Category: Style of the Quarter

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 …

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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

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 …

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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)

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 …

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Hey BAMers!  Here is the information for the next Style of the Quarter competition in conjunction with Barebottle, Hazy IPAs with Sea Salt.  For those of you who weren’t at the meeting last night, Barebottle is a relatively new brewery …

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Hi BAMers!  In addition to the info from Gene, this Thursday’s meeting will feature a talk about the next SOQ from Lester Koga from Barebottle in SF.  This SOQ style will be Hazy IPA with Sea Salt featuring local ingredients.  …

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So the first Style of the Quarter for 2017 is for Select Scottish Ales and Irish Red Ales (BJCP 14a-c, 15a, 17c http://bjcp.org/).  Presentation slides are available on the BAM website meeting minutes for January 2017 – Bay Area Mashers …

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