of Show Grand Championship Belt.

Beer Festival

- Hosted by Old Blind Dog Irish Pub

- Located at the Milton City Hall Plaza

- Taste all the craft beers you can responsibly drink from the finest craft Breweries and Brewpubs.

- Taste one of a kind "Special Offerings" in our VIP tent.

- Live music

- Enjoy food from local restaurants.

- Receive a customized beer tasting cup.

- 21 years of age and up, please.

Support Children's Charities

Children’s Charities, Inc., based in Milton, Georgia, is a non-profit organization that supports and funds the greatest needs of children in North Fulton, South Forsyth, Dawson, Cherokee, Cobb and Pickens counties, which ranges from equipment to programs to services. The 2017 – 2018 efforts are focused on children with special needs.

Our goal is to raise $500,000 to fully fund the all-inclusive play park equipment, programs and services in the City of Milton. The new park will be the first of its scale in North Fulton County by encompassing more than an acre of city property. The park will provide a fun experience for children with all abilities and disabilities.

2019 Big South Festival

  • General Admission Tickets are only $50
  • Admission to the Children's Charities Hospitality Area is $25 
  • No refunds on tickets. 
  • Ticket price includes samples of all the beer you can responsible drink, a souvenir taster cup and live music. Food will be available for purchase. 
  • 21 years of age and older only. No children or pets please.
  • If tickets do NOT sell out online in advance, a limited number MAY be available at the door. No guarantees on ticket availability at the door.
  • Print out your Freshtix ticket or bring on your smartphone to the festival for entry. 
  • Bring photo ID to confirm age.
  • DD tickets are available for $25. 
  • We believe in drinking responsibly, and there will be Uber, Lyft and taxis

Contact Us

2019 Big South Beer Competition & Festival

2006 Heritage Walk, Milton, Georgia 30004, United States

Chuck Squires (954) 547-9377

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