Category: Style of the Quarter

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 …

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

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 …

2017 SOQ 2 – Hazy IPAs with Sea Salt Read More »

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.  …

April BAM Members Meeting – Thursday April 13th Read More »

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 …

2017 SOQ1 – Select Scottish Ales and Irish Red Read More »

Old Ales are category 17B in the BJCP Guidelines. Please Note: This is a keg competition to be judged, by popular vote, at the BAM Christmas party on Saturday, December 10th.  If you bottle condition your beers, those are also …

2016 Fourth Quarter SOQ – Old / Stock Ale Read More »

This quarter’s style of the quarter is fruit beers.  Fruit beers are category 29 and 28C (Wild Specialty Beer) in the BJCP Guidelines. As usual, beers are due at Oak Barrel the first Thursday of the last month of the …

Q3 SOQ – Fruit Beers. Read More »

Congratulations again to our SOQ winners for the World Cup Stout contest! Patrick Bennett and Brian Buckingham Aaron Schleifer Jason Davis As discussed at last week’s meeting, we will be focusing on Wheat Beers for the upcoming SOQ – which …

Q2 SOQ – Wheat Beers Read More »

The results are in for our next SOQ, and the Stout category came away with a resounding victory!  Here are the details: Like last year, we will be combining the Q1 SOQ with World Cup – enter your beers into …

Style of the Quarter – Q1 2016 Read More »

Please join me in congratulating the winners of the IPA SOQ – who were the top 3 vote getters at Saturday’s BAM holiday party: Caleb Shaffer Brian Buckingham Matt and Liz Youngblut Thanks to everyone who participated – 22 different …

December SOQ Winners Read More »