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Posted in thread: BJCP Style Guidelines in audio format?? on 01-05-2013 at 02:07 AM
Well, the little bit I did get recorded and listened to definitely helped, just wish I would
have tried harder at getting it all recorded. I do remember when taking the online entrance
exam that knowi...
Posted in thread: Any interest in a Clawson/nearby areas(Michigan) homebrew club? on 05-31-2012 at 01:54 AM
Having a brew party June 9th if anyone is interested in swinging by. Will start brewing
early/mid morning. And a BBQ get together will start around 3pm. Feel free to come for either
or both. Will have...
Posted in thread: Homebrew on the WEB 2012 on 03-26-2012 at 02:07 AM
YES! That's exactly it! Thank you! I knew we were trying to say the same thing. Just couldn't
figure out the best way to say it without contradicting myself at the same time. LolThis is
Jesse. Not tha...
Posted in thread: Homebrew on the WEB 2012 on 03-25-2012 at 02:04 AM
Yep, I'm in Fred's class.Maybe we can say it's all just semantics now? LOLBut i can't help
myself, enjoying the convo to much. The beers are given a placing relative to each other, but
are they evalua...
Posted in thread: Homebrew on the WEB 2012 on 03-25-2012 at 12:41 AM
Experienced and well trained judges have the style guidelines memorized and know what a beer
should taste like when they drink it. I've learned, and already find myself doing this, that
when they tast...
Posted in thread: Homebrew on the WEB 2012 on 03-25-2012 at 12:32 AM
From what I've been learning in the BJCP prep course I'm currently taking. I'm pretty sure they
still judge to style. And not judge one beer against another. They are looking for the
Posted in thread: Homebrew on the WEB 2012 on 03-24-2012 at 02:27 PM
Ive had thoughts of taking the BJCP test, but this is the one thing that keeps stopping me. I
really dont think I could judge styles that AI dont like correctly. It might be perfect for its
Posted in thread: Homebrew on the WEB 2012 on 03-24-2012 at 01:55 PM
At first I though this made sense too. But after thinking about it, this is not a good thing.
Each style is judged according to its own style guidelines for a reason. If you just
subjectively take bee...
Posted in thread: Homebrew on the WEB 2012 on 03-20-2012 at 07:18 PM
Oh man, so now I feel like a tool. Even though they don't mention it anywhere on their site
this competition used mini-bos, which is basically what bigk mentions above. They take the
highest ranking j...
Posted in thread: Homebrew on the WEB 2012 on 03-20-2012 at 07:01 PM
Nothing you can do. From my understanding with this competition they took all beers with a
score of 38 or better to a mini bos round. Then the judges pick their favorite of the group and