Tagged: bjcp

Studying for the BJCP Exam

So you want to become a beer judge? Good for you! Not only will you be helping yourself by expanding your knowledge of beer, brewing and sensory evaluation but you’ll be helping others improve their brewing as well. An admirable goal! But how do you go about becoming a beer judge? You must first pass… Read more »

Where Is Your Place?

Over the past year my brewing experience has flourished to new heights. I went from a 2-year brewing hiatus to completely rebuilding my brewing system and process within a few months. I went from a minimally active brew club member to an Officer of Education in a new club. And I went from someone who… Read more »

How to Design a Homebrew Recipe

How to Design a Homebrew Recipe So, you’ve brewed a kit or two, and it came out pretty well. Or perhaps you’ve followed a few recipes from books or websites, and have been pretty happy with the results. Now, though, you are ready to create a beer that is your very own. But where do… Read more »

The Road to Becoming a BJCP Judge

Picture this – you come home from work and grab the mail. You are excited to see a manila envelope from the coordinator of the homebrew competition you entered a few weeks prior. This is it! You are ready to receive the glowing reviews of your finely crafted malt beverage. You open the envelope and… Read more »