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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Advice from Beer Judges: Tips from the Pros

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Homebrew competitions take a little bit of luck and a lot of practice to win. this issue, get some expert advice from three Beer Judge Certification Program-certified judges to help you brew

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Boston Brewing Company’s LongShot Contest Winning Recipes

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Homebrew competitions — many brewers have entered their beers in contests of all sizes, in locales all around the world with the hopes of earning some feedback on their brewing techniques, for

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Becoming a Beer Judge

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Tuesday evening — Our class of 30 is working again and going over our homework. Over the next two and a half hours our instructor lectures, draws diagrams and writes out equations.

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Strategies to Win Homebrew Contests

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Imagine two hypothetical homebrew contests. In the first contest, every homebrewer submits a 5-gallon (19-L) Corny keg of homebrew. The judges taste a sample from each keg and then are free to

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