Tag Archives: Styles

BJCP Course – Class #5 (Amber Hybrids & German Wheat/Rye)

For an introduction to this series, click here. This is the fifth of 11 installments chronicling the BJCP classes held by the North Texas Homebrewers Association.  Our tasting session for this class included two categories: Amber Hybrids (BJCP Category 7) and German … Continue reading

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BJCP Course – Class #4 (European Amber Lager & Stout)

For an introduction to this series, click here. This is the fourth of 11 installments chronicling the BJCP classes held by the North Texas Homebrewers Association.  Our tasting session for this class included two categories: European Amber Lager (BJCP Category 3) and Stout … Continue reading

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BJCP Course – Class #3 (Dark Lager & Belgian Strong Ale)

For an introduction to this series, click here. The third of 11 BJCP classes was held on Sunday June 5.  The technical topic for this class was malt.  We had an overview of the malting process, types and characters of … Continue reading

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BJCP Course – Class #2 (Light Lagers & Porters)

For an introduction to this series, click here. The second of 11 BJCP classes was held on Sunday May 22 (yes, it took me a while to write this post).  The technical topic for this class was water (e.g., brewing … Continue reading

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A note about my BJCP tasting flight posts…

It has been mentioned that there might be some confusion regarding my use of the BJCP category and subcategory numbers when referencing beer styles.  If it weren’t for the fact that I’m studying to take the BJCP exam, I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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BJCP Course – Class #1 (Part 2)

This is the second part of my post on the first BJCP class on May 15.  In the first part, I reflected on the Pilsner tastings.  I might have gotten a little too ambitious with the length of my descriptions, which … Continue reading

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BJCP Course – Class #1 (Part 1)

The first of 11 BJCP classes was held on Sunday May 15.  Chuck, the class leader, started with a brief introduction to the BJCP program, it’s purpose, the format of the exam, the different ranks one can achieve (based on exam score … Continue reading

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