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The lights 1, 2, 6 4 13.79%
The ambers 3, 7 4 13.79%
Dark lagers 4, 5 2 6.90%
English and Scottish 8, 9, 11 6 20.69%
American Ales and IPAs 10, 14 12 41.38%
Stout or Porter 12, 13 10 34.48%
German and Belgian 16, 16, 18 4 13.79%
Sour, Strong, or Fruit 17, 18 20 10 34.48%
Spice, Smoke, or Special 21, 22, 23 12 41.38%
Mead, Cider, or Perry 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 1 3.45%
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Old 03-03-2012, 06:03 PM   #1
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Default 2012 AHA National Competition, what did you enter, and are you going to Seattle?

I saw a thread about registration, but how about one to post what you have entered, and if you are making the trip to Seattle? Since the forum restricts poll questions to 10, I had to combine some categories, but could be interesting to see what we all brew and consider our "best" for the competition.

Me, the Colorado imperial red rye that I put on Red Stag soaked oak in category 23, and the pale ale I had on grapes and oak in category 10.

choice 7 should read 15, 16, 18

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A holiday ale and an APA.

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Old 03-06-2012, 04:35 PM   #3
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Chocolate cheery stout, American IPA, Lavender Saison and a pumpkin ale

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Imperial Rye IPA for me.

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Our Canadian national championship is also our NHC regional. I will be putting in something like 18 entries: 1A, 1B, 1D, 1E, 2A, 2B, 4C, 5B, 5C, 5D, 8A, 8B, 9C, 13F, 14C, 22A, 22C, 23. Our regional does not (I believe) have the huge number of entries that are common in the U.S., and I'm sending some beers that I know aren't medal contenders just to support the competition. I hope three or four make it to the second round, but that might be aiming high.

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ESB, only got a 21 last year, Made some tweaks to my process.
Cant wait to see how i do this year.

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I've been keeping track for the last 8 years on how many of which styles are entered. The one style that is really slumping are Scottish ales while Stouts are always have the largest amount of entries.

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I'm heading to Seattle!! Who else is?

I also entered a Bitter, a Mild, a Lambic and a Flanders Red.

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I to am going to Seattle!!!

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Neither of my two made it past the first round, but I am going anyway, FUN!

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