Category: Style of the Quarter

The style of the quarter Q3 will be Pale Commonwealth Ales. We will attempt to judge these safely using two designated dropoff locations. Pale Commonwealth includes the following BJCP styles: 12A British Golden Ale 12B Australian Sparkling Ale 12C English IPA The drop-off for entries …

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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 …

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Congratulations to our winners:1st: Steve Studebaker with a Mannheimer Braunbier brewed with juniper and ginger2nd: Robert Ayasse with a Gruit called Hiveway 13 Gruit, brewed with Juniper Berries, Myrica Gale, Rosemary, Cardamon, Bay Leaves, Yarrow, Quassia, Local honey, no hops, and no psychoactives 3rd: Randy Guerrero with an Adambier, brewed with …

2019 Q3 Style of the Quarter: Extinct Beers and Rarities Read More »

Congrats to the 2nd Style of the Quarter winners for 2019. These entries were for Amber and Brown American Ales, entered as ranked as a subset amongst the other World Cup of Beer entries in this category.There were a total …

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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 …

2019 SOQ 1 – Dark European Lagers and Strong European Beers Read More »

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 …

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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 …

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

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 …

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

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