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Old 07-19-2010, 04:06 PM   #1
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shipping three different styles of beer to the fair today. Blonde Ale, spiced christmas beer, and my black Ale. jsut want to get some feed back from the judges, don't expect anything else


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Old 07-19-2010, 04:42 PM   #2
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this will be my first competition as well. i'm dropping my beers off on Thursday. i'm entering a blonde ale as well plus an IPA, old ale and foreign extra stout. like you, i'm interested in some objective feedback from judges that aren't friends.


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Good luck! I'm participating in my first competition too next month: Amateur Homebrew Competition at the Montgomery County Fair.
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Old 08-09-2010, 05:24 PM   #4
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results are in: http://data.desmoinesregister.com/dm...keyKEYWORD=%27

i placed 1st in the 'stout' category and none of the rest placed, but hey, one 1st in four beers is fine with me! pretty jazzed about it. my brewing buddy travis got 3rd with his American IPA too, the only beer he entered.
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congrats on the 1st.
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thanks, there is a spreadsheet available in excel format that has all the info for all the beers entered. if you're interested, let me know and I will forward it to you.
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sure thing. forward that bad boy
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So they judged the beer already, I thought they did that during the fair. Or is the fair just time to show off the winners?
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jst post winners during the fair. the had to be there by july 24 and i believe they judge the following saturday or sunday
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yep, they were judged on sunday, august 1st. i'm not sure exactly when the results were posted, but i found them on the register's website on monday. BYO4life, can i get your email address? pm it to me if you don't want to post it.


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