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Judging Beer for Homebrewers

by Brad Smith on January 19, 2012 · 2 comments

When I interview top brewers both for the blog and BeerSmith podcast, time and time again they mention the importance of being able to judge beer to become a better brewer. Knowing how to spot and correct the flaws in a beer is a critical skill if you want to compete or just make better […]

Gordon Strong - Beer Judge

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Gordon Strong, the President of the BJCP is my guest this week. He is the world’s only Grand Master Level V beer judge and also one of the top competitive home brewers in the US. We talk about judging beer, what it takes to be a Grandmaster Level V beer judge, and how an average […]

This week we are honored to feature an interview with Gordon Strong, the current Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) President, as well as the world’s only Grand Master Level V Beer Judge. Gordon is also an accomplished home brewer, who won the 2009 Ninkasi award as the American Homebrewer’s Association Winningest Brewer. I would like […]

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The Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) recently released an updated beer style guide for 2008. The latest version of BeerSmith was just released and incorporates the new BJCP style guide as well as new equal running batch sparge options for batch sparge brewers…