Episode 11: Listener Beer Review, Retaking the Exam too soon, Belgian Golden Strong, and Hops Part 2

Follow us on these social media platformsI would first like to take this moment to mention that we are working on upgrading our studio, thanks to support from our sponsors. In doing so, we altered our recording environment. As it turns out, we don’t need  as much gain on the mics. Unfortunately, we discovered this […]

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Brewnology: Episode 9 – BJCP Ranks/American Porter/Oxidation

Follow us on these social media platformsIn Episode 9, Dean and Jason discuss the criteria required to advance in rank in the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) from Provisional Judge through the Grand Master Ranks.  They also take a look at Black Butte Porter as they discuss the American Porter category from the 2015 BJCP Guidelines. […]

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Episode 7: Specialty Beers/Oatmeal Stout (The Poet)/Astringency

Follow us on these social media platformsIn this episode of Brewnology, Dean and Jason look at what it takes to judge beers in the specialty categories. They also take a look at 2015 style category 16B, Oatmeal Stout. The sample tasted today is New Hollands The Poet. After that we talk a little bit about […]

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Episode 6: Judging Kit/Czech Pils (Sierra Nevada Nooner)/The Mash

Follow us on these social media platformsIn this episode of Brewnology we quickly cover what you should have in your judging kit that you take with you to competition. For the style examination we take a look at Sierra Nevada’s Nooner as our example of a Czech Pils…now known as Czech Premium Lager in the […]

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Episode 5- BJCP Exams Recap-Naming issues-Summit Sticke Alt-Acetaldehyde

Follow us on these social media platformsIn this fifth episode we talk about the BJCP exams we took this past weekend. Dean took the Judging (Tasting) exam for the first time and Jason retook the written. We also cover the controversy that prompted the change to the spelling of our name, we felt we should […]

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Episode 4: BJCP Judging Exam Tips/Anderson Valley Gose/Water for Extract Brewers

Follow us on these social media platformsIn this episode we cover some last minute judging exam tips before Dean heads off to take the BJCP judging exam. We also take a look at category 27A in the 2015 BJCP guidelines with Anderson Valley Gose. Finally, we also try to do the extract brewers some justice […]

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