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Want to review the winners? Looking for your feedback scoresheets? Head back to the registration page on the world cup website. Log in for your scoresheets before July 1 at which point they’ll be deleted from the server. Congratulations to …

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Do you already miss girl scout cookies? Well now’s the time to immortalize your cookie craving by brewing a beer to play off the flavor of your favorite girl scout cookie!Thanks to Greg for inspiring the challenge and for his presentation …

SOQ 2022 2nd Quarter: Brewing with Girl Scout Cookies Read More »

Our 27th annual Bay Area Mashers World Cup of Beer is scheduled to go down April 2nd, 2022. We will be a qualifying event for the Masters Championship of Amateur Brewing (MCAB). For the discerning competitive homebrewer, we offer top-notch …

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Congrats to this quarter’s winners! This was a crowded set of styles at the World Cup of Beer, but these entries all scored really well (mid-30s). 1st place tie! Cameron Kopas (English Porter) and Sam Kopp (English Brown)2nd place: Patrick …

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 »