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Posted in thread: Siciliano's 9th Annual Homebrew Contest on 05-07-2012 at 06:23 PM
Best of Show Winner was:Russ Smith from Muskegon Ottawa Brewers with a Northern German
Altbier.The scores can be found here. Score sheets and medals can be picked up at the store. If
you live some dis...
Posted in thread: Siciliano's 9th Annual Homebrew Contest on 04-17-2012 at 04:50 PM
As far as I know, beer camp is not something you can just buy yourself into. You have to win
some sort of contest to get an invite. I'll have to double check, but I think unfortunately if
a beer wins ...
Posted in thread: Siciliano's 9th Annual Homebrew Contest on 04-04-2012 at 05:06 PM
Information can be found in this blog post, but basically the homebrew contest winner is going
to Sierra Nevada Beer Camp.
Posted in thread: Call for judges: Siciliano's 9th Annual Homebrew Contest on 03-23-2012 at 02:08 AM
I cannot, in good faith, be a beer judge at this time. I might be able and willing to steward,
though. I've been wanting to check out how a competition works for a while. I'll check the
schedule and t...
Posted in thread: Campden tablet to inhibit wild yeast? on 03-21-2012 at 05:44 AM
Not sure about the Campden helping out on this one. Never tried it, so I won't say it's a bad
idea but I won't say it's good one.My first steps in this type of situation would be retiring a
lot of my ...
Posted in thread: Airborne Bacteria and General Sanitation on 03-21-2012 at 05:35 AM
3.) Put the lid on once you kill the flame, or at least once the temperature of the wort drops
to 185 or so. Some people will scream "DMS", but that shouldn't be an issue if you boiled long
Posted in thread: Brewer's Best Stainless Steel Pots on 03-11-2012 at 09:21 PM
I am curious if anyone has really tried out these pots and know anything about their
durability. I have been retailing these pots since they became available with no issue until
recently. So I have a ...
Posted in thread: Siciliano's 9th Annual Homebrew Contest on 03-01-2012 at 08:02 AM
FYI - The party is a VERY good time! Hang out, eat good food, chat with other homebrewers and
most importantly, DRINK OTHERS' HOMEBREW!I have not seen the Friday night Seminar agenda yet,
but that is ...
Posted in thread: Call for judges: Siciliano's 9th Annual Homebrew Contest on 02-29-2012 at 03:14 AM
Do you need to be BJCP certified to judge/steward?It is not necessary to be certified to judge
in this competition. The BJCP Comp Center has several documents about judging beer. If you feel
you are a...
Posted in thread: Call for judges: Siciliano's 9th Annual Homebrew Contest on 02-29-2012 at 12:57 AM
This is copied from an email I already sent to some potential judges.Greetings everyone!It is
that time of year again where the 9th Annual Siciliano's Market Homebrew Contest is upon us!
Thanks to man...