Judging beer

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Judging beer

Postby flavaham » Sat Feb 25, 2006 6:35 am

I'm wondering what kind of class is needed to be a judge in beer contests? I'd like to do it for a number of reasons. I'm out here in Denver, CO., so if anyone knows of any contests OR classes for this, please let me know.
thanks,
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Postby BillyBock » Sun Feb 26, 2006 4:33 am

You'll find a lot of the judges are BJCP certified. They're web site is below:

http://www.bjcp.org/index.php
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Postby flavaham » Sun Feb 26, 2006 5:55 am

Thanks! Looks like a lot of studying!
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Postby brewer13210 » Fri Nov 03, 2006 3:12 pm

I took the BJCP exam with about 15 other people last weekend; indeed there is an extraordinary amount of preparation that goes in to it. It was the fastest three hours I've had in a long time.

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