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2019 2nd Quarter SOQ – American Amber and Brown Ales

It’s time to make come classic American Ales! This SOQ is comprised of 4 types of beers that put a malty twist on your next homebrew: American Amber Ale (19A) California Common (19B) American Brown Ale (19C) Kentucky Common (27C) more »

2019 SOQ 1 – Dark European Lagers and Strong European Beers

It’s time to make dark and/or strong lagers! This SOQ is comprised of 5 types of beers that we don’t often find at your local brewpub: Munich Dunkel (8A) Schwarzbier (8B) Doppelbock (9A) Eisbock (9B) Baltic Porter (9C) More information more »

Congrats to the Winners of SOQ4 2018

Thanks to all who made it to the BAM Holiday Party on Saturday and helped to vote for the people’s choice SOQ winners! To reiterate, the Style of the Quarter for 2018 Q4 was any beer with spice, herbs, or vegetables added more »

2018 SOQ 4 – Style 30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer (SHV)

In this category, you take a classic style— say an IPA—and add a complimentary ingredient, maybe lemongrass. You choose some great flavor hops like Citra and Amarillo to pair well with the added citrus of the lemongrass. The beer still more »

2018 SOQ 3 – Farmhouse Ales: Grisette, Saison, Bière de Garde

Congratulations to the 2018 SOQ3 Farmhouse Ale winners! 1st place: Rory Bens 2nd place: Robert Ayasse 3rd place: Michael Scarito —– These farmhouse ales include Grisette, Saison, and Bière de Garde. See the presentation by Nick Facciola, as presented during more »

2018 SOQ 2 – European Wheat and Rye Beers (collaboration)

Congratulations to the 2018 SOQ2 European Wheat and Rye beer winners! 1st place: Peter Kranz and Ashley Berg 2nd place: Steve Haas, Star, Melana, and Kelsey 3rd place: Adam Bradley and Brian McVey Thanks for participating, Jon

2018 SOQ 1 – Amber Hybrid Beers

Here are the results for the first SOQ winners of 2018: 1st place : Stephen Haas – California Common 2nd Place : Neil Topliffe – California Common 3rd Place : Robert Ayasse – Altbier First Place wins a $50 Oak more »

2017 SOQ 4 – Specialty IPA

Specialty IPA Style of the Quarter competition was a huge success with multiple keg entries. Winners were: 1st – Jason Davis (NEIPA) 2nd – Caleb Shaffer (NEIPA) 3rd – Theo Rohr (Session IPA)

2017 SOQ 3 – Collaboration Challenge (5SRM or less, use Golden Naked Oats)

Collaboration with BAM member you don’t normally brew with Brew a beer with 5 SRM or less Must use Golden Naked Oats (GNO) And the winners are congratulations to the winners! 1st (Matt Youngblut) 2nd (Neil Topliffe) 3rd (Nick Facciola more »