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Old 04-17-2013, 12:01 AM   #1
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I just brewed a Belgian Blonde with tangelo and coriander and I'm considering entering it in to a competition if it turns out good. More than anything I'd like some feedback and I've never entered a competition before so for a few bucks I think it would be fun. I'm just unsure of what category it would need to be entered in to. Your help is appreciated.


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Thank you very much. Hopefully my beer comes out good and I get to enter it.
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If the tangelo is prominant, you may want to consider 20A as well. If the tangelo is subtle, I'd stick with 16e.

BTW, I made a Tangelo saison recently from about 4lbs of tangelos off a tree in my back yard that turned out great. I hope yours works out!
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If the tangelo is prominant, you may want to consider 20A as well.
I strongly disagree. 16E really is the best choice for it regardless of the prominence of the fruit character.

Edit: In fact, I just found this in the 20A guidelines:

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Note that fruit-based lambics should be entered in the Fruit Lambic category (17F), while other fruit-based Belgian specialties should be entered in the Belgian Specialty Ale category (16E).
It doesn't get any more conclusive than that...


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