competition

In today’s quick tip, I show you how to download and use the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guide within BeerSmith. The 2015 guide which is being used for all new beer competitions has been available as an add-on for some time within BeerSmith, and takes only a few minutes to install. BeerSmith Quick Brewing and […]

BJCP President Gordon Strong joins me to discuss the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guide update that was just released by the Beer Judge Certification Program. The new, expanded style guide is used worldwide by home and professional brewers for competition and brewing great beer. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version Download the […]

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 […]

Brewing to Lose: 10 Tips for Making Bad Beer

by Brad Smith on September 14, 2008 · 1 comment

Losing is a topic that little has been written about. Yet losing is something that every brewer needs to know. This week we’ll focus on how to make really bad beer to keep you out of the winner’s circle.