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Beer-B-Que Competition & The Trophy Mules

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

$20 – $35

The Waterloo Optimist Club and Ferm Homebrew Club are teaming up to host a 2018 Beer-B-Que Competition Saturday, May 12, on the courthouse grounds in downtown Waterloo.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.

Barbecue tasting will be from noon to 4 p.m., with homebrew tasting from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For guests, an armband will be required for entry and sampling. Tickets may be purchased online at, or at Stubborn German Brewing Company, 119 S. Main Street, Waterloo.

Barbecue will be prepared on site and entered into a judged competition with entries being due each hour starting at noon.

There will be samples of homebrewed beer hand-crafted by members of the Ferm Homebrew Club of Monroe County as well as other brewers representing other clubs in the St. Louis area.

Each paid entry will help decide the best beer at the event with the winning beer to be brewed at Stubborn German.

To enter the BBQ competition, email Quinn Rodenberg at for more details.

For homebrew donations, email Chris Rahn at for more details.

All proceeds from this event will go to the Waterloo Optimist Club for use in supporting youth projects in the community.


May 12
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$20 – $35
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Monroe County Courthouse Square
100 S. Main Street
Waterloo, IL 62298 United States
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