Topic: Competitions

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Your First Homebrew Competition

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Competitions can be a fun way to learn more about brewing better homebrews — and maybe earn some bragging rights as well. If you are interested in seeing how your homebrews stack

How to Become a Certified Beer Judge

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Being a homebrewer, it’s only a matter of time before you come into contact with the world of beer judging. You’ll meet judges at homebrew club meetings. You’ll overhear conversations or read

Best of Show: 5 Award-Winning Brewers Share Tips & Recipes

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There’s no thrill for a competitive homebrewer that compares to hearing your name announced as the Best of Show (BOS) winner of a competition, and it’s even more impressive when that competition

Getting Judging Feedback on your Homebrew: Tips from the Pros

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Judge: Annie Johnson,  nationally ranked BJCP judge in Seattle, WA The two most common reasons brewers send off some of their precious homebrew to competitions is for the judging notes and for

Make Competition Medal-Worthy Homebrews

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“Award-winning Homebrewer” — not a bad title. But how does one get there? What does it even mean? This article is about homebrew competitions: How they run, why to enter, and how

Preparing Your Beer for Competition

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Some people want to enter competitions to win medals, others simply want to find out the judges’ opinions on what they think is a great beer. I remember a time when the

Annie Johnson: Homebrewer of the Year

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The 2013 Homebrewer of the Year is unique in a lot of ways. For starters, Sacramento, California’s Annie Johnson is the first woman to win the American Homebrewing Association’s coveted award since

Behind the Scenes at Homebrew Competitions

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It’s no understatement to say that these are boom times for homebrewing with the number of US homebrewers now currently estimated to be over one million. The growth in homebrewing is also

Advice from Beer Judges: Tips from the Pros

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Three BJCP judges give advice to homebrewers who plan on entering contests.  

Boston Brewing Company’s LongShot Contest Winning Recipes

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 Three homebrewers who won at Boston Brewing Company’s LongShot contest and the beers they brewed.

Becoming a Beer Judge

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How to go about getting certified as a BJCP judge.

Strategies to Win Homebrew Contests

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A homebrew judge (and contestant) tells you how to go for the gold and make your homebrew submission stand out in its flight at the contest.

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