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Old 06-01-2009, 03:21 AM   #1
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What does honorable mention actually mean in a homebrew competition?

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Old 06-01-2009, 01:05 PM   #2
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If your beer had been slightly better or the competition not so strong, it would have placed.

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Old 06-01-2009, 02:54 PM   #3
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Maybe a really good beer, but not exactly right for a style?
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They hate your beer, but want to put you on a pedestal like that chinese guy in american idol so that they can laugh at you behind your back.

Or it means kinda like it implies. It was a very good beer, but it was beaten out by a particulary high quality of beers in the same comp.
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