Friday, January 30, 2009

The National IPA Championship is a back!

Join in celebrating March Madness with a single elimination bracket of 64 IPAs from across the nation going "head to head" to see who has biggest cone-jones!

The National IPA Championship (NIPAC) starts with the preliminary round on February 22rd in Syracuse, New York, and continues weekly up until the Final Four on March 21 in New York City.

Enter your prediction of each round on-line at to qualify for the 2008 NIPAC Winners Contest.

Visit the on-line Locker Room for full descriptions of each of the IPA competitors. After confirming your age, you will then be able to review the beers and then proceed to the contest. The deadline for your picks is Midnight, Saturday, February 21, 2009.

Want to know if your favorite IPAs advance to the next level? Follow their progress on-line using the link provided in the Locker Room. NIPAC winners are posted to the web site within 24 hours of each round.

Brewing News has posted a PDF Bracket on the site so that you can print it off and put in your office, beer bar, homebrew shop or bar. Set up your own pool!

Be sure to sign up for the Beer Brackets email newsletter to be notified when the NIPAC brackets are updated with the winners.

Good luck!