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Offline klickitat jim

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Re: NHC Gold Medal Recipes
« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2015, 02:30:35 PM »
I know squat about competitions. Why are there years without gold medals? Is there a minimum score?
The way NHC works the category wins gold, silver, bronze, one each. So for example if a Dark American Lager wins Gold this year, then Munich Dunkel and Schwartsbeir will not. They are the 3 subcategories for category 4.

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Re: NHC Gold Medal Recipes
« Reply #16 on: January 11, 2015, 03:00:20 PM »
I know squat about competitions. Why are there years without gold medals? Is there a minimum score?
The way NHC works the category wins gold, silver, bronze, one each. So for example if a Dark American Lager wins Gold this year, then Munich Dunkel and Schwartsbeir will not. They are the 3 subcategories for category 4.

I would not take the web link as gospel. If you look there are some years with 2 golds in a category.
See Category 6, where there are 2 golds in 2004. There may be some where he missed a year. Still nice work.
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Re: NHC Gold Medal Recipes
« Reply #17 on: January 11, 2015, 04:18:12 PM »
I know squat about competitions. Why are there years without gold medals? Is there a minimum score?
Sometimes a different sub category wins the gold.
For example there are 5 different beers in the Light Lager category but only one wins a gold medal.  One year it could be Munich Helles and the next it could be Dortmunder Export. 
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Re: NHC Gold Medal Recipes
« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2015, 04:40:21 PM »
Got it. Thanks!
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Re: NHC Gold Medal Recipes
« Reply #19 on: July 12, 2019, 10:27:45 AM »
bumping an older topic in the spirit of 'write the forum that one wants to read'.

There are currently many broken links in the article that OP posted.  Ways to work around those broken links can be found here: https://www.homebrewtalk.com/forum/threads/favorite-recipe-websites-blogs.666043/#post-8633270.

For those new to this topic, this reply

Here is an additional link that breaks the winning recipes down by ingredients...... Sort of like an update to "Designing Great Beers"...... There is a link in the original post that takes you to a spreadsheet with the recipe breakdowns.

http://www.reddit.com/r/Homebrewing/comments/2g7erc/nhc_gold_medal_winning_recipe_breakdown_20042014/

may also be interesting.