Dennis Decker(recently disquaifyed from hops and bops 2012, will be competiting in this competiton
Here is a forum on the philly local gatherings, start at #56
and here is Dennis Deckers Brewery Webpage
He states on his page:
Elsinore Brewing Company is a start-up Craft Brewery in the Hudson Valley Region of New York State. Siebel Institute "Concise" brewing course gradute and Head Brewer Dennis Decker is fine tuning our recipe's on our half barrel pilot brewing system as we put together our 15 barrel system and finalize the location and business plan for our commercial brewery/ brewpub. Our goal is to have our beer for sale in 2013. We will be posting updates on our progress as we
and further more:
Head brewer Dennis Decker has been entering Elsinore beers in Homebrew Competitions to get feedback from BJCP certified beer judges.
Our beer has colleted dozens of 1st place medals and placed in the top 4 "Best of Show" multiple times.
So why is this guy allowed to compete in an AMATURE competition?
Its like im trying to race Lance Armsrtong
I am still entering, i just wanted to let the other brewers/and competitiors know what is going down at the Sunshine challenge