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This style of the quarter will coincide with the 27th annual World Cup of Beer. To participate, brew any of the following styles and formally enter it into the World Cup of Beer by the deadline of Wednesday, March 9th. …

SOQ 2022 1st Quarter: Brown British Beer Read More »

Congratulations to our winners of this SOQ: –1st place Adam Bradley with Festbier –2nd place Nick Facciola with Festbier –3rd place Sam Kopp with Märzen ———————————————– This Q3 we will feature two German lagers that are heavily consumed during the …

SOQ3 2021: Oktoberfest Read More »

WINNERS:1st place: Stephen Haas with a Trappist Single2nd place: Randy Guerrero with a Belgian Dark Strong Ale3rd place: Sam Kopp with a Belgian Tripel Congrats to the winners and the winners and thanks to everyone who brewed, entered, drank, and/or talked about Trappist beers over the …

SOQ2 Trappist Ales Read More »

Below are the winners of the Clone Challenge SOQ. 1st Julian Borrill with Faction Penske File 2nd Adam with Bell’s Two Hearted 3rd Robert Ayasse with North Coast Pranqster 4th Paul Keefer with Chimay Blue Label 5th Nick Facciola with Sierra Nevada Pale Ale All 5 …

2021 Clone Your Favorite Beer Challenge (SOQ4) Read More »

And the winners are:1st = Ian Carswell, Hazy Lady2nd = Randy Guerrero, New England IPA3rd = Nick Facciola, Pineapple Express Special thanks to our remote judges, Robert Ayasse and Adam Bradley!——————————– The first SOQ of 2021, get into some new brew science on a making …

SOQ1 = New England IPAs Read More »

Come join us at OakBarrel while we brew a couple batches of beer! This will be outdoors and safe social distance practices will be in effect. The fun begins at 10am!

Congratulations to our homebrew competition winners! This quarter was an excellent showing with 15 entries and they were quite competitive. 1st Place: Stephen Haas, American Stout2nd Place: Sam Kopp, Schwarzbier3rd Place: Julian Borrill, Imperial Stout —————————————————————————————— The style of the quarter …

2020 4th Quarter – Black is Beautiful Read More »

Congrats to our winners! 1st Place: Ian Carswell with Glasto Gold, a British Golden Ale2nd Place: Greg Strom with Clipper Trip to India, an English IPA3rd Place: Adam Bradley with Fields of British Golden Ale —————————————– The style of the quarter …

2020 3rd Quarter – Pale Commonwealth Ales Read More »

Finally we have the results in from remote judging! 1st: James Duerr with an American Stout called Barcley’s Second Try2nd: Jeff Rose with an American Stout called Stout it out Loud3rd: Nick Facciola with an American Stout called Big ol’ Stout …

2020 1st Quarter SOQ – American Porters and Stouts Read More »

Congratulations to our winners and thanks to everyone who brewed, shared, or tasted and enjoyed! Here are the results: 1st Place: Randy Guerrero with Vienna SMASH 2nd Place: Fernando Gonzalez with Pale Ale 3rd Place tie: Ian Carswell with English Bitter and Nick Facciola with Cream Ale 5th …

SOQ 2019 Q4: Limitations Brewing Read More »