Three BJCP judges give advice to homebrewers who plan on entering contests.
The annual Great American Beer Festival: a beer drinker’s Mecca. Each year tens of thousands of brewers, aficionados and brew-parazzi descend on Denver, Colorado to taste, evaluate — and of course, compete. For homebrewer Ben Miller, 2009 was a lucky year, indeed, as he took home rare twin wins for the Samuel Adams LongShot homebrew competition and the GABF Pro-Am competition. BYO BONUS: Brew Ben's award-winning homebrews!
Three homebrewers who won at Boston Brewing Company’s LongShot contest and the beers they brewed.
Tips, techniques and award-winning advice on entering your homebrew in a competition (and bringing home the hardware!). Six quick competition tricks, best-bet beer styles and what the judges look for. Plus: Florida's heavy-medal man explains ten more ways to put your beers on the podium.
The name of the game is better beer, not taking home medals. Tips for pleasithe judges, sticking to style, and keeping your beer out of trouble.
The Beer Judge Certification Program does more than make you an ace beer taster. It helps you learn more about styles, the brewing process, and beer faults — knowledge that will help you make your own beer better.