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« Reply #360 on: April 25, 2014, 02:08:56 PM »
gimme a Jubelale over this christmas spiced stuff any day.
Cat 21 is one of the few I avoid judging if at all possible.
I get stuck judging it many times because I have entries in all the other categories... 21 and 23... ugh.

I prefer to judge those categories because they're more subjective and interesting.  I find it amazing what people will enter in Specialty.
It is a bit more subjective I suppose... If you know what you're doing it can be less so though.  Proper descriptions of what the entry is is critical.
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« Reply #361 on: April 25, 2014, 02:20:32 PM »
Scores are posted on the competition site. http://brewingcompetition.com/

I can see my score on the competition site, but will I be getting a full score sheet with more detail, like notes from the judges? I don't see a link for that.

New to this competition thing, eager to hear what the judges said about my beer.

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« Reply #362 on: April 25, 2014, 02:23:30 PM »
Scores are posted on the competition site. http://brewingcompetition.com/

I can see my score on the competition site, but will I be getting a full score sheet with more detail, like notes from the judges? I don't see a link for that.

New to this competition thing, eager to hear what the judges said about my beer.

Full scoresheets were not used for this competiton.  You'll receive checkbox scoresheets for each beer you submitted though via snail mail.
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« Reply #363 on: April 25, 2014, 02:28:04 PM »
Full scoresheets were not used for this competiton.  You'll receive checkbox scoresheets for each beer you submitted though via snail mail.

Thanks. I'll keep my eye out for Mr. Postman.

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« Reply #364 on: April 25, 2014, 04:52:17 PM »
Has anyone received their scoresheets from Seattle yet?
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Re: NHC
« Reply #365 on: April 26, 2014, 03:37:31 AM »
I have not received my score sheets from Seattle yet.

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« Reply #366 on: April 26, 2014, 07:12:21 AM »
Well, at least one of my ciders made it to mini-BOS so I don't feel like a complete failure ;D

I'm with you there.  My bitter made a mini-BOS. 

I'll be interested to read the score sheets.  My lowest score was for my imperial stout which scored a 43 recently.  I guess that's the vagaries of judging.

3 out for 4 mid-30s and up.  So I'm pleased, I guess.

Haven't see my sheets yet. I'm pretty happy overall with my scores though, for first comp ever and only brewing for a year when I made those. The vienna must have oxidized or something, it got 23.8. My Premium American Lager got a 33. My pride and joy 70/- got a 38.5. Given that I judged 3 flights and the highest score I saw was a 42, I'd say I'm not doing too bad.


Has anyone received their scoresheets from Seattle yet?

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« Reply #367 on: April 26, 2014, 09:11:55 AM »
Ok, thanks. Great job Jim!
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« Reply #368 on: April 26, 2014, 05:00:04 PM »
Thanks. I'm pretty happy with that. 38 may not wow some people but I know what it means. Especially if you look at the judge article in this month's Zymurgy

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Re: NHC
« Reply #369 on: April 26, 2014, 07:52:47 PM »
Thanks. I'm pretty happy with that. 38 may not wow some people but I know what it means. Especially if you look at the judge article in this month's Zymurgy

38.5 is a damn good score and very good for anyone's first comp effort.  Plenty of beers moved on with this score or below; you're not far off at all. 

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« Reply #370 on: April 26, 2014, 09:11:54 PM »
yes, a 38.5 can win you a gold medal in some competitions.  That score pretty much assures you that your beer will get onto mini-bos (unless there is some crazy good flight).  Once in mini-bos scores don't even matter... so it's anyone's game one you get in there.
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Re: NHC
« Reply #371 on: May 01, 2014, 07:53:59 AM »
Two out of the three beers I entered went to mini-BOS.  I was pretty happy with that considering that each of those was the first time I hade brewed those styles (Dunkel and Baltic Porter).  Al three scored in the thirties.
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« Reply #372 on: May 01, 2014, 08:02:25 AM »
Two out of the three beers I entered went to mini-BOS.  I was pretty happy with that considering that each of those was the first time I hade brewed those styles (Dunkel and Baltic Porter).  Al three scored in the thirties.
Nice, anything that scores in the 30's is a solid beer.  Hopefully the judges gave you some ideas on how you might be able to bump up the scores slightly next time.
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Re: NHC
« Reply #373 on: May 01, 2014, 02:39:19 PM »
My kolsch scored a 37.5 and my Scottish 70/- scored a 36 this year in SD first round. Both took first place. I'm generally happy with any score mid 30s and above. You never know what will happen in the mini BOS or if your beer was scored by some judges who wanted to take their points home with them that day. ;)
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« Reply #374 on: May 01, 2014, 04:14:55 PM »
Got my results and am not too disappointed.  Out of 4 beers nothing less than 35.  My cider did not survive bottling but had been phenomenal before that.  I scored an average of 39 on my Bock but did not make it even to the best of category - Must be some killer competition in NY as I saw that other people won with 37s elsewhere.

It was fun!  Next year.
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